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Playing Gay: How America Came Out On Television

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    THE "TWO THUMBS UP" PLEDGE!

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    A VIRTUOUS PLEDGE!

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    Every amount you can give helps make Playing Gay a reality! Aristotle once said, "Virtue is its own reward."

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    WE REMEMBER PEDRO PLEDGE

    A ONE-TIME VIDEO ON DEMAND SCREENING OF THE KICKSTARTER-ONLY SPECIAL PREVIEW EDITION OF PLAYING GAY
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    21 years ago, Pedro Zamoras changed the face of HIV/AIDS in America forever when he appeared in MTV’s Real World: San Francisco. Pedro died just hours after the final episode aired, but his courage and inspiration live on!

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    THE C-SPAN GAY MOMENT PLEDGE!

    A DIGITAL DOWNLOAD OF THE FILM
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    32 years ago this month, Massachusetts Congressman Gerry Studds, in a speech televised live on C-Span, declared that he was gay -- the first member of Congress in US history to do so publicly. Defying all conventional political wisdom, Studds’ constituents reelected him the following year and continued to do so until his retirement.

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    THE STONEWALL PLEDGE!

    EXCLUSIVE PLAYING GAY T-SHIRT
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    1969 was the year of the Stonewall Riots – the beginning of the modern LGBT civil rights movement.

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    THE HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAVID CROSBY PLEDGE!

    EXCLUSIVE PLAYING GAY GYM BAG (THANK YOU STAGCONDOMS.COM!)

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    Join us in celebrating David Crosby's birthday on August 14th! Not only is David a great champion of LGBT rights, he's generously offered to supervise scoring the music for Playing Gay.

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    THE "MY SO-CALLED LIFE" PLEDGE

    AUTOGRAPHED THANK YOU CARD FROM WILSON CRUZ, executive producer of Playing Gay and "My-So Called Life" star.
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    In 1994 we saw for the first time an openly gay character in a leading role on a television series – Wilson Cruz on My So Called Life.

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    THE BREAKTHROUGH PLEDGE!

    In 1997, 42 million people watched Ellen make history with her breakthough coming-out episode on “Ellen.” PLEDGE $97 and receive an exclusive "Playing Gay" Logo Sticker! Honor Ellen Degeneres for coming out on television and changing the world forever!

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    THE KINSEY PLEDGE!

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    126 years ago, Alfred Kinsey was born. He would change forever how we talked about and understood human sexuality.

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    THE BEHIND THE SCENES PLEDGE!

    EXCLUSIVE DOWNLOADS OF BEHIND THE SCENES FOOTAGE and extended interviews with Michael Douglas, Wilson Cruz, Sheila Kuehl, Martin Sheen, Hal Holbrook, Norman Lear and Dannielle Owens-Reid.

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    THE MAD FOR MADDOW PLEDGE!

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    THE EXCLUSIVE DVD PLEDGE!

    AN ADVANCE-COPY, LIMITED EDITION DVD of the film with exclusive outtakes and extended interviews

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    THE YOU OUGHTA BE IN PICTURES PLEDGE!

    YOUR NAME WILL APPEAR ONSCREEN in Playing Gay with a "thank you" credit in the final film AND A LIMITED EDITION PLAYING GAY CREW T-SHIRT

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    THE ALL IN THE FAMILY PLEDGE!

    COLLECTORS EDITION COPY OF THE ORIGINAL 1971 "All in the Family – Judging Books By Covers” SHOOTING SCRIPT, SIGNED by creator/writer Norman Lear

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    THE LIVE TAPING PLEDGE!

    JOIN THE CREW ON-SET FOR YOU AND A GUEST AT A LIVE-TAPING OF INTERVIEWS AND DINNER that evening with Wilson Cruz, Dannielle Owens-Reid, and David Bender (and possibly a surprise guest!)*

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    THE MADDEST FOR MADDOW PLEDGE!

    EXCLUSIVE ON-SET VISIT FOR YOU AND A GUEST AT A LIVE-TAPING OF THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW AT 30 ROCKEFELLER CENTER IN NYC!*

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