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.
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 Tuesday, June 2, 7pm
The Committee is a documentary film about the little-known Florida Legislative Investigative Committee of the State Legislature from 1956-1965. Florida Senator Charley Johns chaired the committee, and its aim was to root out communist and LGBTQ teachers and students from state universities. It was successful in either firing or expelling more than 200 suspected LGBTQ citizens.
TPT 2 Wednesday, June 10, 10:30pm
Exploring the untold past of Minnesota’s LGBTQ community and celebrates the strides the state has made since the gay liberation movement began in the 1970s.
TPT LIFE Part 1 – Thursday, June 11, 8pm
TPT LIFE Part 2 – Thursday, June 18, 8pm
Nominated for five 2017 Tony® Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical, this razor-sharp portrait of family dynamics revolves around the life of a gay man, his wife, his lover, his disaffected son, their psychiatrist, and the lesbians next door. Starring Christian Borle, Stephanie J. Block and Andrew Rannells, Falsettos offers a hilarious, ultimately heartbreaking look at a turbulent time.
TPT 2 Friday, June 12, 9pm
Explore the inner life and works of the activist, playwright and author of A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansberry. Narrated by actress LaTanya Richardson Jackson and featuring the voice of Tony Award-winning actress Anika Noni Rose as Hansberry.
TPT 2 Sunday, June 28, 2pm
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