June 19, 2019 at 4:45 am

Learn about the little known story of the government’s purge of gay and lesbian workers, and how that paved the way for LGBTQ equality today.

For more information on “The Lavender Scare,” click here. 

Aired on June 18, 2019. 


MetroFocus is made possible by James and Merryl Tisch, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, the Sylvia A. and Simon B. Poyta Programming Endowment to Fight Anti-Semitism, Bernard and Irene Schwartz, Rosalind P. Walter, Barbara Hope Zuckerberg, Jody and John Arnhold, the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, Janet Prindle Seidler, Judy and Josh Weston and the Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation.


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