Actress Anne Hathaway braved a family death to attend a gay rights gala in Los Angeles at the weekend (15Mar08) to honour her brother. The Devil Wears Prada star was handed the Human Rights Campaign's Ally For Equality Award during its annual Los Angeles celebration at the Hyatt Century Plaza hotel. Despite the family tragedy, Hathaway insisted she would not have avoided the gala at any cost. The actress revealed her brother Mike is gay and recalled the moment he first came out to the family. Hathaway said, "We hugged him, said we loved him and that was that."