October 18, 2021
Antoni Porowski

Queer Eye star Antoni Porowski to host 2021 GLSEN Respect Awards

Antoni Porowski is becoming a member of forces with GLSEN. The Queer Eye star will host this 12 months’s Respect Awards, EW can solely reveal.

“I’m thrilled to be joining GLSEN for the annual Respect Awards once again and honored to be able to host this year’s special event,” Porowski stated in an announcement. “GLSEN is an organization that is near and dear to my heart. I’ve been fortunate enough to work with them for several years now, and I’ve witnessed firsthand the incredible impact their work has on the lives of LGBTQ+ students.”

The Respect Awards is a yearly occasion first launched in 2004. It highlights people and organizations who’ve served as position fashions to and made a big influence on the lives of LGBTQ+ youth.

“Antoni is an amazing friend and supporter of GLSEN, and we are so happy he is hosting our biggest night,” Melanie Willingham-Jaggers, Interim Govt Director, GLSEN, stated in an announcement. “We look forward to a special evening celebrating Eliza, LGBTQ+ youth and looking to the work ahead.”

This 12 months’s occasion will honor outgoing GLSEN government director Eliza Byard. It’ll additionally characteristic music performances and appearances from previous GLSEN honorees

This 12 months’s Respect Awards will happen on Oct. 14, 2021, airing at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET on glsen.org/respect.