LOS ANGELES (AP) — Social media sensation JoJo Siwa will likely be honored by the LGBTQ schooling group GLSEN subsequent month for her anti-bullying and advocacy efforts.

The group says it’ll acknowledge the 19-year-old singer, dancer and content material creator with its Gamechanger Award at an Oct. 14 gala on the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills, California.

Siwa appeared on the truth tv sequence “Dance Mothers” along with her mother and lately made visitor look on “Excessive Faculty Musical: The Musical: The Sequence” as a queer character. Final 12 months, she made historical past on ABC’s competitors sequence “Dancing with the Stars,” turning into the primary contestant to bounce with a similar intercourse accomplice.

Melanie Willingham-Jaggers, govt director of GLSEN, stated Siwa will likely be honored for her give attention to anti-bullying and being a “fierce advocate for kindness, self-acceptance” for the LGBTQ neighborhood. She stated Siwa dealt with popping out as a pansexual final 12 months with “such grace.”

The group goals to extend inclusivity for Ok-12 college students for all genders, gender expressions and sexual inclusivity via analysis and academic sources.

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