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A Litany for Survival: The Life and Work of Audre Lorde

by Ada Gay Griffin and Michelle Parkerson

Audre Lorde was a fiercely passionate American visionary whose poetry and prose spoke to her deepest convictions — love and anger, civil rights and sexuality, family politics, and the glories of nature.

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The Living

by Julian Breece

Organ Harvesting Initiative surgeon Isaac North visits a Colorado refugee town where quadriplegic Luther Hillman has signed up to be euthanized in return for his wife’s medical care, his organs harvested for more “productive” citizens.

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Love Free or Die

by Macky Alston and Sandra Itkoff

Faith, love, marriage, homosexuality, and the Episcopal Church collide in the first openly gay Bishop Gene Robinson of New Hampshire.

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The New Black

by Yoruba Richen

Centering on the historic fight to win marriage equality in Maryland, The New Black takes viewers into the pews, onto the streets, and provides a seat at the kitchen table as it looks at how the African American community grapples with the divisive gay rights issue.

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Off and Running: A Very American Coming of Age Story

by Nicole Opper

Avery is an African American teenager and the adopted daughter of two Jewish lesbian moms in Brooklyn. She is on a quest to meet her birth mother in Texas and begin to uncover the missing pieces of her identity.

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Our House: A Very Real Documentary About Kids of Gay and Lesbian Parents

by Meema Spadola

A look at what is means to grow up with two mothers or two fathers instead of a mother and a father, or to have your mother or father leave a heterosexual marriage for a same sex union.

Out in the Night

by Blair Doroshwalther

Gay African American women friends defending themselves against a violent sexual assault in a seemingly gay-friendly New York City neighborhood are arrested for assault and attempted murder. A different kind of fight ensues in the courts and the media.

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Out Run

A film by S. Leo Chiang & Johnny Symons

The world’s only LGBT political party counts on the support of working-class queer hairdressers and transgender beauty queens to help elect a trans woman to the Philippine Congress in a historic campaign to find their voice.

The Ovarian Psycos

By Joanna Sokolowski and Kate Trumbull-LaValle

Based in the heart of Los Angeles’ Eastside, and building upon the legacy of the Chicano/a and civil rights movement, the irreverently named Ovarian Psycos Cycle Brigade are a ferocious and unapologetic group of young women of color, cycling through the barrios and boulevards of the Eastside, committed to collectively confronting racism and violence, and demanding and creating safe spaces for women.

Positive: Life with H.I.V.

by Franklin Getchell, Janet Cole, and Juanita Anderson

A frank, realistic look at real-life issues that impact those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.

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