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Everyone is Gay

Everyone Is Gay promotes peer advocacy and provides resources and outreach to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) youth. By en...

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Education
  • Location Chicago, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2010
  • Website everyoneisgay.com

Company Summary

Everyone Is Gay promotes peer advocacy and provides resources and outreach to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) youth. By engaging audiences through evolving social media networks and community events, Everyone Is Gay seeks to constantly examine how LGBTQ issues intersect with other communities, and to utilize laughter, honesty, and dialogue as tools for further action.

Team

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    Dannielle Owens-Reid
    Co-Founder

    Dannielle Owens-Reid graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Performance, and then spent three years in Chicago studying improv and sketch comedy (that’s where the funny comes from). During that time she was also teaching drama to kids ages 8 - 18. Dannielle is the creator of Lesbians Who Look Like Justin Bieber, was the runner-up to be the first ever MTVTJ (twitter jockey) and ran social media for Virgin Mobile on the Lady Gaga Monster Bal

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    Kristin Russo
    Co-Founder

    Kristin Russo holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Theater, but gained most of her dramatic preparation for Everyone Is Gay while lip-syncing to Wilson Phillips and TLC. After moving to NYC in 2000 and running her own theater company for three years, she began volunteering at The Hetrick-Martin Institute (a service provider for LGBTQ youth and the home of the Harvey Milk High School). Inspired by the students and faculty at Hetrick-Martin, she returned t

Advisors

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    Sandy Pao
    Lawyer
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    Jennifer Vincinguera
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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