PALM SPRINGS, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2004
Q Television Network Documentary Chronicles Struggle for Gay Marriage Rights; Network Committed to Developing Programs That Reflect the Concerns of the Gay and Lesbian Community
Q Television Network (Pink Sheets:QBID) announces the details of an original documentary exploring gay marriage and the issue's prominence in the gay rights movement.
"I Will, I Do, We Did" offers an inside look at the journey taken by a dozen same-sex couples during this historic time, documenting the political and community chain of events that resulted in San Francisco becoming the first city in the nation to issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples.
A joint production by Q Television Network and Roland Joseph Torres, principal of production firm Red Soapbox Visual Media, LLC, "I Will, I Do, We Did" is an example of Q Television's dedication to offering viewers programs that educate, inform and entertain.
"Marriage rights are a top concern of the gay and lesbian community," observes vice president of programming and acquisitions Steven Grunberg. "Since Q Television Network was built by the gay community for the gay community, it was obvious that one of our first projects would focus on this issue."
A preview of the documentary premiered in May at the National Cable & Telecommunication Association's annual industry conference and was included in a successful five-hour sample broadcast on May 15. The film is also airing as part of Q Television Network's industry launch, which began June 1. The network is available for viewing on Intelsat America's 7, 129 degrees West, Channel 1. A public launch is planned for July 2004.
Q Television and Red Soapbox Visual Media are currently in preproduction on two additional collaborations: a behind-the-scenes look at the San Francisco PRIDE festival and a follow-up to "I Will, I Do, We Did." The team's second gay marriage film will consider the effects of divorce on the gay community and include the perspectives of judges and lawyers, as well as the couples interviewed for the film.
About Q Television Network
This television network was organized to create and develop a network devoted to providing television programming for the gay and lesbian community. While the company expects much of its subscriber base to be comprised of members of the gay and lesbian population, management also believes that quality programming about the gay and lesbian experience, designed to entertain, educate and inform, will attract many other segments of the viewing public. The company's programming will be available on a subscription basis to those desiring its programming. The network will broadcast 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Providing distribution via satellite ensures availability of the network across the United States, including Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico.
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Kendra Van Nostran, 888-810-4212
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