By Advocate.com Editors
Originally published on Advocate.com November 05 2002 12:00 AM ET
Author Armistead Maupin will receive the inaugural Trevor Life Award during the A Cracked X-Mas 5 benefit on Sunday, December 8, in Los Angeles for his continuing support of the Trevor Project. "The Trevor Project is proud to honor Armistead Maupin with the inaugural Trevor Life Award for his demonstrated commitment to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transsexual causes through his volunteerism and occupation," said Trevor Project executive director Jorge Valencia. "Maupin has been a supporter of the Trevor Project since its inception." The Trevor Project is a nonprofit endeavor created by the filmmakers of the Oscar-winning short Trevor to promote tolerance for gay and questioning youth and to aid in suicide prevention among that group.