Play Proud - FOX Sports

FOX Sports partners with Play Proud during 2018 World Cup to support young LGBTQ athletes

To celebrate Pride Month and the FIFA World Cup in June, FOX Sports teamed up with Play Proud to share the stories of three remarkable young LGBTQ+ athletes who found support and community through the sport of soccer. Play Proud is an initiative of Streetfootballworld, a global coalition of nearly 130 soccer-based nonprofits in 80 countries working to address social issues impacting youth, from homelessness to gender-based violence to gang influence. Play Proud aims specifically to make soccer more inclusive by helping coaches protect…

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Susan Goldberg & Geena Davis

Nat Geo hosts Geena Davis for “Diversity & Inclusion Day” in D.C

National Geographic recently hosted award-winning actor and gender equality advocate Geena Davis during its “D&I Day” event, which included an executive panel discussion and celebration of 21CF’s Colleague Network & Resource Groups (CNRGs) expansion in Washington, DC. The employee-led CNRGs, which are formed around shared identity, interests or pursuits, are supported by 21CF Global Inclusion and help advance the company’s rich and diverse culture and foster an environment where all colleagues can thrive. National Geographic Magazine Editor-in-Chief Susan Goldberg and Davis, founder of the…

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FOX Pride Panel

Fox Pride celebrates and raises awareness during Pride Month

Fox Pride, a 21CF Colleague Network and Resource Group (CNRG), recently hosted an LGBTQ speaker series as part of its June celebration of Pride Month. The executive panel discussion, which was held at the Zanuck Theatre on the Fox lot in Los Angeles, featured Darren Schillace, EVP of Marketing at FOX Broadcasting Company; Julie Rieger, President, Chief Data Strategist and Head of Media for 20th Century Fox Film; Charlie Andrews, EVP of Drama Programming, Development and Event Series at FOX Broadcasting Company; Sally Daws,…

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Love, Simon Truth

21CF joins with The Trevor Project to inspire audiences to share their own ‘Love, Simon’ truths

21st Century Fox is launching a new campaign in partnership with The Trevor Project at the latter’s annual signature TrevorLIVE event, which raises funds to expand crisis services program and save the lives of LGBTQ youth across the United States. The #LoveSimonTruth campaign encourages audiences to tell a truth about themselves that they feel inspired to share after watching Twentieth Century Fox’s hit movie Love, Simon, which follows a high school student figuring out how to tell his friends and family that he’s gay…

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Joel Sartore/National Geographic Photo Ark

Meet the winners of the 21CF In the Wild photography contest in honor of Earth Month 2018

In celebration of April’s Earth Month 2018, and at this critical time for wildlife conservation, 21CF partnered with National Geographic to launch our third annual exclusive photography competition. Animals play a vital role in keeping our environment balanced and running smoothly and, to honor that, we invited our colleagues to share their best photos of creatures and critters from around the world—whether a shot from their travels or a selfie with a beloved pet. Our grand prize winner, Cristin McKee of Blue Sky Studios,…

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Breakthrough Junior Challenge

In partnership with National Geographic, the Breakthrough Junior Challenge 2018 is now open for submissions!

National Geographic has joined forces with the Breakthrough Junior Challenge, an annual global competition for students, designed to inspire creative thinking about science. Students between ages 13 and 18 from countries across the globe are invited to create and submit an original video, no more than 3 minutes in length, that brings to life a concept or theory in the life sciences, fundamental physics or mathematics. The submissions are judged on the student’s ability to communicate complex scientific ideas in the most engaging, illuminating,…

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National Geographic Planet or Plastic

National Geographic launches ‘Planet or Plastic?’ initiative to reduce impact of single-use plastics on our oceans

Every year, 9 million tons of plastic waste ends up in the world’s oceans and could remain in marine environments for more than 450 years. This escalating problem deserves our attention, and today National Geographic is kicking off a multiyear initiative to reduce the impact of single-use plastics on our oceans. The comprehensive plan of action called “Planet or Plastic?” launches today and is tied to the June issue of National Geographic magazine, which is available online now and will hit newsstands on May…

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FX Pose LGBTQ Charity Donations

Ryan Murphy to donate all profits from FX’s “Pose” to LGBTQ charities

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. Murphy will spotlight each of the recipient…

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LGBTQ Storytelling at Fox

GLAAD Media Awards honor ‘This Is Us,’ ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine,’ and more from 21CF for outstanding LGBTQ storytelling

Three television projects from 21st Century Fox businesses took home top honors at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City on May 5, including Twentieth Century Fox Television’s This Is Us, FOX’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and National Geographic’s Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric. The awards recognize media and entertainment for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community, as well as the issues that affect their lives. “GLAAD is working to ensure the…

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Girls Who Code - 21CF Partnership

21CF partners with Girls Who Code to help cultivate the next generation of female tech talent

In line with its commitments to reflect the diversity of its audiences and to support the next generation of creatives and technologists, 21st Century Fox has made a multi-year commitment to back the groundbreaking organization, Girls Who Code (GWC), with financial and in-kind resources. This support will go toward two significant initiatives: GWC’s new College Loops program, which will drive retention and community among female computer science majors by connecting and engaging Girls Who Code alumni at colleges and universities, and the development of…

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