Witness: Pride Month

A special hour-long edition of Witness History from the BBC World Service. Remarkable stories of LGBT+ rights, told by the people who were there.

We meet the first openly gay political candidate in the US, revisit the first Pride March in the UK, and hear about the diaries of the woman commonly referred to as ‘the first modern Lesbian’.

About Witness History

Go back in time to key events in history and hear the story of our times told by the people who were there. Witness History features first-hand accounts, archive material and insight from historians.


One hour

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Broadcast Window

June 1, 2023 - June 30, 2023

Broadcast Rights

Available to all APM affiliates; Affiliate stations may carry this program multiple times before July 1, 2023. The program must be carried in its entirety. No excerpting is permitted. Simulcast streaming rights are available for this program. Prior to carrying this program, stations must contact their American Public Media Station Relations Representative.

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