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12/03/2012 by Nichole Hamilton

Katy Perry turned heads at the Trevor Project's "Trevor Live" event on December 2 where she dazzled in a sequined, nude gown.

The 28-year-old sparkled in a Marchesa Resort 2013 dress that featured sheer sleeves and sequined designs. The singer, known for changing her hairstyles constantly, showcased, black, shoulder length hair and completed her look with a Lena Erziak "Adam" clutch (See video above).

Others who attended the star-studded event included actresses Zoe Saldana, Kristin Chenoweth, Amy Poehler and "Glee" stars Naya Rivera and Darren Criss. Check out photos from the red carpet arrivals, as well as photos from the event.

Perry was honored as a "Trevor Hero" due to her extensive work with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) community. The singer was recognized for empowering youth and increasing visibility and understanding.

The "Teenage Dream" singer explained why this honor means to much to her.

"I'm really happy about it - for myself, I hope to be an inspiration," Perry explained prior to the event. "Hopefully, you can look at the way I lead my life, some of the ethics, and the constant integrity like to imply, and be inspired by that. And my message - especially 'Firework' - It's been kind of my mantra."

Perry also thanked the organization for all of their work, and gave her own message to LGBTQ youth.

"I hope all LGBTQ youth know that they are as valuable as anyone else, that they are amazing and unique, and make the world a more vibrant place," Perry said in her acceptance speech. "Trevor's life-saving, life-affirming work helps youth find the future they deserve. I want every young person to choose to have a tomorrow and to dream for the future."

The Trevor Project aims to "save young lives through its free and confidential lifeline, in-school workshops and educational materials." The event, which was sponsored by The Trevor Project and Audi of America, featured a number of performers, including Ryan Teddar, Jessica Sanchez, Samantha Ronson, Sara Bareilles, Matthew Morrison and more.

What do you think of Perry's floor-length gown? Vote in our poll below!

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