In the second episode of First Person, host Kristin Russo talks with the writer, musician, filmmaker and performer, Vivek Shraya, about bisexual erasure and his experience identifying as bisexual. Find us on: https://twitter.com/firstpersonpbs https://www.facebook.com/firstpersonpbs http://firstpersonpbs.tumblr.com https://instagram.com/firstpersonpbs Brought to you by PBS Digital Studios and WNET Interactive Engagement Group. Special thanks to Vivek Shraya. Find more [...]
Film by Eric Minh Swenson. Coagula Curatorial presents Identity, a solo exhibition by Dave Naz which explores the gender spectrum in an entirely new way — by turning his camera on transgender, intersex, pangender, and every shade in between. Helping to add to the current global discussion on the structured nature of gender identity, the [...]
In the sixth episode of PBS Digital Studios’ First Person, “Race, Visibility & Safe Spaces”, host Kristin Russo talks with Ryann Holmes, activist and co-founder of Bklyn Boihood, an organization that spreads love through community-building events, music and art while sharing their journey as bois of color who believe in safe spaces, accountable action and [...]
Conversion therapy is the practice of “curing” gay people by trying to turn them straight through counseling and lifestyle restrictions. The practice dates back to the early Freudian period, when homosexuality was considered pathological and attempts to treat it were deemed appropriate. Today, however, homosexuality has been removed from the American Psychiatric Association’s list of [...]
NICHE IDAHO Campaign: “L”, Mini – The National Institute for Challenging Homophobia has been collecting hundreds of everyday LGBTI stories from regional, rural and remote Australia. The YourStory Campaign tells some of them. Produced by DabbleDabble in association with NICHE. Cartoonist: Kenton Penley Miller Filmmaker: Jonathan Duffy Story Collection: Daniel [...]
“Masculinity goes beyond aesthetics.” Buzzfeed’s new on-point video on female masculinity. In it they asks people along the masculine-presenting-female perspectives to discuss how they see themselves; from butch to masculine of centre to gender neutral.
A new video from Atlantic Philanthropies shows that despite written law; tolerance and acceptance do not come easily to those living in Africa; and in particular South Africa. Synopsis Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and inter-sex Africans seek asylum and refuge in South Africa, where the Constitution promises equal rights. Tolerance and acceptance, however, does not [...]
“A Right For All” is a documentary film about everyday people seeking the equal right to love. This documentary was produced by Salt Lake Community College film students during the Spring 2015 semester.
28 LGBT Alaskan families share their stories with the Love is Love Project. Synopsis In the summer of 2012 Shalem Mathew and Mitch Kitter started the Love is Love project. During the first stage of the project they photographed 28 Vibrant LGBT families from all over Alaska. Thru out the project filmmaker April Frame recorded video, [...]
HOW WE GOT GAY tells the incredible story of how gay men and women went from being the ultimate outsiders to occupying the halls of power, with a profound influence on our cultural, political and social lives. After the battles over civil rights for African Americans, and equal rights for women, the battle over gay [...]