9:00pm: Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride, Showtime (1.5 hrs) PREMIERE
On the eve of the 30th anniversary of Vancouver’s Gay Pride Parade, the event’s director takes a documentary look at the history of pride celebrations around the world, chronicling the gay struggle for equality around the world. Here’s a trailer for the amazing documentary.
10:30pm: Pride Comedy Jam, Showtime (1 hr) NEW
Get ready to laugh out loud with as the bold and bawdy Suzanne Westenhoefer returns to television to host this outrageous ensemble of hip and hilarious LGB comics, featuring Renee Santos, Raneir Pollard, Jackie Monahan, Nico Santos, and Julie Goldman!
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