Yesterday, June 27, 2011, Daniel Radcliffe was honored by The Trevor Project with the Trevor Hero Award during "Trevor LIVE" at Capitale, presented by ING. The annual show benefits the life-saving work of The Trevor Project and also honored Ernst & Young LLP with the Trevor 2020 Award.
Each year following Pride, The Trevor Project, the leading crisis intervention and suicide
prevention organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth,
brings together top talent to celebrate and honor leaders and role models for LGBTQ young
people. This high-profile event has honored actors and comedians including Kathy Griffin, Neil
Patrick Harris and Vanessa Williams and corporate trailblazers such as Levi Strauss & Co.,
Wells Fargo Bank and CNN for their support of LGBTQ youth.
A star of stage and screen, Radcliffe has been involved with The Trevor Project since 2009,
appearing in public service announcements and making public statements in support of LGBTQ
youth. The Trevor Hero Award recognizes an individual who serves as an inspiration to sexual
minority youth and increases visibility and understanding of the LGBTQ community. He is currently starring on Broadway in HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING. He was presented his award by co-star John Larroquette.
Trevor 2020 Award honoree Ernst & Young LLP is committed to creating an inclusive
environment, valuing different characteristics including race, background, gender, sexual
orientation, or physical abilities. The Trevor 2020 Award recognizes an organization that has
supported the LGBTQ community and has increased the visibility and understanding of LGBTQ
issues.Presenting sponsor, ING has been a dedicated supporter of The Trevor Project's life-saving
initiatives since 2010. The organization has recently increased its commitment by presenting
Trevor LIVE in both New York and Los Angeles in 2011.
Trevor LIVE at Capitale in New York is a signature annual event of The Trevor Project. This
Pride season event brings together top entertainers and corporate leaders to support the
organization's lifesaving initiatives, including its free and confidential lifeline, suicide
prevention workshops, community outreach, advocacy efforts and educational resources.
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization focused on crisis intervention and suicide
prevention efforts among LGBTQ youth. Every day, The Trevor Project saves young lives
through its free and confidential lifeline, in-school workshops, educational materials, online
resources and advocacy. For more information, visit www.TheTrevorProject.org.
Photo Credit: Monica Simoes
Daniel Radcliffe & James Lecesne
Daniel Radcliffe & the Trevor Project Board of directors
James Lecesne & Peggy Rajski