The Loews Hotel played host to the Human Rights Campaign 17th Annual Equality Dinner Philadelphia Region Dinner Gala on Saturday night. The event kicked off with a special VIP reception and a few notable guests like 80's songstress, Melissa V. Harris-Perry, councilman James Kenney, Brian Sims, State Representative (D-182nd), Chad Griffin, HRC President and Nurit Shein, executive director of Mazzoni Center , in addition to Gala co-chairs Holli Perrin and Tim Adams. Then there was a general admission cocktail party with an amazing and an abundant silent auction. Afterwards the guest adjourned to the millennium ballroom to enjoy the program of speakers, and a sit down dinner. After the gala, guests danced the night away at Sisters nightclub a few blocks away on Juniper Street.