She has advocated for mental health, homelessness, women and children.
Gore has also been an LGBT rights activist since her husband was in office, which was rare for a second lady and against her husband's beliefs at the time. Agnes School), a private Episcopal school in Alexandria, Virginia, where she played basketball, softball, and field hockey and played the drums for an all-girl band, The Wildcats. In 1985, Tipper Gore co-founded the Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC) with Susan Baker, wife of then United States Secretary of the Treasury James Baker, because Tipper heard her then 11-year-old daughter Karenna playing "Darling Nikki" by Prince.
She served as Special Advisor to the Interagency Council on the Homeless and as the national spokesperson for the "Back to Sleep" SIDS awareness campaign.
In 1994, Gore visited a refugee camp and an orphanage in Zaire on a personal trip to provide aid in the aftermath of the Rwandan Genocide.
"Wow," we all thought to ourselves, "if they're still happily married, there must be some hope for us!
"But then, after 40 years of marriage, the Gore's pulled the rug out from under us all by announcing their separation.
She has been in one celebrity relationship averaging approximately 52.1 years. Given Name: Mary Elizabeth Aitcheson Age: 68 (8/19/1948)Occupation: Other - Spouse Most Famous For: PMRC founder; spouse of Al Gore "If I don't go into labor tonight I'm going to the concert at the House of Blues.
I want to see where my child support is going to come from.
Gore rose to prominence for her work with the Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC), voicing strong opinions and advocating censorship, for the labeling of record covers of releases featuring profane language, especially in the heavy metal, punk and hip hop genres.
Al and Tipper were married for 40 years before announcing their separation in June 2010.
It "was a mutual and mutually supportive decision that we have made together following a process of long and careful consideration," a statement by the couple said.
According to reports, Al Gore has begun seeing Elizabeth Keadle, a fellow environmental activist.
Keadle is a popular figure in Democratic circles and works as a biochemist and is a member of the president's council of the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy.
Her environmental efforts could have been the first link between the pair, though it is unknown exactly when they began dating.