Sydney Cole Lesbian
Summary: The episode begins with an introduction by Garrett Glaser, followed by a performance by Bette Davis impersonator Randy Allen. A segment on the gay and lesbian protest at the Academy Awards features Jehan Agrama, David Ehrenstein and Nicole Conn. The Theater Spotlight segment is about the musical, Falsettos, and the AIDS Memorial Quilt segment features Liza Minnelli, Lily Tomlin, Bonnie Franklin, Shari Belafonte, Judith Light and Joel Grey. There is also an interview with actor Jonathan Hadary, a mock commercial for Gaydar, and the music video for "One o' the Girls" by Phranc.
Summary: This program includes an introduction by Karen Williams, a musical performance by Doug Stevens and the OutBand, and a dance performance by Howard Richman and the Times Squares. Georgia Ragsdale acts out a skit about her first visit to a lesbian bar. Doug Stevens and the OutBand perform with two-steppers, and square dance caller Howard Richman gives Karen Williams a dance lesson.
Summary: The first episode of season two begins with an introduction featuring Lea DeLaria and parade marchers. Stand-up comedy performances feature Georgia Ragsdale and Kate Clinton. The Pride Politicians segment includes speeches by and interviews with LGBT-friendly political figures. A folk music performance is followed by people joking about their gay pets. Next, a musical tribute to Cole Porter features the Seattle Men's Chorus performing "My Heart Belongs to Daddy," followed by Harvey Fierstein and Diane Schuur performing a duet of "Love for Sale." The Back to Stonewall segment features Lea DeLaria at the old location of Stonewall, where she introduces clips of people at Pride events worldwide. Among other Pride clips are women singing, organizations and occupations marching, and family members of gays and lesbians. Lea DeLaria then gives a brief introduction about Bronski Beat, followed by Jimmy Somerville singing "When the Boy in Your Arms (Is the Boy in Your Heart)."
Summary: The first segment, Television Focus, is about the TV movie Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (starring Glenn Close, and executive produced by Barbra Streisand), and includes clips of the movie and interviews with producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan, Judith Light, Margarethe Kammermeyer, Melissa Etheridge and Lea DeLaria. Next, the Neighborhood Focus segment features a discussion of the similarities and differences between the African-American civil rights movement and the gay rights movement, with interviews with Dr. Marjorie Hill, Representative Barney Frank, Dr. Betty Shabazz, Paula Ettelbrick (Empire State Pride Agenda). The first of three Family Album: Gay Families segments features interviews with gay families, and more interviews air later in the episode, including author April Martin. Greg Watt introduces the Theater Spotlight segment, which covers You Should Be So Lucky, starring writer/actor Charles Busch and includes clips of the play and interview with Busch. Following this segment is International Focus with correspondent Miguel Arenas, which covers Cuba featuring interviews with gays and lesbians in Cuba and clips from the film Fresa y Chocolate (Strawberry and Chocolate). This episode's Celebrity ID segment features writer and actor Quentin Crisp. Segment Black LGBT History includes the Schomburg Center's recognition of Langston Hughes, a discussion between author Barbara Smith and writer Thomas Glave about Bayard Rustin. The Documentary segment includes an interview with director Isaac Julien, followed by a clip from his film, The Darker Side of Black, which discusses homophobia in hip-hop, and includes Donald Suggs (GLAAD), Buju Banton, Brand Nubian, Professor Cornel West, Rev. Zachary Jones, songwriter Michael Franti and Language of Violence by Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy. Greg Watt introduces a second Theater Spotlight segment, which covers the play Holiday Heart, directed by Tazewell Thompson, and includes interviews with Thompson and