More than 450 guests and several celebrities filled the Beverly Hilton Hotel to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students at Point Honors Los Angeles.
American Idol season 8 alum, Adam Lambert, performed a set at the end of the presentation, including his hit “Whataya Want from Me?”, a cover of 4 Non Blondes’ “What’s Going On” and a performance of Queen’s “Somebody to Love.” Watch all three performances below.
At the gala, Wanda Sykes was presented with the Point Legend Award by Anthony Anderson. Writer, director, and producer Jill Soloway received the Impact Award, presented by Kathryn Hahn, and Wilson Cruz, via video message from New York, was given the Point Courage Award. Comedian Michelle Collins hosted the event.
Point Foundation (Point), the evening’s beneficiary, is the nation’s largest
scholarship-granting organization for LGBTQ students of merit. The gala evening also included an announcement by Wells Fargo of $1.8 million in continued support for Point.