Celebs Show Support for LGBT Students at 9th Annual GLSEN Respect Awards
On Friday, October 18, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network is hosting their 9th Annual Respect Awards in Los Angeles to recognize the exceptional efforts of individual and corporate leaders who have made a significant difference to ensure schools are safe for LGBT students and their allies.
"Big Bang Theory" star Jim Parsons and boyfriend Todd Spiewak are receiving the Inspiration Award. Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, creator of "Designing Women," is receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award. Celebrities, including actresses Ellen Pompeo, Mayim Bialik and Lily Tomlin are set to attend.