The 2013 GLAAD Media Awards took place on Saturday (April 20) in Los Angeles. Drew Barrymore hosted the event at the J.W. Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. Live which featured a performance by Kelly Rowland.

On hand for the annual event were Leonardo Dicaprio, Tobey Maguire, Charlize Theron, Matt Dallas with his fiance Blue Hamilton, Darren Criss, Alex Pettyfer who gave Betty White a smooch, Chris Evans with his gay brother Scott and many more including Jennifer Lawrence who debuted a brand new hairstyle. The Silver Linings Playbook actress was there to present the inaugural Advocate for Change Award to Bill Clinton for his work campaigning to legalize same-sex marriage.

“I want to keep working on this until not only DOMA is no longer the law of the land, but until all people, no matter where they live, can marry the people they love. I believe you will win the DOMA fight, and I think you will win the Constitutional right to marry. If not tomorrow, then the next day or the next day.” – Bill Clinton

In 1996, the ex-president signed the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defined marriage as a partnership only between a man and a woman. In recent years, he’s changed his stance and campaigned heavily against anti-gay legislation proposed in various states. He credits his daughter Chelsea and her gay friends for seeing the way. Others honored last night include The New Normal, The Perks of Being a Wallflower and Days of Our Lives. Check out all the winners, Clinton’s speech and a few more photos below.

2013 GLAAD Award Winners (Los Angeles)

  • Advocate for Change Award: President Bill Clinton
  • Stephen F. Kolzak Award: Entertainment attorney Steve Warren
  • Film: The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Summit Entertainment)
  • TV Comedy Series: The New Normal (NBC)
  • Individual TV Episode: “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Me What to Do” Raising Hope (Fox)
  • TV Movie or Mini-Series: American Horror Story: Asylum (FX)
  • Daytime Drama: Days of Our Lives (NBC)
  • Talk Show Episode: “At Home with Neil Patrick Harris, His Fiancé David Burtka, & Their Twins” Oprah’s Next Chapter (OWN)
  • Los Angeles Theater: The Children by Michael Elyanow

Spanish Language Awards

  • Daytime Talk Show Episode: “Confirma su identidad como mujer” Showbiz (CNN en Español)
  • TV Journalism – Newsmagazine: TIE: “Los transexuales buscan su identidad en medio de ignorancia y prejuicios” Encuentro (CNN en Español) and “La vida en rosa” Aquí y Ahora (Univision)
  • Newspaper Article: “Gays y padres excelentes” by Pilar Marrero (La Opinión)

President Bill Clinton Speaks Out Against DOMA @ The GLAAD Awards