News

HBO Max Orders LGBTQ Movement Docuseries From Producers Jim Parsons, Greg Berlanti

HBO Max Orders LGBTQ Movement Docuseries From Producers Jim Parsons, Greg Berlanti

HBO Max has commissioned a four-part docuseries on the history of the Lgbtq+ movement.

Titled “Equal,” the series will explore the true stories of leaders and activists of the movement. Each hour-long episode will feature interviews, reenactments, and never before seen footage. The series hails from Warner Horizon Unscripted Television.

“We are extremely proud to partner with these groundbreaking producers on a subject this important, at a time this critical,” said Mike Darnell, president of unscripted and alternative television at Warner Bros. “What a perfect project to launch Warner Horizon Unscripted Television’s new documentary series unit.”

Among those who will be profiled in the series are: Harry Hay, a gay rights activist and the founder of the modern gay movement; The Daughters of Bilitis, a lesbian civil and political rights organization; Christine Jorgensen, a transgender woman who flew to Europe in 1951 to undergo sex reassignment surgery and publicly transitioned

See full article on Variety