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Pride Month

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Independent Lens

Senior Prom

For residents of an LGBTQ+ retirement home, “senior” prom takes on a whole new meaning.

Independent Lens

Senior Prom

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio: This Is the Way We Rise

American Masters

Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio: This Is the Way We Rise

Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio is a Kanaka Maoli wahine poet, activist, and academic.

American Masters

Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio: This Is the Way We Rise

Video thumbnail: Prideland Championing LGBTQ+ Healthcare in Mississippi

Prideland

Championing LGBTQ+ Healthcare in Mississippi

In some states, it’s legal for doctors to deny services to LGBTQ+ people.

Prideland

Championing LGBTQ+ Healthcare in Mississippi

Video thumbnail: Prideland What Does It Mean To Be An Ally?

Prideland

What Does It Mean To Be An Ally?

A Mississippi baker takes a stand for LGBTQ+ rights.

Prideland

What Does It Mean To Be An Ally?

Video thumbnail: REEL SOUTH ¡Fiesta! Quinceañera

REEL SOUTH

¡Fiesta! Quinceañera

N.C. Latino communities celebrate their new roots and traditions in the New South.

REEL SOUTH

¡Fiesta! Quinceañera

Video thumbnail: POV StoryCorps Shorts: Hand in Hand

POV

StoryCorps Shorts: Hand in Hand

Sissy talks with his wife Vickie about how they forged a new path.

POV

StoryCorps Shorts: Hand in Hand

Video thumbnail: Origin of Everything How Did Pride Become a Parade?

Origin of Everything

How Did Pride Become a Parade?

How did the New York City Stonewall Riots turn into a month-long celebration?

Origin of Everything

How Did Pride Become a Parade?

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REEL SOUTH

Outspoken

LGBTQ West Virginians assert the power and longevity of a small town queer community.

REEL SOUTH

Outspoken

Video thumbnail: Prideland Out, Proud & Southern: Dyllón Burnside’s Story

Prideland

Out, Proud & Southern: Dyllón Burnside’s Story

The South is home to more queer people than any other region in the U.S.

Prideland

Out, Proud & Southern: Dyllón Burnside’s Story

Video thumbnail: POV Reluctantly Queer

POV

Reluctantly Queer

A Ghanaian gay man struggles to reconcile his love for his mother with his sexuality.

POV

Reluctantly Queer

Video thumbnail: REEL SOUTH A Fine Girl

REEL SOUTH

A Fine Girl

Brandi, a trans woman of color from New Orleans, strives to open an inclusive salon.

REEL SOUTH

A Fine Girl

Video thumbnail: American Masters Crystal Labeija: The Queen Who Reinvented Ball Culture

American Masters

Crystal Labeija: The Queen Who Reinvented Ball Culture

Crystal was a proud Black trans woman, a drag mother and, a pageant girl.

American Masters

Crystal Labeija: The Queen Who Reinvented Ball Culture

Video thumbnail: Origin of Everything The Homophobic Origins of U.S. Law

Origin of Everything

The Homophobic Origins of U.S. Law

Danielle analyzes the homophobic history of US law.

Origin of Everything

The Homophobic Origins of U.S. Law

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FRONTLINE

Growing Up Trans

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

FRONTLINE

Growing Up Trans

Video thumbnail: AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange Mama Gloria

AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange

Mama Gloria

Mama Gloria is about Gloria Allen, a 75-year-old Black trailblazing transgender activist.

AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange

Mama Gloria

Video thumbnail: Subcultured How Is the Gay Rodeo Different?

Subcultured

How Is the Gay Rodeo Different?

Learn about the origins of the gay rodeo, the fierce competition and its future.

Subcultured

How Is the Gay Rodeo Different?

Video thumbnail: Prideland Polyamory, Demisexuality, and Being Transgender in the South

Prideland

Polyamory, Demisexuality, and Being Transgender in the South

A conversation with LGBTQ+ community members at the Creating Change Conference.

Prideland

Polyamory, Demisexuality, and Being Transgender in the South

Video thumbnail: Origin of Everything History of the Word “Gay”

Origin of Everything

History of the Word “Gay”

Why did “GAY” stop meaning “happy” and start referring “same sex relationships?

Origin of Everything

History of the Word “Gay”

Video thumbnail: POV Muxes

POV

Muxes

In the town of Juchitán, Méxcio, the world is not divided simply into males and females.

POV

Muxes

Video thumbnail: American Masters Gladys Bentley: Drag King of the Harlem Renaissance

American Masters

Gladys Bentley: Drag King of the Harlem Renaissance

Gladys Bentley was a musician and drag king who was a part of the Harlem Renaissance.

American Masters

Gladys Bentley: Drag King of the Harlem Renaissance

Video thumbnail: POV POV Shorts: Post-Colonial Queer

POV

POV Shorts: Post-Colonial Queer

Stories about the LGBTQ experience around the world.

POV

POV Shorts: Post-Colonial Queer

Video thumbnail: POV Another Hayride

POV

Another Hayride

In the 1980s, self-help guru Louise Hay created a space for healing -- called the Hayride.

POV

Another Hayride

Video thumbnail: Origin of Everything The Origin of Gender

Origin of Everything

The Origin of Gender

Why do we think there are only two genders? And how are sex and gender different?

Origin of Everything

The Origin of Gender

Video thumbnail: American Masters Julian Eltinge: Female Impersonator of the Vaudeville Era

American Masters

Julian Eltinge: Female Impersonator of the Vaudeville Era

Julian Eltinge was a female impersonator who was once America's highest paid performer.

American Masters

Julian Eltinge: Female Impersonator of the Vaudeville Era

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Independent Lens

Our League

A transgender woman comes out to her old-school Ohio bowling league.

Independent Lens

Our League

Video thumbnail: American Masters William Dorsey Swann: The first "Queen of Drag"

American Masters

William Dorsey Swann: The first "Queen of Drag"

Born into slavery, Swann was the first known person to identify as a “Queen of Drag.”

American Masters

William Dorsey Swann: The first "Queen of Drag"

Video thumbnail: American Masters Gladys Bentley: Gender-Bending Performer and Musician

American Masters

Gladys Bentley: Gender-Bending Performer and Musician

Gladys Bentley was a musical sensation and gender identity pioneer.

American Masters

Gladys Bentley: Gender-Bending Performer and Musician

Video thumbnail: What I Hear When You Say When Did You Become Gay?

What I Hear When You Say

When Did You Become Gay?

Examine the code words and phrases used to describe LGBTQA communities.

What I Hear When You Say

When Did You Become Gay?

Video thumbnail: Prideland Fighting for Same-Sex Adoption in the South

Prideland

Fighting for Same-Sex Adoption in the South

11 states in the U.S. allow for adoption discrimination based on religious grounds.

Prideland

Fighting for Same-Sex Adoption in the South

Video thumbnail: Independent Lens When I'm Her

Independent Lens

When I'm Her

A former ballet prodigy finds refuge in his alter ego, a Russian ballet instructor.

Independent Lens

When I'm Her

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PBS Short Film Festival

Kapaemahu

The hidden history of four healing stones on Waikiki Beach, and the transgender spirits.

PBS Short Film Festival

Kapaemahu

Video thumbnail: POV To The Future, with Love

POV

To The Future, with Love

A nonbinary trans boy is found between his immigrant family and living happily ever after.

POV

To The Future, with Love

Video thumbnail: Prideland An Openly Gay Pastor’s Journey to Acceptance in the South

Prideland

An Openly Gay Pastor’s Journey to Acceptance in the South

Being out in the church can be difficult—but it doesn’t have to be that way.

Prideland

An Openly Gay Pastor’s Journey to Acceptance in the South

Video thumbnail: POV StoryCorps Shorts: The Door She Opened

POV

StoryCorps Shorts: The Door She Opened

“I knew I was a girl. And so that weekend, I got to be me.”

POV

StoryCorps Shorts: The Door She Opened

Video thumbnail: NOVA Can Two Men Make a Baby?

NOVA

Can Two Men Make a Baby?

LGBTQ+ couples face many hurdles to biological reproduction.

NOVA

Can Two Men Make a Baby?

Video thumbnail: It's Lit! The Fiery History of Banned Books

It's Lit!

The Fiery History of Banned Books

Let's explore how the seemingly innocuous book has survived centuries of the ban hammer.

It's Lit!

The Fiery History of Banned Books

Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment What Art tells us about Gender

The Art Assignment

What Art tells us about Gender

There is a huge range of ways that gender has been understood in the history of art.

The Art Assignment

What Art tells us about Gender

Video thumbnail: POV POV Shorts: Dreaming Life

POV

POV Shorts: Dreaming Life

Stories of self acceptance and finding joy.

POV

POV Shorts: Dreaming Life

Video thumbnail: POV StoryCorps Shorts: Love Lost, and Found

POV

StoryCorps Shorts: Love Lost, and Found

“I had to be who I wasn’t so that I could survive.”

POV

StoryCorps Shorts: Love Lost, and Found

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