Jake is back in LA: dare I hope he will really attend the Advocate 45th anniversary gala?
“The glossy will celebrate the big 4-5 at the Beverly Hilton on Thursday, welcoming a host of celebs and activists, as well as fashion and social types. Not to mention inductees to the Heroes Hall of Fame, a list of notables that includes Ellen DeGeneres, Rosie O’Donnell, Cynthia Nixon and Jake Gyllenhaal.“
“Any celebration of The Advocate’s founding in 1967 must honor the heroes for LGBT rights that we’ve covered for 45 years. With one honoree named per year, the list will be announced in parts and culminate in an event in Los Angeles this month.“
The fact that I didn’t find any official guest list doesn’t prevent me from hoping that Jake being back in LA
means that he may attend the event.
I was tweeting the other day that I had my doubts, that it would mean an exposure that Jake might feel uncomfortable with but I really really would love for him to go. It would mean that he stopped caring for the idiotic speculation about his sexual orientation (which is his business and nobody else’s) that started with the hoopla stemmed from this stunning film
and it would mean that he feels safe enough to show his support to the LGBT community.
81 nations in the world still legally punish homosexuality. In 5 of these gays and lesbians are punished with the death penalty. Not to talk about the daily gay-bashing and gay-bulling going on everyday everywhere.
Public displays of support from celebrities have great impact on the masses and are sorely needed.
So yeah, I hope you’ll go, Jake.
P.S. Anyway, nice to see the beard back in full force.