PRIDELAND airs June 12 on PBS

One-Hour Special Premieres Friday, June 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET on PBS

PBS is celebrating Pride Month with the launch of PRIDELAND, a new one-hour special and short-form digital series following host and actor Dyllón Burnside (from FX’s “Pose”) across the South. The six-episode short-form series  launched on PBS Voices on Tuesday, May 26. A one-hour companion special hosted by Burnside, will premiere on Friday, June 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET

PBS will also air an encore presentation of The Lavender Scare, the gripping documentary that tells the untold story of how tens of thousands of homosexual federal workers were either fired or denied employment in the 1950s, stirring outrage in the gay community and starting an LGBTQ rights movement with an unlikely hero at the forefront. The acclaimed documentary (winner of 16 awards for Best Documentary) will air on PBS on Friday, June 12 at 10:00 p.m. ET.

You can read more about the PBS programming, here and for a complete listing of programming to celebrate Pride Month on Boston’s WGBH-TV, click here.

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