Gay Shows: The Best Queer and LGBT Content on Here TV This Week

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Gay programming isn’t always easy to find. So, just as other streaming services provide notifications about what’s available from them, we’re providing an update of the best gay content on Here TV.

Have a look at what’s new on the streaming service:

A Long Road to Freedom: The Advocate Celebrates 50 Years: Narrated by Laverne Cox and with music by Melissa Etheridge, this moving Here TV original documentary focuses on major events and watershed moments in LGBTQ history through never-before-seen archival footage and engaging interviews. Nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award. Take a look at our interview with director Billy Clift.
Where the Bears Are (Season 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6): Murder hits close to home when a party crasher keels over from a glass of poisoned champagne at Nelson and Todd’s wedding shower, kicking off another murder investigation in the sixth feature film of this worldwide hit comedy mystery series.
Conframa: New episodes premiere this week of the hit series about a married gay couple who decide to spice up their love life by adding a handsome stranger to their relationship.

Ongoing

I Miss You When I See You: Jamie re-encounters his old school friend, Kevin, who has been suffering from depression and must make a choice between following his heart or society. Directed byHong Kong filmmaker Simon Chung. Exclusive to Here TV.

Now What (Season 3): Searing with realism and playing in real time, these personal exposés begin at the moment of climax and reveal the unique candor of après-sex pillow talk, which leads to the inevitable question: “Now what?”. Exclusive to Here TV.

Upstairs Inferno: On June 24, 1973, the Up Stairs Lounge in New Orleans is deliberately set on fire, resulting in one of the largest mass murder of gay people in U.S. history. Exclusive to Here TV.

Where the Bears Are: (The Feature Edition): A comedy/mystery featuring 3 bear roommates who attempt to solve the murder of a party guest. It is the Golden Girls meets Murder She wrote, with big, gay hairy men. All six seasons of this hit series will roll out this April, May and June only on Here TV.
Remittence: When Marie takes a job as a maid in Singapore to support her family in the Philippines, she trades one set of hardships for another. Betrayed by her husband, she begins to build a new life for herself.
GayVN Awards: Hosted by Shangela, the the GayVN Awards Show has been held in celebration of outstanding achievements in the gay adult entertainment industry. Watch it for FREE this March only on Here TV.

Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution: The history of the cultural and social movement that began as an offshoot of punk.
Remmitance: When Marie takes a job as a maid in Singapore to support her family in the Philippines, she trades one set of hardships for another.

Still In Rotation

The Breeding: A young cartoonist’s obsession with a taboo fetish leads to life-altering consequences.
What Do You Know?: Six to twelve year-olds talk about gays and lesbians in this award-winning doc produced by HRC.
Voguing: The Message: A pre-Madonna primer that raises questions about race, sex and subcultural style, tracing the roots of this gay Black and Latino dance form, which appropriates and plays with poses and images from mainstream fashion.
Walk for Me: A conflicted teenager is torn between their devotion to their mother and their desire to be their authentic self.
Fun In Boy Shorts: Pride burnout? General malaise? We can fix that! (Well, for an hour or so…) Our sampler of upbeat shorts features half a dozen bite-size mood elevators, each with a different flavor of sweet-tart goodness to lift your spirits and warm your heart. Exclusive to Here TV.
Passing: This documentary profiles the lives of three men of color who have undergone gender transition from female to male. Exclusive to Here TV.
Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice: Treasure is a feature documentary about 19-year-old trans woman Shelly ‘Treasure’ Hilliard whose murder involved police coercion, Jim Crow drug laws, the criminalization of sex work and transphobia. Exclusive to Here TV.
Third Man Out: A Donald Strachey Mystery: Gay detective and star of Richard Stevenson’s novels is commissioned to protect a gay activist known for outing prominent citizens. A Here TV original.
Parting Glances: As Michael and Robert, a gay couple in New York, prepare for Robert’s departure for a two-year job in Africa, Michael must face Robert’s true motives for leaving while navigating their eccentric circle of friends, including Nick, who is living with AIDS. Considered an LGBT indie classic. Stars Steve Buscemi.

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Who They Are

Here TV is actively involved in the LGBT community and offers sponsorship to yearly events such as gay pride events and film festivals, as well as supporting a number of community organizations. In 2013, the service’s programming also became available on the YouTube paid channels.

The service debuted in 2002, and is available on all major cable systems, fiber optics systems, and Internet TV providers around the country as either a 24/7 premium subscription channel, a video on demand (VOD) service, and/or as a subscription, with video on demand (SVOD) service.

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What to Watch: This Week's Top Picks of Queer Content on Here TV
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Last modified: April 27, 2019

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