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Canadian Premiere of HBO Max Original Docuseries May 7

Exclusively on Hollywood Suite

 

Narrated by Emmy and Tony Award winner Billy Porter (Pose), Equal pays tribute to the epic origin stories of the LGBTQ+ movement. This four-part docuseries captures the gripping and true backstories of the leaders and unsung heroes who changed the course of history through their tireless activism. The star-studded cast, which includes Cheyenne Jackson, Anthony Rapp, Shannon Purser, Heather Matarazzo, Jamie Clayton, Isis King, Samira Wiley and Gale Harold, plays a handful of activists recognized for their unrelenting fight for justice and equality in the Queer community of post-war America and pre-Stonewall uprising.

Episode 1 – The Birth of a Movement

Broadcast premiere Monday, June 7, 2021 at 9pm ET
Available on demand Tuesday, June 8

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In response to a repressive 1950s culture that considers homosexuality illegal and immoral, two iconic gay rights groups organize, fight back, and lay the foundation for the modern LGBTQ+ civil rights movement.

Episode 2 – Transgender Pioneers

Broadcast premiere Monday, June 14 at 9pm ET
Available on demand Tuesday, June 15

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The incredible stories of three trans trailblazers from the across the ages help illuminate the significance of the 1966 uprising at San Francisco’s Compton’s Cafeteria.

Episode 3 – Black is Beautiful, Gay is Good!

Broadcast premiere Monday, June 21 at 9pm ET
Available on demand Tuesday, June 22

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We meet three very different activists whose lives and work epitomized the intersection of gay and civil rights in the 1960s: Lorraine Hansberry, Bayard Rustin, and José Sarria.

Episode 4 – Stonewall: From Rebellion to Liberation

Broadcast premiere Monday, June 28 at 9pm ET
Available on demand Tuesday, June 29

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The events of the historic Stonewall Uprising are told through the voices of the activists and icons who were there, and who helped usher in a new era of being, out, proud, and EQUAL.

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