Matthew Shepard Foundation Introduces “Erase Hate” Pendant from Love and Pride (Part II)

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Judith Light, star of Ugly Betty (and Who’s the Boss?!)

Jennifer Beals, star of The L Word (and Flashdance!), with Udi Behr, creator of The L Word Collection is for anyone that believes in diversity, equality and tolerance. 10% of Love and Pride revenue is donated to non-profit organizations that support gay and lesbian equality, including Lambda Legal, the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN), and the Matthew Shepard Foundation. The collection is available at and at select Saks Fifth Avenue locations. Love and Pride, created by Udi Behr, offers rings, watches, necklaces, bracelets and more for women and men in eye-catching designs for every budget, from $30 to $7,000, including the bestselling The L Word and Queer as Folk collections. .

Cyndi Lauper, singer (and star of Mother Goose Rock ‘n’ Rhyme) and Udi Behr, creator of the Erase Hate pendant from Love and Pride

Cyndi Lauper and sister Elen Lauper, honorees at the Matthew Shepard Foundation Honors 2007

Alison Sweeney, host of The Biggest Loser and star of Days of Our Lives (and one episode of Webster!)

The Matthew Shepard Foundation was founded by Dennis and Judy Shepard in memory of their 21-year-old son, Matthew, who was murdered in an anti-gay hate crime in Wyoming in October 1998. Created to honor Matthew in a manner that was appropriate to his dreams, beliefs and aspirations, the foundation seeks to “Replace Hate with Understanding, Compassion & Acceptance” through its varied education, outreach and advocacy programs.

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