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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.  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. 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.  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.

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