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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, 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.

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: 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.

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: John Bartlett. Featured guests: Jonathan Capehart, Sharon Smith, Harvey Fierstein, Dan Butler, Rachel True, Dirk Shafer, Paris Barclay, Beth Anthony.

Summary: The first episode of season eleven begins with a segment about Sharon Smith's fight for same-sex spousal rights after her partner, Diane Whipple, was killed in a dog attack in San Francisco. The Real to Reel segment profiles the film, Family Fundamentals. The next segment spotlights gay and lesbian churches in Los Angeles and Dallas. The Out & About segment covers seven gay couples in New Jersey, Bill T. Jones, a rainbow flag exhibit, and the Gay Games in Sydney. The Hairspray segment looks at the Broadway musical. Harvey Fierstein talks about voting in this episode's Out Takes segment. Dan Butler, Rachel True, Dirk Shafer and Paris Barclay provide historical PSAs in this episode, and Beth Anthony provides the Celebrity ID.

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