Adam Rippon

In case you missed it, here are some of the highlights from the HRC Los Angeles Dinner recently. Adam Rippon gave a stunning speach.

“One word best describes Adam Rippon — fierce,” said HRC President Chad Griffin. “By being out and proud, Adam is bringing LGBTQ visibility to a whole new level while capturing the hearts of millions around the world with his incredible talent and personality. He isn’t afraid to use his global platform to speak out for equality, and we are proud to honor him with the HRC Visibility Award at the 2018 HRC Los Angeles Dinner.”

Adam Rippon made history as the first openly gay U.S. American male figure skater to compete in the Olympic games. Rippon publicly sparred with Mike Pence in the press and on social media, bringing a new focus on Pence’s long anti-LGBTQ record. Rippon publicly voiced his concern over Pence leading the diverse U.S. delegation to the Olympics.

Maxine Waters

You definitely shouldn't miss Congresswoman Maxine Waters' speech, which came shortly after Trump’s shameful comments about her recently. She certainly proved why she's become a leader of the resistance in her commitment to defending American values.