Jeffery Schwarz and Lotti Pharriss Knowles, producer/director and producer respectively of the award-winning HBO documentary Vito, have launched a new Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to digitize all thirteen episodes of Russo's groundbreaking 1983 TV series Our Time and upload the series to YouTube for free viewing. Find out how you can help!
Next Tuesday, September 10, Logo TV will launch its live-streamed "Logo Town Hall" series with a round-table discussion on LGBT discrimination in Russia. The discussion is scheduled for 4pm EST, and will revolve around recent violence against the LGBT community in Russia, particularly the nation's passage of a law prohibiting "gay propaganda."
Her emotional journey has given voice to a struggle that many high schoolers face, but few have seen represented on TV. During an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Naya says that she is excited (and a bit overwhelmed) to be given this important role.
The activism of the LGBT community and its allies played a significant role, but something else served to drive the country in a certain direction. In four years, Hollywood happened. More specifically, television happened.