Very few of us make it through life without being touched by cancer – our own or a loved one’s. Coming May 6, Susan G. Komen of North Louisiana will be holding it’s annual ‘Dancing for the Cure.’ This year my longtime collaborator, friend, contributor to LGBTSR, and co-host of our weekly Twist Podcast, is participating AND competing!

You can donate here, or, just as importantly (and simply!) like his Facebook page for the event. The person who gets the most likes gains a special award for their company as well as more money for the cause! So, if you can’t swing a few dollars, just give Rick’s page a like. Truly, madly, deeply appreciated.

About Rick

Rick Rose is an Emmy award winning producer and director who has worked over two decades in television, stage and film. He is also a social activist and entrepreneur.

He is co-host of THE TWIST PODCAST along with longtime collaborator Mark McNease of NYC where he expresses himself openly about political and social issues effected the world, something Rick is very passionate about. Rick was named as a 2016 HIV ADVOCATES TO WATCH by popular blogger, Mark S. King of

Born, raised and educated in Wisconsin, Rick is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Beloit College, after starting his college career at Bennington College following his senior year of high school in Osaka, Japan. Fluent in Japanese, German and English (sometimes!), he is an active fighter for equality, children’s and women’s rights and against AIDS, addiction, abuse and cancer.

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