The Trevor Project to Honor Katy Perry and Audi

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At this year’s annual benefit event “Trevor Live,” The Trevor Project, the nonprofit LGBT youth suicide prevention organization, will  honor superstar Katy Perry with the Trevor Hero Award and Audi of America with the Trevor 2020 Award. The event is to be presented by Audi of America and Wells Fargo on December 2 in Los Angeles and will be directed by openly gay director and producer Adam Shankman (A Walk to Remember, Hairspray).

“This year’s ‘Trevor Live’ promises to be an incredible event with sponsors, honorees and performers who believe in the mission of The Trevor Project and want every young person to have the future they deserve,” said Abbe Land, Executive Director and CEO of The Trevor Project. “The corporations that support The Trevor Project and those we honor, like Audi, lead by example to make it easy for LGBT people to live, work and be proud of who they are.”

The high-profile evening will include performances and appearances by Christa B. Allen, Kristin Chenoweth, Darren Criss, Dot Marie Jones, Ricki Lake, Jane Lynch, Ashley Madekwe, Gabriel Mann, Kevin McHale, Matthew Morrison, Dermot Mulroney, Connor Paolo, Amy Poehler, Zachary Quinto, Kayla Radomski, Andrew Rannells, Jessica Sanchez, Brittany Snow, Bebe Wood, and many more!

For tickets visit here, and read more about the awards after the jump …

The Trevor Hero Award honors Katy Perry for empowering youth and increasing visibility and understanding of the LGBT community. As an ally for the community, Perry has supported equality and the freedom to marry. Perry strives to let youth know they have value, and by being themselves they can be anything. “Everyone deserves a wonderful, fulfilled life. Our sexual orientation or gender identity doesn’t change the spark and beauty within,” said Perry. “I’m honored that The Trevor Project has selected me to receive the Trevor Hero Award. Their work has inspired me since 2010, and I know they help save lives.” [The Trevor Project]

The Trevor 2020 Award recognizes Audi as a progressive organization that supports the community. “Embracing a progressive attitude is extremely important to Audi, and we believe it is crucial to honor and celebrate all backgrounds that make up the rich fabric of our employees, families, and the communities in which we work and live,” said Michael Patrick, Media and Entertainment Communications with Audi of America.  “We are honored to be presented with the Trevor 2020 Award. Like the Trevor Project and those who support it, we at Audi pride ourselves in fostering a forward-thinking culture, which helps make Audi the incredible brand that it is today.”
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