FT. LAUDERDALE, FL - (NewMediaWire) - December 18, 2015 - Multimedia Platforms Inc. (OTCQB: MMPW), the only publicly-traded LGBT media company, announced today that the company's CEO, Robert ("Bobby") Blair, is the subject of a Fox College Sports Channel documentary to be aired four times this month, beginning Friday, December 18, 2015.
This personal documentary, "Hiding Inside The Baseline," chronicles the fear, turmoil, struggles and devastating consequences of hiding in the closet as a gay athlete and coach in the 1980s and 1990s. Blair's story has the power and life lessons to empower and inspire LGBT athletes to live their truth. The film also encourages family, friends, teachers, coaches, sponsors and fans to better understand the importance of accepting and embracing these athletes as they strive to achieve their goals personally and professionally while living their truth.
"Hiding Inside The Baseline was written to build awareness, not only for athletes but for all LGBT youth," stated Bobby Blair, CEO of MMPW. "The creators of the film hope that this story can inspire all people to live lives honestly, whether it is in sports, business, the classroom, or wherever their life journeys take them. I want to encourage all viewers to be on the right side of history, by embracing and practicing equality and acceptance for all -- making the world a better place," added Blair.
"Bobby Blair is committed to providing safe and confidential support for LGBT athletes around the globe and by sharing his own experiences and showing how important it is to life your truth, I know he will make a major impact in the lives of those he reaches," said Billie Jean King, 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient.
Following his tennis career, Blair began the creation of Multimedia Platforms Worldwide, one of the nation's most successful LGBT multimedia companies. Consisting of entertainment magazines, weekly newspapers, news websites and social media platforms that consist of thousands of followers from all over the world, MMP is preparing to launch WiRLD.com, a game changing web platform in LGBT media.
"Hiding Inside The Baseline" airs this Friday, December 18th on the FOX College Sports Channel 8:00pm Eastern Standard Time. Additional nights and times are Saturday, December 19th (7:00pm), Wednesday, December 23rd (Midnight), and Saturday, December 26 (10:00am).
About Multimedia Platforms:
Multimedia Platforms Inc. ("MMPW") is a publicly traded industry-leading Multimedia Technology and Publishing company that integrates print media with social media, and related online platforms, to deliver information and advertising to niche markets. MMP teams utilize its proven business model to deliver niche publications and online platforms that target one of the most sought-after demographics in the world, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender population. MMP has recently expanded its concept to include video and mobile applications reaching deep into the international LGBT community. MMP's top brands include the Florida Agenda, FunMaps, Guy magazine and Next magazine. MMP's plan to interweave web, mobile and print to deliver the highest quality news and entertainment information via a variety of platforms that cross all cultural, generational and preferred modality barriers to reach an unprecedented audience. Visit MultimediaPlatformsInc.com for more information.
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