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Trevor Project to Honor Daniel Radcliffe with Hero Award

Posted by: Stephanie_J
March 23, 2011, 02:06 PM

The AP is reporting that Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) will receive the Trevor Project's Hero Award at a ceremony in New York City this June.

Radcliffe has been a strong supporter of the Trevor Project for the past couple of years, an organization "for suicide prevention efforts among gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered youths."

In response to the announcement, Radcliffe told the AP:

"It's fantastic. The fact that they think of what I've done by promoting awareness of the Trevor Project itself and the issues that it works to promote and help is a great honor."
The Trevor Hero Award is presented to individuals who have served as an inspiration and increased visibility and understanding of the LGBTQ community. Past recipients include Vanessa Williams, Nathan Lane, and screenwriter Dustin Lance Black.

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8317 Points

Congrats,Dan! You’re great!

Posted by forgetmenot_007 on March 24, 2011, 04:30 AM report to moderator
7027 Points

Congradulations Dan!

Posted by Ariana Devins on March 24, 2011, 10:38 AM report to moderator
12005 Points

A good and brave person; congratulations Dan.

Posted by budgie on March 24, 2011, 12:40 PM report to moderator
948 Points

Congrats! You did a splendid job

Posted by Miss Weasley on March 24, 2011, 01:13 PM report to moderator
Harry Potter and Dan, what a nice twin couple of young loving and caring rolemodells

both are very concerned about others and do loads of things to help people survive and have a happy live. Go Dan go, you are great and inspiring.

Posted by Eva Hedwig on March 24, 2011, 01:50 PM report to moderator
2105 Points

Awesome for Daniel, but also kudos to the Trevor Project for honoring a straight guy for all he’s done – it’s frustrating sometimes when causes feel they should only honor insiders, when sometimes others actually do more for them.

Posted by Agrippa1 on March 24, 2011, 02:54 PM report to moderator
3153 Points

Great for him!

Posted by Leeann on March 24, 2011, 05:49 PM report to moderator
1026 Points

Congratulations Dan!

Posted by AbbyWeasley on March 25, 2011, 02:01 PM report to moderator
4208 Points

This is a well deserved honour for Dan. Suicide prevention is sooo important! I wish more celebrities would do what he has done.

Posted by Fresca ROAR on March 25, 2011, 03:35 PM report to moderator
1317 Points

He’s truly a hero for taking a stand for the Trevor project! Way to go Dan!

Posted by hewy on March 25, 2011, 05:07 PM report to moderator
2408 Points

Congrats Daniel, you deserve as others would have thought it a risky move for your career. Which is obviously nonsense, death to prejudice

Posted by KiwiMcI on March 26, 2011, 09:34 AM report to moderator
4215 Points

Trevor Project is very wonderful, as is Dan for his continued support. It’s so nice he’s been honoured in this way. He’s an amazing role model and a good person!

Posted by Butterfly Boy on March 26, 2011, 02:49 PM report to moderator
307 Points

We have to be so proud of Daniel, he is doing wonderful things. I admire his courage and determination, if more young straight actors were so brave and took themselves less seriously like Daniel does, this would be a better world. Lets hope they take his example and start helping too.

Posted by ethanHP on March 27, 2011, 02:49 PM report to moderator
80450 Points

Isn’t that just spiffing?

Posted by Won_Two on March 30, 2011, 06:06 PM report to moderator
10471 Points

Of course, Daniel is amazing and he deserves that! =]

Posted by . on May 30, 2011, 09:23 PM report to moderator
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