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Tag: Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

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: Cherry Jones.  Featured guests: Martin Duberman, Lillian Faderman, Barbara Gittings, Frank Kameny, Harvey Fierstein, André DeShields, Judy Shepard, E. Lynn Harris.

Summary: The episode begins with a historical look at defining the term homosexuality and the overturning of the American Psychological Association's decision to declare homosexuality an illness. The Real to Reel segment spotlights Bombay Eunuch, a documentary about hijras in India. The next segment highlights McCarthyism's influence on "Don't ask, don't tell" and gay translators kicked out of the armed services. Another segment focuses on the evolution of PFLAG. Harvey Fierstein's Out Takes is titled "Bringing Up Babies." André DeShields and Judy Shepard provide PSAs during the episode, and E. Lynn Harris provides the Celebrity ID.

Note: Some audio content removed due to copyright restrictions.
55:10 - 56:38: The Troggs, "Love is All Around"

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"

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