Hutcherson to be honoured at GLAAD Media Awards

The actor will be feted alongside 2012 Stephen F. Kolzak Award recipient Chaz Bono at a ceremony on Saturday (21Apr12).

Officials at the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation have chosen to salute the young star for his longtime advocacy of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender groups.

GLAAD bosses will also hand out awards for Outstanding TV Comedy Series, Outstanding Documentary and Outstanding Film among other awards.

Ellen DeGeneres will open the event at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, while other special guests will include Betty White, Joshua Jackson, Tori Spelling, Kelly Osbourne, Ali Larter and Milla Jovovich.