Bully opens in theaters across the nation
The widely anticipated documentary 'Bully' arrived in theaters across the nation today. To find out where the film is playing near you, click here.
Following its initial theatrical release as an unrated feature, Bully was given a rating of PG-13 last week from the Motion Picture Association of America, which will allow children under 17 to buy a ticket without parental permission and for the documentary to be screened in schools as an educational tool.
At the GLAAD Media Awards in New York on March 24, Harvey Weinstein presented a Special Recognition award to out high school student Katy Butler for the petition she began with Change.org to have the film's rating changed.
Watch Katy's speech about her work below:
The Weinstein Company has also teamed up with GLAAD to produce new PSAs featuring Glee stars Naya Rivera and Cory Monteith, as well as Jersey Shore's Vinny Guadagnino. Check out the videos below:
For more information about 'Bully,' visit www.thebullyproject.com
This month the United States Supreme Court will issue decisions on two cases critical to marriage equality. GLAAD is working with media outlets and couples around the country to push for marriage. Follow GLAAD for up to date news about the Supreme Court's decision at www.glaad.org/marriage