PBS

Independent Lens

No Straight Lines

Season 24 Episode 6 | 1h 25m 44s

Loading Player...

When Alison Bechdel received a coveted MacArthur Award for her best-selling graphic memoir Fun Home, it heralded the acceptance of LGBTQ+ comics in American culture. From DIY underground comix scene to mainstream acceptance, meet five smart and funny queer comics artists whose uncensored commentary left no topic untouched and explored art as a tool for social change.

Aired: 01/23/23 | Expires: 04/23/23 | Rating: TV-MA

Watch Preview

Extras From This Episode

See all Extras from this Episode

More Episodes

See all Episodes

Blog | external link

Q&A With The Big Payback Filmmakers

From Podcast To Doc: Erika Alexander And Whitney Dow On Their Reparation Collaboration

Read More

More Indie Films Shows

Browse all Indie Films Shows

Sign into PBS

By creating an account, you acknowledge that PBS may share your information with our member stations and our respective service providers, and that you have read and understand the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Confirm Your Local Station

To help you find your favorite shows and great local content, we've selected a PBS station in your area.

Please confirm that WETA is your preferred local station, or choose another station below.