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Chaz Bono honored at '11 GLSEN Respect Awards

'Dancing With The Stars' contestant Chaz Bono received a big honor at the 2011 Respect Awards presented by the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011.

October 22, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
"Dancing With The Stars" contestant Chaz Bono received a big honor at the 2011 Respect Awards.

Bono, a human rights advocate and author, received the Hero's Award presented by the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network in Beverly Hills Friday night.

The "Dancing With The Stars" cast was there to support him.

Rob Reiner was also honored, as GLSEN recognized those who champion diversity, inclusion and education.

ABC7 and our president and general manager Arnold Kleiner were proud sponsors of the event.