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Host: Denis O'Hare.  Featured guests: John Bartlett, Pamela Sneed, Bev Ditsie, Patricia Clarkson, Harvey Fierstein, Billie Jean King, Wilson Cruz, Martina Navratilova.

Summary: In the first segment, John Bartlett covers the HIV-positive modeling agency Proof Positive. The next segment features Pamela Sneed taking a close look at LGBT nursing home options. The Real to Reel segment spotlights Simon and I, Bev Ditsie's documentary about South African AIDS activist Simon Nkoli. The next segment discusses gay harassment in high school, and Patricia Clarkson covers the Broadway play, Take Me Out. Harvey Fierstein's Out Takes segment is titled "Gay Pride Day." Billie Jean King, Wilson Cruz and Martina Navratilova provide historical PSAs throughout the episode.

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54:53 - 55:22: Dolly Parton, "Light of a Clear Blue Morning"

Featured guests: Jennie Chin Hansen, Michael Adams, Greta Olafsdottir, Susan Muska.

Summary: The final episode of season 17 begins with a segment about activists creating safe spaces for elderly LGBT people. The A Conversation with… segment features AARP president Jennie Chin Hansen and Michael Adams of Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) discussing the unique needs of LGBT seniors and how their organizations build constituencies and communities dedicated to advocating for the elderly. The Real to Reel segment is about Edie and Thea: A Very Long Engagement, Greta Olafsdottir and Susan Muska's documentary about a life-long romance.

Featured guests: Jennie Chin Hansen, Michael Adams, Greta Olafsdottir, Susan Muska.

Summary: This episode is a rebroadcast of episode 1812, originally broadcast September 2009. The episode focuses on issues in the LGBT elder community.

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