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Anne Hathaway to be honoured with award for her LGBT rights advocacy

The Academy Award-winning actress with receive the National Equality Award from Human Rights Campaign

By Steve Brown

Anne Hathaway will be honoured with an award for her LGBT rights advocacy.

The Academy Award-winning actress has been an outspoken supporter of equal rights and now the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) – the nation’s largest LGBT rights advocate – will award her their National Equality Award at the annual HRC National Dinner on September 15.

HRC President Chad Griffin said: “Through her incredible talent and bold activism, Anne Hathaway uses her global platform to stand up for the LGBTQ community.

“From speaking out against discriminatory legislation targeting the LGBTQ community to her leadership on workplace equality for women, Anne is making a real difference in the lives of countless people around the globe.

“HRC is proud to honour Anne Hathaway with the HRC National Equality Award at our 22nd annual HRC National Dinner.”