When he stepped down as Oscar producer in November over the use of anti-gay slur, Brett Ratner committed to work with GLAAD on issues pertaining to LGBT images in Hollywood. Now the media advocacy group announced a new video campaign, which will be produced and directed by Brett Ratner. The announcement follows meeting between Ratner met and GLAAD’s Board of Directors this past weekend that included Ratner’s successor as Oscar producer, Brian Grazer, directors Adam Shankman and Bryan Singer. “Working together with GLAAD has been a very positive and enlightening experience for me, and I could not be more pleased to be developing this crucial campaign to help educate people that we all share the same humanity,” Ratner said. The upcoming video series will feature Hollywood celebrities, athletes, musicians and politicians ‘coming out of the closet’ as supporters of equality. They will share personal stories about why and how they support the LGBT community and call on Americans to do the same.
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