Brokeback Mountain star Jake Gyllenhaal and
director Ang Lee will both be honored with the Human Rights
Campaign's Equality Award at the organization's
Greater New York Gala Dinner on Saturday, February 11.
"We are honored to be awarding both Jake Gyllenhaal
and Ang Lee with the Human Rights Campaign's Equality
Award," said HRC president Joe Solmonese in a statement.
"Their work on this film has helped reshape the debate
and changed the cultural fabric of our country." Also
honored at the event will be actor Chris Meloni
(Law and Order: SVU) for his efforts as a
vocal supporter of LGBT equality. The dinner will be
held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City;
for tickets, visit www.BoxOfficeTickets.com.