27-year-old “The Cosby Show” and “That’s So Raven” actress Raven-Symoné shook the Twitterverse on Friday with a statement about same-sex marriage that many are interpreting it as her quietly coming out. Check out a few other causes that are “so Raven.”
+ Marriage Equality
“I can finally get married! Yay government! So proud of you,” the 27-year-old actress wrote. “She was just supporting the fact that she heard on NPR that more states legalized gay marriage today,” her rep told E! News. The media has been speculating about Raven’s sexuality for years now, to which we say “whateverrrrr!” It’s amazing when celebs come out in support of the LGBTQ community regardless of their personal sexual preferences. Do you, girl!
From the “The Cheetah Girls” to “Sister Act,” Raven has always rocked that on-screen girl power. Off screen, Raven helped launch Plan It Forward, which gives young women the tools they need to succeed personally and professionally. “Learn how to plan your life and future. If you’ve ever wanted to go to college, or travel, or start your company, or whatever you wanna do, this website will help you,” she told MTV Act in an exclusive interview.
+ The Red Cross
Raven is a member of the Red Cross’ Celebrity Cabinet, using her voice to promote the organization’s relief work around the world. “The Red Cross is an amazing organization whose efforts have helped many,” she said in a statement about the organization. “This organization is inspiring, and I want to help put Band-Aids on the wounds of those in need.”
“The Littlest Volunteers” is a book intended to teach young people the value of volunteering in their communities. Raven narrates the CD version of the book for those budding volunteers who can’t quite read yet!
We applaud Raven’s public acceptance of same-sex marriage and the amazing work she does in other areas as well. How she finds the time for it all, we have no idea. The only logical explanation is, “That’s So Raven.”
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