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Visible: Out on Television Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

5 Episodes 2020 - 2020

Episode 1

The Dark Ages

Fri, Feb 14, 2020 60 mins

Prior to 1970, televised representations of the LGBTQ community were far from positive, depicting such people as sexual deviants and violent killers. The 1970s ushered in a radical shift in these images.

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Episode 2

Television as a Tool

Fri, Feb 14, 2020 60 mins

LGBTQ activists consider the influential power of television to enact significant social change following the Stonewall Uprising.

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Episode 3

The Epidemic

Fri, Feb 14, 2020 60 mins

Actors and historians discuss the lack of early coverage on the HIV/AIDS epidemic on television, the pervasive fear of the disease ultimately putting positive representations of the LGBTQ community in jeopardy.

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Episode 4


Fri, Feb 14, 2020 60 mins

A look back at the landmark television moment when Ellen DeGeneres came out on her show in 1997. However, the celebration of her honesty was not without its trials.

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Episode 5

The New Guard

Fri, Feb 14, 2020 60 mins

Contemporary LGBTQ creatives discuss their involvement in boosting inclusivity and representation through the media.

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