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Pride programs: The Lavender Tube on TV news, chat shows and documentaries

Pride programs: The Lavender Tube on TV news, chat shows and documentaries

By Victoria A. Brownworth

June is such an exciting month on TV. Everybody remember that LGBTQ people exist. Ad campaigns include us... until June 30, at midnight, when we are shunted into the background again. Catch the LGBTQ programs while they're viewable.

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By Jim Gladstone | June 15, 2021

Solo shows with men of color include Jomar Tagatac in 'Hold These Truths,' Rotimi Agbabiaka's 'Manifesto,' Brandon Kyle Goodman's 'The Latrell Show,' and Theatre Rhino's duo show, 'Pillow Talk,' all online, some in-person, too.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | June 1, 2021

LGBTQ-themed programming hits the airwaves in abundance as FX/Hulu, Lifetime, Revry and PBS share new and classic films, documentaries, concerts, and even a virtual reality nightclub party.


By Gregg Shapiro | May 18, 2021

Cohen's debut poetry collection 'God I Feel Modern Tonight: Poems from a Gal About Town' strikes a careful balance between the poetic ("I love sex and I love before it—/the double vodka soda leg touch") and the playful.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | May 18, 2021

Must-watch TV: FX's six-part 'Pride' series brings new perspectives on LGBTQ history, with interviews and rare footage; Asian American shows and characters get a to-view list, and Ellen DeGeneres imminent departure from her chat show made news.


By Jim Provenzano | May 11, 2021

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's new retrospective of more than 200 works by celebrated multimedia artist Nam June Paik is not only absorbing and historic; it's also a lot of fun.

By Jim Provenzano | May 8, 2021

In six episodes made by six directors, FX's Pride Docuseries showcases six decades of stunning and deeply touching interviews and archival footage to visualize the more than half century of LGBTQ struggles and achievements.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | May 4, 2021

MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle eviscerates West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice's inept anti-trans remarks, 'Pose's third and final season, Mare of Easttown stars Kate Winslet, Elliot Page's Oprah interview, and 'Crip Camp's Oscar loss are covered in our TV column.

By Jim Provenzano | May 2, 2021

The late playwright and AIDS activist Larry Kramer's 'The Normal Heart' presented a scathing critique of complacency and concern in the early years of the AIDS pandemic. An online staged reading on May 8 will benefit The One Archives in Los Angeles.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | April 20, 2021

Various forms of police and detective procedurals are the top-ranked series on TV and streaming services. How does that align with what is happening out in the real world to Black and brown, LGBTQ and disabled people—the primary targets?

By Cornelius Washington | April 13, 2021

The queer, Black classic that everyone in the LGBTQ community deserves is here. 'The United States v. Billie Holiday,' as a film, is an indictment, instructional guide and spiritual love letter rolled into one.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | April 6, 2021

It is hard to narrow the discourse to just a handful of TV shows over so many years and hundreds of columns, but here are some of the LGBTQ stories that spurred controversy or altered the landscape.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | March 30, 2021

From the beginning, the Bay Area Reporter has covered celebrities, both Broadway and Hollywood stars. many have indeed sat down with us for a chat. There are many such examples in the B.A.R. archives.


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