A full length documentary film recounting the events surrounding the widely publicized and controversial raid of a Fort Worth, Texas gay bar in 2009. Following a sordid aftermath, Fort Worth would become a leader in LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) equality. However, that journey was not smooth and without controversies. Witness history unfold as this film documents that journey from the perspective of eyewitnesses, activists and politicians who helped change the city. Narrated by television icon and Emmy nominated actress, Meredith Baxter.
A night of fear gave a community its voice.
Did You Know?
During production, Director Robert L. Camina
hoped that Fort Worth's story would be used as a training tool for cities and law enforcement agencies across the country. As a result of Raid of the Rainbow Lounge's successful efforts, Camina received an invitation to the White House to attend President Barak Obama's 2012 LGBT Pride Month Reception. See more
Pride Is The Word (Vibelicious Classic Radio)
Performed by David James Boyd
Written by William C. Friar, III and David James Boyd See more