Anti-gay legislation was rampant, Harvey Milk had been murdered, and a Black, gay man was just announced as the first-ever popular music performer at the San Francisco Opera house with its esteemed symphony. Amazon Music just released a 15-minute mini-documentary during Gay Pride Month honoring disco diva Sylvester to their YouTube channel.
Billy Porter, Martha Wash, and more give interviews in the Lauen Tabak and Barry Walters production.
Get your dancin’ shoes ready and watch below.
As a bonus, get into this clip of Sylvester’s TV One ‘Unsung‘ episode that inspired two actors in New York City to bring his story to Broadway.
‘Sylvester: The Musical‘ on Unsung