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Emma Watson tweeted at Rugby player Keegan Hirst and it was beautiful.
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It's been kind of a mixed bag for athletes making the difficult decision to come out as gay. It helps to have Hermione on your side.

Keegan Hirst recently broke many boundaries, coming out as Britain's first openly gay rugby player. For a macho guy in a macho sport with macho teammates and macho fans, it wasn't the easiest of decisions. He's received a lot of support for the decision, marking even more how much the world has grown in a short time.

And in a beautiful and classy move, Emma Watson congratulated Hirst in a series of tweets Aug. 18.









Hirst spoke to the Daily Mirror about coming out Aug. 15.

Respected prop Keegan, 27, reveals the secret torment of dealing with his sexuality while carving out a career in one of the world's most macho sports.

Speaking exclusively to the Sunday Mirror, the dad of two tells of the moment he finally found the words to explain to his wife the reason they could no longer be together.

And he talks emotionally of the support he got, not only from her but also from his rugby team-mates.

The 6ft 4in captain of West ­Yorkshire side Batley Bulldogs said: "At first I couldn't even say 'I'm gay' in my head, let alone out loud.

"Now I feel like I'm letting out a long breath that I've held in for a long time."



Societal attitudes take a long time to evolve, but that evolution couldn't happen without people like Hirst taking initiative and influential people like Watson supporting them.

Well done, everyone.

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The Mannequin Challenge can be a bunch of things, but activism is not usually the first one that comes to mind. Well, that’s about to change. 

In this powerful video, this Mannequin Challenge challenges police brutality to create a memorable statement of protest for the Black Lives Matter movement. From Trayvon Martin to to Colin Kaepernick, the video is filled with references to the fight for civil rights, inspiring a call to action and, ironically, movement. Using audio from police shootings of unarmed people, the video is a sharp departure from the typical Mannequin Challenge, but may be the only one that is required viewing.

Check out the original tweet:

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Meet Lexi, the 19-Year-Old "Protector" of Cops

Lexi Kozhevsky, a 19-year-old nursing student from St. Louis University, stood in front of cops on Monday night, claiming that she would rather be harmed rather than any harm befall the cops.

She also enjoys:

- Protecting Shell's oil rigs from protesters
- Protecting bankers while they foreclose on people's homes
- Defending EA with multiple shill accounts on Reddit
- Fall Out Boy

She's the hero nobody needs.

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It's National Stress Awareness Day So Enjoy These Stressful Memes While You Think About All the Things That Stress You Out

We know you have a lot on your plate already, but it's time to celebrate another arbitrary #holiday! So just relax, check out these memes and try not to stress out while you become aware of your stress on NATIONAL STRESS AWARENESS DAY!

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Guy Destroys Homophobic Haters With Brilliant Rant on Bible Hypocrisy

Ever since the tragic events in Orlando, the internet has rallied to show their support for victims of the nightclub shooting and LGBT community of Orlando.

Unfortunately, there are still homophobic bigots out there trolling their best to justify the slaughter of 49 people.

So, on Monday, Darrius Anderson decided to shut up those bible thumping haters with an incredible rant on just how hypocritical peoples' interpretation of the bible can be.

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