Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month is celebrated each year in the month of June. Special PBS documentary presentations slated for CPTV and CPTV4U include:
P.O.V.’s “Out in the Night,” premiering on Monday, June 22 at 11 p.m., with an encore on CPTV4U on Thursday, June 25 at 10 p.m., chronicles the journey of four African-American lesbians charged with attempted murder when they fought back after being threatened. The case reveals the roles that race, gender identity and sexuality play in the criminal justice system.
On Monday, June 29 at 11 p.m., Independent Lens presents “Limited Partnership,” a documentary that chronicles a gay couple who fought for marriage equality for 40 years, battling immigration issues along the way. For more information on the documentary, click here.
Finally, the new Frontline documentary “Growing Up Trans” premieres on Tuesday, June 30 at 10 p.m. Frontline takes viewers on an intimate and eye-opening journey inside the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their families. For more information, click here.
Plus, PBS Digital Studios now offers “First Person,” an online series about gender identity, sexuality and the LGBT community, hosted by Kristin Russo. New episodes air every-other Thursday. Episodes can be viewed here »