michelle-obama-flagMichelle Obama is set to deliver the keynote address at a luncheon honoring LGBT delegates at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday, the White House said this weekend.

The sold-out event is jointly sponsored by the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund and the Human Rights Campaign, along with partners including the National Stonewall Democrats and local LGBT political organizations.  Other speakers scheduled to participate include: Victory Fund president and CEO Chuck Wolfe; HRC President Chad Griffin; Rep. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis.; New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn; and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa of Los Angeles.

More than 600 attendees are expected, including a record number of openly LGBT convention delegates.