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Posts highlighting the support of individual entertainers or the industry as a whole.


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EXCLUSIVE: Entertainment Icon Lynda Carter ‘Wonders’ Why Equality Isn’t Yet Law of the Land

October 9, 2018, 10:27 am Entertainment icon Lynda Carter speaks about her years of support for the LGBTQ community, as well as her unwavering support of nondiscrimination protections.
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Jack Antonoff of Bleachers Urges Massachuestts to Vote Yes on 3 at Music Festival in Boston

By Adam Polaski • August 21, 2018, 6:57 pm We're thrilled that The Ally Coalition and Bleachers teamed up to ensure that volunteers and activists from Freedom for All Massachusetts could spread the word about transgender equality.
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Q&A with Daniel Haack, Author of ‘Prince & Knight,’ New Children’s Book Starring Same-Sex Couple

By Adam Polaski • May 4, 2018, 2:43 pm We sat down with author Daniel Haack to discuss how books like Prince & Knight contribute to the movement for LGBTQ equal treatment, the importance of featuring LGBTQ characters in children's media, and the path forward for LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination protections.
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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Wonder Woman’ Director Patty Jenkins Calls for LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Nationwide

April 5, 2018, 10:18 am Filmmaker Patty Jenkins, director of 2017's smash hit 'Wonder Woman,' speaks out strongly against discrimination, the importance of story sharing, and explains why Wonder Woman is a beloved icon to the LGBTQ community.
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Public Opposition Grows as Georgia Legislature Considers Anti-LGBTQ Adoption Bill

By Shane Stahl • February 28, 2018, 12:46 pm Public opposition to an anti-LGBTQ adoption bill in Georgia is escalating after it passed in the state senate, including that of major public figures.
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Super Bowl LII: Both Teams Competing Are Longtime Supporters of LGBTQ Equality

By Shane Stahl • February 3, 2018, 8:14 pm Sunday’s Super Bowl pits the New England Patriots against the Philadelphia Eagles, two teams that have been vocal advocates for LGBTQ equality and fairness.
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Huge Slate of Entertainers Urges Texas Lawmakers to Reject Anti-LGBT Legislation

By Adam Polaski • February 14, 2017, 3:58 pm Today, more than 140 artists and entertainers from across the country released a letter urging Texas lawmakers to reject SB 6 and other bills currently pending in the legislature that would make it easier to discriminate against LGBT people.
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Entertainment Industry Sends Powerful Message to Georgia’s Governor on Anti-LGBT Bill

By Adam Polaski • March 25, 2016, 2:00 pm Check out the many entertainment companies specifically saying they'd take their productions – and all of the economic benefits that brings to Georgia – elsewhere if Governor Deal signs HB 757 into law.
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Religious Exemption Bill in Georgia Endangers State’s $6 Billion Film Industry

By Adam Polaski • February 24, 2016, 1:09 pm All of that work to build up the entertainment industry in Georgia is in jeopardy because of a hugely overreaching bill that arms any individual, business, or organization with a License to Discriminate.
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New England Professional Sports Teams Call for Full Transgender Protections in Massachusetts

By Adam Polaski • January 11, 2016, 1:30 pm This weekend, every major sports team in New England – the New England Patriots, the New England Revolution, the Boston Celtics, the Boston Bruins, and TD Garden – announced their support for a bill that would fully protect transgender people in Massachusetts from discrimination in public places.