By Matthew Blank
17 Jun 2014
The Trevor Project honored YouTube sensation Tyler Oakley with the Trevor Youth Innovator Award, presented by Wells Fargo, for his work to promote acceptance for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning) youth and a greater understanding of suicide prevention. Goldman Sachs was honored with the Trevor 20/20 Visionary Award, which was accepted by chief information officer Marty Chavez.
Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka, Lucy Liu, Ellen Page and Ethan Walker Smith were scheduled to attend, with performances by Rob Thomas, Cheyenne Jackson, Jeremy Jordan, Caissie Levy, Montego Glover and Tona Brown.
Arianna Huffington, who is the chair, president, and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, was this year's Trevor Hero Award honoree.
TrevorLIVE is the premier gala event benefiting The Trevor Project. Presented annually in both New York and Los Angeles, the evening of music, comedy and entertainment celebrates 15 years of The Trevor Project's life-saving, life-affirming work to prevent suicide among LGBTQ youth.
For more information, visit TheTrevorProject.org/TrevorLIVENY.