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LGBT Group Honors HBO with Inspiration Award

By Jacob Klein on Aug 29, 2011 to HBO News

gay-on-hbo-072809-mPoint Foundation, the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students of merit, today announced the recipients of its Inspiration and Horizon Awards. The Inspiration Award will be awarded to HBO, while So You Think You Can Dance choreographer and dancer Travis Wall will receive the Point Horizon Award. The awards will be presented at the Point Honors 5th Annual Los Angeles Gala, which will be held on September 24, 2011 at the Jim Henson Studios in Hollywood, CA.  The event is to be hosted by The Soup‘s Joel McHale.

The Point Inspiration Award recognizes a corporation or organization that champions respect and inclusion of the LGBT community and operates with the vision that investing in today’s potential will produce a brighter tomorrow.  HBO has been recognized by various organizations for it’s efforts to include LGBT characters in it’s biggest shows including True Blood, Oz and Game of Thrones.

HBO Watch would like to congratulation HBO on this very exciting award!  We hope HBO continues depicting the human experience with skill and class, as ever.

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