Actress-singer Liza Minnelli has joined
the NOH8 Campaign, which raises
awareness and funds for gay rights causes, including ending
California's 2008 voter-approved gay marriage ban, Proposition 8.
67-year-old Minnelli, the daughter of singer and actress Judy Garland
and film director Vincente Minnelli, returns to the spotlight later
this month to reprise her role as Lucille Austero in the fourth
season of Arrested Development,
to be released on Netflix.
NOH8 Campaign's Adam Bouska and his partner Jeff Parshley photograph
celebrities, politicians, professional athletes and everyday folks
with their mouths duct taped and the campaign's familiar “NOH8”
slogan often written on one cheek.
what I believe. I believe no shame, no blame, no guilt, try and be
happy, be who you are,” Minnelli told Access Hollywood
after she posed
for the campaign in New York.
have recently joined the NOH8 Campaign include actors Josh
Hutcherson and Avan Jogia, Nate Ruess, Jack Antonoff and Andrew
Dost of the band
fun, Glee's Alex
Newell, singer Ricky
Martin, actress Lana
Parrilla, actor LeVar
Burton, Minnesota Vikings punter Chris
Kluwe, singer LeAnn
Rimes, actor Taye
Diggs, actor James
Van Der Beek, actress Aisha
Tyler, Glee's Nene
Leakes, singer Miley
Cyrus, Hot in Cleveland's Valerie
Bertinelli, Wendie Malick and Jane Leeves, singer Courtney
Love and Meghan
and Cindy McCain.