Blogs by Matt Kane, Director of Entertainment Media at GLAAD
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GaymerCon is looking to become the first even convention dedicated to LGBT “geek culture,” and is launching its kickoff event and fundraising campaign tonight on Facebook. At 6pm PST, Gaymercon will host a virtual social world meet up through the Shaker app.
Iconic novelist and playwright Gore Vidal passed away in Hollywood yesterday, leaving behind a legacy of both incisive writing and cultural scrutiny. Vidal was often seen as ahead of his time, writing about gay characters when the topic was still considered taboo.
CEO of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, Neil Giuliano, who formerly served as mayor of Tempe, Arizona and as President of GLAAD, released his memoir, The Campaign Within: A Mayor's Private Journey to Public Leadership, earlier this month.
This past week, director Brett Ratner, GLAAD, and a cast of celebs filmed a new video campaign aimed at asking straight allies to stand up and speak out on behalf of their LGBT family members, friends, neighbors, and coworkers.