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Utilizes interviews with historians, psychiatrists and writers blended with rare archival footage to illuminate the growing debate on the origins of sexual preference. Combines documentary and narrative forms to present a history of the lesbian movement in Mexico from its orgins to the present. Individuals from such diverse origins as Japanese, Bolivian, and Cherokee; as well as religions such as Mormon, Catholic, Hindus and others share intimate accounts of how their children revealed that they're homosexual and discuss their responses. Among the individuals interviewed are a gay Nazi, porn-film stars, author John Rechy who defends gay male promiscuity, and members of the Gay Activists Alliance, the National Gay Task Force, the Mattachine Society, and the founders of the Daughters of Bilitis. Video/C 9518 Documentary investigation of events surrounding the 1992 campaign for Oregon's anti-gay ballot initiative. Video/C 4325 A chronicle of the rise and fall of queer cult photographer Robert Henry Mizer, creator of the popular 1950's magazine Physique Pictorial. Tells how a group consciousness coalesced after the 1969 police raid on Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City, and the three-day riot that followed gained them national publicity and the birth of the gay movement. Written, produced & edited by Charlotte Angel and Kyle Boyd. She strongly feels that these problems also affected the sexual relationship with her lesbian companion. Leading media scholars provide the historical and cultural context for exploring the implications of these new representations for political and cultural meanings. Accompanied by her long time friend, Sweet Baby J'ai, Bobbie takes us on a trip down a very steamy memory lane, through photographs and vivid memories of many decades living her life as an out lesbian in New York City and Los Angeles. DVD X7077 A conversation with Brian Mc Naught: syndicated columnist, author, counselor, and lecturer. DVD 5093 Filmmaker Joe Wilson returns to his hometown of Oil City, Pa., after the appearance of his same-sex wedding announcement in his small hometown newspaper causes controversy, and he receives a plea for help from the mother of a gay teen who is being tormented in school. The result is a film which examines our own complicity in this struggle. The film is geared toward at-risk youth across the world, as well as their families, friends, and teachers. DVD X9156 Five individuals make the courageous and life-altering decision to come out as a lesbian, gay, or transgender, after the age of 55. And what was the turning point that caused each of them to openly declare their sexuality? Executive producer, Peter Adair; producer, Nancy Adair; director, Andrew Brown. In: Between the sheets, in the streets : queer, lesbian, and gay documentary / Chris Holmlund and Cynthia Fuchs, editors. U63 1997) A video autobiography that dares much and bares all, with intimate scenes of loving that range from friendship to marriage to brief encounters of the passionate kind. Individuals from such diverse origins as Japanese, Bolivian, and Cherokee; as well as religions such as Mormon, Catholic, Hindus and others share intimate accounts of how their children revealed that they're homosexual and discuss their responses. This program is devoted to these articulate couples who celebrate their bond solemnly.c1991. DVD 2431 The filmmaker documents her personal journey through illnesses, surgeries and problems she encounters with the medical establishment. DVD 4700 This is the first in-depth documentary film to cast a critical eye over the growth of gay images on television. Video/C 5709 Nearing 100 years old, Bobby Staff whimsically exposes a rare and revealing insight into the romantic life of a butch lesbian born in 1913. In his own way he comes to terms with the news in front of Grenier's camera. Video/C 2693 This documentary seeks, once and for all, to destroy misconceptions, fears, and myths about the LGBTQ community. Also tells the story of Kelli Peterson, a high school student in Salt Lake City, Utah, and her struggle to cope with being lesbian in a sometimes hostile society and to establish a Gay-Straight Alliance club at East High School in Salt Lake City. Making guest appearances are Mistress Formica, Deee-lite, the Duelling Bankheads, Ru Paul and the dyvine Lypsinka." [from HBO website, Jim Byerley]1995. Video/C 4173 Interviews with 26 men and women of all ages and cultures who are members of America's gay communities. "Walking on Tippy Toes: Lesbian and Gay Liberation Documentary of the Post Stonewall Period, 1969-84. Video/C MM435 Connected by having a son or daughter who is gay, parents across the country discuss their experiences. DVD X4056 Various gay and lesbian couples who chose to publicly commit their love for one another in a wedding ceremony are interviewed. Video/C 3328 This film provides a glimpse into the real lives of two lesbian women, Sandy and Barbara, especially into their coping with Barbara's breast cancer. Video/C 9131 Carmelita Tropicana, a lesbian Latina performance artist who supports herself as a building super on New York's Lower East Side, winds up in jail with three other women after a protest at an abortion clinic. DVD X1729; Video/C 8354 Chronicles the history of the Castro district from a working class neighborhood to the center of gay and lesbian life in San Francisco. Based on: Celluloid closet / Vito Russo (UCB Main PN1995.9. Evelyn Hooker, a psychologist who has spent her life researching the causes of homosexual behavior. Concludes with a visit to very gay-liberated San Francisco where the director captures the thoughts of gays from all walks of life including seniors, leather bears, queer parents and transsexuals. This decision opened schisms that threatened the unity of Log Cabin, as politics got personal and individuals were forced to decide if being gay is more important than being Republican. The film explores the normalization and glamorization of HIV/AIDS and discusses the isolation and division caused by HIV status in the gay community. Many noted actors, writers and commentators provide funny and insightful anecdotes regarding the history of the role of gay men and lesbians in the movies. DVD 706; Video/C 4717 Examines the life and personal views of Dr. Panel: Howard Rosenberg, Donna Red Wing, Richard Kramer ("Thirtysomething"), Tim Doyle ("Ellen"), Rhona J. Presented at the Museum of Television and Radio, Los Angeles, California." Preceded by an introduction by Mike Wallace and Bill Clinton to the newly opened Museum of Television and Radio in Los Angeles (5 min.). Includes Oscar Wilde, a gay Nazi, a concentration camp survivor, gay rights pioneer Magnus Hirschfeld and even writer Hans Christian Anderson. President Bush's unequivocal opposition to gay marriage presented them with a stark choice, whether to be good Republicans and support the president, or stand up for gay rights. Intercut with on-the-street interviews with gay men and women on their lovers and how they came out. Also interviewed are AIDS activist and author, Walt Odets, and HIV and HIV- men. Discounting the importance of historical accuracy, Dougherty gives an incisive reading of the creation of pop culture icons with John Lennon portrayed as a projection of our society's collective needs and desires.