The GLSEN Respect Awards – Los Angeles took place on Friday at the Beverly Wilshire.

Octavia Spencer at The GLSEN Respect Awards - Los Angeles
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Among those who attended the event were GLSEN Executive Director Eliza Byard, Honorees Octavia Spencer (Inspiration Award), Apple CEO Tim Cook (Champion Award), the cast and producers of the Warner Bros. Television/The CW television series “Riverdale” including Madelaine Petsch (Gamechanger Award), and Amazon Studios Chief Jennifer Salke (accepting the Visionary Award on behalf of Amazon Studios), Elle Smith (Student Advocate of the Year); Presenters and additional special guests including Kalen Allen, Jonathan Bennett, Shannon Beveridge, Bruce Bozzi, Raymond Braun, Connor Franta, August Getty, Liv Hewson, Our Lady J, Jeffrey & Marilyn Katzenberg, Juan Ramon Law-Valdez, Chelsea Kane, Judith Light, Mary McCormack, Max Mutchnick & Erik Hyman, Melissa Peterman, Glen Powell, and Cammie Scott.

The GLSEN Respect Awards, introduced in 2004 and held annually in Los Angeles and New York, showcase the work of students, educators, community leaders, and corporations who serve as exemplary role models and have made a significant impact on the lives of LGBTQ youth.

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