Equal: Season 1

Equal: Season 1

Equal: Season 1

Four-part HBO documentary series detailing the biggest trailblazing moments in history for the LGBTQ+ civil rights movement, from the rise of early organisations to the Stonewall uprising.

Each part offers a distinct and connected chapter within the historical timeline: part one, “The Birth of a Movement,” explores the rise of early organisations, The Mattachine Society and the Daughters of Bilitis in Los Angeles and San Francisco, respectively; part two, “Transgender Pioneers,” chronicles the 20th century trans experience, bookended by the 1966 Compton Cafeteria riots in San Francisco; part three, “Black is Beautiful, Gay is Good!” examines the contributions from the Black community on the growing LGBTQ+ civil rights movement; and part four, “Stonewall: From Rebellion to Liberation,” ties in the decades long struggles with the culminated Stonewall uprising – the beginning of the Pride movement.

2020USAHBO
DocumentaryHistorical

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 1.1
22 October 2020

The Birth of a Movement

Explore the rise of early organizations, The Mattachine Society and the Daughters of Bilitis in Los Angeles and San Francisco, respectively.

EPISODE 1.2
22 October 2020

Transgender Pioneers

A chronicle of the 20th century trans experience, bookended by the 1966 Compton Cafeteria riots in San Francisco.

EPISODE 1.3
22 October 2020

Black is Beautiful, Gay is Good!

An examination of the contributions from the Black community on the growing LGBTQ+ civil rights movement.

EPISODE 1.4
22 October 2020

Stonewall: From Rebellion to Liberation

The final episode ties in the decades long struggles with the culminated Stonewall uprising - the beginning of the Pride movement.