Lady Gaga to receive Trevor Hero Award for helping youth 'express their true selves with pride'

lady-gaga-trevor-getty.jpgIt has been announced that the Trevor Project will honor Lady Gaga with the Trevor Hero Award Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011 during "Trevor Live" at the Hollywood Palladium. The Trevor Project is a national organization that provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBT youth. Trevor Live is its annual night of comedy, music and awards that raises money for the Trevor Project.

"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. Our honorees are working with The Trevor Project to make a better today and a brighter tomorrow for youth. We are proud to honor Lady Gaga with the Trevor Hero Award and Google Inc. with the Trevor 2020 award for their work to help young people express their true selves with pride," says David McFarland, interim Executive Director and CEO of the Trevor Project.

Adam Shankman, noted director and choreographer, returns as the special guest director for Trevor Live, which features appearances by FergieMary J. BligeMiley Cyrus,  Queen Latifah,  LeeAnn RimesNeil Patrick Harris &  David BurtkaMichelle PfeifferChris ColferDarren Criss,  Jane LynchJayma MaysDamian McGintyKevin McHale,  Amber RileyNaya RiveraMark SallingHarry ShumWill ArnettGeoffrey ArendMatt Bomer, Diego BonetaJulie BowenTy BurrellKaley CuocoJosh DuhamelJesse Tyler FergusonAmber HeardChristina HendricksJulianne HoughRashida JonesZachary Levi,  Joe Manganiello,  Chris PineAmy PoehlerZachary QuintoZoe Saldana and Eric Stonestreet.

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