Really puts things into perspective! I wish more ads like these were made in the UK.
Dealing with unsupportive family members isn’t the only thing working against LGBTQ youth. Many families are amazing and supportive, and there are other factors that result in these kinds of tragedies.
As seen on The Huffington Post, Upworthy and Perez Hilton. Emmy-winning PSA directed by Ellen Houlihan (ellenhoulihan.com) starring standup comic Todd Glass (Louie, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Last Comic Standing) which takes on the suicide epidemic in the LGBT teen community for GLSEN: The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network’s #ThinkB4You Speak campaign. Inspired by Todd Glass’ decision to come out of the closet on a 2012 episode of the WTF with Marc Maron podcast. Subscribe to The Todd Glass Show by Nerdist Industries on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-todd-glass-show/id456835323.
Directed by Ellen Houlihan (ellenhoulihan.com)
Written by Todd Glass with Daniel Kinno
Produced by Mei Melançon and Ellen Houlihan
Starring Todd Glass from The Todd Glass Show by Nerdist Industries on iTunes. Todd Glass’ TV credits include: Louie on FX, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Tosh.0. His new one-hour comedy special debuts this fall. He tours with David Cross, Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman, Jim Gaffigan and David Spade.
Featuring: Mei Melancon, Rory Scovel, Jordan Boughrum, Jeremy Olson, Tammy Klein, Blake Wexler, Christopher Meehan, Andrea Lwin, Whitmer Thomas and Sonia Curtis.
Associate Producer: David Peddicord
Edited by Ismael Diaz
Title Design by Christian Hernandez
Camera: Alex and Dawn
Sound Mixer: Jakob Beetem
Gaffer: Micael Albrecht
Key Grip: Zac Polhamus
Hair & Makeup: Traci Barrett