Zachary Quinto's advocacy work has earned him as the GLSEN champion.
On Friday, Times-Gazette announced that the actor and social helper will receive the Champion Award from GLSEN, the ceremony in honor of the LGBT community. The event is taking place in Beverly Hills on October 23 where Quinto will be awarded for ensuring safety for students in schools.
GLSEN executive director Eliza Byard said, "We are proud to honor Zachary Quinto as a visible member of the LGBT community who uses his platform to bring attention to the struggles that many LGBT youth still face."
It was not mentioned if Quinto's boyfriend, Miles McMillan, will be attending.
Some co-chairs at the GLSEN event will include popular stars who've won Respect Awards in the past. This includes Matt Bomer and his husband Simon Halls, Jim Parsons, Bob Greenblatt and more. Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel will receive the Inspiration Award for their constant support of the LGBT community.
In an interview with America's InStyle magazine, Quinto opened up on how even though the Supreme Court has ruled in favor of same-sex marriage in all 50 states of America, there is still a long way to go before full acceptance takes place.
"The battle for acceptance, against bigoted hatred, is not over yet," the actor said via Inside Halton. "I do think the gay-rights movement is evolving into transgender-equality movement."