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Christian Bale Gets Into Trouble With Police…In China

We're just glad he wasn't badly hurt.

While in China for the premiere of his new movie The Flowers of War, Christian Bale traveled eight hours away from Beijing to meet Chinese human rights activist/lawyer Chen Guangcheng…and it did NOT go as planned.

Guangcheng is currently under house arrest, and he was imprisoned for over four years back in 2006 for "disrupting traffic and damaging property" while campaigning against "forced abortions and the treatment of villagers in China."

When Bale and his CNN camera crew approached Guangcheng's village, a guard told them to go away, and when they didn't immediately comply, Bale was "shoved violently by the dozen guards in olive green military coats." Scary!

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Hillary Clinton Announces Global Initiative To Support Gay Rights

This is such a HUGE, inspiring step forward.

Hillary Clinton spoke at the United Nations offices in Geneva on Tuesday and announced the Global Equality Fund, backed by her and President Obama, which is a new global initiative to support gay rights.

The U.S. has committed $3 million to a fund that will work to support LGBT rights worldwide.

In her speech, she said:

"It is a violation of human rights when people are beaten or killed because of their sexual orientation, or because they do not conform to cultural norms about how men and women should look or behave.

It is a violation of human rights when governments declare it is illegal to be gay or allow those who harm gay people to go unpunished. It is a violation of human rights when life-saving care is withheld from people because they are gay, or public spaces are out of bounds to people because they are gay.

Being gay is not a Western invention. It is a human reality."

Yes! Yes! Yes! This is such a momentous occasion and is most definitely a day to remember. We can't even begin to tell you how proud we are of our country for finally taking such an important step forward in human rights and equality. Brings tears to our eyes.

To listen to Hillary's inspiring speech, click above.

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Hilary Swank: Shame On Me

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At least she's taking some sort of responsibility.

Hilary Swank got into trouble a couple months ago when she attended a party for Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, a man who is accused of torturing and murdering.

She later apologized for the incident, but then made an appearance this week on The Tonight Show, her first since the controversy, to say she was in deep "regret" and "shame on me," for not doing her research beforehand.

Finally. We hope you learned your lesson.

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The Beatles Refused To Play For Segregated Audiences!!!

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Wow, these guys just keep getting better and better!

Recently revealed to public knowledge, The Beatles absolutely refused to play for bigots discrimination.

The four legends put it in legal writing to never play for segregated audiences in their 1965 and '66 tours.

Back then, this was a big deal. But The Beatles were never a stranger to activism, especially John Lennon, who penned:

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Heather Matarazzo Finally Getting Her Dream Wedding To Girlfriend!

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Heather Matarazzo Getting Married

Heather Matarazzo is getting married!!!

Thank to the recent change in New York's social climate, Heather gets to ceremoniously show the world just how much she loves long-time girlfriend Caroline Murphy.

And when we say ceremoniously, we mean it. They want

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Sen. Al Franken Calls BS On Anti-Gay Rep's Testimony

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According to a representative for the anti-gay group, Focus on the Family, a study found families with opposite-sex parents to be overall healthier and happier.

Senator Al Franken checked the study out for himself, and found Tom Minnery misrepresenting the information found in the study.

The study stated

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New Poll Reveals Changing Republican Opinion On Gay Marriage

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A new poll surveyed by the National Journal has found that most Republicans believe same-sex marriage should be avoided.

According to the study, 56% believed avoidance of the issue would work best for the GOP's goals. This is much larger than the 37% that believed the same in 2009.

Still, 30% oppose it and feel the party should openly oppose it as well (50% in previous polls).

Only 14% support marriage equality, but

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