Cindy Lauper talks about how she feels about homophobic parents, The singer has been a gay rights advocate and activist for her entire career, recently she opened a home for homeless LGBT youth in New York.
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The ‘Girls Just Wanna Have Fun’ singer has started the Give a Damn Campaign, which aims to provide shelter to homeless young members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community, and is hoping to spread a message of diversity and acceptance.
She wrote in a blog for the Huffington Post: “As a mother, I could never imagine throwing my kid away for any reason, let alone over something like their sexual orientation or gender identity. It would be like ripping out a piece of my very own soul.
“For far too long, dogma and fear have torn apart too many families. It is a time when the heart must lead the way when your child shares this personal and life-changing moment with you.”
Last month, Cyndi opened The True Colors Residence – named after her 1986 hit single – which offers accommodation for young people who have been forced onto the streets by their disapproving families, but warns there is still a long way for the campaign to go.
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