Prepare to be moved. Seriously, tears-welling-up, feeling-good-about-humanity moved. During Sunday's "Night Of Too Many Stars" on Comedy Central, Katy Perry was joined on stage by Jodi DiPiazza, a young woman who was born with autism. And in the video below, we learn Jodi's story: Her parents and doctors didn't think she would be able to speak or have a normal childhood, but thanks to a great school and early encouragement of Jodi's love of music, she now has the chance to experience a normal life.
Well, almost normal. Because not every girl gets to expertly accompany her favorite singer on piano, which is exactly what she does for KP on Comedy Central. Check out the incredible performance, and revel in the never-ending hug Jodi gives Katy. (Do you feel that, in your chest? That is your heart bursting.)
As if we needed more proof that Jon Stewart might be the best human being ever....
Janet Mock has been stuck in the center of some crazy controversy lately (thanks to Piers Morgan). But, we're happy to report today, she's getting publicity for something much less nerve-wracking. Mock, the author of Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More, is the newest cover girl read
Dustin Lance Black, the Academy Award-winning screenwriter of Milk, has called his alma mater's decision to remove him from a short list of commencement speakers an "injury," and asked students there to speak out against LGBT discrimination.
Administrators at Pasadena City College approached Black earlier this year read