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Gay Rights: Streaming Videos

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Streaming Videos

Full length and segment videos from AVON and Kanopy.

AVON, Academic Video Online, has over 60,000 titles covering a wide range of academic subjects. Kanopy streams thousands of films including classic cinema, documentaries, independent movies, and foreign films.

Political Animals Pioneering Women Who Paved the Way for LGBT Equality

Political Animals:  Pioneering Women Who Paved the Way for LGBT Equality

The winner of over ten awards including the American Library Associations Notable Video for Adults." POLITICAL ANIMALS tells the story of the civil rights struggle of this century - the gay rights movement - through the eyes of first four members of the LGBT Legislative Caucus: Jackie Goldberg, Christine Kehoe, Sheila Kuehl, and Carole Migden.

Emotionally charged like its subjects, the film follows these four ground-breaking lesbians who took the fight for the causes most personal to them and their communities off the streets and into the halls of government.

Coming Out: A 50 Year History

Coming Out: A 50 Year History

Transgender teen, Jazz Jennings, narrates this documentary where young people interview a host of LGBTQ elders who came out in different historical eras from the 1950s through today. These inspiring talks give insight into the political and personal changes that shaped the modern LGBTQ movement. The young interviewers get an opportunity to compare and contrast their "coming out" experience with people who came out during McCarthy, Civil Rights, post-Stonewall, and AIDS eras. In the end, they learn that every generation of activists stands on the shoulders of those who came before and that activism needs to continue even in the light of great social strides.

Before Stonewall & After Stonewall

After Stonewall

After Stonewall chronicles the history of lesbian and gay life from the riots at Stonewall to the end of the century. It captures the hard work, struggles, tragic defeats and exciting victories experienced since them. It explores how AIDS literally changed the direction of the movement.

One Nation Under God: Investigating Historical Efforts to Help "Cure" Homosexuality

One Nation Under God: Investigating Historical Efforts to Help "Cure" Homosexuality

Imagine: beauty makeovers for butch lesbians; tackle football for gay men: electroshock orgasmic reorientation... these and other funny, bizarre, and often terrifying methods have been used for decades to "cure" gays and lesbians of their homosexuality. ONE NATION UNDER GOD takes us into the strange world of "ex-gay" ministries and "conversion" therapies, revealing shocking techniques used to "straighten" out all those "twisted" souls. At the center of the film are two former leaders of one of the biggest ex-gay ministries . . . who just happen to fall in love.

Becoming More Visible: Young Transgender Adults on a Journey to Become More Visible

Becoming More Visible: Young Transgender Adults on a Journey to Become More Visible

Are you Male or Female? For the four fearless young transgender adults featured in the film this is not a simple question. These four defy societal norms to be their true selves and become more visible. No transition is easy, but for some it is easier than for others.

Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric

Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric

Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric. Katie Couric sets out to explore the rapidly evolving complexities of gender identity.

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