Today, LOGO announced the launch of it’s LGBT-focused 2016 election coverage with a digital series hosted by celebrated LGBT advocate and social media star, Raymond Braun. The announcement includes Braun’s sit down interview with Chelsea Clinton at the DNC (watch above), which centered on her her parents views on LGBT rights and her role as an ally.
This week, the digital series debuts coverage from on-the-ground at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland featuring interviews with GOP supporters and other activists about their views on LGBT issues. A video featuring Montel Williams calling on the Republican Party to include LGBT people can be viewed here: http://tinyurl.com/
The introductory video in Logo’s election series can be viewed here: https://www.facebook.
Braun is a media personality, entrepreneur, and LGBT advocate recently named one of the 100 most influential LGBT people in the world on the OUT 100 list, a Forbes 30 Under 30 “All Star,” and one of MTV’s “16 Rising Social Media Stars in 2016.” In Fall 2015, he founded RWB Media, Inc., a consulting company focused on social and LGBT marketing and outreach. Braun was recently on the ground in Orlando with Logo to cover the aftermath of the Pulse nightclub tragedy, and its impact on the LGBT community. As a leading voice in the LGBT media landscape, Raymond has covered a wide variety of LGBT topics, from Houston’s Equal Rights Ordinance to issues impacting transgender youth. In 2015, he reported on the momentum of marriage equality, both in the U.S. and Ireland. His videos capturing the marriage equality decisions in both countries have gained more than 50 million media impressions.