Last night (December 3), The Trevor Project hosted its 2017 TrevorLIVE Los Angeles gala at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., where it honored fashion designer, award-winning screenwriter, producer, and film director Tom Ford with the Hero Award, and Tony Award winning actress, singer and author Kristin Chenoweth with the Icon Award. The evening kicked off with special opening remarks from Lisa Kudrow and Kristin Davis, and featured performances by Grammy-nominated band Garbage, Broadway legend Shoshana Bean, and Neon Trees.
The Trevor Project is the nation’s only nonprofit crisis intervention and suicide prevention organization focused on ending suicide among LGBTQ youth. TrevorLIVE, billed as “an irreverent evening of music and comedy” is the organization’s annual star-studded signature fundraiser. Awarded at the gala, the Trevor Hero Award recognizes an individual who serves as an inspiration to LGBTQ youth or increases visibility and understanding of the LGBTQ community. The Trevor Icon Award recognizes an individual who provides national visibility and awareness for The Trevor Project and is a role model for LGBTQ youth nationally.
Additional guests of TrevorLIVE LA included Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Adam Shankman, Alexandra Grey, Al Calderon, Armie Hammer, Camryn Manheim, Carol Burnett, Cheyenne Jackson, Christian Siriano, Dana Goldberg, D’Andra Simmons, Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds, Derek Hough, Fergie, Isla Fisher, Jacob Tobias, Jade Chynoweth, Jeff Zarrillo, Jessie Page, Joshua Turchin, Julianne Hough, Kathy Najimy, Kendra Oyesanya, Kenny Ortega, Kyle Krieger, LeeAnne Locken, Loni Anderson, Milo Manheim, Ne-Yo, Nico Santos, Nyle DiMarco, Omar Sharif Jr., Paul Katami, Petrice Jones, Raymond Barun, Robert Greenblatt, Stephanie Beatriz, Tatiana Maslany, Terence Green, Tiffany Alvord, Trace Lysette, Tyler Glenn, Tyler Oakley, Wilson Cruz, and Wrabel.
Click through the gallery to check out some highlights from the event below, and learn more about The Trevor Project by visiting their website at www.TheTrevorProject.org.