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Patricia Arquette honored her late sister Alexis and championed trans rights during her Emmys speech

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Actress Patricia Arquette won the Emmy award for best lead actress in a limited series or movie.
During her moving speech, Arquette mentioned her late sister, Alexis, and championed trans rights.
"I lost my sister Alexis, and trans people are still being persecuted, and I'm in mourning every day of my life," Arquette said.
She also urged potential employers to give trans people jobs, and said that they should be treated as "human beings."
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Patricia Arquette advocates for trans rights in powerful Emmys speech three years after death of sister Alexis

Patricia Arquette advocates for trans rights in powerful Emmys speech three years after death of sister Alexis

28 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

Patricia Arquette devoted much of her Emmys acceptance speech Sunday to advocating for trans rights three years after the death of her sister, Alexis. “In my heart I'm so sad I lost my sister Alexis and that trans people are still being persecuted,” she said tearfully onstage at the Microsoft Theater...
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Patricia Arquette honors Alexis Arquette during 2019 Emmy acceptance speech

Patricia Arquette honors Alexis Arquette during 2019 Emmy acceptance speech

28 days ago   |   By New York Post

Arquette demanded equal rights for the transgender community during her Emmy Awards speech on Sunday night.
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National Weather Service confirms tornado touches down in Dallas

National Weather Service confirms tornado touches down in Dallas

The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in Dallas on Sunday night, causing structural damage and knocking out electricity to thousands. Read more ...

Crews search for small plane after radar contact lost near North Carolina...

Crews search for small plane after radar contact lost near North Carolina airport

Operations were temporarily halted at a busy North Carolina airport Sunday night after it lost radar contact with an approaching small plane, launching a search by fire and... Read more ...

Officers run Des Moines Marathon in full uniform, remembering fallen comrade

Officers run Des Moines Marathon in full uniform, remembering fallen comrade

Officers from California and Missouri came to run in remembrance of Sgt. Anthony Bemino. Read more ...

11-month-old shot 4 times inside a car in Philadelphia

11-month-old shot 4 times inside a car in Philadelphia

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Classes canceled a third day amid Chicago teacher strike

Classes canceled a third day amid Chicago teacher strike

More than 300,000 public school students in Chicago are getting another day off as contract talks continue between the teachers' union and the nation's third-largest school... Read more ...

Three soldiers killed, three others injured in training accident

Three soldiers killed, three others injured in training accident

Army officials say that the accident is under investigation. Read more ...

US troops pulled from Syria will be sent to Iraq to fight ISIS: defense...

US troops pulled from Syria will be sent to Iraq to fight ISIS: defense secretary

US troops being pulled out of Syria will be deployed to western Iraq where they will battle Islamic State terrorists, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday. He did not... Read more ...

Video: Unstable Hard Rock cranes demolished in fiery explosion

Video: Unstable Hard Rock cranes demolished in fiery explosion

Officials blasted the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans with explosives Sunday to take down two dangerously unstable construction cranes, stunning video... Read more ...

PG&E considering power shutoffs for portions of 17 counties

PG&E considering power shutoffs for portions of 17 counties

Pacific Gas & Electric Company is considering potential power shutoffs this week for portions of 17 counties, citing strong winds as the reason, the company said Sunday evening. Read more ...

Police investigating shooting in Wilkinsburg

Police investigating shooting in Wilkinsburg

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