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When President Obama jets into Hollywood for fundraisers particularly courting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender crowd, you can guess the likely stars who'll leave the set or beach to be on hand. Associated Press photographers didn't capture everyone in attendance, but with file photos, we've got shots of many of the stars who donated upward of $25,000 each to the "first gay president's" reelection coffers. Are you surprised by anyone who showed up?

ELLEN DEGENERES: The funny girl married to actress Portia de Rossi delivered opening barbs LGBT Leadership Council event prior to Obama's 30 minutes of remarks which included a rejoinder about pushups and positions. Read more on Deadline Hollywood. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)
President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign fundraiser sponsored by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community at the grand Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The sold-out crowd of 600 each paid $1,250. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)
DARREN CRISS: The Glee star, pinch-singing for an ailing Pink at the Wilshire event, is a Rock the Vote spokesman and supports the Trevor Project, which focuses on suicide prevention among LGBTQ youth. (National Journal)
CHER: Chaz Bono's mom listens intently to Obama's 30-minute speech at the Wilshire. (National Journal)
CHAZ BONO: Like his mother, Cher's transgender son, who knows how to dance among the stars, listens to the president. (National Journal)
RYAN MURPHY: The co-creator of a series of TV series -- Glee, Popular, Nip/Tuck and American Horror Story -- hosted with his fiance David Miller a $25,000-a-plate dinner for an intimate crowd of 70 at their Beverly Hills home.  PopularNip/TuckGlee, and American Horror Story. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) (AP)
JULIA ROBERTS: The pretty woman attended the Beverley Hills dinner with other noted actors. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)
LANCE BASS: The singer who gained fame in the boy band  'N Sync came out in a People cover story in 2006. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)
REESE WITHERSPOON: The actress,expecting a third child, this one with her husband, talent agent Jim Toth, attended both events. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)
JANE LYNCH: The Glee star is married to clinical psychologist Lara Embry. (2012 2012 Invision )
JESSE TYLER FERGUSON: He stars on Modern Family. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)
MAX ADLER: He plays the bully Dave Karofsky on Glee. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)
PAULEY PERRETTE: The noted civil rights activist who plays Abbey on NCIS advocates for animals, the Red Cross and gay rights. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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