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LGBT Pride Month Programming on WETA Television

LGBT Pride Month

WETA Television celebrates Pride Month with special programming that spotlights the LGBT experience.

 

Vicious, Series III Special

Vicious

Sunday, June 19 at 8:00 p.m.

Join acting legends Ian McKellen (Freddie) and Derek Jacobi (Stuart) a bickering gay couple who’ve been together for over fifty years. The special will pick up where the Season II finale left off, an episode in which we finally saw Freddie and Stuart get married. Repeats Mon 6/20, 2:00 pm on TV 26;  Mon 6/20 11:30 pm on WETA UK; Wed 6/22, 5:00 pm on TV26  

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Out in the Night

Out in the Night

Sunday June 19 at 11:30 p.m.

A film examines the uphill battle of a group of African-American lesbians charged with attempted murder when they fought back after being threatened. The case reveals the role that race, gender identity and sexuality play in the criminal justice system.

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Independent Lens: Limited Partnership

Limited Partnership

Monday, June 20 at 10 p.m.

Meet one of the first gay couples to marry, and learn about their 40-year fight for legal status. In 1975,  when American Richard married Australian native Tony in one of the first same-sex marriages performed in the U.S., they found themselves on the front lines in the battle for legal immigration  status for same-sex spouses.

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The Campaign

The Campaign

Friday, June 24 at 9 p.m.

A film follows ordinary people compelled by a passionate belief in equality to go far beyond their everyday selves and participate in the campaign to defeat California’s Proposition 8 and to defend same-sex marriage in 2008. With access to the statewide headquarters of “No on 8,” the story tracks five people through the emotional battle as they are transformed by their participation in the political process.

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Frontline: Growing Up Trans

Frontline: Growing Up Trans

Friday, June 24 at 10 p.m.

Frontline explores the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their parents. Through personal stories of children, parents and doctors, the film examines new medical interventions being offered.

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Independent Lens: The New Black

The New Black

Saturday, June 25 at midnight

A film explores how the African-American community grappled with the gay rights issue, documenting activists, families and clergy on both sides of the campaign to legalize gay marriage and examining homophobia in the black community’s institutional pillar, the black church.

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Independent Lens: How to Survive a Plague

How to Survive a Plague

Sunday, June 26 at 11:30 p.m.

A film tells the story of ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group), two groups whose activism and innovation helped to turn AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.

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