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With “Pride”, Disney celebrates the fight for LGBT rights

The six-episode docuseries, directed by seven filmmakers committed to community rights, will hit the Star platform on June 25 to join in the celebration of LGBT Pride Day.

Disney + joins the celebration of the fight for LGBT rights with the premiere of the docuserie Pride , which will hit the platform on June 25, days before the international celebration of LGBT Pride Day, within the Star catalog. way of showing the history of the claims, from the 1950s to the present day.

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Pride consists of six episodes, directed by seven filmmakers committed to the rights of the collective (Tom Kalin, Andrew Ahn, Cheryl Dunye, Anthony Caronna, Alex Smith, Yance Ford and Ro Haber). Each chapter explores the heroic and heartbreaking stories that define America as a nation.

The series begins with the FBI’s persecution of gay people during the 1950s, the so-called Lavender Scare ( Purple Terror ) and continues through the “culture wars” of the 1990s and later, exploring the Queer legacy of the rights movement civilians and the fight for “equal marriage”.

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Through little-known characters such as Madeleine Tress or 1980s cameraman Nelson Sullivan, who recounted the dismantling of downtown New York during the AIDS pandemic, the series also features international figures such as civil rights pioneer Bayard Rustin, the writer Audre Lord and Senators Tammy Baldwin and Lester Cazar.

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The evolution of the rights and identities of trans people over the decades will also be present, and is narrated through interviews and archival material of pioneers such as Christine Jorgensen, Flawless Sabrina, Ceyenne Doroshow, Susan Stryker, Kate Bornstein. , Dean Spade and Raquel Willis.

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