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KATY PERRY DEBUTS (WE ARE) #GAYPROPAGANDA MOVEMENT PSA ON MADONNA?S ART FOR FREEDOM PLATFORM

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KATY PERRY DEBUTS (WE ARE) #GAYPROPAGANDA MOVEMENT PSA ON MADONNA?S ART FOR FREEDOM PLATFORM

TO ILLUSTRATE VIOLENCE AGAINST LGBT PEOPLE IN RUSSIA

Los Angeles, January 31, 2014 ? With the Sochi Olympics just days away, Katy Perry and Madonna chose to premiere (We Are) #GayPropaganda?s PSA as the finale of Katy’s month-long curation of #ArtForFreedom. ?The Peace Sign? is the third in a series of PSAs inspired by recent images of violence against the LGBT community in Russia. The movement seeks to use the #GayPropaganda hashtag to unite the voices of LGBT people and allies alike in support of those people facing prejudice and violence in Russia, and around the world. In a mission akin to #ArtForFreedom, (We Are) #GayPropaganda seeks to redefine ?gay propaganda? by asking LGBT communities and their allies around the world: What does #GayPropaganda look like to you??

This past fall, Vice Magazine and Madonna partnered to create #ArtForFreedom, a global digital initiative committed to bringing awareness to human rights violations. Through the initiative, Madonna encourages activism and contemplation by exhibiting artworks that speak to one defining question: What does freedom mean to you? One piece of art per day is featured on the website (www.artforfreedom.com) that ?expresses a personal definition of freedom and revolution in the form of video, music, poetry, or photography. Katy Perry was announced as the first guest curator of #ArtForFreedom for January 2014. ?I am so fortunate to have the freedom to express myself through music,? said Katy Perry, ?I believe that 2014 can be a year of great social change. Together we can all stand up for Human Rights. Join the conversation, and let your art be your voice.?

Watch “The Peace Sign” PSA

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Watch all 3 PSAs

Subscribe to the (We Are) #GayPropaganda YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeGayPropaganda

To join the movement and share the message:

Instagram: http://bit.ly/GPInstagram
Facebook: http://bit.ly/GayPropagandaFB
Twitter: http://bit.ly/GayPropagandaTW
YouTube: http://bit.ly/GayPropagandaYT
Tumblr: http://bit.ly/GPTumblr
Google+: http://bit.ly/GPGooglePlus
VK: http://bit.ly/GayPropagandaVK (Russia’s largest social network.)

Go to the #GayPropaganda #tagboard: http://bit.ly/GPTagboard

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About (We Are) #GayPropaganda

Join the movement. Use the hashtag & raise your voice in support of LGBT people in Russia and around the world facing prejudice and violence. #GayPropaganda seeks to reclaim, educate, empower, and inspire LGBT people and their allies by connecting art, images, and personal storytelling through the powerful yet simple social tools we use everyday.

#GayPropaganda Mission

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