Nickelodeon Awards Show to Honor Trans Teen for LGBT Activism :: EDGE on the Net

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An inspiring young transgender teen and LGBTQ activist is receiving an award this Sunday…

This Sunday, Massachusetts native Zachary Kerr will be honored at Nickelodeon’s Fifth Annual NickTeen HALO Awards for his impressive work in transgender activism.

“I’ve never been so surprised in my life,” Kerr, 19, of Methuen, Mass., said of finding out he was a recipient of the award.

The Helping And Leading Others awards applauds youth for their important roles in social justice and making the world a better place. The show, hosted and produced by actor Nick Cannon, features several celebrities and some astonishingly accomplished young people.

“I’m humbled by the truly inspiring and tremendous work these HALO honorees are doing in their communities,” said Cannon. “It’s my goal to continue the conversations about issues that impact teens today, and empower young people to take action and make a difference in the world.”

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