Emma Stone to honor Billie Jean King at Logo's Trailblazer Honors
Stone plays the tennis star in the upcoming movie 'Battle of the Sexes'
EW can reveal exclusively that Oscar-nominated actress Emma Stone (Birdman) will honor tennis legend Billie Jean King at Logo’s Trailblazer Honors, airing June 25 on the network. Stone plays King in the upcoming film Battle of the Sexes, based on the famous 1973 match between King and Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell).
The Trailblazer Honors are dedicated to “the pioneers who bravely fought for equality,” Logo said. This year’s awards will be dedicated to the victims of the horrific Orlando shooting on June 12.
Other honorees include Harvey Fierstein, Subhi Nahas, and LGBT magazine The Advocate. There will also be video tributes by Laverne Cox, Joel Grey, Matthew Broderick, and Troye Sivan.
The Trailblazer Honors air Saturday at 8 p.m. ET on Logo.