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?
On July 16, 2015, Fort Worth Mayor Pro-Tem, Sal Espino issued a Proclamation on behalf of the City of Fort Worth, officially proclaiming June 28, 2015 (the 6th anniversary of the raid and first day of the film's production),officially "Raid of the Rainbow Lounge Documentary Day". See more
Performed by David Dub
Written by David Dub
Additional lyrics by Lewis Pitzele See more