PHOTOS: Robin Roberts at the Oscars Roberts, 53, attended the event to present the Gay-Straight Alliance of the Year award.
She wore a chic black overall-inspired jumpsuit over a white collared shirt and black-and-white T-strap heels.
Complementary couple: The pair, who have been together since 2005, looked chic in their outfits, with the GMA co-anchor opting for black overalls, a white shirt and T-bar stilettos while her partner chose a patterned maxi-skirt, black V-neck sleeveless blouse, thick black buckled belt and sandals Welcoming committee: The usually very private couple were given a warm welcome by GLSEN (the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network) executive director Dr Eliza Byard before meeting with dozens of courageous LGBT students and their support networks Opposites attract: Glee star Dot-Marie Jones (right) and Bridgett Casteen displayed their different styles, with the actress donning black dress pants and shoes and shimmery beige shirt while her wife wore a black, white and grey wrap dress, sheer black stockings and matching heels An Inspiration to all: Trans woman Janet Mock looked fabulous in her stylish red jumpsuit with semi-sheer sleeves as she was presented with the Inspiration Award for her tireless transgender rights activism The pair showed off their contrasting styles, with the 50-year-old actress opting for black dress pants and shoes and a shimmery beige shirt, while her wife chose a black, white and grey patterned wrap dress with three-quarter sleeves, sheer black stockings and black heels.
Former 30 Rock star Maulik Pancholy - who came out publicly in November during an interview with Out magazine in which he discussed partner of nine years Ryan Corvaia, whom he became engaged to in January - was without his fiancé at the event. America's Next Top Model runway coach Miss J Alexander was a sight to behold in funky gold trousers, black velvet loafers, a white shirt and midnight blue velvet blazer, with a head full of gold pins holding her locks in place A strong turnout: Country singer Chely Wright (left) and wife Lauren Blitzer-Wright (right), whose twin sons celebrated their first birthday the previous day, were only too happy to pose for photos alongside hostest with the mostest Dr Eliza Byard Other attendees included America's Next Top Model runway coach Miss J Alexander - who will return for the upcoming cycle 21 after being previously let go from the show due to falling ratings - and trans woman Janet Mock. Lauren joked on Twitter later that wife Chely 'fell in love' with former 30 Rock star Maulik Pancholy, to which the singer responded, 'Lol!
Laign, a massage therapist, wore a black V-neck top belted with a navy, royal blue, and white geometric floor-length skirt.
She posed with Roberts, with their arms around one another.
The couple has been photographed together numerous times, but usually with other people, which caused some pretty loud whispers—and now a proverbial shout from the rooftops for Roberts. Laign and Roberts met through mutual pals a decade ago and are still going strong, even through Roberts' numerous trials, tribulations and health issues over the past few years. "We were so touched by Robin's Facebook message today and so thankful for all the loving support she has in her life." So sweet! Even Michelle Obama cheered the lovebirds taking their longterm relationship public. You continue to make us all proud," the FLOTUS tweeted.
The GMA star said: 'My year in post was just full of gratitude and telling everyone all that I'm grateful for, including my girlfriend Amber who really loved me through a very difficult year and I'm very happy for the support.'And after saying she was looking forward to celebrating a 'glorious new year' with Amber, Robin wrote: 'My loved ones and I thank the beautiful people of Turks & Caicos for your hospitality.#Sweet Serenity'.
"She's very, very supportive and she's been right there beside me every step of the way and it was actually the end of the year on my Facebook and I had been thanking my doctors, my nurses and my sister who was a perfect match and I said I want to say thank you."Roberts also thanked De Generes for being a "trailblazer," praising the talk show host for paving the way for others to come out."You have helped a lot of people like myself to have that discussion with their families because you are so well respected and loved and it's really helped a lot of us and I thank you for that."As for the state of Roberts' health?
magazine, which is out April 1, Roberts opens up about her life's most memorable milestones and expresses gratitude for her recovery in addition to sharing her excitement for the future.
"I'd told her all I wanted to do was dance on the beach. She set the whole thing up—a dance floor on the beach—as a surprise. Still, I was just thrilled that she heard me." so soon after her transplant, the sports fanatic explains why she was ready to get back in the game.
"Just the emotion of seeing people who I know didn't think they were going to see me again. I could've stayed longer in an isolated room, but I didn't want life to continue to pass me by.
On Monday, the "Good Morning America" host opened up about her partner and their life together to “The Ellen De Generes Show.” Roberts told Ellen that she and Laign, a massage therapist, met on a blind date, and have been together almost nine years. And I am just so incredibly thankful that I am doing as well as I am." ON MOBILE?