Jimmy Kimmel at 48th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards
This year’s star-studded, Hollywood-meets-the-Beltway evening, brought to you by American Airlines, united more than 1,000 leaders from the civic, corporate, entertainment, and philanthropic communities to celebrate the inspirational 2017 honorees for their unwavering support of the Lgbt community and their dedication to creating positive change in the world. Guests enjoyed cocktails, dinner, and entertainment, along with a not-to-be-missed silent auction that included high-end items, packages, and experiences.
Host Jimmy Kimmel was greeted by thunderous applause when he stepped onstage to kick off the evening’s program. He introduced MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell, who took a moment to reflect on the current political climate, and