Posts Tagged ‘Cyndi Lauper’

“Rap Against Rape”: Anti-Rape Activism, 90’s White Dude Style

Here at the Sexist, we're always on the lookout for popular songs that don't condone rape. Finally: Introducing Rap Against Rape, an (I'm guessing) early-90's group of white dudes that performed their titular activity in order to raise funds for rape crisis centers. But Rap Against Rape's anti-rape activism is, perhaps, exceeded by its [...]

Did the Media Black Out Gay Inauguration Celebrations?

Did the MSM leave Melissa in the dark?
The media's short-shrifting of gay inaugural events didn't stop at Rev. Gene Robinson's untelevised prayer at Sunday's Lincoln Memorial concert, says AMERICAblog's John Aravosis.
"There seemed to be a dearth of coverage about the gay and lesbian side of the inaugural festivities. Our readers reported that a number of [...]

The Peoples Inaugural LGBT Gayla Doesn’t Need Rufus Wainwright

College Park City Councilmember Patrick Wojahn explained last night why this Historical Society-held affair earns the "Peoples" designation—the $100 price-tag is significantly cheaper than the week's other gay events. The crown jewel of the gay inaugural balls, the HRC's Tuesday-night "Out for Equality" fete, will feature performances by Melissa Etheridge, Cyndi Lauper, and Rufus Wainwright. [...]