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The Rivers-Christian Taliban Disconnect: How Gay Icons Joan Rivers And Elizabeth Taylor Foiled The Christian Right

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"Elizabeth Taylor pierced her ears and gravy ran out."

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Thanks to Joan Rivers, I knew that Elizabeth Taylor had gained a lot of weight before I really knew who Elizabeth Taylor was.

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Many of us felt like that, but if you If you google Joan Rivers-Christian Right jokes, you won't come up with anything. But to the Christian Right, Joan Rivers was a constant joke - or more a slap in the face to its oh-so-conventional "wisdom."

She was also a thorn in its side when it came to the "gay plague." As was Elizabeth Taylor. But sources say that Joan was the first thorn.

Following Taylor's passing last week, Rivers tweeted, "Sad to hear of Elizabeth Taylor's death. She was the 1st major celebrity to join me in the fight against AIDS when it wasn't a popular cause."

Huh? Elizabeth Taylor joined Joan Rivers?

By a smidgen. Here's the proof:

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Both Joan Rivers and Elizabeth Taylor raised funds for the same organization - The AIDS Project of Los Angeles - but Joan's fundraiser was several months earlier than Elizabeth's.

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Rivers has performed for countless AIDS fundraising events since the early 1980s and even donated her $125,000 Celebrity Apprentice winnings to God's Love We Deliver, an organization that provides healthy meals to homebound New York City residents with AIDS, cancer and other serious illnesses, where Rivers has been a board member for the past 15 years.

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Rev. Dan Vojir is has been writing/blogging on religion and politics for the better part of ten years. A former radio talk show host (Strictly Books " Talk America Radio Network) and book publisher, Dan has connected with some of the most (more...)
 

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