Katy Perry Honored at ‘Trevor Project’ Award Ceremony

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By: Adelle Platon / December 4, 2012

Katy Perry has been one to flaunt her assets.

At the “Trevor Project” Award Ceremony at the Hollywood Paladium in L.A. Sunday (Dec. 2), the “Fireworks” singer stunned once again, but this time, in a sparkly nude number on the red carpet. She was honored at the event for her work in preventing suicide in the LGBTQ community, Examiner reports.

“Trevor Project” CEO Abbe Land explained why the pop star was given the honors. “A couple years ago when, unfortunately, a lot of young suicides made the news … and there was a very visible presence of suicide, Katy stepped up and was out there in the community, speaking against it,” she said. “We’re honoring her because, really, she has done so much to empower youth.”

When accepting her award, Perry recalled her intolerant upbringing. “I grew up in a very intolerant environment. For a long time, I was told that people, who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning were an abomination.”

She also gave props to the volunteers who worked at the crisis intervention centers: “The real heroes are the folks that at the call centers.”

If anyone you know needs help, please call the Trevor lifeline at (866) 488-7386.