by The Associated Press Posted Jul 25 2018 7

first_img by The Associated Press Posted Jul 25, 2018 7:04 am PDT Last Updated Jul 25, 2018 at 7:40 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email FILE – In this March 3, 2018, file photo, Yara Shahidi arrives at the CHANEL Pre-Oscar Dinner in Los Angeles. Shahidi will be honored by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network for her advocacy for girls’ education at a gala in October. (Photo by Omar Vega/Invision/AP, File) Yara Shahidi, Ellen Pompeo to be honoured by GLSEN groupcenter_img LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Yara Shahidi will be honoured by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network for her advocacy for girls’ education at a gala later this year.The group known as GLSEN announced Wednesday that the “grown-ish” star will receive its Game Changer Award at its Respect Awards, presented in October in Beverly Hills, California. Shahidi has advocated for gender parity in science, technology and engineering fields.The group will also honour “Grey’s Anatomy” star Ellen Pompeo for her advocacy for LGBTQ causes and pay equity in Hollywood.Twentieth Century Fox will be honoured for its diverse slate, including the gay teen romance “Love, Simon,” released earlier this year.“Will & Grace” creators Max Mutchnick and David Kohan will also receive awards.GLSEN was founded in 1990 to address LGBT issues in K-12 education.last_img

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