MADAME PRESIDENT

Photos: Hillary Clinton’s Big Gay Fundraiser Draws WeHo’s Finest

She hasn’t officially declared yet, but come on. We all know we’re going to be voting for Hillary for president in 2016, when she goes head-to-head against Republican frontrunner Kelsey Grammer.

The political machine is already cranking up into high gear. This week an independent Super PAC threw a fundraiser at The Abbey, the WeHo bar you take your straight cousin to when she’s visiting from Michigan, and supporters were out in force. Let’s take a stroll through some photos.

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Oh hey! It’s the delightful Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo, Prop 8 plaintiffs and adorable now-married couple.

 

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Local bird enthusiast Estevan hangs out with Cole, Jim, and organizer Mark.

 

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Gabriel Montoya is an EMT and union organizer, and he wants a president who will back him up when he’s fighting for workers.

 

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Just checking out Paul and Jeff’s butts. Hello sirs.

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Out L.A. City Controller Ron Galperin recounts a story of the time he had dinner with Hillary. She asked if he and his partner were married, and he said “yes, but we can’t legally.” And she said, “that’s coming.”

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It’s Joely Fisher, of TV’s Ellen and, for a little while, Desperate Housewives! “I’m not a lesbian, but I played with one on TV,” she told the crowd.

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Here’s Michelle Clunie from Queer as Folk.

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Michelle Clunie joked about making out with Joely Fisher, which is how rumors get started.

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Eric Bauman, from L.A.’s Democratic Party, gets intense.

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Joely gives a cute little glance.

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Lisa Changadveja handles queers for the Ready for Hillary PAC.

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Mike Gonzalez is one of the event co-organizers.

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Here’s Michelle Clunie and LGBT strategist Eric Harrison.

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Woof, Paul Botha. And hi, Chris Fuentes. Chris canvassed for Hillary back in 2000 when she was running for Senate in New York.

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Ezra Butler’s been looking pretty fantastic lately.

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Here’s co-organizer Mike Killmon and Brad Wannemacher from X-Factor. Elizabeth Taylor looks on approvingly from the spirit plane.

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Caitlin Hall and Giancarlo Urea got the memo that the theme is “blue.”

 

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Bill, David, Jennifer, Candace and Alberto are full of love for Ms. Clinton.

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Good day to you, Remy Montesinos and Melissa Lewis.

 

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Arlene, Russel and Frances would like to invite you to the Norma Triangle neighborhood’s block party in August. Details will be forthcoming.