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Gloria Steinem, Salma Hayek Pinault honored at Equality Now event
Gloria Steinem, Salma Hayek Pinault honored at Equality Now event

The event: Kathy Griffin hosted “Make Equality Reality,” a fundraiser for Equality Now, which advocates for the rights of women and girls around the world. The comedian deemed the subject to be so serious that she asked feminist Gloria Steinem, who along with with actress Salma Hayek Pinault was one of the evening's honorees, if it was OK to make people laugh. So during Monday's ceremonies at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills, Steinem spoke onstage about the significance of laughter. “It happens when you learn something. It’s an 'aha' — it’s like an orgasm of the brain,” she said, describing laughter as an expression of the...

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