Many of the brightest women stars in film, television, and music gathered on the set of host Whoopi Goldberg’s "Hollywood Squares" game show to tape a week’s worth of programs to benefit the Feminist Majority Foundation’s (FMF) Campaign to Help Afghan Women and Girls. The shows, which highlight the needs of women and girls in post-Taliban Afghanistan, will air during the week of April 29 to May 3.
Celebrity participants in the show include Amy Brenneman and Tyne Daly of the feminist hit "Judging Amy;" Camryn Mannheim and Lisa Gay Hamilton of "The Practice;" Debra Messing of "Will and Grace;" Gillian Anderson of "The X-Files" and longtime supporter of both the Campaign to Help Afghan Women and Girls and the Feminist Majority’s Million4Roe Campaign; Joely Fisher of "Baby Bob;" Ming-Na of "ER;" Kathy Bates; Kathy Najimy; Kirstie Alley; Melissa Etheridge; Cheri Oteri; Debi Mazar; and celebrity sponsor of FMF’s Mifepristone and Women’s Health Campaign,
To find out when to watch in your hometown, please visit the Hollywood Squares online.
Media Resources: Hollywood Squares; Feminist Majority Foundation
4/17/2014 Supreme Court of India Recognizes Transgender Rights - India's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that official documents must allow transgender people to identify as a third gender and directed the federal and state governments to include transgender people, known as hijras, in welfare programs such as education, health care, and job programs.
"All documents will now have a third category marked 'transgender,'" said Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, a transgender activist who petitioned the court. . . .