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Growing Up Trans An intimate look at the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their families.


Growing Up TransJun. 30, 2015 / 1:24:12An intimate and eye-opening journey inside the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their families.Watch Now »
Rape on the Night ShiftJun. 23, 2015 / 53:41A joint investigation into the sexual abuse of immigrant women in the janitorial industry.Watch Now »
Solitary NationJun. 16, 2015 / 53:40
Encore PresentationWith unprecedented access, FRONTLINE shows you what it's really like for prisoners who are serving time in solitary confinement.Watch Now »
Prison StateJun. 9, 2015 / 1:23:40
Encore PresentationAn intimate look at the cycle of mass incarceration in America -- and one state's effort to reverse the trend. Watch Now »
Obama at WarMay. 26, 2015 / 54:14FRONTLINE goes inside the Obama administration's struggle to deal with ISIS and the deadly civil war in Syria.Watch Now »
Secrets, Politics and TortureMay. 19, 2015 / 54:30The dramatic story of the fight over the CIA's controversial interrogation methods, widely criticized as torture. Watch Now »
The Trouble with ChickenMay. 12, 2015 / 53:46FRONTLINE investigates the spread of dangerous pathogens in our poultry, and why the food-safety system isn't stopping the threat. Watch Now »
OutbreakMay. 5, 2015 / 54:16The vivid, inside story of how the Ebola outbreak began, and why it wasn't stopped before it was too late. Watch Now »
American TerroristApr. 21, 2015 / 1:23:46How secret electronic surveillance missed catching the Mumbai plotters -- and how American-born David Coleman Headley planned another Charlie Hebdo-like assault against a Danish newspaper.Watch Now »
Memory of the CampsApr. 14, 2015 / 57:32
Encore PresentationNo one who has seen this documentary can ever forget it . One critic said it has the power "to shake the soul."Watch Now »
The Fight for YemenApr. 7, 2015 / 54:34With Yemen in chaos, a gripping report from the heart of the escalating conflict. Watch Now »
The Vaccine WarMar. 24, 2015 / 53:41
Encore PresentationInside the raging debate: parents' right to make choices versus the needs of a community. Watch Now »
The Rise of ISISMar. 17, 2015 / 53:41
Encore PresentationFRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith reports from Iraq on the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS. Watch Now »
Being MortalFeb. 10, 2015 / 54:11FRONTLINE follows renowned writer and surgeon Atul Gawande as he explores the relationships doctors have with patients who are nearing the end of life. Watch Now »
Firestone and the WarlordFeb. 3, 2015 / 1:23:40
Encore PresentationWhat are the costs of doing business in a war zone? FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the relationship between Firestone and the infamous Liberian warlord Charles Taylor. Watch Now »
League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion CrisisJan. 20, 2015 / 1:53:41
Encore PresentationWhat did the NFL know, and when did they know it? FRONTLINE reveals the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries.Watch Now »
Putin's WayJan. 13, 2015 / 53:41FRONTLINE investigates the accusations of criminality and corruption that have surrounded Vladimir Putin's reign in Russia. Watch Now »
Gunned Down: The Power of the NRAJan. 6, 2015 / 54:10FRONTLINE investigates the politics and the power of the NRA.Watch Now »
From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians (Part Two)Dec. 30, 2014 / 1:50:44
Encore PresentationThe story of the life of Jesus and the epic rise of Christianity. Said one critic: " It's a revelation of what television can be."Watch Now »
From Jesus to Christ: The First ChristiansDec. 23, 2014 / 1:50:44
Encore PresentationThe story of the life of Jesus and the epic rise of Christianity. Said one critic: " It's a revelation of what television can be."Watch Now »


Coming in July on FRONTLINE

This month, go inside a secret network that's rescuing women being held captive by ISIS. Read more

BP to Pay Record $18.7 Billion to Settle Gulf Oil Spill Claims

The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion killed 11 people and poured millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Read more

What’s It Like “Growing Up Trans”? – Google Hangout 7/1 at 3/2c

Join our discussion with filmmakers Karen O'Connor and Miri Navasky; Dr. Robert Garofalo, from Lurie Children’s hospital; Christy Hegarty, the mother of Lia, 9, whose transition is featured in the film; and YouTuber, musician and activist, Skylar Kergil. Read more

When Transgender Kids Transition, Medical Risks are Both Known and Unknown

New medical options are allowing transgender children to start the process of transitioning at younger and younger ages. But doctors tread carefully, lacking research on some of the long-term effects. Read more

What Makes You Your Gender?

Isaac Preiss, one of the first generation of kids in the U.S. to medically transition from one gender to another, reflects on his journey. Read more

Meet the Prom Queen Who Grew Up Trans But is Now “Just a Girl”

“When I was younger, I didn’t really know what transgender was,” says Lia Hodson. Now, the former high school prom queen is among a first wave of children and young adults that is reshaping the transgender landscape. Read more

Seven Solutions That Could Help Stop Rape on the Night Shift

It’s an ugly phenomenon. But there are ways to tackle it. Some of them are simple, and some already are being tested. Read more

“It Was Kind of Like a Double Life”: Meet Ariel, Who Is Growing Up Trans

For 13-year-old Ariel, the transition from boy to girl hasn't always been easy, but family support has helped. Read more

Supreme Court Once Again Votes to Uphold the Affordable Care Act

“Congress passed the Affordable Care Act to improve health insurance markets," wrote Chief Justice John Roberts in his majority opinion, "not to destroy them." Read more

Under Cover of Darkness, Female Janitors Face Rape and Assault

Across the country, janitors at companies large and small say their employers have turned a blind eye to complaints of sexual assault, and attacked their credibility when they report abuse at the hands of supervisors or co-workers. Read more

Undocumented Sexual Assault Victims Face Backlash and Backlog

A special visa can help undocumented victims of sexual assault, but women have to first report the crime. Then someone has to believe them before the visas run out. Read more

Can Rape on the Night Shift Be Stopped? Live Chat Wed. 2 p.m. EST

Join a live chat with "Rape on the Night Shift" reporters Andrés Cediel, Sasha Khokha and Bernice Yeung. You can leave a question now. Read more

Working the Night Shift, Alone and Vulnerable to Sexual Assault

They clean your offices, your hotels, your malls and airports. But as everyone else goes home, janitors -- many of them undocumented women who work the night shift -- are alone, which makes them especially vulnerable. Read more

Dental Chain Violated New York Law, Settlement Says

Aspen Dental, one of the nation’s largest dental management chains, is being called on to pay $450,000 for allegedly pressuring dentists to increase revenue by using high-pressure sales techniques on its low-income patients. Read more

In Newly Released Photos, a Rare Glimpse of Cheney Unscripted

A FRONTLINE producer spent years trying to get never before seen photos of former Vice President Dick Cheney. On Friday, she got 2,664. Read more

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