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This fabulous docuseries shows that queer history will not be denied

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more invested in erasing queer people’s place in history.So much so, that Florida student Will Larkin’s history class presentation on the Stonewall uprising is being investigated by their high school.“I wonder how different my childhood would have been had my classmates and I known that I wasn’t some tragic anomaly, a strange fluke that needed to be fixed,” Larkin wondered in a recent New York Times op-ed.Like, for instance, if Larkin’s teachers had been able to impart any info about not only this pivotal moment in the fight for LGBTQ rights, but the many, many other queer contributions to history.Now, just in time for Pride, discovery+ is stepping in to help expand our awareness of queer history with its new series The Book of Queer.

Premiering June 2, the five episode docuseries explores the gloriously queer moments that helped shaped world history.The streaming platform has brought together a roster of queer academics—including award-winning historian Eric Cervini—to curate the stories of notable trailblazers.

And they’re all brought to life by a cavalcade of queer performers. Miss Vanjie, GOTTMIK, Kim Chi and tons of others star in irreverently funny—and informative—historical reenactments narrated by Margaret Cho, Dominique Jackson, Leslie Jordan, Alex Newell and Ross Matthews.We’re talking true tales of the Stonewall uprising—which re-centers Black and trans people like Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P.

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