Zendaya to Receive Gamechanger Award From GLSEN - NBC New York

Zendaya to Receive Gamechanger Award From GLSEN

The organization known as GLSEN says it will recognize the 21-year-old entertainer with its Gamechanger Award at a gala ceremony next month

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Zendaya to Receive Gamechanger Award From GLSEN
    Getty Images
    Zendaya will receive the Gamechanger recognition on Oct. 20 at the 2017 GLSEN Respect Awards in Beverly Hills, California.

    The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network is calling Zendaya a game-changer.

    The organization known as GLSEN says it will recognize the 21-year-old entertainer with its Gamechanger Award at a gala ceremony next month.

    The executive director of GLSEN says the award was created to spotlight the next generation of leaders, and Zendaya was chosen for her commitment to social justice.

    The star of "Spider-Man: Homecoming" and TV's "K.C. Undercover" used her acceptance speech at last month's Teen Choice Awards to call on young people to become engaged with current events and to speak up for what they think is right.

    Marry Me? Surprise Proposal Highlights Emmys Night

    [NATL] 'I Want You To Be My Wife': Surprise Proposal Highlights Emmys Night

    "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" swept the Emmys and HBO's "Game of Thrones" came back with a "Best Drama" win during TV's biggest night. But it was director Glenn Weiss who provided the most touching highlight of the night after he pulled off a successful proposal to his girlfriend, Jen Svendsen, as the cameras rolled on-stage.

    (Published 5 hours ago)

    Zendaya will receive the Gamechanger recognition on Oct. 20 at the 2017 GLSEN Respect Awards in Beverly Hills, California.