Starting today, Comcast's Xfinity TV recognizes Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month with a special collection of LGBT programming, including award-winning movies, biographical films, documentaries, TV shows, specials and interviews. The collection will be available to all Xfinity TV customers across Xfinity On Demand, XfinityTV.com, Xfinity TV on Xbox 360 and Xfinity.com, now through June 30th, after which a new destination folder will become a permanent part of the Xfinity On Demand menu.
"Our LGBT Pride collection celebrates work that has been recognized by GLAAD for outstanding content for and about the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community," said Klayton Fennell, Vice President of Government Affairs and member of Comcast's Internal Diversity Council. "With diverse TV line-ups and special programming, we offer the best multicultural video experience across screens and devices, and we plan to bring our customers even more choices and ways to watch throughout the coming year."
Xfinity TV's LGBT Pride Offering includes many Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Award-winning and nominated movies, biographical films, documentaries, popular TV series, and specials.
Movie highlights include:
|• Albert Nobbs||• Brokeback Mountain
|• J. Edgar
||• My Beautiful Laundrette
||• Taking Woodstock
|• Bam Bam & Celeste
||• The Kids Are All Right
|• Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss
|• Boys Don't Cry
Biographical Films, Documentaries, TV Shows and Specials highlights include:
|• Wet Hot American Summer
||• A Single Man
| • The Brandon Teena Story
|• The Strange History of Don't Ask, Don't Tell
||• Modern Family
|• Party Monster
||• Will & Grace
|• The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
|• Saint of 9/11
||• Up All Night
|• Change of Heart
||• MTV: It Gets Better
|• The Incredibly True Adventure of 2 Girls in Love
||• RuPaul's Drag U|
|• The Broken Hearts Club
Xfinity TV customers can also watch top-rated TV series, as well as films, documentaries, series and original programming from Here TV, Logo and Newsmakers, including hit shows like She's Living For This, For & Against, Threesome, Callas Forever and more. Customers can visit XfinityTV.com to check programming availability, in addition to checking Xfinity.com for slideshows of famous LGBT celebrities and same-sex celebrity parents, lists of the most LGBT-friendly cities and more.
Comcast has had a longstanding commitment to diversity since its founding nearly 50 years ago and focuses its efforts in four key areas: attracting and retaining a multicultural workforce, developing a diverse supplier group, offering a wide selection of multicultural programming and pledging significant community investments.
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