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Host: Karen Williams.  Featured guests: Randy Allen, Jehan Agrama, David Ehrenstein, Nicole Conn, Phillip Hoffman, Stephen Bogardus, Heather McCray, Maureen Moore, Liza Minnelli, Lily Tomlin, Bonnie Franklin, Shari Belafonte, Judith Light, Joel Grey, Jonathan Hadary, Phranc.

Summary: The episode begins with an introduction by Garrett Glaser, followed by a performance by Bette Davis impersonator Randy Allen. A segment on the gay and lesbian protest at the Academy Awards features Jehan Agrama, David Ehrenstein and Nicole Conn. The Theater Spotlight segment is about the musical, Falsettos, and the AIDS Memorial Quilt segment features Liza Minnelli, Lily Tomlin, Bonnie Franklin, Shari Belafonte, Judith Light and Joel Grey. There is also an interview with actor Jonathan Hadary, a mock commercial for Gaydar, and the music video for "One o' the Girls" by Phranc.

Hosts: Katherine Linton, Greg Watt.  Featured guests: Cris Williamson, June Millington, Rosa von Praunheim, Melissa Etheridge, Chrisanne Eastwood.

Summary: This episode opens with a segment spotlighting gay musical artists, showcasing Olivia Records as a groundbreaking label for women's music in the 1970s, featuring an interview with Jim Fouratt and archival interviews with Cris Williamson and June Millington. A discussion of the disco craze focuses largely on Sylvester. A look at gay cinema includes an interview with Rosa von Praunheim and clips from her film, I Am My Own Woman, along with a historical film segment featuring a clip from Robert Anthony Doucette's animated film, Triangle. There is also a musical profile about Melissa Etheridge and an independent commentary by Chrisanne Eastwood titled "Things I Would like."

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15:39 - 16:16: Marlene Dietrich, "Give Me the Man."
21:36 - 23:19: Melissa Etheridge, "I'm the Only One."

Hosts: Katherine Linton, Greg Watt.  Featured guests: Joel David, Dennis Lee, Norman Wang, Jessica Hagedorn, John Glines, Peter Morris, Dr. Stephen Kritsick, Me'Shell NdegéOcello, Chrisanne Eastwood.

Summary: Greg Watt and Katherine Linton host this episode, opening with a segment on gay Asians in cinema, including commentary from Joel David, Norman Wang and Jessica Hagedorn, as well as clips from The Wedding Banquet, Farewell My Concubine and M. Butterfly. The Theater Spotlight segment features John Glines and Peter Morris, with clips from the plays, Kiss of the Spider Woman and Whoop-De-Doo. The AIDS profile segment is about veterinarian Dr. Stephen Kritsick, followed by a Musical profile about Me'Shell N'degéOcello. Chrisanne Eastwood's independent commentary is titled "Lesbian Chic." The show concludes with the music video for "Queen's English" by Jose and Luis.

Hosts: Katherine Linton, Greg Watt.  Featured guests: Franklin Fry, Jay Hill, Willa Taylor, Jerry Snee, Wayne Koestenbaum, James McCourt, Lenny Levine, RuPaul, Ebony Jet, Lady Bunny, John Carlin, Smashing Pumpkins, Chrisanne Eastwood, Jimmy Somerville.

Summary: In the introduction, hosts Katherine Linton and Greg Watt reflect on 25 years of gay liberation. Kris Montgomery presents a Stonewall 25 preview, which looks ahead to the Stonewall 25 celebrations and Gay Games. The National Climate Report is a mock weather report, and the opera spotlight features interviews with Lenny Levine, Wayne Koestenbaum and James McCourt, clips from the Metropolitan Opera's production of Aida, and a brief discussion of Maria Callas. A segment about drag spotlights New York City's Wigstock event, and features clips of drag performers, including RuPaul, Lady Bunny and Lypsinka. The musical spotlight focuses on the No Alternative compilation album and other AIDS relief efforts put out by the non-profit Red Hot Organization. It features an interview with founder John Carlin, and clips from the No Alternative home video release, including archival footage of David Wojnarowicz, Tamara Davis' No Alternative Girls short film, and Derek Jarman's video for Patti Smith's memorial tribute to Robert Mapplethorpe. Chrisanne Eastwood's independent commentary is titled, "How Gay Are You?" The show concludes with the music video for Jimmy Somerville's "From This Moment On."

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16:45 - 17:25: Lauren Bacall, "But Alive."

Hosts: Katherine Linton, Greg Watt.  Featured guests: Pat Lagon, Joe Melillo, Ninia Baehr, Genora Dancel, Dan Foley, Anne Maguire, Paul Rudnick, Betty.

Summary: The first segment features correspondent Kris Montgomery with same-sex marriage license applicants in Hawaii and attorney Dan Foley. The Global Minute about gay life in other countries is with Anne Maguire, co-founder of ILGO (Irish Lesbian and Gay Organization). Alan Tulin introduces a segment on Paul Rudnick, featuring an interview with the screenwriter/playwright on his career, mainly focusing on Addams Family Values and his play Jeffrey. A clip of the play features John Michael Higgins. A segment about GLAAD Media Award winners includes clips from the winning television programs, plays and movies. Sheridan Bailey presents a segment about gay independent film, with clips from Desperate Remedies, Savage Nights and Zero Patience, as well as an interview with Stewart Main and Peter Wells. The music segment is about the all-woman band, Betty, including performance clips and an interview with the band. The show concludes with the music video for Elton John and RuPaul's "Don't Go Breaking My Heart."

Hosts: Katherine Linton, Greg Watt.  Featured guests: Stephen Spinella, Marcia Gay Harden, Ron Leibman, Ellen McLaughlin, Stas Novikov, David Drake, Urvashi Vaid, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rep. Barney Frank, Cybil Shepherd, Holly Near, Marina Navratilova, Roberta Achtenberg, Scott Capurro, Melissa Etheridge, Harvey Fierstein, Tom Stoddard, Jehan Agrama, David Mixner, Dick Sargent, V.S. Brodie, Chrisanne Eastwood.

Summary: Following an introduction by hosts Greg Watt and Katherine Linton, the theater segment on Angels in America includes an interview with writer Tony Kushner and clips from the play. In this episode's Global Minute, a college student discusses growing up gay in Russia, while the segment about out performers features an interview with David Drake, along with clips from his performance of The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me from episode 202. The March on Washington segment includes clips from episode 207 and other past episodes that spotlighted the march. The Celebrity profile includes clips from episode 202 featuring Dick Sargent of television's Bewitched. The gay cinema segment is about Go Fish by Rose Troche and Guinevere Turner, and includes V.S. Brodie and clips from the movie. Chrisanne Eastwood's independent commentary is about Stonewall 25.

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25:58 - 26:48: k.d. lang, "Just Keep Me Moving."

Host: Katherine Linton.  Correspondents: Bill Britt, Liz Abzug, Greg Watt, Miguel Arenas.  Featured guests: Neil Meron, Craig Zadan, Judith Light, Margarethe Cammermeyer, Melissa Etheridge, Lea DeLaria, Marjorie Hill, Barney Frank, Betty Shabbazz, Paula Ettelbrick, Terry McKeon, Ann Quinn, Scott Davenport, Tim Fisher, Doug Robinson, Michael Elsasser, Roberta Stokes, Jacqué Dupreé, Terry Boggis, Charles Busch, Eduardo Valoria, Lizbet Gispert Oliva, Lazaro Chavez, Odaymara Cuesta Rousseaux, Osbel Suarez Breijo, Andrix Gudin Williams, April Martin, Barbara Smith, Thomas Glave, Donald Suggs, Buju Banton, Brand Nubian, Cornel West, Reverend Jones, Michael Franti, Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy, Keith Randolph Smith, Calvin Trillin, Joan Didion, John Gregory Dunne, Kevin McDonough, Ivy Young, Esther Kopkind.

Summary: The first segment, Television Focus, is about the TV movie Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (starring Glenn Close, and executive produced by Barbra Streisand), and includes clips of the movie and interviews with producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan, Judith Light, Margarethe Kammermeyer, Melissa Etheridge and Lea DeLaria.  Next, the Neighborhood Focus segment features a discussion of the similarities and differences between the African-American civil rights movement and the gay rights movement, with interviews with Dr. Marjorie Hill, Representative Barney Frank, Dr. Betty Shabazz, Paula Ettelbrick (Empire State Pride Agenda).  The first of three Family Album: Gay Families segments features interviews with gay families, and more interviews air later in the episode, including author April Martin.  Greg Watt introduces the Theater Spotlight segment, which covers You Should Be So Lucky, starring writer/actor Charles Busch and includes clips of the play and interview with Busch.  Following this segment is International Focus with correspondent Miguel Arenas, which covers Cuba featuring interviews with gays and lesbians in Cuba and clips from the film Fresa y Chocolate (Strawberry and Chocolate).  This episode's Celebrity ID segment features writer and actor Quentin Crisp.  Segment Black LGBT History includes the Schomburg Center's recognition of Langston Hughes, a discussion between author Barbara Smith and writer Thomas Glave about Bayard Rustin.  The Documentary segment includes an interview with director Isaac Julien, followed by a clip from his film, The Darker Side of Black, which discusses homophobia in hip-hop, and includes Donald Suggs (GLAAD), Buju Banton, Brand Nubian, Professor Cornel West, Rev. Zachary Jones, songwriter Michael Franti and Language of Violence by Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy.  Greg Watt introduces a second Theater Spotlight segment, which covers the play Holiday Heart, directed by Tazewell Thompson, and includes interviews with Thompson and Keith Randolph Smith, as well as rehearsal footage featuring Smith and Afi McClendon.  A memorial service at Rockefeller University for journalist and author Andrew "Andy" Kopkind includes, among others, writers Calvin Trillin, Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne.  The show concludes with clips and the music video Language of Violence by Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy.

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25:02: Film clip from Strawberry and Chocolate (1993).
52:41 - 54:05: Fred Astaire, "They Can't Take That Away From Me."
54:29 - 55:37: The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy, "Language of Violence."

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