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2010-09-24 15:59:00

Grammy Winner and Multi Platinum Global Superstar NELLY FURTADO to Perform HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) National will join with entertainment industry leaders to honor the contributions of producer Ryan Murphy (GLEE; EAT PRAY LOVE) and the creators of the hit film THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT at the first-ever PFLAG / THE LA EVENT to be held on Friday, October 1st at the London West Hollywood. "For nearly 40...

2009-12-15 13:37:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifetime Television, the leading entertainment destination for women, has received four nominations for the 67th Annual Golden Globe® Awards, including the Lifetime Original Movie Georgia O'Keeffe (Best Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television); Joan Allen, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Sigourney Weaver, Prayers for Bobby (Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television); and Jeremy Irons, Georgia...

2009-07-16 09:01:00

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) National extended heartfelt congratulations to multiple award-winning actress Sigourney Weaver on her Emmy Award nomination for her role in the TV movie Prayers for Bobby in which she portrayed the mother of a gay son who -- following tragedy -- embarks on a life-changing journey of acceptance. The film has also received an Emmy nomination for Best TV Movie. "PFLAG is thrilled to see...

2009-04-22 13:20:00

LOS ANGELES, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, the heat will reach a blistering high as Lifetime Movie Network debuts the movie adaptation of Ann Rule's best-selling novel, Too Late to Say Goodbye. Rob Lowe (The West Wing, Brothers and Sisters) is set to headline in the project based on the true story of an outwardly charming couple whose deceit and secret affairs result in fatal consequences. Too Late to Say Goodbye will premiere this August on Lifetime Movie Network, Lifetime's sister...

2009-03-09 15:02:00

Organization Says It Received 75 Inquiries About Local Chapters Since November WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The national office of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) reported today that it has received at least 75 inquiries about starting new chapters in communities across the country since Election Day 2008. The significant spike in requests about founding chapters follows passage of anti-equality ballot initiatives in California, Arkansas, Florida...

2009-01-30 12:39:00

February 5th Event Will Honor Straight Allies in the Movement for Lesbian & Gay Equality NEW YORK, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG): What: The first-ever Straight for Equality Awards Gala, honoring straight allies in the movement for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. Who: Honorees include: Dr. Maya Angelou: Recipient of the Straight for Equality in the Humanities Award...

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2009-01-27 22:53:01

Prayers for Bobby, a U.S. television movie starring Sigourney Weaver, was watched by 3.8 million people when it premiered, Lifetime announced. Based on Leroy Aarons' book of the same name, Prayers tells the real-life story of Mary Griffith, a profoundly religious wife and mother who questioned her faith after the suicide of her gay son. Weaver, known for her roles in Aliens, Gorillas in the Mist, Working Girl and Baby Mama, made her television movie debut with Prayers, which premiered last...

2009-01-26 17:03:00

Real-Life Story Increases Web Traffic by 169 Percent LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The poignant Lifetime Television original movie Prayers for Bobby impacted 3.8 million total viewers (3.1 HH rating) during its Saturday, January 24, premiere at 9 PM (ET/PT), and drew 2.3 million viewers (1.7 HH rating) with its subsequent repeat on Sunday, January 25, at 8 PM (ET/PT). Prayers for Bobby continues the Network's year-long success in producing popular made-for-television movies,...

2009-01-18 14:12:16

The upcoming U.S. cable TV movie Prayers for Bobby may offer enlightenment to parents, an official with a gay family support group says. Mike Neubecker, vice president of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, said the Lifetime channel movie features Sigourney Weaver in the role of real-life mother Mary Griffith, whose gay son committed suicide, the Detroit Free Press reported Sunday. Griffith's struggles to accept her son's homosexuality and suicide were depicted in a 1995 book...

2009-01-15 14:39:00

Kelley Joins PFLAG to Talk About Playing 'Bobby' in Lifetime TV Film Debuting January 24 DAYTON, Ohio, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actor Ryan Kelley, star of the new Lifetime Television film Prayers for Bobby, will join the Dayton chapter of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) on Sunday, January 25 in an event to celebrate the film's release and talk about his own experience bringing the acclaimed novel to the screen. Prayers, which debuts one night earlier...


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