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By Rodney Evans, Jim McKay, and Aimee Schoof
Bruce Nugent, the black gay writer who co-founded the journal Fire!! with Langston Hughes and others, inspires a gay teenager through memories of the Harlem Renaissance.
by Christie Herring
The true consequences of California’s Proposition 8 vote are revealed through the deeply compelling personal stories of several men and women fighting passionately in defense of same-sex marriage.
by Ela Troyano
The Carmelita Tropicana Story is an experimental narrative that explores the bicultural and bilingual experiences of Latinos and Latinas living in New York.
by Yun Suh
In the heart of Jerusalem, people of all nationalities, religious affiliations, and sexual orientations gather and find peace in an unlikely place: a gay bar.
by Nisha Ganatra
The Equal Futures Academy addresses gender disparity by keeping boys and girls separate until 18. But at what price to these teenagers’ identities?
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 Derek Hallquist
Derek begins making a film about how power is consumed, generated, and misused, centered around his dad David, CEO of a Vermont electric utility and a growing presence on national energy scene. But Denial becomes something much more personal and surprising.
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.