The GLSEN Respect Awards – Los Angeles is an annual gala to recognize the exceptional efforts of individual and corporate leaders who have made a significant difference to ensure schools are safe for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students and their allies.

This year’s event will honor Julia Roberts and Danny Moder with the Humanitarian Award; Derek Hough with the Inspiration Award; and NBC’s Robert Greenblatt with the Chairman’s Award.

Jim Parsons is an honorary Co-Chair for the event. For more info, click here.

GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. Established in 1990, GLSEN envisions a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity and expression. GLSEN seeks to develop school climates where difference is valued for the positive contribution it makes to creating a more vibrant and diverse community. For information on GLSEN’s research, educational resources, policy, student organizing programs and educator training initiatives, visit www.glsen.org.

WHEN: Friday, October 17, 2014

WHERE: Regent Beverly Wilshire
9500 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

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