Interviews with Mexican lesbians and movement leaders present impressions of daily life in their country. The parents also talk about struggling with the pain their sons and daughters have dealt with, such as not being accepted by relatives and/or friends and being ostracized by religious congregations. Videocassette release of a film originally produced bythe Oregon Tape Project in 1994. A blend of fact and fiction, Beefcake focuses on the 1950's world of male-physique magazines and Mizer's Athletic Model Guild.
Contents: A place called lovely -- It wasn't love -- Girl power. They then transform these feelings into expressive movement, which Jones incorporates into the dance "Still/Here". RSVP: A powerful portrait of loss punctuated by the haunting voice of Jessye Norman.
These are a few of the probing questions asked in this "documentary" "expose" of NYC dykes and femmes. DVD 2536 This engaging tribute looks at the rise and fall of a San Francisco theatrical troupe called The Cockettes between the years 19. DVD 222 Gay men and lesbians who were in the United States military service during World War II discuss their experiences with the response of the military establishment towards their sexual orientation. Based on Allan Berube's Coming Out Under Fire: The History of Gay Men and Women in World War Two (New York: Free Press, c1990. Special features: bonus interviews (Say your name and who you are, First gay film memories, Sex, Christine Vachon, Coming out). DVD 6633 Autobiographical documentary by Gregg Bordowitz chronicles his day to day life after testing positive for the HIV virus. It explores the effects on a long-established working-class black neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio when gay white professionals move into and begin to transform the area. Autobiographical film tracing the life of Barbara Hammer, lesbian filmmaker and activist, presented through numerous stills from her early life, home movies, experimental films, news footage and personal photographs. The fictional narrative tells the story of 12-year-old Lou, coming to terms with her sexuality. DVD 4701; also VHS Video/C 9134 From an extraordinary body of archival footage -- some dating back to the 19th century -- of sports films, military films, vintage stag reels and lesbian angst dramas this film explores lesbian images from 1896 until 1969. Video/C 8220 Live theater, music and dance sequences concerning various attitudes held throughout history towards homosexuals. film: Queens at heart / [presented by] Southeastern Pictures Corporation. A media history landmark produced in the same New York City that three years later saw the Stonewall riots that began the modern era of gay power activism.
Packed with interviews and an array of film clips from the genre, this documentary celebrates more than half a century of queer independent filmmaking. Video/C 7624 Filmed over a 4 year period, "Flag Wars" is a poignant account of the politics and pain of gentrification. Video/C 7625 Mixes documentary and fiction to create a portrait of lesbian adolescence in 1960's America. Gore Vidal makes an appearance and sounds a modern tone in the depths of this 40-year old stopped time piece, but his insights and observations are cut into pieces amidst much broader coverage of insistent anti-homosexual psychologists on the one hand and shadowy interviews with male homosexuals. DVD 8569 A biographical examination of the life of Harry Hay, labor organizer, Marxist teacher, and founding member of the Mattachine Society, one of the first gay rights organizations in the United States.
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.