At the height of the Cold War, President Eisenhower deems homosexuals to be security risks. A vicious witch hunt ensues, ruining thousands of American lives.

  1. Josh Howard


Top Billed Cast

  1. Glenn Close

    Glenn Close

    Narrator (voice)

  2. Joan Cassidy

    Herself (archive footage)

  3. David Hyde Pierce

    David Hyde Pierce

    Dr. Franklin E. Kameny (voice)

  4. T.R. Knight

    T.R. Knight

    Drew Ference (voice)

  5. Joseph McCarthy

    Himself (archive footage)

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The Lavender Scare
The Lavender Scare


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  • May 21, 2017


  • June 7, 2019
    Theatrical (limited)


  • June 18, 2019


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 17m

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