Tag Archive | Ryan Murphy

LGBT+ creators of ‘Hollywood’ rewriting history

LGBT+ creators of ‘Hollywood’ rewriting history

As a young gay kid in small-town Illinois, actor and director, Joe Mantello, longed to see people like himself on the silver screen. “When you’re growing up and you don’t see yourself reflected back, it’s very, very hard sometimes to understand your place in society,” the Tony Award-winning director told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Stop the Hate: 49 Celebrities Honor 49 Victims of Orlando Tragedy in Ryan Murphy-Produced Tribute

Stop the Hate: 49 Celebrities Honor 49 Victims of Orlando Tragedy in Ryan Murphy-Produced Tribute

On June 12, forty-nine innocent people — most of them Latinx — were killed at Pulse nightclub in Orlando simply because of who they were. In the aftermath of the Orlando tragedy, Ryan Murphy asked how he could help drive awareness about the anti-LGBTQ hate violence that claimed so many lives at Pulse nightclub. The […]

Watch: Julia Roberts at the GLSEN Respect Awards 2014

Julia Roberts is honoured at the GLSEN Respect Awards 2014, accepting the Humanitarian Award from Mark Pino, student ambassador for GLSEN, and Ryan Murphy. GLSEN is an organisation trying to ensure that LGBTQI students have a safe environment at school, and someone to go to if they are being bullied. GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & […]