American Problems, Trans Solutions

In the U.S., Black trans people are among the most marginalized of marginalized Americans.  Award-winning journalist Imara Jones shares the stories of trans leaders Kayla Gore, Breonna McCree, and Oluchi Omeoga who, despite the record-breaking number of anti-trans bills passed in 2023, are addressing critical issues surrounding economic empowerment and human dignity with heart and vision.

PREMIERING JUNE 24 | LOCAL, USA

Proud to Be

To embrace PRIDE, you often need to define yourself in your own way. Srilatha's world turned upside down when she discovered the hidden 'A' in LGBTQI_+; queer stage and film director Kevin receives a time capsule gift from their late grandfather; and Jamie takes us on a 20-year journey of transition and self-love. Three storytellers, three interpretations of PROUD TO BE, hosted by Theresa Okokon.

PREMIERING JUNE 24 | STORIES FROM THE STAGE

Can You Bring It: Bill T. Jones and D-Man in the Waters

Filmmakers Rosalynde LeBlanc and Tom Hurwitz trace the history and legacy of choreographer-dancer-director Bill T. Jones’ ballet, “D-Man in the Waters.” Emerging in the age of AIDS, the 1989 ballet gave physical manifestation to the fear, anger, grief, and hope for salvation that Jones and colleagues experienced as AIDS took the life of their beloved co-founder Arnie Zane and other troupe members.

NOW STREAMING | #PEABODYWINNER

PRIDE Stories

As state governments pursue unjust law-making affecting LGBTQIA+ rights, social justice reform continues to be the subject of countless conversations throughout the nation. While the LGBTQIA+ community continue to fight for visibility, solidarity and allyship are more meaningful than ever. 

June marks the celebration of PRIDE, a time to honor LGBTQIA+ trailblazers that represent owning your truth. During PRIDE Month, WORLD shares stories of community leaders, friends, families and creators who take pride in the LGBTQIA+ flag 🏳️‍🌈.

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