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Tag: Olivia Records Inc.

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."

Note:  Some audio content removed due to copyright restrictions.
15:39 - 16:16: Marlene Dietrich, "Give Me the Man."
21:36 - 23:19: Melissa Etheridge, "I'm the Only One."

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:  Michael Billy.  Featured guests: Ann Bannon, Linda S. Chapman, Kate Moira Ryan, Leigh Silverman, Harriet Leve, Autumn Dornfeld, Marin Ireland, Margarita Sanchez, Lisa Moore, Elizabeth Streb.

Summary:  This episode is a reversion featuring segments from previous episodes as well as new segments. The episode honors women in the LGBT community. Excerpts from episodes 501, 704, 705, 1001, 1302 and 1512 spotlight activist Margarita Sanchez, Olivia Records, the Catch One Club, Lisa Moore, lesbian activism in the Philippines, and Elizabeth Streb. An update to the profile of author Ann Bannon from episode 1207 focuses on the adaptation of her lesbian pulp novels into a stage play.

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