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Twin Cities PBS Celebrates Pride Month

June 4, 2019

Twin Cities PBS is committed to telling stories of our diverse community and is excited to celebrate Pride Month with a special collection of LGBTQ programming. Tune in or stream many shows right now, and be sure to visit us at Twin Cities Pride!

Stonewall Uprising: American Experience

On June 28, 1969, New York City police raided a Greenwich Village Mafia-run gay bar, the Stonewall Inn. For the first time, patrons stood up against the authorities, setting off a three-day riot that launched the modern American Gay Rights Movement.
TPT 2 Monday, June 3, 7pm


Out North: MNLGBTQ History

Exploring the untold past of Minnesota’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community and celebrates the strides the state has made since the gay liberation movement began in the 1970s.
TPT 2 Part 1 – Monday, June 10, 9pm
TPT 2 Part 2 – Monday, June 17, 9pm


Vicious: Season 2

This comedic series tells the story of aging partners Freddie (Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Derek Jacobi), two men who have lived together in their Covent Garden flat for nearly 50 years.
TPT 2 Thursday, June 13, 10pm & 10:30pm
TPT 2 Thursday, June 20, 10pm & 10:30pm
TPT 2 Thursday, June 27, 10pm & 10:30pm


Terrence Mcnally: American Masters

Explore four-time Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally’s six groundbreaking decades in theater. The film delves into McNally’s pursuit of love and inspiration, LGBTQ activism, triumph over addiction and the power of the arts to transform society.
NEW TPT 2 Friday, June 14, 9:30pm

Lavender Scare

Learn the untold story of how tens of thousands of LGBTQ federal workers were either fired or denied employment in the 1950s, stirring outrage in the gay community and starting an LGBTQ rights movement with an unlikely hero at the forefront.
NEW TPT 2 Tuesday, June 18, 8pm

We’ll Meet Again: Coming Out

Join Ann Curry as those whose lives were changed by the early days of the gay rights movement reunite. Tom wants to find the childhood friend who urged him to come out, while Paul seeks a fellow student who inspired him to stand up for his beliefs.
TPT 2 Tuesday, June 18, 7pm


POV: The Gospel of Eurkeka

The spotlight is beaming on drag shows and a passion play in an Arkansas town. The Gospel of Eureka takes a personal and often comical look at negotiating differences between religion and belief through performance, political action and partnership.
NEW TPT 2 Monday, June 24, 10pm

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