Cyndi Lauper is going to be honored by the US government for her support of the LGBT community!
Specifically, the US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is honoring her for co-founding the True Colors Fund, which encourages people of all sexual orientations to help the LGBT community.
She's going to be given the prize by
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If Joe Eszterhas couldn't write the script for The Maccabees, maybe he didn't want anyone else to have it either!
Because that disturbing nine-page letter he wrote about Mel Gibson was definitely a catalyst for Jewish groups to protest its development!
In a statement by El Lay's Simon Wiesenthal Center, the human rights organization calls for Warner Bros to end development immediately:
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Being a new mother definitely keeps ya busy!
And apparently it kept Charlize Theron from having her hair properly styled for the Human Rights Campaign gala this weekend.
When Charlize waltzed on stage to accept the Ally for Equality award for her dedication to the LGBT community it was pretty obvious that ponytail hanging over her shoulder was fake.
It's not even the same color as her real hair!
Oh well, guess Char's tresses aren't a top priority now that little Jackson's around.
[Image via FayesVision/Wenn.]
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This is a MAJOR issue that cannot go unnoticed!
Actor George Clooney, various members of Congress, Martin Luther King III as well as other human rights leaders, were ARRESTED today outside of the Sudanese Embassy!!!
While protesting to help save the lives of 500,000 people in Sudan, arrests were made for civil disobedience after refusing to leave the scene.
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It's about time!
After a year delay, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has announced that a three-judge panel will announce today its ruling on whether or not the ban on same-sex marriage in California, known as Proposition 8, bans the constitutional rights of gays and lesbians!
Apparently, the panel held off on the decision as they wanted to
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Wow. Absolutely moving.
In a video montage, Ryan James Yezak has started a documentary revolution to present the history of gay rights in America.
From the cultural climate of the fifties to the ongoing struggle America endures today, this video will show you how far America has come. And how far we still have to go.
Words really can't describe it. This is something U need to see for URself.
Press play. And if UR just as moved as we are, please pass it along!!
Tags: america, anderson cooper, cnn, ellen degeneres, equal rights, fox news, gay marriage, gay rights, history, history of gay rights in america, human rights, movement, moving, ryan hames yezak, sarah silverman, the view, video
Apple has has been fielding some heavy criticism after it was discovered that some of their suppliers have overworked and underpaid their employees.
The workers at a Chinese factory that produces iPhones recently threatened mass suicide
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