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How to Survive a Plague

by David France

How to Survive a Plague is the story of two grassroots coalitions — ACT UP and Treatment Action Group — made up of innovative activists, many of them HIV-positive, who fought to turn AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.

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Kumu Hina

by Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson

Over the course of a momentous year, Kumu Hina, a native Hawaiian mahu (transgender) teacher, inspires a tomboyish young girl to claim her place as leader of an all-male hula troupe, as she herself searches for love and a fulfilling romantic relationship with an unpredictable young Tongan man.

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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.

Limited Partnership

by Thomas G. Miller and Kirk Marcolina

Decades before The Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, one gay couple, a Filipino American and an Australian, fell in love and over the course of 40 years took on the U.S. government to fight for marriage and immigration equality.

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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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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.

POV

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.

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