FX Will Release Docuseries On LGTBTQ+ Civil Rights Just In Time For Pride

The series chronicles the fight for LGBTQ+ civil rights from the 1950s to today, taking us through the decades from FBI surveillance in the 1950s, the AIDS crisis of the 1980s, the 1990s Culture Wars, and the battle for marriage equality.

“Pride” a six-part documentary series that explores the modern history of gay rights in the United States, will debut on FX May 14th. 

The series chronicles the fight for LGBTQ+ civil rights from the 1950s to today, taking us through the decades from FBI surveillance in the 1950s, the AIDS crisis of the 1980s, the 1990s Culture Wars, and the battle for marriage equality. Each episode, spanning the course of one decade, will be helmed by a different LGBTQ+ director. Featured directors include Cheryl Dunye (“The Watermelon Woman,” “Stranger Inside”) and Yance Ford, the first openly transgender man to be nominated for an Oscar, for his film “Strong Island.”

The series will also feature prominent LGBTQ+ activists, personalities, and public figures, including Audre Lorde, Kate Bornstein, Tammy Baldwin, Ceyenne Doroshow, Flawless Sabrina, and others in interviews and archival footage. 

The first three episodes of “Pride” debut on FX May 14th; the last three episodes air on May 21st.  They will also be available to stream on on FX, next day, on Hulu. 


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