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Kumu Hina (Episode #1614H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jun 28, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Over the course of a momentous year, Kumu Hina, a native Hawaiian mahu (transgender) teacher, inspires a tomboyish young girl to claim her place as leader of an all-male hula troupe, as she herself searches for love and a fulfilling romantic relationship with an unpredictable young Tongan man.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 29, 2017 -- 4:00 AM

Real Boy (Episode #1820H)

KQED World: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Real Boy is the coming-of-age story of Bennett, a trans teenager with dreams of musical stardom. During the first two years of his gender transition, as Bennett works to repair a strained relationship with his family, he is taken under the wing of his friend and musical hero, celebrated trans folk singer Joe Stevens.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 26, 2017 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Limited Partnership (Episode #1617H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 4:00 AM

Decades before The Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, one gay couple, a Filipino American and an Australian, fell in love and over the course of 40 years took on the U.S. government to fight for marriage and immigration equality.

Real Boy (Episode #1820H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Real Boy is the coming-of-age story of Bennett, a trans teenager with dreams of musical stardom. During the first two years of his gender transition, as Bennett works to repair a strained relationship with his family, he is taken under the wing of his friend and musical hero, celebrated trans folk singer Joe Stevens.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 26, 2017 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Limited Partnership (Episode #1617H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Decades before The Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, one gay couple, a Filipino American and an Australian, fell in love and over the course of 40 years took on the U.S. government to fight for marriage and immigration equality.

Real Boy (Episode #1820H)

KQED 9: Mon, Jun 19, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Real Boy is the coming-of-age story of Bennett, a trans teenager with dreams of musical stardom. During the first two years of his gender transition, as Bennett works to repair a strained relationship with his family, he is taken under the wing of his friend and musical hero, celebrated trans folk singer Joe Stevens.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 26, 2017 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 -- 4:00 AM

Limited Partnership (Episode #1617H)

KQED World: Mon, Jun 19, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Decades before The Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, one gay couple, a Filipino American and an Australian, fell in love and over the course of 40 years took on the U.S. government to fight for marriage and immigration equality.

Kumu Hina (Episode #1614H)

KQED World: Sun, Jun 18, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Over the course of a momentous year, Kumu Hina, a native Hawaiian mahu (transgender) teacher, inspires a tomboyish young girl to claim her place as leader of an all-male hula troupe, as she herself searches for love and a fulfilling romantic relationship with an unpredictable young Tongan man.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 29, 2017 -- 4:00 AM

Limited Partnership (Episode #1617H)

KQED World: Thu, Jun 15, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Decades before The Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, one gay couple, a Filipino American and an Australian, fell in love and over the course of 40 years took on the U.S. government to fight for marriage and immigration equality.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 17, 2017 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 15, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Kumu Hina (Episode #1614H)

KQED World: Tue, Jun 13, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Over the course of a momentous year, Kumu Hina, a native Hawaiian mahu (transgender) teacher, inspires a tomboyish young girl to claim her place as leader of an all-male hula troupe, as she herself searches for love and a fulfilling romantic relationship with an unpredictable young Tongan man.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 29, 2017 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 13, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

The New Black (Episode #1521)

KQED World: Thu, Jun 8, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Centering on the historic fight to win marriage equality in Maryland, this film takes viewers into the pews, onto the streets, and provides a seat at the kitchen table as it looks at how the African American community grapples with the divisive gay rights issue.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 8, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Farmer/Veteran (Episode #1819H)

KQED World: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

A combat veteran starts a farm to help cultivate a healthier life outside the Army. While the sense of duty he once felt as a soldier returns, his crippling PTSD remains as he and his wife nervously anticipate the birth of their first child.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 12:00 PM
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      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues! We are working to resolve a technical issue which has affected the Over The Air audio Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/5/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 5, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

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