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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."

Host: Katherine Linton.  Correspondents: Jocelyn Taylor, Charles Busch, Darius de Haas.  Featured guests: Ad Melkert, Anna Leah Sarabia, Daphne Scholinski, Helen Zia, Patrick Swayze, Bruce Cohen, Wesley Snipes, Beeban Kidron, John Leguizamo, Jeff Roberson, John Epperson, Everett Quinton, Ira Siff, Heather MacDonald, Keith Christopher, Nedra Johnson, Tom McCormack, Charley Lang, Evan Wolfson, Paula Ettelbrick, Fred Hollister, Jewel Thais-Williams, Rue Thais-Williams.

Summary: The first episode of season four begins with a segment about the 4th World Conference on Women's Rights in Beijing, China, with a focus on international lesbian rights. The next segment is about the roots of L.A. activism, and includes the Mattachine Society and Daughters of Bilitis, followed by a look at drag films in the mainstream, particularly To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar, along with a panel on drag. The In the Arts segment is about the documentary film, Ballot Measure 9, and the OUTMUSIC segment features Keith Christopher, Nedra Johnson and Tom McCormack. A second film segment is about the documentary short, Live to Tell, and the In the News segment provides an update on the gay marriage lawsuit in Hawaii first discussed in episode 307. The segment about L.A. help organizations covers centers for homeless gays and alcohol/addiction recovery, and also visits the Catch One Club, a gay disco that helps the local black community. Wesley Snipes provides this episode's Celebrity ID.

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: 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: 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: Emil Wilbekin.  Featured guests: E.J. Graff, Evan Wolfson, Eric Criswell, Martin Bedogne, Harvey Fierstein, Gavin Newsom, Jason Stuart, Judith Light.

Summary: The final episode of season 12 begins with a marriage montage segment highlighting then-recent events surrounding same-sex marriage. The next segment presents the history of the institution of marriage, followed by conservative Christians providing their viewpoints on gay marriage. Another segment spotlights a New York City same-sex couple whose wedding plans were waylaid by a major illness. The next segment examines the current state of transgender marriage in the United States, with a profile of a transgender couple. The Real to Reel segment is about Out in the Cold, a documentary film on homeless gay youth. Another segment considers the recognition of Canadian same sex marriages in the United States. Harvey Fierstein's Out Takes segment is titled "First Amendment." Gavin Newsom, Jason Stuart, Judith Light and Log Cabin Republicans provide historical PSAs during the episode.

Note: Some audio content removed due to copyright restrictions.
55:59 - 57:32: Lesley Gore, "Wedding Bell Blues"

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 801, 805, 1301, 1302 and 1305 cover such topics as lesbian Muslims, aging with AIDS, Project YES, same-sex marriage in Hawaii, and the documentary, 90 Miles. Harvey Fierstein's Out Takes segment is titled "Catch Me If You Want." Barbara Gittings and Rosie O'Donnell provide PSAs during the episode.

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.

Note: Some audiovisual content removed due to copyright restrictions.
47:47: Clip from Ruthie and Connie: Every Room in the House (2002)
53:51: Dolly Parton, "Here You Come Again"

Host: Emil Wilbekin.  Featured guests: E.J. Graff, Evan Wolfson, Eric Criswell, Martin Bedogne, Harvey Fierstein, Gavin Newsom, Jason Stuart, Judith Light.

Summary: This episode is a rebroadcast of episode 1312, which originally broadcast September 2004. The final episode of season 12 begins with a marriage montage segment highlighting then-recent events surrounding same-sex marriage. The next segment presents the history of the institution of marriage, followed by conservative Christians providing their viewpoints on gay marriage. Another segment spotlights a New York City same-sex couple whose wedding plans were waylaid by a major illness. The next segment examines the current state of transgender marriage in the United States, with a profile of a transgender couple. The Real to Reel segment is about Out in the Cold, a documentary film on homeless gay youth. Another segment considers the recognition of Canadian same sex marriages in the United States. Harvey Fierstein's Out Takes segment is titled "First Amendment. Gavin Newsom, Jason Stuart, Judith Light and Log Cabin Republicans provide historical PSAs during the episode.

Note: Some audio content removed due to copyright restrictions.
55:59 - 57:32: Lesley Gore, "Wedding Bell Blues"

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.

Note: Some audiovisual content removed due to copyright restrictions.
53:19 - 54:00: Judy Garland, "Get Happy"
54:24 - 55:44: PJ Harvey, "A Place Called Home"

Featured guests:  Jonathan Capehart, Julian Bond, Del Martin, Phyllis Lyon.

Summary:  The first episode of season 17 begins with a segment about Proposition 8, a constitutional referendum to end marriage equality in California. In the A Conversation with… segment, Jonathan Capehart speaks with civil rights leader Julian Bond. The episode ends with San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom joining together Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon, a lesbian couple of over fifty years, in matrimony.

Note:  Some audio content removed due to copyright restrictions.
26:40-27:13: Hedwig & The Angry Inch, "The Origin of Love"

 

Featured guests:  George Chauncey, David Paterson.

Summary:  The episode begins with a segment about the ballroom scene in Newark, New Jersey. The A conversation with… segment features Professor George Chauncey and New York State Governor David Paterson discussing their shared battle against bigotry and discrimination, and the current fight for marriage equality. The Real to Reel segment is about On the Downlow, a documentary about gay men in the black community.

Featured guests: Emily Eastwood, Welton Gaddy, Barney Frank, Andrew Tobias.

Summary: The episode begins with a segment that profiles LGBT-faith movement elder Emily Eastwood and Interfaith Alliance President Rev. Dr. Welton Gaddy. The next segment is about Broadway Impact, an organization of Broadway community members supporting marriage equality in New York State. The A Conversation with… segment features Congressman Barney Frank and Andrew Tobias discussing politics and the future of LGBT leadership.

Summary: The episode begins with a segment that uses the example of Iowa to pose the question of whether or not voters should be allowed to decide whether gay and lesbian couples have the right to marry. The next segment focuses on how public support for marriage equality is edging upward as victories and defeats ebb and flow state by state.

Featured guests: Gavil Creel, Crayton Robey, Alix Smith, Jonathan Katz.

Summary: This episode is a reversion featuring segments from previous episodes as well as new segments. Excerpts from episodes 1811, 1904, 1907 and 2004 focus on Broadway Impact, Making the Boys, Alix Smith, and the controversy surrounding David Wojnarowicz's A Fire in My Belly.

Summary: The first episode of season 20 begins with an In the States segment about New York, looking at its historic vote for marriage equality. The next segment looks back at the impact of In the Life during its two decades on the air.

Summary: This episode is a reversion featuring segments from previous episodes. It includes two In the States segments from past episodes: a look at Iowa from episode 2007 and a segment about Ohio from episode 1906.

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).

Summary: The first episode of the final season begins with a segment about how anti-LGBT rhetoric is changing as cultural acceptance of LGBT people grows throughout the United States and overt hate speech becomes less acceptable. The In the States segment focuses on Minnesota, looking at the LGBT experience in public schools, harassment of LGBT students and a proposed initiative to limit marriage to heterosexual couples.

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