GLSEN, the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools for all students, honored Jessica Biel, Justin Timberlake, Zachary Quinto and more at GLSEN’s Respect Awards – Los Angeles on Friday, October 23, at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills.
The GLSEN Respect Awards, introduced in 2004 and held annually in Los Angeles and New York, showcase the work of students, educators, individuals and corporations who serve as exemplary role models and have made a significant impact on the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth.
Among the attendees were Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel (Inspiration Award), Zachary Quinto (Champion Award), Mars Hallman (Student Advocate of the Year). Additional guests included honorary co-chairs Bob Greenblatt, Marilyn and Jeffrey Katzenberg, Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak, and Julia Roberts, as well as J.J. Abrams, Sasha Alexander, Stephanie Bauer, Greg Berlanti, Jessica Capshaw, Jason Collins, Dana Delany, Connor Franta, Kearran Giovanni, Gigi Gorgeous, Todrick Hall, Kingsley, George Kotsiopoulos, Gavin MacIntosh, Trina McGee-Davis, Robbie Rogers, Cody Saintgnue, Kirsten Vangsness, Joe Zee, and many more. YouTube was honored with the Chairman’s Award.