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Tag: Paul Monette

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. 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.  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.

Note: Some audio content removed due to copyright restrictions.
19:32 - 20:25: Carol Channing, Shepard Coleman, "Hello, Dolly!"
20:40 - 21:37: Angela Lansbury, "We Need a Little Christmas"

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