Singer Lady Gaga and Google were
honored Sunday for their LGBT advocacy.
Lady Gaga was honored at Trevor LIVE, a
fundraiser to benefit The
Trevor Project, the California-based non-profit that runs the
nation's only 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for gay
and questioning youth.
The family of Jamey Rodemeyer, the
Buffalo, New York gay teen who committed suicide in September after
suffering years of bullying at the hands of classmates, presented
Lady Gaga with the group's Hero Award.
Gaga performs Jamey Rodemeyer tribute; says “bullying is for
Google received the group's Trevor 2020
“Our young people are at the center
of a health crisis, and vocal leaders like Lady Gaga and technology
leaders like Google Inc. have stepped up to help change our culture,”
said David McFarland, interim executive director and CEO of The
Trevor Project. “Our honorees are working with The Trevor Project
to make a better today and a brighter tomorrow for youth.”
The event, which took place at The
Hollywood Palladium, featured performances by Mary J. Blige, Darren
Criss, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Barrett Foa, Neil Patrick Harris and
David Burtka, Julianne Hough, Queen Latifah, Zachary Levi and Amber