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An all-star cast leads us through queer history in HBO Max’s ‘Equal’

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Equal, debuting October 22, has arrived.The four-part series tracks the progress of LGBTQ rights from the dawn of the 20th century, when coming out could mean ridicule, prison, or worse, all the way up to the present day.

Combining documentary footage with reenactments, the show will examine the lives and influence of such queer icons as Christine Jorgensen, Sylvia Rivera, Bayard Rustin, Phyllis Lyon and Harry Hay.Related: HBO Max will take on queer history in ‘Equal.’ Meet the all-star cast…The subject matter alone would give us ample reason to watch.

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