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Celebrate LGBTQIA+ Pride Month 2021

Jack & Yaya | Premieres June 22 on America ReFramed

June 1, 2021

By Beatrice Alvarez

Yes, we can believe it's June already. And that means we have an opportunity to celebrate Pride Month! To celebrate, we will be sharing stories featuring lesbian, gay, transgender, queer, intersex, agender, plus others whose identities are not captured by the LGBTQIA acronym.  All June, you can watch these documentary premieres on your local stations as well as catch up on favorite films and series via the PBS Video App. 

Premiering This Month

Independent Lens

Senior Prom

For residents of an LGBTQ retirement home, “senior” prom takes on a whole new meaning.

American Masters

Ballerina Boys

Discover The Trocks. Dancing on pointe shoes, these male ballerinas mix artistry and joy.

America ReFramed

Jack & Yaya | Trailer

Two transgender best friends celebrate their thirtieth year of friendship.

Streaming This Month

Prideland

Out, Proud & Southern: Dyllón Burnside’s Story

The South is home to more queer people than any other region in the U.S.

PBS Indies

The Hummingbirds

To save his terminally-ill superhero father, a young son must find the hero within.

POV

Muxes

In the town of Juchitán, Méxcio, the world is not divided simply into males and females.

AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange

Mama Gloria

Mama Gloria is about Gloria Allen, a 75-year-old Black trailblazing transgender activist.

PBS Short Film Festival

In This Family

Ten years after being outed by his teacher, a gay man revisits his family's reactions.

POV

Scout's Honor

A 12-year-old Boy Scout launches a campaign to overturn the Boy Scouts' anti-gay policy.

American Masters

Holly Near: Singing for Our Lives

Experience the power of song in the struggle for equality through feminist Holly Near.

America ReFramed

Little Miss Westie | Trailer

A loving portrait of two transgender siblings following the 2016 presidential election.

POV

Reluctantly Queer

A Ghanaian gay man struggles to reconcile his love for his mother with his sexuality.

POV

Memories of a Penitent Heart

A cautionary tale of how faith is used and abused in times of crisis.

America ReFramed

Vision Portraits | Trailer

A filmmaker's journey of how the deterioration of his vision will impact his life & work.

POV

Another Hayride

In the 1980s, self-help guru Louise Hay created a space for healing -- called the Hayride.

Independent Lens

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

His Tales of the City series inspired millions to claim their truth.

Recent Articles

Race and Racism in America

Watch a collection of films and specials that highlight and add context to the many aspects of race and racism in our country.

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