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Lance Loud! A Death in an American Family

by Alan Raymond and Susan Raymond

Take an inside look at the eventful life and tragic death of this hero of the gay liberation movement who came out on national television in 1973.

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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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.

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.

Pride Divide

by Paris Poirier and Karen Kiss

A history of the forces that have brought lesbians and gay men together and sometimes wedged them apart.

The Question of Equality

by David Meieran

The gay and lesbian civil rights movement from Stonewall through the late '90s.

Scout's Honor

by Tom Shepard

A teenage boy and a 70 year-old man — both heterosexuals dedicated to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) — tackle the BSA's antigay policies, showing what can happen when gay and straight Americans unite with a common purpose.

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