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Celebrating LGBTQIA+ Stories

Pride Month is a time to celebrate the progress that has been made since the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in New York, as well as the many contributions made by members of the LGBTQIA+ community. It’s also a time to learn about the ongoing challenges faced by this community and to commit to a more just and equitable society. Join us as we learn how to create a world that allows each of us to celebrate our own unique identities.  

History of the Word “Gay”

Origin of Everything
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History of the Word “Gay”
Origin of Everything
History of the Word “Gay”
How Did Pride Become a Parade?
Origin of Everything
How Did Pride Become a Parade?
Why Was Crossdressing Illegal?
Origin of Everything
Why Was Crossdressing Illegal?
The Origin of Gender
Origin of Everything
The Origin of Gender
The Homophobic Origins of U.S. Law
Origin of Everything
The Homophobic Origins of U.S. Law

Reel South A Fine Girl

Brandi Jarrow, a 27-year-old trans woman of color from New Orleans, works to open an inclusive luxury salon. The film is a joyful, optimistic portrait of what’s possible when we include and uplift trans people as essential contributors to our community.

REEL SOUTH

A Fine Girl

Reel South Outspoken

LGBTQ West Virginians fight to live free from discrimination, calling us to reimagine the power and longevity of a small-town queer community. 

REEL SOUTH

Outspoken

Prideland

Follow queer actor Dyllón Burnside on a journey to discover how LGBTQ Americans are finding ways to live authentically and with pride in the modern South.

Prideland

POV Pier Kids

On the Christopher Street Pier in New York City, homeless queer and trans youth of color forge friendships and chosen families, withstanding tremendous amounts of abuse while working to carve out autonomy and security in their lives. 

POV

Pier Kids

POV Reluctantly Queer

A young gay man from Ghana struggles to reconcile his love for his mother with his sexuality through a series of letters in this deceptively simple yet powerful piece.

POV

Reluctantly Queer

Independent Lens When I’m Her

A luminary figure at American Ballet Theatre in New York, Michael Cusumano had a stellar career ahead of him. After past trauma prevented him from realizing his artistic and professional potential, he finds refuge and liberation by becoming Russian ballet instructor Madame Olga, the mentor he never had for himself.

Independent Lens

When I'm Her

American Masters Ballerina Boys

Discover Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (The Trocks), an all-male company that for 45 years has offered audiences ballet classics mixed with exuberant comedy. With every step they poke fun at their strictly gendered art form.

American Masters

Ballerina Boys

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