Go Inside Family Equality Council's Star-Studded Awards Dinner

Performances by Melissa Etheridge, Darren Criss, Adam Lambert and Amber Patrice Riley were incredible, and the red carpet was crowded with stars supporting Family Equality Council on Saturday. Check out the sights and sounds.



Melissa Etheridge joked that the big awards dinner was her first adult interaction of the day. She is a mom to four. Her performance of "Uprising of Love," a song protesting the antigay laws and culture of Russia, capped the evening's program. Listen to her story above of finding the right soccer shorts for her daughter, followed by the athem. She attended the event with her partner Linda Wallem.