Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel Will Be Honored at GLSEN’s Respect Awards for Support of LGBT Community

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Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake  are set to receive will the Inspiration Award at GLSEN’s Respect Awards!

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the couple will be honored for the support of the LGBT community and “for their long-standing commitment to improving the lives of children,” according to the organization.

“Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake have consistently been visible and committed allies,” said GLSEN executive director Dr. Eliza Byard. “We are also happy to welcome back past honorees Bob Greenblatt, Marilyn and Jeffrey Katzenberg, Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak, and Julia Roberts and Danny Moder. We are inspired and honored by their continued leadership and support for the GLSEN Respect Awards.”

The GLSEN Respect Awards began in 2004, and are held annually in Los Angeles and New York. The awards honor the work of students, educators, individuals and corporations who serve as role models and have made an impact on the lives of LGBT youth.

Justin and Jessica will receive their award during the ceremony set for Oct. 23 at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. Congratulations to them!

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