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September 16, 1991 | DAVID J. FOX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leaders of two major Hollywood entertainment companies on Sunday pledged $125,000 to form an AIDS funding and support organization to combat the epidemic that has hit their community especially hard. The announcement came during a celebrity-studded "Commitment to Life V" benefit that raised more than $1 million for AIDS Project Los Angeles at the Universal Amphitheatre, and in the wake of stinging criticism of the film industry by actor Brad Davis, who died last week of AIDS.
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January 4, 1995 | RICHARD NATALE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In an industry where last year's charitable cause is as dispensable as last year's blonde, Hollywood Supports has been quietly but deliberately making inroads against AIDS and sexual orientation problems in the workplace since 1991.
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January 4, 1995 | RICHARD NATALE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In an industry where last year's charitable cause is as dispensable as last year's blonde, Hollywood Supports has been quietly but deliberately making inroads against AIDS and sexual orientation problems in the workplace since 1991.
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January 10, 1992 | DAVID J. FOX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hollywood Supports, the anti-homophobia and anti-AIDS discrimination organization created by prominent members of the entertainment industry, will be headed by an individual who has, at times, been among the industry's most outspoken critics. Richard Jennings was named the group's first executive director Thursday by organization founders Barry Diller, chairman and chief operating officer of Fox Inc.
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January 10, 1992 | DAVID J. FOX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hollywood Supports, the anti-homophobia and anti-AIDS discrimination organization created by prominent members of the entertainment industry, will be headed by an individual who has, at times, been among the industry's most outspoken critics. Richard Jennings was named the group's first executive director Thursday by organization founders Barry Diller, chairman and chief operating officer of Fox Inc.
NEWS
January 12, 1995
Sid and Lorraine Sheinberg are scheduled to receive the Simon Wiesenthal Center's Humanitarian Award on Sunday at the Century Plaza Hotel. Sid Sheinberg is the president of MCA and co-founder of Hollywood Supports, an organization dedicated to preventing AIDS and sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace through education.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 26, 1992 | DANIEL CERONE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After months of criticism for keeping the private life of prime-time network television's only continuing gay character in a closet, Fox's "Melrose Place" will thrust him center stage Wednesday night when he is physically assaulted on the streets and fired from work because of his sexual orientation. The episode comes just in time for the November ratings sweeps--one of four months a year when the audience for every TV station in the country is measured. "That's Hollywood.
BUSINESS
November 27, 1994 | DONNA K.H. WALTERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When "Julie" (not her real name) was "outed" by an employee who wanted to sabotage her management career, her company stood by her. Later, though, when she became more active and visible in lesbian interests, the same company warned her "to pull back in." "Hints were given to me," she said. "If I wanted to advance, I'd have to toe the line a little more." For gay men and lesbians, the world of corporate management is fraught with peril and mixed messages.
NEWS
September 16, 1991 | DAVID J. FOX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leaders of two major Hollywood entertainment companies on Sunday pledged $125,000 to form an AIDS funding and support organization to combat the epidemic that has hit their community especially hard. The announcement came during a celebrity-studded "Commitment to Life V" benefit that raised more than $1 million for AIDS Project Los Angeles at the Universal Amphitheatre, and in the wake of stinging criticism of the film industry by actor Brad Davis, who died last week of AIDS.
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