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Finding Aid for the In the Life records, circa 1990-2012 LSC.2178
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In the Life Media was founded in 1992 with a mission of bringing real LGBT stories into the media. The collection consists of records related to the production company In the Life and the production of its flagship television program In the Life.
In the Life (also known as In the Life Media) was a production company founded in 1992 with the mission of broadcasting LGBT stories in an effort to challenge homophobia and negative perceptions. Airing in 1992 on six Public Broadcasting Stations, the television series In the Life (ITL) was the first nationally broadcast public television series dedicated to advocating visibility and equality for the LGBT community. During its series run from 1992-2012, ITL grew to reach over one hundred stations across the United States, as well as Canada. The television series gained critical acclaim, earning Emmy Award nominations, a Lambda Legal Liberty Award, the NLGJA Seigenthaler Award for excellence in network television, and a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding TV Journalism-Newsmagazine.
28.0 linear feet (69 boxes and 1 flat box)
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