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FIRST AMENDMENT AWARDS ANNOUNCES 2019 WINNERS

The Hugh M. Hefner Foundation celebrated seven individuals this year, including students, authors, an epidemiologist and two renowned attorneys. Our winners (L to R): Dr. George Luber, Grace Marion, Floyd Abrams, Christie Hefner (Foundation President), Christian Bales, Ted Boutrous, and Greg Lukianoff. Not pictured: Jonathan Haidt. 

HEF'S TYPEWRITERS ON DISPLAY

Hef's typewriters are the highlights of two separate exhibits: The American Writers Museum in Chicago is running "Tools of the Trade," featuring his Royal Empress, through June 2020, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Hef's alma mater) featured his Underwood Standard in "Writers and Their Tools: Parchment - Paper - Processor." 

FILM & TELEVISION PROJECTS

American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story (Amazon Original)   |   1:37

A fascinating docuseries chronicling Playboy magazine's charismatic founder, Hugh Hefner, and his impact on global culture. Told from his unique perspective with never-before-seen footage from his private archive, discover the captivating story about the man behind the bunny.  VIEW MORE

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NEWSEUM'S 2017 FREE EXPRESSION AWARDS

Hef and Christie were honored at the Newseum's 2017 Free Expression Awards, which recognizes those who work to defend and promote our First Amendment rights. They received the Free Expression Award in the Arts & Entertainment category.

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HUGH HEFNER TRIBUTES

Hef's legacy is a life lived openly, honestly, and in defense of all Americans - regardless of race, creed, gender, or sexual proclivity. His civil rights activism, women's rights advocacy, and dedication to upholding the First Amendment was reported on extensively following his death.

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