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In the Life

Documenting Black Queer History of the 20th Century

Sheena C. Howard | Posted 09.24.2015 | Black Voices
Sheena C. Howard

Outside of the life and writings of mainstream names such as Bayard Rustin, Audre Lorde and James Baldwin, there are very little primary sources and first person accounts of what life was like for Black LGBTQ people during the time period of the 1950s and 1960s.

WATCH: In The Life Media's 'In The States' Series Highlights Invisible State-Level Battles For LGBT Equality

Rebecca Isaacs | Posted 07.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Rebecca Isaacs

Many of the state-level organizations lack the resources of larger, national LGBT advocacy organizations. Through "In the States," In the Life Media has done them a crucial service. These organizations now have media tools that they otherwise might not be able to afford.

Why I Gifted $1 Million To In The Life Media

Henry van Ameringen | Posted 05.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Henry van Ameringen

I immediately realized the potential for a program like In the Life: if people got to know our community -- really know us, in all of our diversity and humanity -- it would be much harder to turn a blind eye to the suffering of their LGBT family and friends, or to vote for anti-LGBT laws.

WATCH: 'It Gets Better' For Parents Of Transgender Youth

Posted 03.20.2012 | Gay Voices

The first "It Gets Better" video to focus exclusively on parents of transgender and gender non-conforming youth has made its web debut. Produced b...

This Month on In The Life, An Order of Gay 'Nuns' Promote Human Rights and Joy

Eleanor Moonier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Eleanor Moonier

Since their first appearance in San Francisco on Easter Sunday in 1979, the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence have used the power of parody to expose the forces of bigotry, complacency, and guilt.

With Increased Visibility, Cultural Attitudes Toward Gays and Lesbians Shift

Eleanor Moonier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eleanor Moonier

A recent poll concludes that as LGBT visibility has improved, so has cultural acceptance of homosexuality. 77% of Americans now say they have friends, relatives and co-workers who are gay.

Public Television's In The Life Examines Anti-Gay Hate

Eleanor Moonier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eleanor Moonier

Hate speech against gay people is embedded in our culture. The most radical voices claim that gay people are a threat to our children and country. What many don't realize is that these messages are crafted by a well-resourced media machine.

Exporting Hate: Public Television's In The Life Examines Anti-Gay Legislation In Uganda

Eleanor Moonier | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eleanor Moonier

In The Life looks at The Fellowship Foundation and other powerful evangelicals using their political and financial influence to export an anti-gay agenda to Uganda.