Vice President Joseph Biden, pondering a run for the presidency next year, will be the keynote speaker at the Human Rights Campaign’s national dinner on Oct. 3 in Washington, D.C.
Actress Ellen Page will receive the Vanguard Award from presenter Allison Janney at the event. Page came out publicly last year at a speech at the HRC’s Time to Thrive conference.
A Great Big World, Carly Rae Jepsen and Futuristic will perform at the event. Also scheduled to speak are retired NBA athlete Jason Collins and transgender student Blossom Brown.