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Host: Cherry Jones.  Featured guests: Dennis Kucinich, Harvey Fierstein, Lesley Gore, Pamela Sneed, Alex Sanchez.

Summary: The episode begins with an Out and About segment spotlighting New York City as a destination for gay travelers. The next segment offers a look at the gay subculture of bears, followed by a spotlight on an addition to the Schomburg Center that archives black gay and lesbian history. Dennis Kucinich is then profiled. The Real to Reel segment spotlights Let's Get Real, a documentary about classroom bullying. The next segment focuses on a gay student association in a suburban Chicago high school. In the next segment, Newark LGBT activists and parents seek a center for their city's gay youth following the murder of lesbian teen Sakia Gunn. Harvey Fierstein's Out Takes segment is titled "Holiday Madness." Lesley Gore and Pamela Sneed provide PSAs during the episode, and Alex Sanchez provides the Celebrity ID.

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56:01 - 57:10: Laura Bell Bundy, Matthew Morrison, Linda Hart, "You Can't Stop the Beat"

Host: Alan Cumming.  Featured guests: Jacqueline Woodson, James Howe, Alex Sanchez, Catie Curtis, Harvey Fierstein, Martin Sherman, E. Lynn Harris.

Summary: The first episode of season 13 begins a segment about the Christian Coalition's relationship with local school boards, followed by an examination of the political process in which school textbooks are censored and selected for use. An update of a segment originally from episode 1302 looks at funding difficulties for gay-related HIV organizations. The next segment profiles gay best-selling young adult authors Jacqueline Woodson, James Howe and Alex Sanchez. The Real to Reel segment is about Treading Water, a film about rural gay America. Gay folk singer Catie Curtis is also profiled. Harvey Fierstein's Out Take is titled "And the Winner Is," and he and Martin Sherman also provide historical PSAs during the episode. E. Lynn Harris provides the celebrity ID.

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54:39 - 56:10: Aretha Franklin, "Think"

Host: Janeane Garofalo.  Featured guests: Alex Sanchez, Rosie O'Donnell.

Summary: This episode begins with a segment about the Postcards from Buster episode, "Sugartime," which U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings urged PBS not to air due to its spotlight on a Vermont lesbian couple. The next segment considers controversies surrounding journalistic agendas and the government's influence on headline news as it relates to LGBT people. Another segment focuses on sources and methodology of the 20/20 special, "Matthew Shepard: Secrets of a Murder." Alex Sanchez and Rosie O'Donnell provide PSAs during the episode.

Host: Janeane Garofalo. Guests: Alex Sanchez, Rosie O'Donnell.

Summary: This episode is a rebroadcast of episode 1409, originally broadcast June 2005. The episode explores controversies surrounding headline news journalism, a 20/20 special about Matthew Shepard's murder, and the PBS program, Postcards from Buster.

Host: Michael Cunningham.  Featured guests: Jacqueline Woodson, James Howe, Alex Sanchez, Kevin Jennings, Joycelyn Elders, Ann Bannon, Debra Chasnoff, E. Lynn Harris.

Summary: This episode is a reversion featuring segments from previous episodes as well as new segments. Excerpts from episodes 1001, 1207, 1306 and 1401 spotlight such subjects as LGBT young adult fiction, the Black Gay and Lesbian Archives at the Schomburg Center in Harlem, school textbook controversies in Texas, Ann Bannon, E. Lynn Harris, and the documentary, Let's Get Real.

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54:10 - 55:40: The Sundays, "Here's Where the Story Ends"

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