How Anne Hathaway's Wedding Photos Will Help The Gay Community

Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway is donating her wedding photo sales to various same-sex marriage non-profits.

29-year-old Anne Hathway had a quiet, romantic wedding to Adam Shulman in September and now, she's ready to help out those who can't yet officially tie the knot. The Princess Diaries star has decided that she will donate a large amount of the money from her wedding photo sales to various non-profit organizations that support same-sex marriage.

Freedom To Marry, one of the non-profits she will be donating to, confirmed the news this morning. In 2008, she drew attention to her strong gay rights view when she stood up for her gay brother, explaining that she wants to be an ally with the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transsexual) community. She was then awarded with the Ally Award from the Human Rights Campaign.

There, she gave a seriously moving speech about the acceptance of all people.

Hathaway and her new husband are members of Freedom To Marry's National Honorary Host Committee for their National Engagement Party. The program ended last weekend and raised half a million dollars. 100% of that money goes into Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington—the four states with marriage on the ballot on Election Day.

We've got to say that Anne Hathaway is one of the few who really stands up for what she believes.

Tell us: What do you think of Anne's generous donation?

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