In the eighth episode of PBS Digital Studios’ First Person, “LGBTQ Pride and The Sip-In”, host Kristin Russo comes at you from from Greenwich Village, the epicenter of all things Gay Pride, to see where the LGBTQ rights movement started. Before the parades, before the parties, even before the Stonewall riots in 1969, there was [...]

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In the seventh episode of PBS Digital Studios’ First Person, “What’s So Queer About Non-Monogamy?

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This is a collection of the most honest parts of my diary from the past 10 years of my life. Growing up is hard for everyone, but growing up gay means teaching yourself to hide from feelings that are supposed to be exciting, new and wonderful. A decade on, I wouldn’t change being gay for [...]

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In the fifth episode of PBS Digital Studios’ First Person, “Feminine Men Not Wanted”, host Kristin Russo talks with artist and drag performer, Donald Shorter, creator, writer and star of the one-woman show, GENDEROSITY, about his experience as a gender non-conforming gay man, misogyny and hyper-masculinity among gay men, gay sex apps and more, In [...]

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In the sixth episode of PBS Digital Studios’ First Person, “Race, Visibility & Safe Spaces”, host Kristin Russo talks with Ryann Holmes, activist and co-founder of Bklyn Boihood, an organization that spreads love through community-building events, music and art while sharing their journey as bois of color who believe in safe spaces, accountable action and [...]

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In the fourth episode of PBS Digital Studios’ First Person, host Kristin Russo talks with Kate Fagan, columnist and feature writer for espnW, ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine, about coming out as gay while playing college basketball for the University of Colorado, and her experience as an out gay sports commentator. Find us on: https://twitter.com/firstpersonpbs [...]

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In the third episode of First Person, host Kristin Russo talks with fashion icons Nicolette Mason, Arabelle Sicardi, and Rae Tutera about the intersection of fashion and queer identity. Find us on: https://twitter.com/firstpersonpbs https://www.facebook.com/firstpersonpbs http://firstpersonpbs.tumblr.com https://instagram.com/firstpersonpbs Brought to you by PBS Digital Studios and WNET Interactive Engagement Group. Special thanks to Arabelle Sicardi, Nicolette Mason [...]

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In the second episode of First Person, host Kristin Russo talks with the writer, musician, filmmaker and performer, Vivek Shraya, about bisexual erasure and his experience identifying as bisexual. Find us on: https://twitter.com/firstpersonpbs https://www.facebook.com/firstpersonpbs http://firstpersonpbs.tumblr.com https://instagram.com/firstpersonpbs Brought to you by PBS Digital Studios and WNET Interactive Engagement Group. Special thanks to Vivek Shraya. Find more [...]

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In the first episode of First Person, host Kristin Russo talks with Skylar Kergil, a transgender artist, activist and YouTuber, about his experience documenting his transition from Female to Male on YouTube. Find us on: https://twitter.com/firstpersonpbs https://www.facebook.com/firstpersonpbs http://firstpersonpbs.tumblr.com https://instagram.com/firstpersonpbs Brought to you by PBS Digital Studios and WNET Interactive Engagement Group. Special thanks to Skylar [...]

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