Zachary Quinto will receive an award from The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) later this month.
Quinto will be honored with the Champion Award at the Respect Awards ceremony hosted by GLSEN, which takes place Oct 23 in Beverly Hills at the Beverly Wilshire. Other honorees will include Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel and YouTube.
“GLSEN‘s Respect Awards are a remarkable opportunity to bring together champions and role models from all sectors of society and all walks of life,” said GLSEN Executive Director Dr. Eliza Byard. “We are proud to honor Zachary Quinto as a visible member of the LGBT community who uses his platform to bring attention to the struggles that many LGBT youth still face.”
GLSEN is “focused on ensuring safe schools for all students,” seeking to “create a safe and affirming learning environment for all students.”