Cyndi Lauper goes to Washington - w/ pics [View all]
May 10, 2012, 2:44 PM
The Caucus Click: Lauper and Pelosi
By STEPHEN CROWLEY
Representative Nancy Pelosi, second from right, met with the singer Cyndi Lauper, second from left, and others on Thursday in Washington, to discuss gay rights advocacy and same-sex marriage.
... i think the president did a bold, risky thing. i will do everything i can to ensure this president has a second term. MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts speaks to singer, activist, and founder of the “True Colors Fund,” Cyndi Lauper, and singer and founder of “Like Me Lighthouse,” Chely Wright, about how the President’s endorsement could put a giant step forward for LGBT youth.
Senator John Kerry makes time for Cyndi Lauper
05/10/2012 6:24 PM
Senator John Kerry met briefly Thursday with singer Cyndi Lauper to discuss the issue of homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth. Kerry has proposed legislation called Reconnecting Youth to Prevent Homelessness Act.
Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 05/10/2012
Cyndi Lauper, Billie Jean King: Gay-rights advocates cheer Obama’s new stance on marriage
By The Reliable Source
For two celebrated gay-rights champions, it was a coincidence they happened to be in Washington the day President Obama voiced his support for same-sex marriage — but a happy coincidence.
“It’s been a really great, amazing day,” Cyndi Lauper told us on Wednesday. She dabbed at her dark lashes. “I couldn't have been prouder to be an American. I think my president kicks butt.”
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 11:42 p.m.
Holder, Lauper stand up for troubled teens
by The GW Hatchet
The U.S. attorney general and a Grammy Award-winning singer spoke up for youths battling mental trauma Wednesday at Lisner Auditorium during a tribute sponsored by a branch of the Department of Health and Human Services.
Eric Holder, who heads the U.S. Department of Justice, called on individuals to mentor at-risk teenagers during the event called “Heroes of Hope,” held as a celebration for National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius honored vocalist Cyndi Lauper for her foundation that helps lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth who are homeless.