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  1. In the midst of national debate over controversial transgender bathroom laws in states including North Carolina, Saturday’s GLAAD Media Awards in New York were — in addition to being a celebration of the LGBT community’s banner year for progress — a platform for political activism. The awards, which took place at the Waldorf Astoria, marked bathrooms... Read more »

  2. Sean Astin: Celebrities Should Brave Critics and Voice Their Political Opinions

    The Hollywood Reporter via Yahoo! NewsMay 04 09:00 PM

    The actor, a surrogate for the Clinton campaign, says disparaging comments by Susan Sarandon really irked him.

  3. It would be shocking if they did something to genuinely jeopardise their fortune for socio-economic justice.

  4. Has celebrity feminism failed?

    The GuardianMay 16 10:42 AM

    It has become fashionable to identify as a feminist in Hollywood, but a social and political force needs substance, not just award-ceremony speeches, to refocus the spotlight At its simplest, the difference between celebrity-branded feminism and a feminist movement as a social and political force is that one is about individuals and the other about systems. Individual celebrities are great at ...

  5. Tech CEO Turns Rabble-Rouser -- WSJ

  6. Which political connection is worse - Gov. Christie, whose job performance rating in New Jersey is at an all-time low in a new poll, or Tom Morello, former guitarist for Rage Against the Machine, who organized a concert nearly two decades ago to raise legal defense funds for convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal?

  7. Salesforce''s Marc Benioff Has Kicked Off New Era of Corporate Social Activism

  8. RIDLEY TOWNSHIP The library, 100 E. MacDade Blvd., Folsom, hosts local authors Vincent James and Joann Pierdomenico at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 17 for "Keep Music Alive." This free program promotes the educational and therapeutic value of music in the world and what it does for overall happiness in society.

  9. Berrigan, who died Sunday, was a leading figure in the Catholic left. He and his brother Philip served prison time for burning draft cards to protest the Vietnam War. Originally broadcast in 1988.

  10. Afeni Shakur Davis, political activist, philanthropist and mother of the renowned rapper Tupac Shakur, died Monday night in Marin County at the age of 69, authorities said. Sheriff’s deputies responded to Ms. Davis’ home in Sausalito just after 9:30 p.m. on reports she may have suffered cardiac arrest, said Lt. Doug Pittman, a spokesman for the Marin County Sheriff’s Office. Shakur was killed at...

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