Anne Hathaway Tackles Privilege In Tearful Speech About Human Rights
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Actress Anne Hathaway (The Princess Diaries, The Devil Wears Prada, Ocean's 8) was recognized at the 22nd annual Human Rights Campaign for being a voice of equality for the LGBTQ community.

Giving her speech, Hathaway held back tears while denouncing white, straight and cisgender privilege. In part she said:

That myth is that gayness orbits around straightness, transgender orbits around cisgender, and that all races orbit around whiteness.
I appreciate this community because together we are not going to just question this myth, we are going to destroy it.
Let's tear this world apart and build a better one.



HRC President Chad Griffin said of Hathaway:

From speaking out against discriminatory legislation targeting the LGBTQ community to her leadership on workplace equality for women, Anne is making a real difference in the lives of countless people around the globe.

Twitter couldn't agree more.









In 2008, Anne told a crowd of HRC members and supporters:

I don't consider myself just an ally to the LGBT community, I consider myself your family. And so, I'm doing what we should all do with our families — I'm loving you, I support you, I completely accept you as you are, as I hope you do me, and if anyone ever tries to hurt you, I'm going to give them hell.

You can read the full speech below.



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