Cheyenne Jackson proud to be part of cast of “EQUAL,” four-part docuseries about history of the LGBTQ civil rights movement
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Proud to be a part of EQUAL, the upcoming four-part docuseries on @HBOMAX about the history of the LGBTQ civil rights movement. Along with never-before-seen archival footage, Anthony Rapp, Samira Wiley, Sara Gilbert, Cheyenne Jackson, Alexandra Grey, Jamie Clayton and Shannon Purser are just some of the names who portray gay rights activists from the turn of the century to the 1970s following the Stonewall Riots. “Equal” will premiere in October in recognition of LGBTQ History Month. Produced by Scout Productions (“Queer Eye”), Greg Berlanti’s Berlanti Productions and Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak’s That’s Wonderful Productions, the series is directed by Stephen Kijak (“Sid & Judy”) and trans director Kimberly Reed (“Prodigal Sons”). Here, Variety gives you a look at the first images of the cast, most of whom are LGBTQ.