The OutFronts

The OutFronts

The OutFronts – a five-day digital festival kicks off Pride Month, beginning Friday, June 4th through Tuesday, June 8th and connects fans with all things LGBTQIA+ in television. The festival is filled with free panel discussions and exclusive members-only premieres featuring the talent from some of the most exciting LGBTQIA+ programs available on television today.

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The OutFronts
  • RuPaul's Drag Race

    Though they didn’t win the crown on their original seasons, the queens deemed Miss Congeniality by fans and fellow contestants alike are some of the most fondly remembered in Drag Race herstory. The inimitable Carson Kressley joins the winners of the Miss Congeniality title from seasons 10 throug...

  • Legendary

    Season 2 of the ballroom competition show that Vulture hailed as a “master class in creativity and showmanship” has seen its Houses continue to elevate their art with jaw-dropping routines, and has welcomed the likes of Taraji P. Henson, Tiffany Haddish, Normani, and more as guest judges.

    Moder...

  • It's a Sin

    Russell Davies’ limited series returned to the early days of the HIV/AIDS crisis in the UK, crafting an energetic portrait that dealt in humor, heartbreak, and uncomfortable truths. Davies and his team discuss their work creating the look, feel, and characters of the 1980s, and are joined by The ...

  • Special

    As the second and final season of creator/star Ryan O’Connell’s one-of-a-kind comedy series premieres on Netflix, O’Connell and the show’s talent discuss Special’s unprecedented look at disability in the queer community, its unique sense of humor, and saying goodbye to these unforgettable charact...

  • Indie & Queer Emmy® Contenders: Digital Creators Roundtable

    What are the challenges (and freedoms) of creating digital series and films as a queer independent creator in today’s media landscape, and how do you break into the Emmy® race within your limited resources? In this panel discussion between the teams behind the groundbreaking series These Thems, l...

  • The Wilds

    Amazon Prime’s YA thriller series about a disparate group of young women stranded on an island following a plane crash - and the devious plot to keep them there - garnered a vocal fan base this past year, particular for its intricately drawn queer characters who explored issues of coming out vs. ...

  • Love Victor (Season 2)

    After season 1’s major cliffhanger of an ending, be among the first to see what’s in store for the newly-out Victor in season 2. Creators and talent from the series gather to talk about season’s 1 impact, and what’s in store for Victor, his family, and his romantic life in season 2 as he begins h...

  • BET Presents: TWENTIES and More

    Bringing together talent responsible for the BET series Twenties, Tyler Perry's Sistas, and the forthcoming Ms. Pat, this discussion focuses on the representation of Black LGBTQ+ characters on television in its many forms.

    Panelists: Cierra "Shooter" Glaude (Director, TWENTIES); Brian Jordan Jr....

  • Clarice

    In the documentary Disclosure, actor Jen Richards memorably examined the legacy of transphobia that emerged from the infamous Silence of the Lambs character Buffalo Bill. Following that powerful statement, she was brought on as a consultant, and ultimately as a guest star, on CBS’ Clarice to addr...

  • Star Trek: Discovery

    Star Trek: Discovery’s LGBTQ representation has gone warp speed ahead of any previous iteration in the franchise, introducing genre fans to the queer coupledom of Lt. Commander Paul Stamets (Anthony Rapp) and Dr. Hugh Culber (Wilson Cruz), as well as the franchise very first trans and non-binary ...

  • Motherland: Fort Salem

    Freeform’s addictive fantasy series, set in an alternate America where witches ended their persecution by cutting a deal with the government to fight for their country, garnered a huge queer following on the strength of its world-building, and its central queer couple. The cast and creators discu...

  • The CW's LGBTQ Superheroes Panel

    As superhero films continue to dominate the box office, theater-goers rarely if ever see a character from the LGBTQIA+ community up on the big screen -- an odd reality in a genre with a seemingly unlimited imagination. However, in television, The CW’s DC Comics-inspired series have been light yea...

  • Veneno

    One of the breakout hits of 2020, the limited series from Spain charted the rise and fall and rise again of Veneno, a trans sex worker who attained the status of cultural icon in Spain due to her fiery regular appearances on late-night TV. Told through the eyes of real-life friend Valeria Vegas ...

  • Everything's Gonna Be Okay

    Following the surprising finale of Season 2, series creator and star Josh Thomas (Please Like Me) joins the main cast to talk about the show’s hilarious and heartwarming representation of queer relationships, neurodiversity, asexuality, and the various forms of coping with quarantine.

    Featured T...

  • Panel: Being Out In Television

    We've all heard the tales: there are major stars in Hollywood who remain in the closet - even in 2021 - for fear that their careers will be damaged beyond repair should they live out and proud. Who's advising them to do so? Is it true? In this candid discussion among actors who have been through ...

  • Noah's Arc

    A landmark in Black queer representation, Patrik-Ian Polk’s series NOAH'S ARC premiered in 2005 on the then-brand new cable channel Logo. 15 years later, the cast reunited during the 2020 pandemic to revisit their hugely influential characters in a special reunion episode, THE 'RONA CHRONICLES. P...

  • The L Word: Generation Q

    In advance of the much-anticipated second season, the new generation of cast members from Showtime’s reimagining of one of its most legendary series discuss crafting their characters, fan reaction to season 1, and reveal what they can about what’s to come in the future.

    Featured Talent: Arienne...

  • Equal

    The directors and actors from HBO Max’s vital docuseries present individual, testimonial videos about the trailblazer they portrayed in the series and also reveal their own, personal LGBTQ trailblazing heroes.

    Featured Talent: Cheyenne Jackson, Alexandra Grey, Stephen Kijak, Kimberly Reed, Jai R...

  • Equal: Stephen Kijak

    Showrunner and Series Director Stephen Kijak discusses HBO Max's EQUAL.

  • Equal: Alexandra Grey

    Alexandra Grey discusses her role as Lucy Hicks Anderson in HBO Max's EQUAL.

  • Equal: Cheyenne Jackson

    Cheyenne Jackson discusses his role as Dale Jennings on HBO Max's EQUAL.

  • Equal: Jai Rodriguez

    Jai Rodriguez discusses his role as José Sarria in HBO Max's EQUAL.

  • Equal: Kimberly Reed

    Director Kimberly Reed discusses HBO Max's EQUAL.

  • Equal: Scott Turner Schofield

    Scott Turner Schofield discusses his role as Craig Rodwell in HBO Max's EQUAL.