Friday in Beverly
Hills, the Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network
(GLSEN) handed out their annual Respect Awards to Chaz Bono (Hero
Award), Golden State Warriors’ President/COO Rick Welts (Inspiration
Award), Wells Fargo (Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Award) and
straight allies Michele and Rob Reiner (Lifetime Achievement Award).
Also honored was 2011 GLSEN Student Advocate of the Year, high school
transgender senior Emmett Patterson.
was on the red carpet and grabbed a few minutes with Chaz, his fellow Dancing With The Stars contestants
Carson Kressley and Hope Solo, Body of Proof’s Jeri Ryan, Playboy
Club’s Sean Maher and Leah Renee and the adorable Patterson (joined by Ian Syphard
and Kathy Cameron from Pittsburgh’s
Check out the interviews below and for more information about GLSEN visit their website.