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Billy Porter to narrate HBO Max's 'Equal' LGBTQ+ docu-series

Billy Porter has signed on as narrator for the docu-series Equal, HBO Max announced. File Photo by Chris Chew/UPI
Billy Porter has signed on as narrator for the docu-series "Equal," HBO Max announced. File Photo by Chris Chew/UPI | License Photo

Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Pose, American Horror Story: Apocalypse and Kinky Boots star Billy Porter has signed on as narrator for the docu-series Equal, HBO Max announced.

The four-part program is set to premiere on the streaming service Oct. 22.

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Also appearing in Equal will be Samira Wiley, Cheyenne Jackson, Anthony Rapp, Shannon Purser, Heather Matarazzo, Jamie Clayton, Isis King and Gale Harold.

"Equal will introduce viewers to a wide range of LGBTQ+ visionaries portrayed by the cast, many of whom identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community," a press release said. "Each part offers a distinct and connected chapter within the historical timeline."

The episodes are titled "The Birth of a Movement," "Transgender Pioneers," "Black is Beautiful, Gay is Good!" and "Stonewall: From Rebellion to Liberation."

"I will be narrating the @hbomax docu-series Equal. I can't wait for y'all to see this!" Porter tweeted Tuesday. "We are here and we will be heard."

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