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Ryan Murphy to Donate All Profits From FX’s “Pose” to LGBTQ Charities

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Ahead of the June 3 premiere of his new FX series Pose, a dance musical about ball culture in 1980s New York City, writer and producer Ryan Murphy announced he will donate 100% of his profits from the show to trans and LGBTQ charities across the U.S. The series features the largest cast of transgender actors in regular roles in TV history, as well as the largest recurring cast of LGBTQ actors ever for a scripted series.

Malaria No More Honors 21st Century Fox and Star India With the Media Leader Award

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NEW YORK, May 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Malaria No More will present 21st Century Fox, one of the world’s leading portfolios of news, sports, and entertainment brands, and its subsidiary Star India, the largest media company in India, with the Media Leader Award at its 12th Annual International Honors event tonight. The companies will be honored for their remarkable legacy and leadership in raising awareness of the urgent need to end malaria, a preventable disease that kills a child every two minutes. 

The 22nd Annual Viacommunity Day Was All Good, All Around (the Globe)

by Lisa Di Venuta
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Friday, April 20 was truly a global day of giving. Nearly 4,000 employees from 25 different regions around the world contributed ideas, talent and compassion to more than 125 projects in local communities for the 22nd annual Viacommunity Day, a celebration of the company’s values and commitment to giving back.

Go Behind the Scenes of Fox’s “The X-Files” and Learn How Season 11 Went Green on Set

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Nearly twenty-five years after The X-Files first premiered on FOX in 1993, the show returned for an eleventh season earlier this year, not only reuniting David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson as FBI Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully but also building on the series’ long history of going green behind the scenes. Fans can now check out an exclusive video and case study detailing how the cast and crew conserved energy, reduced waste, and made a difference in the communities where they filmed.

GLAAD Media Awards Recognize “Battle of the Sexes,” "The Shape of Water,” and More Fox Projects for Outstanding LGBTQ Representation

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Eleven film and television projects from 21st Century Fox businesses received nominations for the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The awards honor media and entertainment for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community, as well as the issues that affect their lives. The winners will be announced at two ceremonies: one in Los Angeles on April 12 and another in New York on May 5.

Fiji Water Uses Red Carpet Season to Support Women in Hollywood

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Over the past few months, women’s equality has gone viral. A conversation that began with the Women’s March has evolved into movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp, taking Twitter by storm and illustrating the magnitude of the issue. Feminism was even named the 2017 word of the year by Merriam-Webster. With the groundswell of support, there is no denying that now is the time to bring women’s equality to the forefront.

From the NBC Writers’ Room: How Authenticity & Diversity Built 'This Is Us'

Kay Oyegun is a Nigerian-American TV writer and one of the storytellers behind NBC’s heartfelt primetime drama, “This Is Us.” In an interview, Kay shares her thoughts on why “This Is Us” resonates with diverse audiences across the country.
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One of the main reasons people have embraced “This Is Us” is because the Pearson family’s story is universal.  Their joys and struggles – from the birth of a child, to financial difficulties, to career wins, to challenges with weight loss – are so relatable.  

21CF Earns 23 Nominations for NAACP Image Awards Celebrating Achievements of People of Color in Media

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Long-running drama series, feature documentaries, major motion pictures and more from 21st Century Fox businesses were announced on November 20 as nominees for the 49th NAACP Image Awards, an annual program celebrating the achievements of people of color across the entertainment industry.

3,000 Colleagues Volunteer Across US for Second Annual 21CF Impact Week

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For six days and nights in October, nearly 3,000 colleagues from across 21st Century Fox businesses gave back to the communities around them as part of the second annual 21CF Impact Week. Building on the success of 21CF’s first ever company-wide week of service in 2016, which was piloted in New York and Los Angeles, colleagues in 25 U.S.

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