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by Arthur Dong
Gay and lesbian soldiers in World War II found themselves fighting two wars: one for their country; the other as targets of military policy.
by Johnny Symons
Exploring the growing phenomenon of gay fatherhood through the stories of four families, Daddy & Papa looks at gay fathers who face both the routine and revolutionary challenges of becoming parents.
by Todd Haynes
In one of his early short films — and the only one made for TV — writer/director Todd Haynes tells the post-war suburban tale of a boy whose obsession with an I Love Lucy-esque television comedienne exacerbates his social status as a “feminino,” and his father’s disgust at his “sissified” ways.
by Linda Goode Bryant and Laura Poitras
What happens when gay white people move into a black working-class neighborhood? This up-close look at gentrification leads viewers on a journey into a divided community.
by Shu Lea Cheang
A cyberpunk narrative set in a post-apocalyptic, not-too-distant future where cats glow in the dark, fish lip sushi is the rage, and an eco-terrorist crisis is imminent.
by Lucy Winer and Karen Eaton
Profiling the life of lesbian activist Christine Burton, Golden Threads is about growing old in America.
by Tug Yourgrau and Dan Miller
The little-known 1960 felony conviction of three gay Smith College professors marked the peak of sexual McCarthyism, pitting an individual’s right to privacy against national security claims.
by Ellen Spiro
This tongue-in-cheek and pedal-to-the-metal on-the-road journey through the backroads of the South documents gay life in the boonies and beyond.
by Su Friedrich and Eva Kolodner
This coming-of-age story looks back at growing up in a world where you think everyone else is straight, and they assume you are.
by Eric Slade and Jack Walsh
Hope Along the Wind: The Life of Harry Hay examines how through a landmark lawsuit against the Los Angeles Police Department, activist Harry Hay and his group, the Mattachine Society, changed the face of gay rights in America.