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10 TV shows and movies to keep the spirit of Pride going all summer long

June was Pride month, commemorating the 1969 Stonewall riots that birthed the gay liberation movement. As in other journeys toward recognition, equality and freedom to be, the world has come far, and not far enough. And as always, there are arguments about which way to go.

June may be over. But television goes on, and we would like to propose some recent relevant series to keep the party going. One caveat: Not all that follows constitutes a party.


Mostly a party is the isolation-shot "Pose-a-Thon," a fundraising special featuring the cast and creators from the FX ballroom drama "Pose" that dropped on the eve of the Stonewall anniversary weekend. (It is still available to stream.) Offering songs and stories and testimonials, with a brief history of Stonewall from showrunner Steven Canals, the show makes a point of declaring that the "queer liberation movement was begun by black and brown trans women," the very people

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