The Disney Channel’s social outreach campaign “Make Your Mark,” which encourages and inspires kids to make a difference in the world, is currently featuring a 14-year-old named Ben; an aspiring filmmaker who happens to have two moms, AfterElton reports.
A TV station in Puerto Rico that broadcasts a popular news and gossip show featuring a puppet has announced that the program will now be prerecorded. Joe Ramos, president of WAPA TV, told reporters late Thursday that the SuperXclusivo show will be taped two hours before it is broadcast.
Fundraising will always be a challenge for independent creators, but crowd sourced funding websites give projects that might have been overlooked in traditional channel a renewed chance for success, and have been particularly useful for many LGBT creators hoping to share their stories through independent media. Here is a list of 15 LGBT-inclusive fan-funded success stories from 2012.