LGBTQ+ parades and parties may have been canceled due to COVID-19 but the spirit of Pride goes on. Throughout June, WORLD Channel turns to stories of the pioneers and modern-day youth who represent the LGBTQ+ flag 🏳️🌈with PRIDE.
When Joe Wilson announces he is to wed a man, controversy ignites his small hometown. Drawn back by a plea for help from the mother of a bullied gay teen, Wilson’s journey illustrates the challenges of being an outsider in a conservative environment and the transformation that is possible when those who have long been constrained by a traditional code of silence summon the courage to break it.
Life is full of opportunities to begin again. Claritza prepares for her first job in the U.S. by reading the phone book; in Afghanistan, Mahboba journeys to her classroom against all odds; and Dillan discovers that sometimes we need to face our past before moving forward.