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Watch A Trailer For ABC's Gay Rights Miniseries When We Rise

Some good things are still happening in culture.

All news, including news about the arts, depressing you immensely lately? Here's a reminder that even giant media companies that prize a family-friendly reputation are pushing the conversation toward social justice. Coming this February to ABC is When We Rise, a miniseries about the gay civil rights movement in San Francisco written by Oscar-winning Milk screenwriter Dustin Lance Black and starring (among others) Whoopi Goldberg, Rachel Griffiths, Rosie O'Donnell, Mary-Louise Parker, Guy Pearce, and Michael K. Williams. Try not to weep at the trailer!

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