Daniel Radcliffe to Receive Award from The Trevor Project

HollywoodNews.com: Daniel Radcliffe, star of the Harry Potter films and longtime advocate for the LGBST community, will be honored for his efforts this June when he receives The Trevor Project’s Hero Award.

Radcliffe, who has worked with the organization since 2009, has been a vocal supporter of the LGBST community, and his work with The Trevor Project has included public-service announcements promoting the organization’s services, which includes the only nationwide accredited suicide prevention hotline geared towards LGBSTQ youth.

The Hero Award is awarded annually, and honors an individual who, through his or her example, support, volunteerism and/or occupation, is an inspiration to LGBTQ youth. Past recipients of the award include actors Nathan Lane and Vanessa Williams, and screenwriter Dustin Lance Black.

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth; their services include the only accredited, nationwide, around-the-clock crisis and suicide prevention helpline for LGBTQ youth. More information can be found on their website at www.TheTrevorProject.org.

Radcliffe can currently be seen on Broadway in previews of “How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” (the show officially opens on March 27). The final Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, will be in theaters on July 15.

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