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‘Equal’: Samira Wiley, Anthony Rapp, Cheyenne Jackson Among Cast For HBO Max’s LGBTQ+ Docuseries

‘Equal’: Samira Wiley, Anthony Rapp, Cheyenne Jackson Among Cast For HBO Max’s LGBTQ+ Docuseries

HBO Max has unveiled the full cast for Equal, its upcoming four-part docuseries chronicling landmark events and the forgotten heroes of the LGBTQ+ movement, from Greg Berlanti’s Berlanti Productions, Jim Parsons and That’s Wonderful Productions, Scout Productions, Jon Jashni (Lost in Space) and Warner Horizon Unscripted Television.

Samira Wiley, Cheyenne Jackson, Anthony Rapp, Sara Gilbert, Shannon Purser, Heather Matarazzo, Jamie Clayton, Isis King, Gale Harold, are among the cast members who will portray the Lbgtq+ visionaries in the docuseries that contains never-before-seen archival footage. A full list with character descriptions follows below.

Part one of the docuseries explores the rise of early organizations, The Mattachine Society and the Daughters of Bilitis in Los Angeles and San Francisco, respectively; part two stories chronicles the 20th century trans experience, bookended by the 1966 Compton Cafeteria riots in San Francisco; part three examines the contributions from the Black community on the growing LGBTQ

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