When We Rise

  • 2017
  • TV Show
  • None

The LGBT civil-rights movement is chronicled from its turbulent infancy to the present through the experiences of a diverse family of LGBT men and women.

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02:11 — When We Rise chronicles the real-life personal and political struggles, set-backs and triumphs of a diverse family of LGBT men and women who helped pi (more…)
When We Rise - Season 1
A chronicle of the gay U.S. Civil Rights movement.
When We Rise - Season 1
A chronicle of the gay U.S. Civil Rights movement.
Marriage Equality for All
03:23 — After the Supreme Court votes in favor of same-sex marriage, Roma (Mary-Louise Parker) and Diane (Rachel Griffiths) get married.
The Clintons Visit the AIDS Memorial Quilt
02:11 — Bill and Hillary Clinton visit the AIDS Quilt.
Cleve's Baby Is Taken Away Because of HIV Medication
01:03 — HIV medications halt Cleve's adoption process.
Ken Advocates for a Cause
01:35 — When met with resistance at the San Francisco Black Forums, Ken (Jonathan Majors) publicly comes out as a gay man and advocates for rights in the blac (more…)
The AIDS Memorial Quilt
03:33 — During a heart-breaking vigil for those who have passed, Cleve (Austin McKenzie) is inspired to create what will become the AIDS Memorial Quilt. Meanw (more…)
Roma Finds Family in Diane
01:57 — Roma (Emily Skeggs) surprises Diane (Fiona Dourif) at work after reading the journal from Africa. Roma admits Diane was right. It was Roma's lack of v (more…)
Cleve Tells His Dad He Is Gay
01:38 — "It's important that you know."
Cleve Meets Roma
01:58 — Cleve helps Roma see beyond gender.

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  • Premiered: February 27, 2017
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: The LGBT civil-rights movement is chronicled from its turbulent infancy to the present through the experiences of a diverse family of LGBT men and women. (more)

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