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GLAAD Releases Videos of Celebrities for Marriage Equality

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

you tube bigAfter getting kicked off the Oscars for anti-gay comments, Brett Ratner agreed to direct a series of ads for GLAAD. A bunch of the ads were released today. Towleroad.com reports:

Ratner called working with GLAAD “a positive and enlightening experience” in the wake of his remarks, and his PSAs have just been released. They feature a number of well-known celebs and allies “coming out of the closet” for equality. Jackie Chan, Tamala Jones, Giada De Laurentiis, DeRay Davis, Hudson Taylor, Jaime King, Jason Alexander, Kristen Johnston, Sarah Shahi, and Pauley Perrette are featured in the first set. I’ve posted four of them above.

The ads will air initially on Comcast nationwide. Here’s Jackie Chan’s ad:

X-Men Star, Food Network Chef Participate in Marriage Equality Videos

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Shawn Ashmore, best known for playing Iceman in the X-Men films, and Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis are among the celebrities participating in a new video campaign from the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD).

GLAAD announced on Sunday the involvement of Ashmore and De Laurentiis in the still unnamed campaign which will feature celebrities, professional athletes and politicians coming “out of the closet” as supporters of gay rights.

Director Brett Ratner announced he was teaming up with GLAAD to produce the video campaign three months after he stepped down as producer of this year’s Oscars for using an anti-gay slur.

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