Katherine Linton

In 1993, producer Katherine Linton was hired to host a new PBS program, In the Life. When the pioneering gay news program’s original producer quit, Linton landed that job as well. “I learned everything on the ground,” she says of television production. “From there, that’s all I’ve been doing.” Her company, Linton Media, produces documentaries, including Lesbian Sex and Sexuality for here! TV, AIDS: A Pop Culture History for VH1 and The Junkie Next Door: Women and Heroin for A&E. “My company is committed to progressive, majority-queer issues, and I’d like to keep it going.” says Linton, who has learned a lot from her projects about lesbian sex. “I didn’t know the girls were as busy as they are!” –LL

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