This month on IN THE LIFE: Bullycides, a term recently coined to address the national health crisis of young people taking their own lives as the result of bullying. Followed by the premier of In The States, a feature focusing on the struggle for LGBT civil rights at the state level.
Among those championing LGBT civil rights are some of the great thinkers, entertainers and activists of our time. This month on IN THE LIFE, we take a look back at the best of our ongoing series, A CONVERSATION WITH… featuring provocative discussions among celebrated actors, writers and activists speaking out about LGBT equality, politics and culture.
Every civil rights movement needs leaders, and the LGBT movement is no exception. This month on IN THE LIFE, we profile LGBT civil rights pioneers making strides towards LGBT equality, from the church pulpit to the halls of congress to the stages of Broadway.
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 twenty million people have died from AIDS since its cause, HIV, was discovered in 1981. Though leading scientists worldwide have dedicated their life’s work to understanding the virus, its genetic complexity is unprecedented and a cure is still beyond reach. This month on IN THE LIFE, we speak with scientists working tirelessly for a cure, advocates speaking out about the stigma of HIV, and look at the success of a cutting edge prevention effort to stop the spread of the disease.