GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, honored the Emmy Award-winning ABC comedy Modern Family at the Respect Awards in Los Angeles on Friday, October 8. The event was hosted by Rob Reiner.

The series, which recently began its second season, focuses on a diverse suburban family, including a gay couple with an adopted Asian daughter. It won the 2010 Emmy Award for Best Comedy Series.

The show's stars include theater veterans Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Sarah Hyland, and Sofia Vergara, along with Ed O'Neill, Julie Bowen, and Eric Stonestreet.

Celebrities who attended the event include Florence Henderson, Ginnifer Goodwin, Chloe Sevigny, Jeanne Tripplehorn, and Corky Ballas.