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Host: RuPaul Andre Charles.  Featured guests: Keith Boykin, Irene Monroe, Toshi Reagon, Pamela Sneed, Cherry Jones, Michelle Lopez, Ruth Ellis.

Summary: This episode is a reversion featuring segments from previous episodes as well as new segments. Excerpts are taken from previously aired episodes 503, 602, 803, 805 and 904, and cover such figures as Bayard Rustin, Irene Monroe, James Baldwin and Ruth Ellis, as well as such topics as civil rights and AIDS in the African-American community. The Out Artists Speak Out segment features Toshi Reagon, Pamela Sneed and Cherry Jones. The In the News segment covers the Balm in Gilead organization's AIDS conference and Team Harmony VII. The In the Arts segment looks at the films, A Luv Tale and Punks. Women of Spelmen College provide the episode's celebrity ID.

Host: Denis O'Hare.  Featured guests: John Bartlett, Pamela Sneed, Bev Ditsie, Patricia Clarkson, Harvey Fierstein, Billie Jean King, Wilson Cruz, Martina Navratilova.

Summary: In the first segment, John Bartlett covers the HIV-positive modeling agency Proof Positive. The next segment features Pamela Sneed taking a close look at LGBT nursing home options. The Real to Reel segment spotlights Simon and I, Bev Ditsie's documentary about South African AIDS activist Simon Nkoli. The next segment discusses gay harassment in high school, and Patricia Clarkson covers the Broadway play, Take Me Out. Harvey Fierstein's Out Takes segment is titled "Gay Pride Day." Billie Jean King, Wilson Cruz and Martina Navratilova provide historical PSAs throughout the episode.

Note: Some audio content removed due to copyright restrictions.
54:53 - 55:22: Dolly Parton, "Light of a Clear Blue Morning"

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