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Molly Ringwald Named Grand Marshal of Pride 2012
Molly Ringwald has been named the Grand Marshal of this year's pride parade on June 10.The 1980's teen queen would be an appropriate choice solely based on her work with director John Hughes in "Sixteen Candles," "The Breakfast Club" and "Pretty in Pink." But Ringwald has also been an outspoken critic of Proposition 8, and she recently put out a collection of short stories that includes the tale of a 6-year-old transgender boy, according to The Advocate.
"Molly and crew told our stories in the 80’s, helping so many of us dealing with all of the challenges of being a teen,” Sam Borelli, LA PRIDE Communications Consultant told The Advocate. "That she continues to reach young people, letting them know that their stories matter, that they are real, is why we chose her during this year of youth empowerment."
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