October 2009

Cherry Jones Honored by The Point Foundation

10/26/09

Cherry Jones Honored by The Point Foundation

This is my first blog. I’ve made a career out of asking questions, usually of celebrities because the only reason a mild-mannered, Midwest J-school grad flees to the West Coast is for the glamour, right? Or to escape snow, or the frigid closet—take your pick. Writing and editing for the Los Angeles Times for years, it was obvious that a cause, a product or a politician got more attention with a celebrity name attached. Celebrities have done amazing things for the LGBT community. What would GLAAD, HRC, NCLR or Lambda events be without Elizabeth Taylor, Sharon Stone, Elton John, and other heavyweight celebs who show up, shake hands and ingest cookie-cutter chicken dinners to shed a little light on a worthy cause? I’ve been privileged to meet a lot of celebrities and...

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