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2011-05-20 09:22:00

The National Audubon Society Announces 2011 Rachel Carson Award Winners May 23; NBC's Anne Thompson to Emcee NEW YORK, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Audubon Society will honor Sigourney Weaver and Maya Lin with the Rachel Carson Award at the organization's eighth annual Women in Conservation Luncheon at The Plaza in New York on May 23. The prestigious award, launched in 2004, recognizes visionary women whose dedication, talent and energy have advanced the...

2010-08-30 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Amazon Watch and International Rivers have teamed up to create a state-of-the-art 10-minute Google Earth 3-D tour and video narrated by actress Sigourney Weaver, with technical assistance from Google Earth Outreach, in support of Brazil's Xingu River Forever Alive Movement. Download the tour or view the video on amazonwatch.org. The tour allows viewers to learn about the harmful impacts of, and alternatives to the massive Belo Monte Dam on the...

2010-04-28 07:05:00

NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actress Sigourney Weaver joins dozens of indigenous leaders from around the world who are participants of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues to peacefully protest in front of the Brazilian Permanent Mission to the United Nations on Wednesday, April 28 at 1:30 pm. The Demonstration is being organized to show solidarity with the Brazilian indigenous peoples who will be gravely affected by the dam project and to emphatically convey that...

2009-12-15 13:37:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifetime Television, the leading entertainment destination for women, has received four nominations for the 67th Annual Golden Globe® Awards, including the Lifetime Original Movie Georgia O'Keeffe (Best Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television); Joan Allen, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Sigourney Weaver, Prayers for Bobby (Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television); and Jeremy Irons, Georgia...

2009-07-16 09:01:00

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) National extended heartfelt congratulations to multiple award-winning actress Sigourney Weaver on her Emmy Award nomination for her role in the TV movie Prayers for Bobby in which she portrayed the mother of a gay son who -- following tragedy -- embarks on a life-changing journey of acceptance. The film has also received an Emmy nomination for Best TV Movie. "PFLAG is thrilled to see...

2009-02-09 10:20:00

MTV News Names Dirty Harry, Ellen Ripley and John McClane in Notorious Line-up Of the Top Ten Greatest Movie Badasses of All Time NEW YORK, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- This weekend at New York's Comic-Con, MTV News presented its picks for the Greatest Movie Badasses of All Time. Coming in at number one was none other than renegade cop badass, Dirty Harry, as played by Clint Eastwood, followed by cinema's greatest female action hero, "Alien" badass, Ellen Ripley, as played by Sigourney Weaver....

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2009-01-30 19:46:58

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays Friday announced plans to honor Dr. Maya Angelou and Sigourney Weaver at a gala in New York. PFLAG said it will bestow upon Angelou its Straight for Equality in the Humanities Award; Weaver its Straight for Equality in Entertainment Award; Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole its Straight for Equality in Education Award; and IBM its Straight for Equality in Business Award at a ceremony at the Marriott Marquis in Manhattan next Thursday. The first-ever...

2009-01-30 12:39:00

February 5th Event Will Honor Straight Allies in the Movement for Lesbian & Gay Equality NEW YORK, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG): What: The first-ever Straight for Equality Awards Gala, honoring straight allies in the movement for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. Who: Honorees include: Dr. Maya Angelou: Recipient of the Straight for Equality in the Humanities Award...

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2009-01-27 22:53:01

Prayers for Bobby, a U.S. television movie starring Sigourney Weaver, was watched by 3.8 million people when it premiered, Lifetime announced. Based on Leroy Aarons' book of the same name, Prayers tells the real-life story of Mary Griffith, a profoundly religious wife and mother who questioned her faith after the suicide of her gay son. Weaver, known for her roles in Aliens, Gorillas in the Mist, Working Girl and Baby Mama, made her television movie debut with Prayers, which premiered last...


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