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Celebrate LGBTQIA+ Pride Month

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WCNY proudly celebrates Pride Month with a special lineup that highlights the rich culture and history of the LGBTQIA+ community.

American Experience: Stonewall Uprising
Watch Saturday, June 1 at 8 p.m. on WCNY-TV
The 1969 police raid at New York City’s Stonewall Inn triggered violent protests, known as the Stonewall riots, marking a significant turning point in the global gay civil rights movement.

American Masters: Joe Papp in Five Acts
Watch Saturday, June 8 at 8 p.m. on WCNY-TV
Joe Papp, founder of The Public Theater, Free Shakespeare in the Park, and producer of innovative plays, created a “theater of inclusion”
based on the belief that great art is for everyone.

Watch Saturday, June 15 at 8 p.m. on WCNY-TV
Follow queer actor Dyllón Burnside on a journey to discover how LGBTQ Americans are finding ways to live authentically and with pride in today’s Southern communities.

Disco: Soundtrack of a Revolution (Three-Part Series)
Watch Tuesday, June 18 at 10 p.m. on WCNY-TV
From the basement bars of ‘70s New York City to the peak of the global charts, this series offers a powerful, revisionist history of the disco age.

American Masters: Little Richard—King and Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll
Watch Saturday, June 22 at 8 p.m. on WCNY-TV
Explore the meteoric rise and enduring legacy of Little Richard, encompassing his advocacy for the rights of Black artists in the music industry.

Independent Lens: Breaking the News
Watch Saturday, June 29 at 8 p.m. on WCNY-TV
A scrappy group of women and LGBTQ+ journalists buck the white male-dominated status quo, banding together to launch a digital news
startup aiming to combat misinformation.

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