Become an IMDbPro Member Today

Get access to the leading information resource for the entertainment industry

Find Contacts & Representation

Showcase Yourself

Follow Industry Trends

Stay connected with contact details for over 300,000 industry professionals and companies

Manage your photos and the credits you're Known For on IMDbPro, IMDb and Amazon Video

Keep up to date with entertainment news and follow in-development titles not available on IMDb

Start your 30-Day free trial
Already a member?

The Lavender Scare (2017)

77 min | Documentary

With the United States gripped in the panic of the Cold War, President Dwight D. Eisenhower deems homosexuals to be "security risks" and orders the immediate firing of any government employee discovered to be gay or lesbian. It triggers a ...See moreWith the United States gripped in the panic of the Cold War, President Dwight D. Eisenhower deems homosexuals to be "security risks" and orders the immediate firing of any government employee discovered to be gay or lesbian. It triggers a vicious witch hunt that lasts for forty years and ruins thousands of lives, while thrusting an unlikely hero into the forefront of what would become the modern LGBT rights movement. See less
Read more: Plot summary
Director
Producer
Trending
MOVIEmeter
Members only
Status
Edit Released
Updated Oct 8, 2017

Release date
Jun 7, 2019 (United States)

Contacts

Become a member to access contact information

Cast

+ Add Cast
8 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Glenn Close
Narrator (voice) Narrator (voice)   See fewer
Top 5000
John D'Emilio
Himself Himself   See fewer
Members only
Lillian Faderman
Herself Herself   See fewer
Members only
David Hyde Pierce
Dr. Franklin E. Kameny (voice) Dr. Franklin E. Kameny (voice)   See fewer
Top 5000
David K. Johnson
Himself Himself   See fewer
Members only
T.R. Knight
Drew Ference (voice) Drew Ference (voice)   See fewer
Top 5000
Cynthia Nixon
Madeleine Tress (voice) Madeleine Tress (voice)   See fewer
Members only
Zachary Quinto
Dennis Flinn (voice) Dennis Flinn (voice)   See fewer
Top 5000
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.

MOVIEmeter

Members only

Become a member to access additional data

Ratings Breakdown

8.5 / 10 | 19 votes