Pride Month Programming

Celebrate Pride All Month Long with WGTE!

Pride Month Programming
  • Friday, June 2 at 7 p.m. on FM 91 - Pride outLoud
    • The youth producers of outLoud Radio bring you an hour of stories about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and otherwise non-straight life.
  • Monday, June 5 at 7 p.m. on FM 91 Witness History: Pride Month
    • Go back in time to key events in history and hear the story of our times told by the people who were there. Witness History features first-hand accounts, archive material and insight from historians.
  • Friday, June 9 at 7 p.m. on FM 91 - Peace Talks Radio: Peacemaking in LGBTQ Communities
    • This time on PEACE TALKS RADIO, a three-part program about peacemaking in LGBTQ communities. Coming out can lead to a sense of personal peace that many people spend their whole lives seeking. But coming out can sometimes bring about conflict with family, friends, and the larger society in which we live. On this month’s episode of Peace Talks Radio, correspondent Sarah Holtz speaks with three individuals who came out about their sexual orientation and gender identity and found their own personal peace. The three guests on today’s show represent an effort within the LGBTQ community to challenge accepted norms of gender identity and sexual orientation in order to envision a more inclusive world.
  • Friday, June 16 at 7 p.m. on FM 91 - Dying Words: The AIDS Reporting of Jeffrey Schmalz
    • Dying Words, hosted by Rachel Maddow, is about Jeff Schmalz and the groundbreaking reporting he did on AIDS for the New York Times even as he was dying of the disease in the early 1990s. Through Jeff's story, it also describes the experiences of gay and lesbian journalists during a much less tolerant time in major news organizations.
  • Sunday, June 18 at p.m. on WGTE HD -  POV Shorts: Becoming Myself, two conversations on identity and connection.
    • "Integrate. Me" - This short follows Tristan, a young adult who grew up queer, trans, and traumatized. They took a chance on an experimental therapy, finding their authentic place.
    • "Elaine is Almost" - Explore the unconditional love between siblings as one sister interviews another on the eves of her 14th and 15th birthdays.
  • Tuesday, June 20 at 9 p.m. on WGTE HD - Prideland        
    • Follow queer actor Dyllon Burnside on a journey across the South to meet diverse members of the LGBTQ community. From a lesbian rodeo champ in Texas to an African American mayor ally in Alabama, he discovers how LGBTQ Americans are finding ways to live authentically and with Pride in the modern South.
  • Tuesday, June 20 at 10 p.m. on WGTE HD - Frontline: Mama Bears
    • Although they grew up as fundamentalist, evangelical Christians, these moms are now willing to risk losing friends, family, and faith communities to keep their kids safe-even if it challenges their belief systems and rips apart their worlds.
  • Friday, June 23 at 7 p.m. on FM 91 - True Colors: Sounds from the Heart
    • As we celebrate Pride during the month of June, join hosts Julie Amacher and Gabrielle Glass as they interview five LGBTQIA+ artists from the operatic world who will share their story with you, and how their pride impacts their musical identity.
  • Sunday June 25 at 5 p.m. on WGTE HD - We'll Meet Again: Coming Out
    • Join Ann Curry as those whose lives were changed by the early days of the gay rights movement reunite. Tom wants to find the childhood friend who urged him to come out, while Paul seeks a fellow student who inspired him to stand up for his beliefs.
  • Tuesday, June 27 at 8 p.m. on WGTE HD - American Experience: Casa Susanna 
    • In the 1950s and 60s, when failure to wear gender-appropriate clothing was illegal across most of the country, a community of cross-dressing men found refuge at a modest house in the Catskills region of New York. Named after its matriarch, Casa Susanna provided community and validation for its guests.
  • Friday, June 30 at 7 p.m. on FM 91 - Beyond Stonewall: From Power to Pride
    • A conversation with Gary Bailey, Larry Kessler, Sue Katz, Michael Bronski, Stephanie Burt, and Maura Healey about the LGBTQ movement, looking back 50 years to the Stonewall Uprising.