In one of the most tender moments of the night, host Miley Cyrus was introduced to the Video Music Awards stage by her friends from the Happy Hippie Foundation — the org she founded to help LGBTQ and homeless youth.
You know Miley (obvi), but you may be wondering about the rest of the HH crew. Here are the amazing, inspiring minds behind Happy Hippie:
1. Tyler Ford
Tyler is an agender writer and contributor to MTV News and Rookie Magazine.
2. Leo Sheng
Writer and activist
3. Gigi Loren Lazzarato, AKA Gigi Gorgeous
YouTube beauty star
4. Greta Gustava Martela
Executive Director and founder of the Trans Lifeline
5. Nina Chaubal
Co-founder and director of operations at the Trans Lifeline