Revry is the streaming media network that inspires exploration of LGBTQ content for the community and allies throughout the year, and this LGBTQ Hsitory Month will be even bigger.
As an LGBTQ-first network, Revry shines a light on the people, events and communities that are often not seen or heard in the mainstream, including lesser known, but no less important historical events highlighted below.
Raid of the Rainbow Lounge
A riveting recount of a violent 2009 raid of a Texas gay bar and its aftermath. Following sordid allegations and outrage, Fort Worth emerged a leader in LGBTQ equality. Experience the journey as told by the victims and those who helped change the city.
Love v. Kentucky
An intimate account of how two Kentucky attorneys with no background in civil rights navigate their passionate opponents, wrangle their reluctant allies, and convince the U.S. Supreme Court to rewrite our nation’s definition of marriage.
Happy Birthday Marsha
Happy Birthday, Marsha! is a film about iconic transgender artist and activist, Marsha “Pay it No Mind” Johnson, and her life in the hours before she ignited the 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York City.
Additional series and titles curated and premiering in October include:
In June 1977, Director Arthur J. Bressan, Jr. mobilized camera crews across the country to document National Gay Freedom Day marches. Gay USA conveys the passion, anger, and defiant optimism of a community under attack, and illustrates the triumphant power of love and pride. Beautifully restored in 2K by the UCLA Film & Television Archive in collaboration with Frameline and Outfest.
Political Animals celebrates the legendary civil rights victories of four trailblazing California state politicians: Carole Migden, Sheila Keuhl, Jackie Goldberg, and Christine Kehoe. Fierce and unrelenting, these courageous women toppled a partisan majority and emerged victors to pass historic legislation for social justice and LGBTQ equality.
Call Me Troy
Call Me Troy is a truly inspirational story about a remarkable and dynamic individual whose activism was decades ahead of its time. Rev. Perry is perhaps best known as the founder of the Metropolitan Community Church – the first church to recognize the spiritual needs of the gay community