The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the
nation's largest LGBT rights advocate, will honor Shonda Rhimes at
its upcoming Los Angeles Gala Dinner.
Over 1,000 guests are expected to
attend the event, which will be held on Saturday, March 14 at the JW
Marriott LA Live in downtown Los Angeles.
Rhimes will receive HRC's Ally for
“We are thrilled to honor such a
fierce and longtime advocate for LGBT equality at this year’s HRC
Los Angeles Gala Dinner,” HRC President Chad Griffin said in a blog
post. “Shonda Rhimes is not only politically outspoken on issues
of equality, but has also created some of the most groundbreaking
portrayals of LGBT people ever seen on television, helping to change
hearts and minds around the world.”
Named as one of TIME magazine's 100
most influential people in the world, Rhimes is the creative force
behind three of ABC's most successful dramas: Grey's Anatomy,
Scandal and How To Get
Away With Murder.
Rhimes to fan opposed to “gay scenes” in Murder:
start at $125.