Stepping Out

OutFront’s Annual Gala celebrates LGBT champions

Event: The OutFront Annual Gala was held Saturday, October 19, at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis.

Cause: OutFront Minnesota advocates for equal opportunities, protection, and rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. The gala celebrated strides made to support this goal in the past year and honored the accomplishments of three community members in advancing the LGBT equality movement in Minnesota.

The Agenda: More than 700 guests enjoyed a stage program honoring Roxanne Anderson, Alec Fischer, and Barb McColgan, with guest speaker Kristen Ostendorf and music by Maria Isa.

Afterward: The after party included a silent auction, a flash-mob performance by SuperGroup, and dance music by DJ Shannon Blowtorch.