||Kreis starts campaign for Tenn. organization
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Openly gay singer Levi Kreis has started a campaign for Knoxville, Tenn., not-for-profit service agency Positively Living that revolves around his single "Love Revolution (feat. QBoy)," according to a press release.
The campaign involves a remix competition of the song, which is a tribute to a young gay boy caught in the middle of the Stonewall Riots. Submissions are due Sept. 3; see www.Vision9Records.com .
On Sept. 10, the winning remixes will be released on the Love Revolution Remix EP; all of the proceeds (from sales Sept. 10-Nov. 4) will be donated to Positively Living. Winning DJs will also be included in the music video and featured on a special commemorative poster given to Positively Living upon donation.
Positively Living provides housing and care for persons that are homeless and suffering with HIV/AIDS, mental illness, addiction or physical disability.
Kreis is originally from Tennessee; he currently lives in Chicago.
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