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Host: Karen Williams.  Featured guests: Romanovsky & Phillips, David Nieves, Mary Hansen, William Balgobin, Manuel Osorio, Emma Kramer-Wheeler, Joey Smith, Frances Kunruether, Carl Strange, Raisa Lawrence-Pena, Joan Jubela, Nicole Charles, Alternate Visions.

Summary: Karen Williams hosts this episode from the Hetrick-Martin Institute, opening with a group discussion featuring the Peer Education Team. A P-FLAG profile features clips from Out: Stories of Lesbian & Gay Youth. The next two group discussions are about family support and education. There is also an interview with Ron Romanovsky and Paul Phillips and musical performance of their song, "One of the Enemy," followed by an interview with an out New York City public school teacher. The fourth group discussion is with three members of the Hetrick-Martin Institute. A spotlight on the film Homoteens features an interview with producer/director Joan Jubela and a clip featuring a poetry performance. The theater spotlight features the Alternate Visions performance group of the New York Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center. The episode concludes with Romanovsky & Phillips performing the song, "Missy and Heidi."

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Rob Eichberg, Amanda Bearse, Wes Combs, David Mixner, Bruce Hayes, Julio Rosa, Laurie Howarter, Sky Johnson, Kathleen Dermody, Richard Mayora, Sandra Schow, Wayne Schow, Tom Potter, Sandra Washington, Mildred Washington, Michael Bussee, Lily Gurk Marnell, Richad La Fortune, Beverly Little Thunder, Randy Burns, Sharon Day, Ulali, Muriel Miguel, Carole Lafavor, Paula Gunn Allen, Katie Potter, Mitzi Henderson, Tom Henderson, Jamie Henderson, Edward Browning, Pat Thorne, Roscoe Thorne, Tracy Thorne, Ian McKellen, Stephen Spinella, Nathan Lane, Joe Montello, Paula Grant, Minnie Bruce Pratt, Sarah Schulman, Norman Wong.

Summary: The first episode of season three opens with host Katherine Linton discussing National Coming Out Day with creator Rob Eichberg, followed by footage of the day's events and interviews about coming out. Members of the LEAGUE organization and employees at AT&T and Time Warner discuss coming out at work. Excerpts from Dee Mosbacher's documentary about parents of gay children, Straight from the Heart, are featured throughout the episode, as well as excerpts from I Was a Lesbian Child. The Two-Spirit People segment features interviews with LGBT Native Americans, as well as footage from the Gathering of Native American Lesbians and Gays. Ian McKellen provides the celebrity ID, and the theater segment is about Terrence McNally's Love! Valour! Compassion! The Independent Film vs. Hollywood segment utilizes clips from contemporary films to consider LGBT representation in cinema. A literature spotlight focuses on LGBT writers, and the show concludes with Ulali's "Follow Your Heart's Desire" music video.

Note:  Some audiovisual content removed due to copyright restrictions:
46:11 - Film clip from I Like It Like That (1994).

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Dan Savage, Rue Thais-Williams, Jewel Thais-Williams, Jon Galluccio, Michael Galluccio, Susan Morabito, Kate Clinton.

Summary: This episode is a reversion featuring segments from previous episodes as well as new segments. Excerpts are taken from previously aired episodes 401, 804 and 902, featuring such figures as Dan Savage and Dee Mosbacher, and covering such topics as gay parenting, deaf LGBT couples, and the documentary, Straight from the Heart. It also features a segment about New York City's Father Mychal Judge. Los Angeles activists Rue and Jewel Thais-Williams are also profiled. Susan Morabito, Kate Clinton, and Jon and Michael Galluccio provide PSAs during the episode.

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