Celebrate LGBTQ Pride this June on WPT!

May 31, 2019

Diverse perspectives contribute greatly to our knowledge and understanding of the culture and diversity of Wisconsin residents. Fifty years after the Stonewall riots on June 28, 1969 (read more here!), Wisconsin Public Television is pleased to share Pride Month programs honoring many facets of LGBTQ life and history. Read on for a selection of scripted…

Celebrate Pride Month with WPT!

June 1, 2017

Communities across the United States are celebrating June as Pride Month – and so are we! In the coming weeks, join PBS to explore facets of the LGBTQ experience through true, personal stories (and additional resources, online and off).

LGBT Pride Month: Special Programs Airing This June

May 30, 2015

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month) is celebrated each June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan, a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. This June on Wisconsin Public Television, enjoy programs including: Independent Lens “The New Black” 9 p.m. Monday, June 1 See how…

A Look Ahead with WPT’s Director of Programming

June 1, 2012

I normally don’t write about specific theme months in our program schedule, but this June I’m particularly pleased with the strong lineup of new and repeat shows that we have for LGBT Pride Month. I’m pleased because not only are all of these shows good, but also I love being able to demonstrate Wisconsin Public…