Kristin Beck is, by anyone's standards, a genuine American hero!
A Navy SEAL for 20 years, she put herself in harms way during seven combat deployments and gathered a string of accolades including a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star.
And she did it all while pretending to be a man!!!
Born Chris Beck, she realized early on she was transgendered. Unfortunately she was forced to keep her complex identity a secret while serving in the military and laying her life on the line for her country. A country that often shows intolerance toward the LGBT community.
After retiring from Seal Team 6 just months before they killed
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Lucy Lawless really is a warrior princess when someone threatens the environment.
In an effort to protest Arctic oil exploration, the Xena actress boarded an oil-drilling ship docked in New Zealand last February and spent FOUR days on top of a 174-foot drilling tower.
The 44-year-old actress and five other Greenpeace activists were eventually removed and
Lucy yelled, "Ayiyiyiyiyiyiyiyi!" the entire way down are now facing the consequences of their actions.
Lawless pleaded guilty to a trespassing charge and faces up to 3 years in prison, but she doesn't really seem to care too much. On her way out of the court room, she told sources:
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Pixar's new upcoming animated movie looks GORGEOUS!
Brave will be the studio's first movie to feature a female lead.
And that character will be Merida, a Scottish warrior princess, voiced by actress Kelly Macdonald.
The film, coming out June 2012, also features Emma Thompson, Julie Waters, Billy Connolly, Craig Ferguson, and Grey's Anatomy delicious ginger Kevin McKidd, whose dreamy voice narrates the trailer.
Ch-ch-check out the new teaser (above).
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