Proof is in the Productions

 Proof is in the Productions

Dr. Phil McGraw has focused on LGBT issues in multiple episodes over the past nine seasons. See these videos listed below:

• Sept. 30, 2002: Dr. Phil meets with the mother of a hate-crime victim.

• Dec. 17, 2002: A distressed mother calls in because her 5-year-old son likes to wear girls’ clothes.

• Feb. 27, 2003: Dr. Phil and son Jay encourage viewers to sign an antibullying pledge on

• April 1, 2003: A mom asks for help in accepting her lesbian daughter.

1 PIXEL GIF | ADVOCATE.COM • May 7, 2004: A transgender woman and her family discuss how they’re dealing with life changes.

• Oct. 19, 2005: Gay people’s increasing comfort with coming out; and is it possible for people to change their sexual orientation?

• Oct, 23, 2006: Christina believes all homosexuals are sinners while Tessa is a lesbian who hates straight people. Dr. Phil puts them together under one roof.

• Oct, 30, 2006: Christina and Tessa sit down for a heart-to-heart talk, sharing their experiences and their pain.

• Nov. 13, 2006: After nine days in The Dr. Phil House the guests learn to let go of their prejudices.

1 PIXEL GIF | ADVOCATE.COM • Jan. 17, 2007: Dr. Phil meets with the mother of murdered transgender teen Gwen Araujo.

• Oct. 29, 2008: Dr. Phil tackles the topic of kids who identify more with the opposite sex.

• Nov. 21, 2008: The Proposition 8 debate.

• Jan. 13, 2009: Dr. Phil continues the topic of gender-confused kids.

• May 29, 2009: Dr. Phil and his panel of distinguished guests continue their discussion of California’s Proposition 8.

1 PIXEL GIF | ADVOCATE.COM • October 8, 2009: Gay journalist Jane Velez-Mitchell is a guest.

• Sept. 3, 2010: Dr. Phil talks with a woman who questions her sexual orientation after 18 years of marriage.

• Oct. 6, 2010: Dr. Phil and actor Mark Indelicato talk with LGBT teens about bullying and suicide.

• March 1, 2011: Jealousy among same-sex soul mates.

• March 9, 2011: A cross-dressing husband questions his sexual identity.

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