June 10, 2019

The Lavender Scare

Learn about the decades-long efforts by the U.S. government to fire gay and lesbian employees.

Learn 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 Lavender Scare, Tuesday at 9 p.m. on PBS 6.

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