Celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and its history
To commemorate Pride Month, True Colors: LGBTQ+ Our stories, our songs celebrates the stories and music that make us who we are and offers a unique look at the history of the LGBTQ+ community in the United States.
look True Colors: LGBTQ+ Our stories, our songs on WITF TV Sunday, June 5 at 4:00 p.m. or Tuesday, June 7 at 9:30 p.m. If you prefer to stream, you can stream WITF TV live online and through the PBS Video app.
The special shares real stories of hope, resilience and triumph from people across the country and connects these heartfelt stories to the history of the LGBTQ+ movement.
Hosted by Danger! champion Amy Schneider, true colors includes performances by the Indigo Girls, pop singer Billy Gilman, indie-pop singer-songwriter Morgxn, drag artists Peppermint, Alexis Michelle and Jujubee, Joy sensation Chris Colfer, Christian singer Trey Pearson, trans opera singer Breanna Sinclairé and Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award winner André de Shields.
All performers are joined by the American Pops Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Luke Frazier.
True Colors: LGBTQ+ Our stories, our songs will also feature interviews with former NBA player Jason Collins and Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award-winning actress and activist Cynthia Nixon, alongside others sharing their stories.
During true colors, viewers will have the opportunity to become a WITF member and receive a gift for their donation. Donate during the broadcast or donate now at witf.org/givenow. Picking out True Colors: LGBTQ, our stories, our songs in the “Search by program” drop-down menu.
WITF TV’s Pride Month programming is supported by Penn State Health.