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Eva Longoria Is Inaugurally Stunning!

WOW! FLAWLESS!

Eva Longoria looked unbelievably striking when she brought some much-needed Hollywood glam to President Barack Obama's inauguration as the president's inaugural co-chair in Washington D.C.

There is almost too MUCH sophistication in her coral leather trench look with black gloves and scarf for us to handle.

Do we sense a little Jackie O inspiration?!

The side-swept, hair flipped actress took to the presidential podium to voice her political concerns about immigration reform and called for Republicans and Democrats to compromise, despite her active loyalty to Obama in past elections.

The Latina actress tweeted:

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Pam Anderson Hopes People Know She's Not Messing Around With Her Activism

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Pamela Anderson wants to people to know she's SERIOUS about animal advocacy.

Long a card-carrying member of PETA, Pam is tackling

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Homophobic Pastor Crashes Slain Ugandan LGBT Activist's Funeral!

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As if this whole pointless tragedy needed to get any uglier.

During the funeral today for murdered Ugandan gay rights activist David Kato, a local pastor apparently crashed the ceremony, took the microphone, and used it to criticize homosexuality.

He reportedly said:

"The world has gone crazy. People are turning away from the scriptures. They should turn back, they should abandon what they are doing. You cannot start admiring a fellow man. It is ungodly.”

Luckily, gay activists lashed back, and forcibly took back the microphone, so one woman could respond:

"Who are you to judge others? We have not come to fight. You are not the judge of us. As long as he's gone to God his creator, who are we to judge Kato?"

Just awful.

Ultimately, villagers refused to bury Kato's body, and his friends were forced to do it himself.

So unfair that such a heroic and brave man, who brutally lost his life refusing to give up on what he believed in, would still have to endure this kind of bigotry and hatred after his passing.

Your sacrifice will not be forgotten, bb. Please, may you have the opportunity to finally R.I.P.

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Javier Bardem Joins Western Sahara Protest

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On Saturday, thousands of protestors - including lawmakers, politicians, civil rights and trade union leaders - marched in support of Western Sahara through Madrid, in protest of the recent Moroccan aggression in the former Spanish colony in northwestern Africa, and actor Javier Bardem was spotted (above) joining the activist movement, along with his mother Pilar and brother Carlos!

Amazing!

We're so thrilled to see him standing up for what he believes in!

Thanks for taking a stand, bb! You have our full support!

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Gays Earn Guiness World Record Title For Longest Continuous Kiss!

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Oh hells to the YES!

New Jersey college students Matt Daley and Bobby Canciello broke the Guinness World Record over the weekend for longest continuous kiss, clocking in at 33 hours of non-stop, homolicious saliva swapping!

According to the rules, the two - who are apparently just friends - were required to stay standing and in a public venue with no breaks or trips to the bathroom, and as you can see from the stream (above), they were surrounded by various friends and supporters the entire time in their tent, set up on the campus of the College of New Jersey!

Amazing!

The two activists apparently trained by developing hand signals to communicate with each other, and even arranged a nutrition regimen - all in the name of the Our Lips Are Sealed campaign!

Daley explained:

“This kiss isn’t about sexual or romantic expression between two lovers. We’re not required to make-out, use our tongues, or any of that nonsense. It’s all really simple and innocent; it’s a kiss between two men, two friends. Hopefully, others will see this and begin to think that it’s okay to kiss your closest friends Hello and Goodbye, to let them know in other ways that you care and are ready to face the obstacles life throws your way together, when the words refuse to surface in our voices.”

Click ahead to the 43 minute mark to see them beat the record! It's truly an amazing moment!

Congratulations, boys!

The gay community is so proud of your amazing accomplishment!

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Ten Year Old Gay Rights Activist To Be The Grand Marshal Of Gay Pride Parade!

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Amazing. What a courageous and smart young man!

Remember Will Phillips?

He was the ten year old who made headlines after he refused to recite the Pledge of Allegiance until gay, lesbian, and transgender people have the same rights as everyone else!

Phillips has made such an impact in the fight for equal rights that he's been chosen as the grand marshal of the Northwest Arkansas Gay Pride Parade this Saturday! Click above to see the news story!

We're so proud of him! It's truly inspirational to see a child with such an amazing and insightful understanding of a struggle that many adults don't even attempt to make sense of!

Congratulations, Will! We think you're going to do a great job!

Thoughts??

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Danny Glover Booed At Utah State Graduation!

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It's unfortunate that people had to make this about him, and not the young people's graduation.

Actor Danny Glover, who has caused a bit of controversy as of late for his friendship with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, his opinions on climate change and activism in protests for the working class, was invited to be the keynote speaker at the Utah State University graduation ceremony. This apparently didn't go over too well with some people, who chose to attend the event for the sole purpose of booing the actor!

Ick!

The biggest source of disruption allegeding came when Glover failed to put his hand over his heart during the color guard's flag ceremony, which led to boos from the audience!

Glover later explained:

"I was listening to the national anthem and paying attention. I probably wasn't the only one in there who didn't put a hand over their heart. People have problems sometimes with what I believe and who I talk to. I try to respect people, honor them."

Luckily, the haters were for the most part drowned out by the cheers from families of graduating students and Glover supporters.

We're glad that he chose to keep the focus on his job as keynote speaker and not be affected by the dramz! We may not always agree with him, but we applaud his attitude!

Thoughts??

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