Discover the rich history of the gay, lesbian, transgender, queer, and bisexual movement in the Capital Region and explore its contemporary challenges.
WMHT Specials

Out in Albany

56:24
Published:
Expires: 2019-07-01
Rating: NR

History of the LGBTQ movement in the Capital Region and a look at its contemporary issues.

For the very first time WMHT partnered with Kickstarter to help raise the funds to produce a film that tells the rich history of the gay, lesbian, transgender, queer, and bisexual movement in the Capital Region while addressing its contemporary challenges.

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Out in Albany | Preview

History of the LGBTQ movement in the Capital Region and a look at its contemporary issues.

Cindy Swadba | Out in Albany

Cindy Swadba on the importance of Saratoga Pride & persevering when facing discrimination.

Out in Albany | Youth

What's it like for LGBTQ youth in the Capital Region?

Out in Albany

History of the LGBTQ movement in the Capital Region and a look at its contemporary issues.

Sean Desiree | Out in Albany

Musician Sean Desiree of bell's roar on gender norms and activism.

Out in Albany | Pride Center

Albany is home to the oldest continually operating LGBTQ community center in the country.

Julian Purdy | Out in Albany

Julian Purdy on what it means to be transgender.

Ken Screven: Breaking Stereotypes | Out in Albany

Ken Screven, a broadcasting trailblazer, talks about life as a gay black man.

Out in Albany | Life Pre-1969

LGBTQ community members reflect on life in Albany pre-1969.

Kym Dorsey | Out in Albany

Kym Dorsey, a post-op transgender woman, on her life and experiences.

Roberta Bernstein & Viki Sand | Out in Albany

Roberta and Viki on their 36-year relationship and coming out to family and friends.

What it Means to Be ‘Out in Albany’

What does being 'Out in Albany' mean?