On the anniversary of Tom Bridegroom's death watch the heartbreaking documentary 'Bridegroom' #taptaptap

Today marks the three-year anniversary of Tom Bridegroom's death. His partner, Shane Bitney Crone is asking people to watch Bridegroom, the GLAAD Media Award-winning documentary about their love and the discrimination faced by Shane in the wake of Tom's tragic death due to the lack of marriage protections for same-sex couples. The project started as a viral video Shane posted to YouTube, "It Could Happen to You," which has since received over 4.7 million views.

 

 

 

 

 

For this year's anniversary, Shane created a Facebook event and is asking people to post pictures and videos of their viewing parties and share their stories on the page. To join in, use the hashtags #taptaptap and #BridegroomMovie. Watch the trailer below. 

Last month the film received a GLAAD Media Award in the Outstanding Documentary category, tying with the film Call Me Kuchu. Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o presented the award to both films.

Bridegroom is available on Amazon, iTunes, and Netflix.

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GLAAD Southern Stories will elevate the experiences of LGBT people in six of the nation's southern states. The initiative amplifies stories of LGBT people thriving in the South, ongoing discrimination, as well as the everyday indignities endured by LGBT people who simply wish to live the lives they love, including stories of family, stories of faith, stories of sports, and stories of patriotism