This month on IN THE LIFE, we look at the power of stigma within our justice system and how the myths and fear that spread with the AIDS epidemic gave rise to laws criminalizing HIV transmission; and we meet researchers who consider stigma as a possible key link between bisexuality and poor health.
IN THE LIFE, the only national public television series documenting the people and issues shaping the gay experience, commemorates World AIDS Awareness Month with CREATING SOLUTIONS, an episode dedicated to the scientists working tirelessly for a cure, the advocates speaking out about the stigma of HIV and AIDS, and the innovative approaches to prevention and education around the virus.
Over 500,000 children in the United States are in foster care. More than 100,000 children await adoption. Despite this growing need, four states restrict gay adoption. This November, IN THE LIFE presents the introductory excerpt of the film “Preacher’s Sons” a provocative, real-life story about The Stewarts: five troubled boys – pulled from the train wreck of foster care, and the two men who are now their fathers.