Unity Coalition supporters jammed the Art Deco Welcome Center on Ocean Drive in Miami Beach on Thursday for the annual Leaders, Legends & Lovelies Ball.
This year’s recipients: Walker Burttschell for his activism in repealing Don't Ask, Don't Tell and other LGBT campaigns; Miami Gay Men's Chorus director Anthony Cabrera; Sandra Holiday, who created the Anita Priest Whispering Angels fund to help LGBT Youth; HIV/AIDS activist Maria Mejia; philanthropist Edward Oberle-Lopez; and WSVN-Channel 7 news anchor Craig Stevens.
Artist Marcelo Holzinger designed the event's 2013 poster, titled 'Love is Love.'
Click here to view a gallery from the event. All photos by STEVE ROTHAUS / Miami Herald Staff.