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Artist and former Macklemore collaborator Nic Adenau chats with GLAAD about "20," an LGBT youth art book and multimedia project, and the hit song "Same Love"

Artist Nic Adenau (who previously worked with Macklemore on the "Same Love" video) is raising funds on Kickstarter to finance a trip around the country for "20," a new multimedia project that would document the experiences of LGBT youth, particularly those who may be dealing with anti-LGBT bullying.

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Filmmaker Anne Clements Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Fund New LGBT Gaming Documentary Featuring GaymerConnect

Filmmaker Anne Clements in conjunctions with GaymerConnect, the first convention dedicated to LGBT gaming culture, is using Kickstarter to fund the production of a documentary titled Gayming in Color: Queers and Gaymers of the Pixelated World. The documentary will explore LGBTQ presence in the gaming community, and tell the story of the creators of GaymerConnect.

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15 Successful LGBT-Inclusive Crowd Sourced Creative Campaigns of 2012

Fundraising will always be a challenge for independent creators, but crowd sourced funding websites give projects that might have been overlooked in traditional channel a renewed chance for success, and have been particularly useful for many LGBT creators hoping to share their stories through independent media. Here is a list of 15 LGBT-inclusive fan-funded success stories from 2012.

Film Based on 8mm Archives to Explore LGBT/Puerto Rican Family Dynamics in 80s

Filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo is exploring her family history and finding LGBT people weren't discussed in her family. In her film, Memories of a Penitent Heart, she explores the relationship between her gay uncle, her devoutly Roman Catholic grandmother, Puerto Rican culture, and a world that was waking up to the reality of AIDS.

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