Stars of Bravo's Hit Shows Respond to Question, "What inspires you about living openly and honestly?"
WASHINGTON-In anticipation of National Coming Out Day on October 11th, the Human Rights Campaign and Bravo's Outzonetv.com have released video responses from Tim Gunn (Project Runway, Tim Gunn's Guide to Style), Daniel Vosovic (Project Runway), Ted Allen (Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Top Chef), Dale Livitski (Top Chef), Sandee Birdsong (Top Chef), Jesse Bruen (Workout) and Ryan Broan (Flipping Out) to the question, "What inspires you about living openly and honestly?" The National Coming Out Day videos, which are posted on Outzonetv.com, mark Bravo's first partnership with HRC.
HRC and Bravo's Outzonetv.com are encouraging others to film their answers to the question posed in the video and submit them as part of an online video project in celebration of National Coming Out Day.
This year is an important hallmark, as National Coming Out Day, Oct. 11, 2007, falls on the 20th anniversary of the 1987 Gay and Lesbian March on Washington, and the unfurling of the AIDS Quilt on the National Mall.
To view the videos, please go to http://www.outzonetv.com/comingout/.
For more information on National Coming Out Day, visit www.hrc.org/comingout.
The Human Rights Campaign is America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against GLBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.
www.OUTzoneTV.com is the first broadband channel specifically targeted to gay and lesbian online viewers. Part of Bravo's portfolio of linked digital assets and broadband properties that include BravoTV.com and the TRIO suite of channels: BrilliantButCancelled.com and getTRIO.com, the site will feature a wide array of exclusive and fun long and short-form videos and blogs. Subjects will range from historical examples of gay images in media to contemporary explorations of LGBT subjects, to content not overtly LGBT, but appealing to the audience. Bravo is a program service of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Bravo has been an NBC cable network since December 2002 and was the first television service dedicated to film and the performing arts when it launched in December 1980.
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