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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: Linda Akamine, Charlie Carson, Bruce Hayes, Marie-Helene Charlap, Patrick Riordan, Juan Pable Ordonez, Linda Chapman, Karen Brown, Ann Northrop, Lou Maletta, Marvin Schwam, Scott Capurro, Chrisanne Eastwood, the Flirtations.

Summary: The first segment is a preview of Gay Games IV, including footage of Team New York Aquatics and interviews with Bruce Hayes and other athletes. The Global Minute about gay life in other countries features Colombian attorney Juan Pablo Ordoñez. The segment on gay cable programming features interviews with television producers and clips from numerous cable programs. A tribute to Michael Callen includes clips from his life as an LGBT activist, including a 1989 PWA (People With AIDS) Health Group press conference, testimony at the 1988 AIDS Commission hearings, and footage from the March on Washington. Actor Scott Capurro is profiled with clips from Mrs. Doubtfire and his stage performances. Chrisanne Eastwood's independent commentary is titled, "Am I on a Date?" The episode concludes with a performance by the Flirtations.

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18:31 - 19:11: Film clip from Philadelphia (1993).

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."

Hosts: Katherine Linton, Garrett Glaser.  Featured guests: Mimi Bowling, Molly McGarry, Martin Duberman, Joan Nestle, Lee Grant, Pete Seeger, Serkan Altan, Meg Satterthwaite, Mark Unger, Stockard Channing, John Loprieno, Judy Nelson, Dave Lohse, Rick Peterson, Bruce Hayes, Rene Oldrich, Jack Hilovsky, Bruce Gallard-Grant, John Breckenridge, Lisa Meyer, Gary Riese, David Fazio, Collette Francel, Kate Bornstein, Charles Busch, Bill T. Jones, the Flirtations, Petula Clark, Ian McKellen, Kate Clinton, Sandra Bernhard, Suzy Berger, Bob Smith, Nathan Lane, Chita Rivera, Ellen Carton, Lidell Jackson, Sue Hyde, Reverend Zachary Jones, Tim McFeeley, Joy Tomchin, Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum, Krishna Stone, Jeanne Manford, Masaki Shiomi, Hunter Reynolds, David Marshall Grant, Peri Jude Radecic, Morris Knight, Suzy Byrne, Liza Minnelli, Joan Rivers.

Summary: The second season concludes with an episode devoted to the 25th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. The hosts introduce the episode with a discussion about pre- and post-Stonewall life for gays and lesbians. The first segment is about the New York Public Library's "Becoming Visible" exhibit, and features clips from the documentary, Before Stonewall. Brief spotlights on important moments in LGBT history occur throughout the episode. One segment discusses LGBT issues in Turkey. The Gay Games IV segment includes sports footage and interviews, along with performances and art from the Gay Games IV Cultural Festival. Notable LGBT figures profiled in this episode include Martina Navratilova, Harvey Fierstein and Audre Lorde. The theater spotlight features Ian McKellen in A Knight Out, followed by stand-up comedy routines. Many LGBT activists are interviewed in a segment focusing on the growth of gay and lesbian organizations. A segment on activism in the face of AIDS features the AIDS Memorial Dress, a performance clip from the play, The Normal Heart, and the 10th annual AIDS Candlelight March with a memorial service and burial. This is followed by speeches from Peri Jude Radecic, Morris Knight, Suzy Byrne, Stonewall veterans and Liza Minnelli.

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52:30 - 54:03: Liza Minnelli with the Women of the St. Cecilia Chorus, the New York Gay Mens Chorus, the Newark Boys Choir and Singers Forum, "The Day After That."

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.

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46:11 - Film clip from I Like It Like That (1994).

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."

Host: Katherine Linton.  Correspondents: Bill Britt, Cathay Che.  Featured guests: Sid Sheinberg, Richard Jennings, Kirby Tepper, Elton John, Allan Bérubé, Vernon Berg, Michelle Benecke, Bill T. Jones, Linda Villarosa, Urvashi Vaid, Ann Northrop, Charles Flowers, Phillip Sherman, Tony Kushner, Ann Bannon, Barbara Hammer, Jim Fouratt, Chay Yew, Francis Jue, B.D. Wong, George C. Wolfe, Maria Maggenti, Amber Hollibaugh, Risa Denenberg, Martina Navratilova, Melissa Etheridge, Arthur Dong, Stewart Wallace, Michael Korie, Robert Orth.

Summary: The first segment looks at how Hollywood studios discuss sexual orientation in the workplace. LGBT war veterans are featured in a segment about gays in the military, while the Veterans of AIDS segment includes an interview with and performance by choreographer Bill T. Jones, plus a tribute to author Paul Monette. The Outwrite conference, a meeting of gay authors in Boston, is spotlighted, and the episode also includes a profile of Audre Lorde. Chay Yew's play, A Language of Their Own, is the focus of the theater spotlight. Maria Maggenti provides the episode celebrity ID. A segment about women with HIV follows, and the L.A. Women's Night segment is about a fundraiser honoring famous lesbians. The episode presents excerpts from the documentaries, Tuesday Night, about a group meeting of parents of AIDS patients, and Coming Out Under Fire, about gay veterans. Next is the segment Harvey Milk, which features a profile of the politician, Hetrick-Martin students remembering him, and a look at an opera about his life. A tribute to Michael Callen concludes the program.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Dan Butler, Gene Ulrich, Maria Maggenti, Denys Arcand, Suzanne Westenhoefer, Armistead Maupin, Marlon Riggs, Paul Rudnick, Patrick Stewart.

Summary: The final episode of the third season opens with a historical retrospective about the 1970 Christopher Street Liberation Parade, the first pride parade in New York City. Segments about gay life in San Francisco and Milwaukee cover theater and sports in those cities. The next segment is a profile of Dan Butler, followed by coverage of the San Francisco Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. A look at San Francisco politics profiles Harvey Milk and other gay supervisors, and Missouri mayor Gene Ulrich is the subject of another profile. Suzanne Westenhoefer talks about small town life in Columbus, Ohio. Looks at AIDS activism feature San Francisco's California AIDS ride and the South Vermont AIDS project. Filmmaker Marlon Riggs and writer Paul Rudnick are spotlighted in the next segment. The Stapes High School Gay/Straight Alliance in Connecticut is profiled, and Patrick Stewart provides this episode's Celebrity ID.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Correspondents: Tanya Barfield, Alan Tulin.  Featured guests: John Blandford, Mark Jordan, Regina Coll, Klaus Müller, David Mixner, Stefan K., Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles, Urvashi Vaid, Elizabeth Birch, David Mixner, Rich Tafel, Melinda Paras, George Stephanopoulos, Barney Frank, Jennifer Camper, Howard Cruse, George C. Wolfe, Anne Harris, Madeleine Olnek, Peggy Shaw, Holly Hughes, Ira Jeffries, Gail Shister, Vanessa Agnew.

Summary: The Gay and Catholic segment begins by covering the gay and lesbian student organization at Notre Dame University. Other college gay and lesbian groups are discussed, and the segment also considers the Catholic Church's relationship with homosexuality, ministry outreach and reactions to the film, Priest. The Holocaust segment provides a history of the German gay movement before the rise of Nazism, and the subsequent persecution of gays in the Holocaust. The significance of the pink triangle is discussed, along with the Holocaust Memorial Museum's exhibit on homosexuals in the Holocaust. It also previews a documentary about The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles visiting a Concentration Camp on their European tour. The next segment covers reactions to a poll in The Advocate about gay leaders, followed by speeches about the Non-discrimination Employment Act by George Stephanopoulos and Barney Frank. Katherine Linton then interviews Stephanopoulos. The next segment is about gay comic strips, featuring Jennifer Camper and Howard Cruse, while the theater spotlight covers how local lesbian theater, primarily focusing on WOW Cafe. Interviewees offer reflections about Christmas, and animated character Wendell Trupstock provides this episode's Celebrity ID.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Charlene Colthran, Keith Boykin, Kay Shelby, Dirk Shafer, Ciprian Cucu, Troy Perry.

Summary: The episode begins with a segment comparing and contrasting African American civil rights and gay civil rights. The next segment features the religious right's involvement regarding gay and lesbian issues in the public school system. The Bayard Rustin Rally segment is an interview with Charlene Cothran, and an interview with Keith Boykin of Leadership Forum follows. The theater spotlight is about the "Think It's Not When It Iz" Theatre and a lesbian sensitivity workshop. The next segment looks at gay religious organizations. An interview with Playgirl's Man of the Year Dirk Shafer follows. The In the World segment covers gay history and rights in South Africa, the film Out in Africa, and the International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission with Ciprian Cucu, speaking about human rights abuses in Romania. Hate crime statistics are provided, and Chelsea House Press highlights author James Baldwin. The Spellman College Lesbian Bisexual Alliance provides the episode's celebrity ID.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Correspondent: Kate Clinton.  Featured guests: Marga Gomez, Barney Frank, Susan Miller, Michael Kearns, Gene Ulrich.

Summary: The first segment is about gay rights and issues used in presidential campaigns and elections, and the second segment focuses on the viability of gay candidates for political office. The theater spotlight segment is on Marga Gomez and her show, A Line around the Block. The In the Press segment features a look at gay journalists coming out. Kate Clinton interviews U.S. Representative Barney Frank. The next segment spotlights the Mautner project, which provides aid to lesbians with breast cancer, followed by a segment focusing on Susan Miller and Michael Kearns using theater to promote awareness of breast cancer and AIDS. There is also a rebroadcast of the segment about Gene Ulrich, the gay mayor of Bunceton, MO first seen in episode 404. Marga Gomez provides the episode's Celebrity ID.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: John Schlesinger, Rick McKay, Johnny Symons, Barbara Anderson, Brad Newcombe.

Summary: The final episode of the fourth season focuses on gay documentary cinema. Films profiled include It's Elementary, Both of My Moms' Names are Judy, All God's Children and Lifetime Surviving AIDS. The episode also spotlights openly gay directors John Schlesinger and Rick McKay. A showcase of the winners of In the Life's short film and video festival includes No Regrets and Johnny Symon's Shaving the Castro. Clips from previous episodes are re-aired, covering activism in Cuba, the NGO (Non-Governmental Organization) conference, Ciprian Cucu, and gay Native Americans in modern and pre-Columbian times. A profile of the movie, Stonewall, includes interviews with the cast and crew. Patrick Swayze provides the episode's celebrity ID.

Host: Katherine Linton. Correspondents: Trish Cosgrove, C.D. Ignacio. Featured guests: Mandy Carter, Suzanne Westenhoefer, Gean Harwood, Peter Worth, Betty (musical group).

Summary: The first episode of season five begins with a segment covering Log Cabin Republicans at the 1996 Republican National Convention in San Diego, as well as Voices 1996, an organization protesting the convention. The second segment spotlights Mandy Carter and the Mobilization '96 political action committee. The next segment is about bi-national couples, immigration laws and marriage. Suzanne Westenhoefer performs and presents queer comedians at the Montreal Comedy Festival, and a segment about same-sex couple Gean Harwood and Bruhs Mero follows. The Gala Festival V segment covers the international gay choral festival in Florida. This episode's A Day in the Life segment is about Peter Worth. Rock band Betty provides the episode's Celebrity ID.

Host: Katherine Linton. Correspondents: Hal German, C.D. Ignacio, Janet Baus, John Catania, Amy Harrison. Featured guests: John Corigliano, Michelle Lopez.

Summary: The first segment, The State of AIDS, focuses on the examination of protease inhibitors, and the second segment is John Corigliano: Of Rage and Remembrance. This episode's A Day in the Life segment profiles AIDS activist Michelle Lopez, while the theater spotlight focuses on AIDS on stage with the casts of Rent, When Pigs Fly and Cowgirls. The next segment focuses on transgender community issues, followed by coverage of the 1996 International Gay & Lesbian Rodeo. The organization, Pet Owners With AIDS Resource Service (POWARS), is also profiled. Quentin Crisp provides this episode's Celebrity ID.

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Host: Katherine Linton. Correspondents: Janet Baus, John Catania, Amy Harrison, Desireena Almoradie, C.D. Ignacio, Trish Cosgrove. Featured guests: Leone & MacDonald, Samuel Delany, Lady Chablis.

Summary: The first segment is about a civil suit against the Louisiana sodomy statute, and the second segment is the New Orleans gay heritage tour. This episode's A Day in the Life segment profiles the Lady Chablis, who also provides the episode's celebrity ID. The next segment features visual artists Leone & MacDonald discussing their video piece, "Passing." A segment about advertising and gay consumers follows. A look at documentaries about the gay Jewish experience features Sandi Dubowski's Trembling Before G-d and Treyf. The theater spotlight covers Robert O'Hara's play Insurrection, and the episode also includes a profile of author Samuel Delany.

Host: Katherine Linton. Correspondents: Janet Baus, Desireena Almoradie, Hal German, C.D. Ignacio, John Catania, Trish Cosgrove. Featured guests: Sabrina Sojourner, Eric Michael Gillett.

Summary: The first segment is about labor and equal rights at the Chrysler Corporation, and the second segment profiles U.S. Representative Sabrina Sojourner. The Under the Big Top segment is about being out at the circus, featuring Eric Michael Gillett, who also provides the episode's celebrity ID. A visit to the Andy Warhol Museum follows. The next segment focuses on Disney's support of gay employees and consumers, and another segment is about gay farmers. This episode also spotlights the PFLAG organization.

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54:30 - Clip from The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996).

Host: Katherine Linton. Correspondents: C.D. Ignacio, Roger Ross Williams, John Catania, Jeff Collins, Desireena Almoradie. Featured guests: Donna Isman, Jason Alexander.

Summary: The episode begins with coverage of Sundance Film Festival winners, Licensed to Kill and Brink of Summer's End, and then looks at the controversy surrounding the National Endowment for the Arts' support of the films, Watermelon Woman and Hide and Seek. The movie, Love! Valour! Compassion!, also receives a spotlight, along with TV producer Donna Isman. Educational videos Risk, Only Human and Rhetoric of Intolerance are the subject of the next segment. Katherine Linton introduces the 1997 In the Life short film contest winnner, Junky Punky Girlz, and then offers sneak previews of the films, Alive and Kicking and Different for Girls. Jason Alexander provides this episode's Celebrity ID.

Host: Katherine Linton.

Summary: The final episode of the fifth season is a retrospective on the first five years of In the Life, hosted by Katherine Linton. It begins with a history of the program, including footage of Bob Dole criticizing its funding, and its evolution from variety show to newsmagazine program. Clips from each episode of the first season are featured, as well as from episodes 301 and 302. Kate Clinton discusses the early days of the program in an interview, followed by more clips from previous episodes. Darius de Haas introduces a retrospective segment on art and performances featured over the course of the series, followed by interviews with Charles Busch and Garrett Glaser. The episode includes an in memoriam tribute to notable figures featured on In the Life, and ends with more clips from previous episodes.

Host: Katherine Linton. Featured guests: Cherry Jones, Kevin Kline, Tom Selleck, Joan Cusack, Stephen Spinella, Lulu Mitchell.

Summary: The first episode of season six begins includes excerpts from the short film, Trevor, and covers the story of Robbie Kirkland, a gay teen who committed suicide. Cherry Jones provides teen suicide statistics, and the next segment looks at gay youth rights in Massachusetts and Utah. The episode then spotlights the documentary, Out of the Past, and the film, In & Out, featuring interviews with Kevin Kline, Tom Selleck and Joan Cusack, who also provides the episode's celebrity ID. The In the Line of Fire segment is about the ex-gay movement, and the following segment features Stephen Spinella discussing the American Psychological Association. Teen outreach worker Lulu Mitchell of the Hetrick-Martin Institute is profiled, and a spotlight on youth organizations covers District 202 in Minneapolis and Indiana Youth Group.

Host: Katherine Linton. Featured guest: Joi Cardwell.

Summary: The first segment covers the ACOSIDA AIDS clinic in Tijuana, Mexico, followed by a profile of lesbian dance club diva Joi Cardwell. The art spotlight is about a gay Jewish renaissance in music, film and theater, while the film spotlight is about the documentary, Family Name. The next segment is about the diagnosis of Gender Identity Disorder in children and adolescents, followed by a segment about the impact of internet resources and websites for the LGBT community. The Audre Lorde Project is also profiled in this episode.

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15:22 - 16:00: Joi Cardwell, "Run to You."
17:18 - 18:30: Joi Cardwell, "Soul to Bare."
27:46: Clip from Family Name (1997).
28:06: Clip from Family Name.
28:11: Clip from Family Name.
31:36: Clip from Ma Vie en rose (1997).

Host: Katherine Linton.

Summary: The segment on China covers gays, lesbians, Communism and culture, followed by a look at the "Transforming the Crown" art exhibit in Great Britain, featuring the work of African, Asian and Caribbean artists. The next segment is about lesbian activism in the Philippines, and the episode also spotlights the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission. Another segment covers gay culture and rights in Brazil. The Pact of Common Interest and domestic partnership law in France is also discussed, and the episode features a preview of the 1998 Amsterdam Gay Games.

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2:56 - 3:06: Lei Qiang, "Pick Up the Betel / The Purple Bamboo Song."

Host: Katherine Linton. Featured guests: Virginia Apuzzo, k.d. lang.

Summary: The first segment covers support for same-sex marriage and the movement for LGBT inclusion in the military and the Boy Scouts. This episode's A Day in the Life segment profiles gay activist Virginia Apuzzo at the White House, followed by a segment spotlighting the Los Angeles production company, World of Wonder, featuring interviews with founders Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey. The next segment includes photographer JEB (Joan E. Biren), who has been documenting the lesbian community since the 1970s, and also profiles the output of Olivia Records in the 1970s, featuring an interview with co-founder Judy Dlugacz. The In the Line of Fire segment is about pro-gay Methodist ministers, and the next segment covers the GLAAD Awards and the Gay and Lesbian Music Awards. The episode also profiles a gay couple in Iowa named Foster Parents of the Year. k.d. lang provides this episode's celebrity ID.

Host: Katherine Linton.

Summary: The final episode of the sixth season begins with coverage of gay and lesbian film festivals in New York and San Francisco. Three documentaries about aging, Beauty before Age, Some Ground to Stand On, and Rules of the Game, are then profiled, followed by a spotlight on It's Elementary, a documentary about the reactions of school children to discussions about gays and lesbians. A look at international gay filmmakers contains excerpts from African, Indian and Chinese films. A segment about the In the Life Film Festival winners showcases Good Night I Love You and Love and Dinner.

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50:12 - 52:12:  Bob Marley, "Stir It Up."
53:21 - 53:53:  Angélique Kidjo, "Malaika."

Host: Katherine Linton. Featured guest: John Waters.

Summary: The first episode of season seven begins with a segment about Hawaii's historic ruling on same-sex marriage. The theater spotlight covers lesbian folk heroes and the opera, Patience & Sarah, while the next segment focuses on SAGE (Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders), particularly looking at senior housing options. The Southern Baptist segment covers pro-gay churches against discrimination. The next segment examines a controversy in Wichita Falls, Texas, surrounding LGBT families in children's books. A look at same-sex casting features the Romeo & Juliet adaptation, R & J, and the LA Women's Shakespeare Company. John Waters provides this episode's celebrity ID.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Paris Barclay, Mitchell Anderson, Lisa Kron, Lea DeLaria, Everett Quinton, Sir Ian McKellen.

Summary: The episode begins with a spotlight on hate crimes and the Matthew Shepard murder. The episode's A Day in the Life segment profiles television director Paris Barclay. The Out Actors Speak Out segment features Mitchell Anderson, Lisa Kron, Lea DeLaria, and Everett Quinton. A medical segment covers breakthroughs in lesbian health care, and the next segment focuses on innovative AIDS fundraising approaches. The next segment is about James Whale and the film, Gods and Monsters. The episode also features a recap of Gay Games V in Amsterdam. Ian McKellen provides this episode's celebrity ID.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Pamela Sneed, Quentin Crisp, Kate Clinton, Tammy Baldwin.

Summary: The show opens with a segment focusing on the increase of AIDS in the African American community, followed by the Out Actors Speak Out segment with Pamela Sneed, Quentin Crisp and Kate Clinton. The next segment examines bisexuality, and a segment about transgendered musicians follows. The episode's A Day in the Life segment profiles gay congresswoman Tammy Baldwin, and the theater spotlight is about the play, Stop Kiss. The final segment covers Irish, Indian and Filipino gay cultural organizations. Quentin Crisp provides this episode's celebrity ID.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: David Marshall Grant, Paul Rudnick, Michael McElroy.

Summary: The first segment covers gay and lesbian cruises and related controversies, while the next segment, Out Actors Speak Out, features David Marshall Grant, Paul Rudnick and Michael McElroy. The Bali segment is a travel journal with Katherine Linton that explores gay and lesbian tourism. LGBT issues related to airline companies are covered in the next segment, followed by a look at the Condega Homemakers Project. This episode spotlights the documentary, Rock the Boat, and also features interviews with deaf LGBT couples.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Lea DeLaria, Stockard Channing, Irene Monroe, Paula Vogel, Marga Gomez, Paul Rudnick.

Summary: The first segment covers Judy Garland's death and its relation to the Stonewall riots, followed by two bumpers about Stonewall featuring Lea DeLaria and Stockard Channing. The Project YES segment is about a Miami gay youth support group. This episode's A Day in the Life segment is about Irene Monroe. The next segment covers the PIGS animal sanctuary, while the theater spotlight features playwright Paula Vogel. Clips from the In the Life archives feature Marga Gomez and coverage of Stonewall 25. Paul Rudnick provides this episode's celebrity ID.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Bruce Vilanch, Mitchell Anderson, Pamela Sneed.

Summary: The final episode of the seventh season begins with the segment about It's Elementary and the controversy surrounding the documentary. Another documentary, Get Bruce!, about Bruce Vilanch, is profiled, and the episode also features bumpers for Stonewall 30 with Mitchell Anderson and Pamela Sneed. The In the Life short film content winner, Tomboy, is presented in this episode.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Margaret Cho, Michael Mayer, Gus Van Sant, Martina Navratilova.

Summary: The first episode of season eight begins with a segment about updated airline policies regarding same-sex partner benefits. The Out Actors Speak Out segment features Margaret Cho and Michael Mayer, and the next segment visits the Lesbian Herstory Archives in New York City. The theater spotlight features Chicago's About Face Theater Company, which focuses on LGBT arts. The next segment features footage of OutFest 1999, Gus Van Sant, the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA), and a Human Rights Campaign dinner. The next segment is about gays in fraternities. LGBT teen films showcased in this episode include Edge of Seventeen, Get Real, Show Me Love, and But I'm a Cheerleader. The episode's A Day in the Life is a rebroadcast of the Peter Worth profile from episode 601. Martina Navratilova provides this episode's celebrity ID.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Samantha Gellar, Holly Hughes, Kate Clinton, Scott Heim, Marc Wolf, Susan Morabito, Michele Kammerer, Dennis Peron, Reverend Jimmy Creech, Reverend Cecil Williams, Dan Savage, Sheila Reid, Aiden Gillen.

Summary: The episode opens with a segment about artists and censorship, with Samantha Gellar, Holly Hughes and Kate Clinton. The Out Artists Speak Out segment features Scott Heim, Marc Wolf and Susan Morabito. The next segment is about transgendered fire chief Michele Kammerer. Marijuana advocate Dennis Peron then talks about California Proposition 215. The next segment includes footage from International Friendship Weekend, the LLEGO Convention, and the Empire State Pride Agenda dinner, followed by a segment with pastors Jimmy Creech and Cecil Williams. Dan Savage discusses gay parenting in this episode, and activist and publisher Sheila Reid is also profiled. Aiden Gillen provides this episode's celebrity ID.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Tim Miller, Sam Harris, Michael Musto, Davide Rousseve.

Summary: The first segment is about the Esperanza Peace & Justice Center in San Antonio, Texas, while the Out Artists Speak Out segment features Tim Miller, Sam Harris and Michael Musto. The next segment covers David Roussève and the Dancers & AIDS organization, followed by a look at the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association's work in education regarding LGBT doctors. This episode includes footage from the Creating Change Conference, the Anti-violence Forum in Lynchburg and the SAGE awards in New York. The Queer as Folk segment spotlights the British television series. The segment about gay and deaf couples from episode 804 is rebroadcast. This episode also includes a tribute to Quentin Crisp. Charlie Hunnam provides this episode's celebrity ID.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Betty DeGeneres, Paris Barclay, Ulrike Ottinger, Madonna, Rupert Everett.

Summary: The first segment is about the Rainbow Support Group for mentally disabled gays and lesbians. A commercial for the Human Rights Campaign Foundation featuring Betty DeGeneres follows. This episode's A Day in the Life is a rebroadcast of the Paris Barclay profile from episode 802, and the next segment features avant-garde filmmaker Ulrike Ottinger. This episode includes footage of same-sex marriage hearings in Vermont, a children's services conference in New York and a discussion of permanent partners immigration laws in New York. Films showcased in this episode include Boys Don't Cry, Monika Treut's Gendernauts, Yvonne Welbon's Living with Pride: Ruth C. Ellis at 100 documentary, and The Next Best Thing, featuring interviews with Rupert Everett and Madonna, who also provides the episode's celebrity ID. This episode also includes an anti-hate campaign public service announcement by the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN).

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: David Drake, Bruce Vilanch, Toshi Reagon, Danny Pintauro, Bill Sherwood, Kathy Kinney, Steve Buscemi, Hon. Judge Deborah A. Batts, Alix Olson, Emanuel Xavier, Regie Cabico.

Summary: The first segment is a news excerpt about a public health campaign regarding hepatitis, and the Out Artists Speak Out segment features David Drake, Bruce Vilanch, Toshi Reagon and Danny Pintauro. Bill Sherwood's film Parting Glances is showcased, featuring interviews with Steve Buscemi and Kathy Kinney, who also provides the episode's celebrity ID. The episode features archival footage of Montana's first gay pride parade and coverage of the Human Rights Millennium March in Washington, D.C. The A Day in the Life segment profiles Judge Deborah A. Batts of New York City, and the spotlight on theater covers The Laramie Project. This episode also features queer poets Alix Olson, Emanueal Xavier and Regie Cabico.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Margarita Sanchez, Marga Gomez, E. Lynn Harris, Edmund White, Wilson Cruz.

Summary: The first episode of season nine begins with a segment about the Millennium March and Festival in Washington, D.C. held to raise awareness about LGBT issues. The activism spotlight features Margarita Sanchez in Puerto Rico, and the Out Artists Speak Out segment features Marga Gomez and E. Lynn Harris, who is profiled in this episode. The theater segment covers the play, Avow, and the Elizabeth Streb Dance Company performing at Grand Central Station. The next segment is about independent bookstores. The In the News segment features coverage of Georgia Governor Roy Barnes, Al Gore and Hillary Clinton speaking at LGBT events, as well as a consideration of gay issues and the Republican Party. The next segment is about author Edmund White. Wilson Cruz provides this episode's celebrity ID.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Alex Sichel, Peter Frechette, Juanita Owens, Irene Farerra, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman.

Summary: The episode begins with a segment about funding challenges for the AIDS charities, Food & Friends and the Whitman-Walker Clinic. The Out Artists Speak Out segment features Alex Sichel and Peter Frechette, followed by a profile of activist Juanita Owens. The In the Arts segment covers HomoCorps at CBGB, Irene Farrera with Sounds of Venezuela, and Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman's Third Reich documentary Paragraph 175. The Romaine Brooks segment focuses on the artist's retrospective in Washington, D.C. The indie films, Punks and Chutney Popcorn, are spotlighted, and the In the News segment covers the Stop Dr. Laura! protest and the GLBT Christian Conference in DeKalb, Illinois. The episode also features a rebroadcast of the Rainbow Support Group segment from episode 904.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Barbara Gittings, Frank Kameny, Alison Bechdel, Robert La Fosse, Tanya Barfield, Chatles Busch, Tom Schumacher, Ennis Smith.

Summary: The first segment focuses on gay pioneers Barbara Gittings and Frank Kameny, followed by a spotlight on Alison Bechdel's Dykes to Watch Out For, whose character, Mo, provides the episode's celebrity ID. The Out Artists Speak Out segment features Robert La Fosse and Tanya Barfield, and the In the News segment covers the World March of Women and the Lambda Literary Foundation's writer's conference. The next segment is a rebroadcast of segment from episode 502 about Nazi persecution of homosexuals. The In the Arts segment covers Charles Busch's Broadway show, Tale of the Allergist's Wife, as well as the TV movie, What Makes a Family. The next segment spotlights Tom Schumacher of the Walt Disney Company. A look at Ennis Smith's work with the LIFEbeat organization follows.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Samantha Gellar, Holly Hughes, Kate Clinton, Scott Heim, Marc Wolf, Susan Morabito, Michele Kammerer, Dennis Peron, Reverend Jimmy Creech, Reverend Cecil Williams, Dan Savage, Sheila Reid, Aiden Gillen.

Summary: This episode is a rebroadcast of episode 902, originally broadcast December 17, 1999. The episode spotlights LGBT people and allies in such roles as artists, firefighters, marijuana advocates, ministers, parents, activists and publishers.

Host: Katherine Linton. Featured guests: Billy Bean, Susan Sarandon, Harmony Hammond, Kathy Najimy, John Dugdale, Duane Michals, RuPaul Andre Charles.

Summary: The episode begins with a segment about gays in the military. Billy Bean and Susan Sarandon provide PSAs, while the next segment spotlights Harmony Hammond's book, Lesbian Art in America. The In the News segment covers the Coalition for Equality in New Mexico and the 24th Annual Aspen Gay & Lesbian Ski Week. The next segment focuses on domestic partner violence recovery programs. The In the Arts segment covers Kathy Najimy's play, Dirty Blonde, and Quentin Crisp's Resident Alien. The Common Threads camp in Fishkill, NY is then spotlighted. The next segment profiles photographer John Dugdale and includes an interview with Duane Michals. RuPaul Andre Charles provides the episode's celebrity ID.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Shelly Meyers, Martin Atkin, John Cameron Mitchell, Holly Near, Stormé DeLarverie, Kate Clinton, Billy Bean, Jewelle Gomez.

Summary: The first segment looks at Walter Schubert's Gay Financial Network (gfn.com) list of 25 power players, featuring interviews with Shelly Meyers and Martin Atkin. The next segment features John Cameron Mitchell discussing the film, Hedwig and the Angry Inch. The In the News segment covers the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission Felipa Awards in New York and the ONE Institute and Archives in Los Angeles. The next segment focuses on gays in foreign armed services. The In the Arts segment covers Jewish Women Roar! event put on by Jews for Racial & Economic Justice, as well as the Astraea XXIII benefit with Holly Near. The episode features a rebroadcast of a segment about hepatitis from episode 905, and also spotlights Stonewall veteran Stormé DeLarverie. Kate Clinton and Billy Bean provide PSAs during this episode, and Jewelle Gomez provides the celebrity ID.

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53:30 - 54:04: Hedwig and The Angry Inch, "Wig in a Box."

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Barbara Gittings, Frank Kameny, Alison Bechdel, Robert La Fosse, Tanya Barfield, Chatles Busch, Tom Schumacher, Ennis Smith.

Summary: This episode is a rebroadcast of episode 1004, originally broadcast January 2001. The episode spotlights such figures as Barbara Gittings, Frank Kameny, Alison Bechdel, Robert La Fosse, Tanya Barfield, Charles Busch, Tom Schumacher and Ennis Smith.

Host: Katherine Linton. Featured guests: Marga Gomez, Alec Mapa, Dan Pintauro.

Summary: The first episode of season ten begins with a segment focusing on the "AIDS, a Living Archive" and "Pride 2001" art exhibits. The next segment looks at the ONE Institute & Archives in Los Angeles. The episode features a rebroadcast of a segment about the Condega Homemaker's Project from episode 804. The Out & About segment covers the murder of Fred Martinez, the LGBT Community Center opening in New York City, and the film, Iron Ladies. It also spotlights writers Edward Albee, Terrence McNally, Lanford Wilson, Howard Cruse and Samuel R. Delany. The next segment focuses on jazz songwriter Billy Strayhorn. The Out Takes segment features Marga Gomez, while Alec Mapa and Dan Pintauro provide PSAs during the episode.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Keith Christopher, Nedra Johnson, Tom McCormack, Gary Beach, Roger Bart, Paul Rudnick.

Summary: The episode begins with the segment about the death of transgender Native American teen Fred Martinez. It also features a rebroadcast of the segment about OUTMUSIC artists from episode 501. The Out & About segment covers Tony award winners Gary Beach and Roger Bart, and then spotlights the “Day to be Gay” in Sullivan County, New York, along with domestic partnerships at the Gannett company and controversy surrounding a Gay Pride Month exhibit in Alamogordo, New Mexico. The next segment spotlights GRIOT Circles, a New York City organization for African-American seniors, while another segment profiles two gay truckers. The Out Takes segment features Paul Rudnick.

Host: Katherine Linton.

Summary: The final episode of the eighth season is a rebroadcast of episode 704, originally broadcast April 14, 1998. The episode explores LGBT life in China, Great Britain, the Philippines, Brazil, France, the Netherlands, and elsewhere around the world.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Dr. Kate O'Hanlan, Lea DeLaria.

Summary: The first segment is about sex in the age of AIDS, and the second segment is a profile of Dr. Kate O'Hanlan. The theater spotlight is about Oscar Wilde and Lea DeLaria, who also provides the episode's celebrity ID. The next segment covers a gay German history exhibit. The In the Line of Fire segment looks at the Promise Keepers organization, with footage of and reactions to their rally in Washington, DC. The spotlight on TV covers Ellen's coming out episode, while the next segment examines the media's coverage of serial killer Andrew Cunanan. The episode also features tributes to Tom Stoddard and Allen Ginsberg.

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.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Alan Ball, Harvey Fierstein, Paul Rudnick, Keith Boykin, RuPaul Andre Charles.

Summary: The episode begins with a segment about gay Muslims. The next segment spotlights the Callen-Lorde Health Center in New York City, which is followed by an Out & About segment. This episode features a rebroadcast of the segment about the Lesbian Herstory Archives from episode 901. Filmmaker Alan Ball is profiled, and the Out Takes segment features Harvey Fierstein. Paul Rudnick and Keith Boykin provide historical PSAs during the episode, and RuPaul Andre Charles provides the celebrity ID.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Virginia Apuzzo, Elizabeth Birch, Rich Tafel, David Mixner, Urvashi Vaid, Keith Boykin, Sabrina Sojourner, Gene Ulrich, Deborah A. Batts, Tammy Baldwin, Scott Seomin, Christian de la Huerta.

Summary: This episode is a reversion featuring segments from previous episodes as well as new segments. Excerpts are taken from previously aired episodes 502, 604, 705, 803, 905 and 1005, presenting a focus on LGBT leadership, including such figures as Virginia Apuzzo, Elizabeth Birch, Rich Tafel, Urvashi Vaid, David Mixner, Bayard Rustin, Sabrina Sojourner, Gene Ulrich, Deborah A. Batts and Tammy Baldwin. Historical PSAs are provided by Scott Seomin, Keith Boykin and Christian de la Huerta during the episode.

Host: Katherine Linton. Featured guests: Sarah Waters, Christopher Rice, Harvey Fierstein, Mathew St. Patrick, Jim J. Bullock, Angela Lansbury.

Summary: The episode begins with a segment about victims of the 9/11 attacks, followed by a profile of the film, Southern Comfort. The Out & About segment covers arson in Montana, a benefit for the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, a Human Rights Campaign dinner, suicide in Rhode Island, authors Sarah Waters and Christopher Rice, and the film, Kissing Jessica Stein. The next segment spotlights Project 10 in Los Angeles. The episode also features a rebroadcast of the segment about The Laramie Project from episode 905. The Out Takes segment features Harvey Fierstein, while historical PSAs are provided by Mathew St. Patrick and Jim J. Bullock during the episode. Angela Lansbury provides the celebrity ID.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Jerry Herman, Emil Wilbekin, Harvey Fierstein, Paris Barclay, Judith Light, Albita.

Summary: The episode begins with a segment about Florida's legislation against gay adoption. The next segment profiles Jerry Herman, and the Out & About segment covers a Fred Phelps protest, Victory Fund candidates, the Gay MBA Conference and The Advocate. This episode features a retrospective about In the Life's first ten years. The next segment features Emil Wilbekin, editor-in-chief of Vibe magazine. The Out Takes segment features Harvey Fierstein, while historical PSAs are provided by Paris Barclay and Judith Light during the episode. Recording artist Albita provides the celebrity ID.

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19:32 - 20:25: Carol Channing, Shepard Coleman, "Hello, Dolly!"
20:40 - 21:37: Angela Lansbury, "We Need a Little Christmas"

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Shelly Meyers, Martin Atkin, John Cameron Mitchell, Holly Near, Stormé DeLarverie, Kate Clinton, Billy Bean, Jewelle Gomez.

Summary: This episode is a rebroadcast of episode 1010, originally broadcast July 2001. The episode covers such topics as LGBT business professionals, gays in foreign armed services, hepatitis, Stonewall and Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

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53:30 - 54:04: Hedwig and the Angry Inch, "Wig in a Box."

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Keith Christopher, Nedra Johnson, Tom McCormack, Gary Beach, Roger Bart, Paul Rudnick.

Summary: This episode is a rebroadcast of episode 1102, originally broadcast November 2001. Topics covered in this episode include LGBT music artists, GRIOT Circles, gay truckers, and the murder of Fred Martinez.

Host: Alan Cumming.  Featured guests: Jacqueline Woodson, James Howe, Alex Sanchez, Catie Curtis, Harvey Fierstein, Martin Sherman, E. Lynn Harris.

Summary: The first episode of season 13 begins a segment about the Christian Coalition's relationship with local school boards, followed by an examination of the political process in which school textbooks are censored and selected for use. An update of a segment originally from episode 1302 looks at funding difficulties for gay-related HIV organizations. The next segment profiles gay best-selling young adult authors Jacqueline Woodson, James Howe and Alex Sanchez. The Real to Reel segment is about Treading Water, a film about rural gay America. Gay folk singer Catie Curtis is also profiled. Harvey Fierstein's Out Take is titled "And the Winner Is," and he and Martin Sherman also provide historical PSAs during the episode. E. Lynn Harris provides the celebrity ID.

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54:39 - 56:10: Aretha Franklin, "Think"

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Phill Wilson, Harvey Fierstein.

Summary: The episode begins with a profile of AIDS activist Phill Wilson, followed by a spotlight on animal rights activists in Maryland. The Out & about segment includes an update on the Fred Martinez murder trial, and also covers the Young Gay America Youth Conference and gay penguins at the New York aquarium. The next segment looks at the Catholic Church and gay priests. This episode features a rebroadcast of the segment about Father Mychal Judge from episode 1103. The documentary, Questioning Faith: Confessions of a Seminarian, is profiled, and the Out Takes segment features Harvey Fierstein.

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34:38 - 35:12: Sarah McLachlan, "Angel"
36:44 - 41:27: Clips from Questioning Faith: Confessions of a Seminarian (2002)

Host: Bill Brochtrup.  Featured guests: Juan Carlos Zaldívar, Harvey Fierstein, Barbara Gittings, Rosie O'Donnell.

Summary: This episode is a reversion featuring segments from previous episodes as well as new segments. Excerpts from episodes 601, 1105, 1207, 1210 and 1302 spotlight such notable women as Ruth Peter Worth, Ann Bannon, Audre Lorde, Ruthie Berman, Connie Kurtz and Billie Jean King. Harvey Fierstein's Out Takes segment is titled "Bringing Up Babies." Maple Flagg and Lesley Gore provide PSAs during the episode.

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1:52 - 3:07: Tom Jones, "She's a Lady"
5:03 - 5:41: Danny Yates & His Orchestra, "He's My Secret Passion"
53:45 - 55:30: Shania Twain, "She's Not Just a Pretty Face"

Host: Kate Clinton. Guests: John Scagliotti, Charles Ignacio, Katherine Linton, Anita Lo, Barbara Rick, Jerry Herman, Carol Channing, Angela Lansbury.

Summary: The first episode of season 14 begins with a trip through In the Life's early years, followed by a profile of celebrity chef Anita Lo. The Real to Reel segment spotlights Barbara Rick's documentary, In Good Conscience, about a Catholic nun countering the church's view of homosexuality. Jerry Herman is profiled in a rebroadcast of a segment originally from episode 1109. The Coming Out Stories segment features six individuals sharing their personal memories of coming out to their loved ones.

Host: Charles Busch.  Featured guests: Catie Curtis, Deborah Dickson, Kate Clinton.

Summary: This episode is a reversion featuring segments from previous episodes as well as new segments. Excerpts from episodes 1102, 1210, 1309, 1312, 1401 and 1406 cover such subjects as health care issues in same-sex marriage, Catie Curtis, gay truckers, PFLAG, and the documentaries, Venus of Mars and Ruthie and Connie. Kate Clinton offers ideas on how to become an active member of your community, and during the interstitials, six couples discuss how they met and fell in love.

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47:47: Clip from Ruthie and Connie: Every Room in the House (2002)
53:51: Dolly Parton, "Here You Come Again"

Host: Katherine Linton. Featured guests: Billy Bean, Susan Sarandon, Harmony Hammond, Kathy Najimy, John Dugdale, Duane Michals, RuPaul Andre Charles.

Summary: This episode is a rebroadcast of episode 1007, originally broadcast in April 2001. The episode begins with a segment about gays in the military. Billy Bean and Susan Sarandon provide PSAs, while the next segment spotlights Harmony Hammond's book, Lesbian Art in America. The In the News segment covers the Coalition for Equality in New Mexico and the 24th Annual Aspen Gay & Lesbian Ski Week. The next segment focuses on domestic partner violence recovery programs. The In the Arts segment covers Kathy Najimy's play, Dirty Blonde, and Quentin Crisp's Resident Alien. The Common Threads camp in Fishkill, NY is then spotlighted. The next segment profiles photographer John Dugdale and includes an interview with Duane Michals. RuPaul Andre Charles provides the episode's celebrity ID.

Host: Bill Brochtrup.  Featured guests: Larry Kramer, Albita, Wan Yanhai, Harvey Fierstein, Judith Light, Larry Sullivan, Beth Anthony, Katherine Linton, Shauntay Hinton.

Summary: This episode is a rebroadcast of episode 1202, which was originally broadcast November 2002. The episode begins with a profile of Larry Kramer. The next segment focuses on civil unions in Quebec, and the Albita segment spotlights the Latin music icon. The Real to Reel segment is about the film, Daddy and Papa. The Out & About segment covers Arkansas sodomy law, Black Pride, Wan Yanhai in China, a sequel to The Boys in the Band, Dixon Place, sexual orientation law, and Harlem Song. Harvey Fierstein's Out Takes is called "Spread This." Judith Light, Larry Sullivan, Beth Anthony and Katherine Linton provide historical PSAs in this episode, and Miss USA 2002, Shauntay Hinton, provides the Celebrity ID.

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54:02 - 55:20: The 5 Stairsteps, "O-o-h Child."

Host: Kate Clinton. Guests: John Scagliotti, Charles Ignacio, Katherine Linton, Anita Lo, Barbara Rick, Jerry Herman, Carol Channing, Angela Lansbury.

Summary: This episode is a rebroadcast of episode 1501, which was originally broadcast October 2005. It begins with a trip through In the Life's early years, followed by a profile of celebrity chef Anita Lo. The Real to Reel segment spotlights Barbara Rick's documentary, In Good Conscience, about a Catholic nun countering the church's view of homosexuality. Jerry Herman is profiled in a rebroadcast of a segment originally from episode 1109. The Coming Out Stories segment features six individuals sharing their personal memories of coming out to their loved ones.

Host: Katherine Linton.  Featured guests: Christopher Durang, Lorenzo Taylor.

Summary: The final episode of season 15 celebrates the diversity of the LGBT community through its art, personal journeys and those fighting for change. The first segment celebrates the 20th anniversary of the film, Desert Hearts, followed by a profile of playwright and actor Christopher Durang. The next segment is about Taylor v. Rice, a suit against the Department of State, filed in opposition to a ban on the hiring of HIV-positive people as Foreign Service Officers. The Real to Reel segment is about Red Without Blue, a documentary about an identical twin's decision to transition from male to female. The episode ends with a discussion about gay pride with members of the LGBT community, as well as first-hand accounts of the May 2007 Pride celebration in Moscow, Russia.

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54:24 - 55:52: Brandi Carlile, "Follow"

 

Featured guests: Kate Clinton, Katherine Linton, Barney Frank, Rachel Tiven, Charles Busch.

Summary:  This episode is a reversion featuring segments from previous episodes as well as new segments. Excerpts from episodes 401, 504, 804 and 805 spotlight Barney Frank, LGBT Native Americans, deaf LGBT couples, the Fourth United Nations Conference on Women, To Wong Foo… Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar, and the connections between Judy Garland's death and the Stonewall Riots. Rachel Tiven also provides an update to a segment from episode 601 about the Defense of Marriage Act's effect on bi-national couples.

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53:19 - 54:00: Judy Garland, "Get Happy"
54:24 - 55:44: PJ Harvey, "A Place Called Home"

Host:  Kate Clinton.  Featured guests:  John Scagliotti, Charles Ignacio, Katherine Linton, Anita Lo, Barbara Rick, Jerry Herman, Carol Channing, Angela Lansbury.

Summary:  This episode is a rebroadcast of episode 1501, which was originally broadcast October 2005. The episode begins with a trip through In the Life's early years, followed by a profile of celebrity chef Anita Lo. The Real to Reel segment spotlights Barbara Rick's documentary, In Good Conscience, about a Catholic nun countering the church's view of homosexuality. Jerry Herman is profiled in a rebroadcast of a segment originally from episode 1109. The Coming Out Stories segment features six individuals sharing their personal memories of coming out to their loved ones.

 

Host: Katherine Linton.Featured guests: Felicia Park-Rogers, Sal Piro, Susan Sarandon, Nancy Lanoue, Ann Bancroft, James Dale, E. Lynn Harris.

Summary: The episode begins with a segment covering the COLAGE organization and Felicia Park-Rogers in San Francisco. The next segment features Sal Piro and Susan Sarandon discussing The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and the In the News segment covers a pledge drive to protest an anti-LGBT website in Madison, WI. The next segment spotlights Nancy Lanoue and the Thousand Waves Martial Arts and Self-Defense Center in Chicago. The In the Arts segment covers the 25th anniversary of the San Francisco Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, and looks at the films, The Adventures of Felix, Lost & Delirious and Kiss of the Spider Woman. The next segment looks at leather culture, and another spotlights explorer Ann Bancroft's Antarctic expedition. The Galluccio family and James Dale provide PSAs during the episode, and E. Lynn Harris provides the celebrity ID.

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Excerpts from The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975):
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Excerpt from Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985):
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