Search form

Donate Today

The Lavender Scare

Learn the untold story of how tens of thousands of homosexual federal workers were either fired or denied employment in the 1950s, stirring outrage in the gay community and starting an LGBTQ rights movement with an unlikely hero at the forefront.

The Lavender Scare airs on Tuesday, June 18, at 9:00 p.m.


No episodes are available for online viewing.


Learn the story of a witch hunt against gay and lesbian federal workers in the 1950s.