LGBTQ GLSEN Fox Partnership

20th Century Fox partners with GLSEN to create LGBTQ school discussion guides based on the new film “Love, Simon”

In an effort to combat the discrimination and exclusion that so many young people in the LGBTQ community encounter during their high school years, 20th Century Fox Film has announced a partnership with GLSEN to create two new resources for educators and students to discuss sexual identity, coming out, and harassment. The discussion guide and lesson plan are based on the studio’s new film Love, Simon, a heartfelt coming-of-age story about 17-year-old Simon Spier coming out to his family and friends. The movie arrives…

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National Geographic Emma Watson International Women's Day

Nat Geo welcomes Emma Watson as first guest editor of @NatGeo on Instagram to celebrate International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day (Thursday, March 8), National Geographic is welcoming its first guest editor for the @NatGeo Instagram account: actor, activist and UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson. Working alongside National Geographic’s editorial team, Emma will curate the account and highlight the work of eight female Nat Geo photographers from Saudi Arabia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Australia, the U.S. and the Philippines throughout the day starting at 8 a.m. EST. Their photos cover a wide range of important topics relevant to women around the world…

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Gillian Anderson as FBI Special Agent Scully

The Scully Effect: Celebrating The X-Files’ enduring character Dana Scully and the scientific phenomenon she inspired

One of the longest-running science fiction series in network TV history, FOX’s The X-Files follows FBI special agents Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) and Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) as they investigate unexplained cases set aside by the government. A medical doctor and realist, Agent Scully is the foil to Agent Mulder’s conspiracy theorist character, and served as an early example of a strong female TV protagonist who inspired a generation of women to pursue careers in the sciences and law enforcement. After learning about the…

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National Geographic 'Evening of Exploration' Gala

National Geographic hosts ‘Evening of Exploration’ gala in London, highlighting commitment to exploration in Europe and Africa

National Geographic recently hosted an “Evening of Exploration” at the Natural History Museum in London, the biggest event the organization has ever held in Europe. The gala was an opportunity to celebrate National Geographic’s 130 years of groundbreaking storytelling with National Geographic Explorers, National Geographic leaders, and luminaries from across Europe and Africa. “Understanding and informing our world has been at the heart of National Geographic since our founding in 1888 when 33 of Washington, D.C.’s, top scientific and intellectual leaders — many the millennials of…

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ACS: Gianni Versace Set Donations

FX’s “American Crime Story” donates $15,000 worth of set materials to Habitat for Humanity

Twentieth Century Fox Television and the production crew of FX Networks’ American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace have made donations of nearly $15,000 worth of furniture, artwork, lights and more materials used on set to the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles. The organization helps provide home improvement materials to families in need, and TCFTV provided an entire warehouse worth of items at entirely no cost. 21st Century Fox’s film and television productions regularly find new homes for leftover set materials…

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Fox Writers Lab 2018

Fox Writers Lab 2018: TV writers with diverse voices join elite fellowship program

21CF Global Inclusion has selected eight participants in the seventh annual Fox Writers Lab, a highly selective program for emerging TV writers with diverse backgrounds and life experiences. The writers will participate in a four-month intensive on the Fox Studio Lot in Los Angeles that focuses on developing original material, honing skills, and exploring the media and entertainment business. The program creates a strong pipeline of well-rounded talent for staffing on Fox television shows and contributes to increasing the diversity of viewpoints and ideas…

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Ferdinand

21CF Global Inclusion hosts sensory-friendly screening of ‘Ferdinand’

To mark the release of “Ferdinand,” the newest animated adventure from Twentieth Century Fox Animation/Blue Sky Studios, parent company 21st Century Fox hosted a special sensory-friendly screening on the Fox lot in Los Angeles on the film’s opening night. The Dec. 15 event welcomed families from Fox and the Autism Society of Los Angeles who have children on the autism spectrum, as well as anyone who would appreciate the supportive environment of the screening. “The Autism Society of Los Angeles valued the opportunity to partner on…

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Fox GLAAD Media Awards Nominees

GLAAD Media Awards recognize “Battle of the Sexes,” “The Shape of Water,” and more Fox projects for outstanding LGBTQ representation

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 (LGBTQ), 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. The full list of nominations for 21CF businesses are: Outstanding Film…

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Battle of the Sexes

21CF makes Battle of the Sexes DVD and discussion guide available for free to educators to encourage classroom conversation on gender equality and LGBT issues

21st Century Fox has strengthened its partnership with the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) with the release of a free Battle of the Sexes curriculum guide for the classroom. Inspired by the true story of world tennis champion and WSF founder, Billie Jean King, the curriculum offers materials for teachers to guide their students through discussions on sexism, LGBT rights, inclusion, and the landmark Title IX legislation, as well as handouts and activities to supplement key themes. Along with the curriculum’s release, 21CF is also…

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