In the Life

  • 1992
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A gay and lesbian-themed magazine series that includes investigative reports and profiles of newsmakers, along with features on aspects of gay culture. The series drew fire even before it aired when then-senator Bob Dole attacked it as a `gay Ed Sullivan show.' The show persevered, however, went on to win awards from several gay and lesbian organization (more…)

In the Life

First Aired: October 1, 2002

Included: an interview with Sharon Smith, the partner of Diane Whipple, who was mauled to death by two dogs in San Francisco in 2001. Smith is the first gay person in the U.S. to sue for wrongful death on behalf of a partner. Other reports include a profile of filmmaker Arthur Dong; visits to a church and synagogue; and an overview of the Broadway musical “Hairspray.” Also: a Harvey Fierstein commentary on the importance of voting. Fashion designer John Bartlett hosts.

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  • Premiered: June 25, 1992
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A gay and lesbian-themed magazine series that includes investigative reports and profiles of newsmakers, along with features on aspects of gay culture. The series drew fire even before it aired when then-senator Bob Dole attacked it as a `gay Ed Sullivan s… (more)

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