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HBO Max Celebrates Pride 2021 with Content in June

HBO Max is celebrating Pride 2021 with the launch of the Shine On spotlight page, which honors and recognizes the streamer’s expansive library of LGBTQIA+ stories, characters, and creators.

As part of this spotlight page, viewers will get exclusive access to concerts, never-before-seen clips and interviews within their “Your Pass to Pride 2021” Collection, produced by Human by Orientation throughout the month.

HBO Max Celebrates Pride 2021 with Content in June

HBO Max’s Human By Orientation elevates and celebrates the LGBTQIA+ community – encouraging people to express their proudest, queerest selves. Throughout their year-round programming, they create fearlessly queer spaces that aim to expand dialogue and uplift the community. Last year, Human By Orientation celebrated Pride by launching its first-ever digital Pride site, with 15 events over an 11-day schedule aimed to engage the entire spectrum of the community.

Following the success of last year’s virtual Pride, Human By Orientation is continuing this mission with music performances from artists like King Princess, VINCINT, Raveena, Soccer Mommy, and MUNA, queer comedy specials from Ali Kolbert, Meg Stalter, Ashley Ray among others, exclusive behind-the-scenes conversations from HBO Max originals like “Hacks,” drag performances from the queens of “We’re Here,” artist spotlights and more.

These performances and specials will all live on the Human by Orientation social handles as well as in-app on HBO Max on Human By Orientation’s “Your Pass to Pride 2021” Virtual Pride collection. The Virtual Pride collection, which will provide a safe space for the LGBTQIA+ community and allies, will have all virtual events throughout the month of June.

Human By Orientation will also highlight 30 LGBTQIA+ and civil rights nonprofit partners – one per day all Pride month via the Human By Orientation social handles, so consumers can easily learn more and get involved.

Shine On will showcase revolutionary series including Veneno, It’s A Sin, We Are Who We Are, Equal, Euphoria and We’re Here, compile historic documentaries like Welcome to Chechnya, The Trans List, Wig, A Family Is a Family Is a Family, and Larry Kramer In Love & Anger, and feature Trans and Non-Binary voices from Legendary, Transhood, Lady and the Dal, Euphoria: Special 2, Hable Now, and Todxs Nosotrxs to showcase new perspectives on behalf of the community.

The second season finale of the Ballroom competition series Legendary will also premiere this month.

In addition to the spotlight page, HBO Max will also celebrate Pride 2021 with exclusive playlists from We’re Here stars Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O’Hara, and Shangela Laquifa Wadley through HBO Max’s Guest Curator program, which will be featured in-app on the HBO Max homepage.

Their lists of their favorite movies and television series include must-see programs such as Miss Congeniality, Legendary, A Star Is Born, and The Color Purple.

HBO MAX PRIDE 2021 PROGRAMMING

UNAPLOGETICALLY QUEER

Awkwafina is Nora From Queens

Batwoman

Betty (HBO)

Euphoria (HBO)

Euphoria: Special 1 (HBO)

Euphoria: Special 2 (HBO)

Genera+ion

Gentleman Jack (HBO)

Hacks

Here and Now (HBO)

I May Destroy You (HBO)

It’s A Sin

Legendary

Looking (HBO)

Looking: The Movie (HBO)

Los Espookys (HBO)

Search Party

Steven Universe

Todxs Nosotrxs(HBO)

Trigonometry

True Blood (HBO)

Veneno

We Are Who We Are (HBO)

We’re Here (HBO)

Years and Years (HBO)

OUR RESILIENCE

A Family Is a Family Is a Family, 2010 (HBO)

And the Band Played On, 1993 (HBO)

Angels in America (HBO)

Bessie, 2015 (HBO)

Billie Jean King: Portrait of a Pioneer, 2006 (HBO)

Equal

Habla Men ‘14, 2014 (HBO)

Larry Kramer in Love & Anger, 2015 (HBO)

Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures, 2016 (HBO)

Suited, 2016 (HBO)

The Case Against 8, 2014 (HBO)

The Normal Heart, 2014 (HBO)

The Out List, 2013 (HBO)

The Strange History of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, 2011 (HBO)

The Times of Harvey Milk, 1984

The Trans List, 2016 (HBO)

Transhood, 2020 (HBO)

Valentine Road, 2013 (HBO)

Welcome to Chechnya, 2020 (HBO)

When I Knew, 2008 (HBO)

Wig, 2019 (HBO)

TRANS AND NON-BINARY VOICES

Buzz (HBO)

Equal

Euphoria (HBO)

Euphoria: Special 2 (HBO)

Full Beat, 2018 (HBO)

Habla Men ’14 (HBO)

Habla Now, 2020 (HBO)

Lady and the Dale (HBO)

Legendary

Lupe, 2021 (HBO)

Suited (HBO)

The Trans List (HBO)

Todxs Nosotrxs (HBO)

Transhood (HBO)

Veneno

We Are Who We Are (HBO)

SHOWSTOPPING TV CHARACTERS

Batwoman (Katy Kane and Sophie Moore)

Betty (Honeybear) (HBO)

Doctor Who (Bill Potts)

Euphoria (Jules) (HBO)

Game of Thrones (Yara Greyjoy) (HBO)

Gentleman Jack (Anne Lister) (HBO)

Girls (Elijah) (HBO)

Harley Quinn (Harley & Poison Ivy)

I May Destroy You (Kwame) (HBO)

It’s a Sin (Ritchie)

Mrs. Fletcher (Margo) (HBO)

Search Party (Elliot)

Six Feet Under (Keith Charles) (HBO)

Steven Universe (Ruby & Sapphire)

The O.C. (Alex Kelly)

The Wire (Omar Little) (HBO)

True Blood (Lafayette Reynolds) (HBO)

We Are Who We Are (Harper) (HBO)

OUR POC VOICES

Batwoman

Bessie, 2015 (HBO)

Betty (HBO)

Carmen y Lola, 2018 (HBO)

Charm City Kings

David Makes Man

Euphoria (HBO)

Genera+ion (HBO)

Happy Together

I May Destroy You (HBO)

It’s A Sin

Lovecraft Country (HBO)

Lupe (HBO)

My Favorite Shapes by Julio Torres, 2019 (HBO)

PAUSE with Sam Jay (HBO)

Pretty Little Liars

The Color Purple

The Wire (HBO)

Todxs Nosotrxs (HBO)

True Blood (HBO)

Veneno

Vida Perfecta

We Are Who We Are (HBO)

SUPER-REPRESENTATION

Adventure Time: Obsidian, 2020

Batwoman

Doom Patrol

Freedom Fighters: The Ray, 2018

Gen:Lock

Harley Quinn

Kill La Kill

Kiznaiver

OK K.O.

Steven Universe

Steven Universe: Future

Watchmen (HBO)

QUEER CREATORS

A Room with a View, 1986 (James Ivory) (HBO)

A Time to Kill, 1996 (Joel Schumacher)

Bad Education, 2004 (Pedro Almodóvar)

Banshee (Alan Ball)

Batman & Robin, 1997 (Joel Schumacher)

Batman Forever, 1995 (Joel Schumacher)

Beauty and the Beast, 1947 (Jean Cocteau)

Bessie (Dee Rees – Director, Writer) (HBO)

Billy Elliott, 2000 (Stephen Daldry) (HBO)

Black Orpheus, 1959 (Jean Cocteau)

Broken Embraces (Pedro Almodóvar)

Davis Makes Man (Tarell Alvin McCraney)

Desert Hearts, 1985 (Donna Deitch)

Full Beat, 2018 (Kase Pena – Director, Writer) (HBO)

Hairspray, 1988 (John Waters)

High Maintenance (Katja Blichfeld – Co-Creator) (HBO)

I’m So Excited (Pedro Almodóvar)

It’s a Sin (Russell T. Davies)

J. Edgar, 2011 (Dustin Lance Black)

Jubilee, 1979 (Derek Jarman)

Larry Kramer In Love and Anger, 2015 (Jean Carlomusto – Director) (HBO)

Looking (Andrew Haigh) (HBO)

Los Espookys (Julio Torres, Ana Fabrega – Co-Creators) (HBO)

Lost & Delirious (Lèa Pool)

Mildred Pierce (Todd Haynes) (HBO)

Olive Kitteridge (Lisa Cholodenko – Director) (HBO)

Pepi, Luci, Bom Y Otras Chicas del Monton (Pedro Almodóvar)

Sex and the City (Michael Patrick King) (HBO)

Six Feet Under (Alan Ball) (HBO)

Steven Universe (Rebecca Sugar)

The Craft, 1996 (Andrew Fleming)

The Human Voice (Pedro Almodóvar)

The Laramie Project, 2002 (Moises Kaufman – Director, Writer) (HBO)

The Normal Heart, 2014 (Ryan Murphy) (HBO)

The Philadelphia Story, 1940 (George Cukor)

Todxs Nosotrxs (Daniel Riberio, Vera Egito, Adelina Anthony – Directors) (HBO)

True Blood (Alan Ball) (HBO)

Volver (Pedro Almodóvar)

LAUGH WITH US

2 Dope Queens (HBO)

At Home with Amy Sedaris

Coastal Elites, 2020 (HBO)

HBO Comedy Half Hour: Margaret Cho (HBO)

Jerrod Carmichael 8, 2017 (HBO)

Jerrod Carmichael Love at the Store, 2014 (HBO)

Loiter Squad

My Dad Wrote a Porno (HBO)

My Favorite Shapes by Julio Torres, 2019 (HBO)

Rosie O’Donnell: A Heartfelt Standup, 2015 (HBO)

Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted, 2015 (HBO)


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