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Jill Bennett Contributes to 'I'm From Driftwood' True Stories by Gay People Project

Jill Bennett Contributes to 'I'm From Driftwood' True Stories by Gay People Project

We Have to Stop Now, And Then Came Lola and former SheWired video blogger with The Gloves are OFF and The Violet Underground, Jill Bennett has joined creator Nathan Manske’s ‘I’m From Driftwood,’ stories of coming out blog with a short video interview. In her interview Jill discusses growing up in Fort Wayne, being an out lesbian actor and the power of the Internet to join people together.

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We Have to Stop Now, And Then Came Lola and former SheWired video blogger with The Gloves are OFF and The Violet Underground, Jill Bennett has joined creator Nathan Manske’s ‘I’m From Driftwood,’ true stories by gay people project with a short video interview.

In her interview Jill discusses growing up in Fort Wayne, being an out actor and the power of the Internet to join people together.

The “I’m from Driftwood” project grew out of an idea Manske had after watching Milk, but more specifically, Harvey Milk holding a sign that read ‘I’m from Woodmere, NY.’ For more than a year Manske has curated stories of out and proud LGBT people from throughout the country.

Here’s Jill:

 

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Tracy E. Gilchrist

Tracy E. Gilchrist is the VP, Executive Producer of Entertainment for the Advocate Channel. A media veteran, she writes about the intersections of LGBTQ+ equality and pop culture. Previously, she was the editor-in-chief of The Advocate and the first feminism editor for the 55-year-old brand. In 2017, she launched the company's first podcast, The Advocates. She is an experienced broadcast interviewer, panel moderator, and public speaker who has delivered her talk, "Pandora's Box to Pose: Game-changing Visibility in Film and TV," at universities throughout the country.

Tracy E. Gilchrist is the VP, Executive Producer of Entertainment for the Advocate Channel. A media veteran, she writes about the intersections of LGBTQ+ equality and pop culture. Previously, she was the editor-in-chief of The Advocate and the first feminism editor for the 55-year-old brand. In 2017, she launched the company's first podcast, The Advocates. She is an experienced broadcast interviewer, panel moderator, and public speaker who has delivered her talk, "Pandora's Box to Pose: Game-changing Visibility in Film and TV," at universities throughout the country.