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

29 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

29 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

29 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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Kevin Plank to step down as CEO at Under Armour

Kevin Plank to step down as CEO at Under Armour

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Several people hit by stolen ambulance in Oslo, police apprehend armed...

Several people hit by stolen ambulance in Oslo, police apprehend armed perpetrator

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EF-3 tornado slams Dallas, says NWS; 4 killed in Arkansas, Oklahoma

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The IMF Warns About Rising Regional Inequality

The IMF Warns About Rising Regional Inequality

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German defense minister proposes security zone for N. Syria to protect...

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Woman found stabbed to death in Framingham

Woman found stabbed to death in Framingham

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Man, 46, gets medical help for bizarre, rare case of gut brewing alcohol due...

Man, 46, gets medical help for bizarre, rare case of gut brewing alcohol due to carbs

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Half the world's banks are too weak to survive downturn - McKinsey

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Companies reach tentative deal to settle opioids lawsuit

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A West Point cadet is missing along with an M4 rifle, military academy says

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A West Point cadet is missing along with an M4 rifle, the military academy said after military, federal, state and local agencies conducted extensive searches to locate the man. Read more ...