Resources for GLBTQQ Youth and their Allies

Suggested Movies and Videos

For youth:

· Beautiful Thing
· Twilight of the Golds
· Torch Song Trilogy (drama)
· In and Out (comedy)
· Get Real (romance)
· Celluloid Closet
· Object of My Affection
· Trembling Before G-d (documentary) -

For parents:

· Always My Kid: A Family Guide to Understanding Homosexuality. 1994, 74 minutes. Triangle Video Productions, 550 Westcott, Suite 400, Houston, Texas 77007; 713-869-4477; Fax 713-861-1577.
· Straight from the Heart: Stories of Parents' Journeys to a New Understanding of their Lesbian and Gay Children. 1994, 26 minutes. Dee Mosbacher, producer. Motivational Media, 8430 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90069; 800-848-2707.
· Queer Son: Family Journey to Understanding and Love. 1994, 48 minutes. Vickie Seichik, 19 Jackson Street, Cape May, NJ 08204; 212-929-4199.

Available from GLSEN:

· Out of the Past. 1998, 65 minutes. "Traces the emergence of Gay men and Lesbians in American history through the eyes of a young woman coming to terms with herself. Winner: Sundance Film Festival Audience Award for Best Documentary; Bronze Apple, National Educational Media Foundation."
· I Know Who I Am...Do You? 1998, 10 minutes. "Documentary featuring Black and Latino Gay and Lesbian youth successfully reaching for their goals despite issues of discrimination and its correlation with teen struggles."
· Straight from the Heart. (See above.)
· All God's Children. 1996, 26 minutes. "Award-winning documentary chronicling the Black Church's acceptance of African American lesbians and gays. Includes classroom study guide."
· Teaching Respect for All. 1996, 52 minutes. "Kevin Jennings, Executive Director of GLSEN, presents a comprehensive training video dealing with anti-gay bias in schools."
· In the Life: Back to School. 1997, 57 minutes. "Award-winning public television newsmagazine series. Episode includes segments on Gay Straight Alliances, supportive Mormon families, youth suicide, the Ex-Gay movement, and gay youth support services around the country."
· Lesbian Teenagers in High School. 1998, 23 minutes. "A documentary about young women's experiences in high school. Touches on race and homophobia and addresses this issue for students of color."
· I Just Want to Say. 1998, 13 minutes. "A panel of parents, students and teachers talk about anti-gay bias in our schools. Hosted by Martina Navratilova."
· Gay Youth. 1995, 40 minutes. "Details the lives of two remarkable young people, showing that information, acceptance and support can make an enormous difference to L/G youth."
· Reaching Out. 1996, 21 minutes. "Contemporary Stories of LGBT youth are told by the people who live them and the educators who help them."
· Both of my Moms' Names are Judy. 1994, 11 minutes. "Children ages 7-11 candidly discussing their families, playground teasing, and classroom silence."
· It's Elementary: Talking About Gay Issues In School. 1995. 78 minutes. "Real teachers addressing elementary students on LGBT issues."

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