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LGBT Studies: Religion; Stereotypes; Transgender

Religion; Stereotypes; Transgender

Religion

For the Bible tells me so
Bird-Video DVD 13241
Discusses homosexuality and Biblical scripture, how the religious anti-gay bias is almost entirely based on a misinterpretation of the Bible, and more. Features interviews and stories of very normal, very Christian familes who have a gay family member.

 

Stereotypes

Unlearning homophobia series
Bird- Video DVD 12275

Each of the documentaries tackles the emotional issue of discrimination based on sexual orientation and how it affects American families, communities, and churches. Straight from the heart explores parents' journey to understanding and love of their gay and lesbian children. All God's children explores homophobia in the African-American community. De colores a bilingual short documentary presents lesbian and gay Latinos, their stories of strength, family and love, and breaking down cultural prejudice through deep-rooted love.

Trembling before G-d
Bird- Video DVD 11032

Library has: pt.1-pt.2
"An unprecedented feature documentary that shatters assumptions about faith, sexuality, and religious fundamentalism. Built around intimately told personal stories of Hasidic and Orthodox Jews who are gay or lesbian, the film portrays people who face a profound dilemma"--Container.

Crimes of hate a video in three segments
Bird- Video cassette 6609

Reveals the twisted thinking of perpetrators of bias crimes, the anguish of the victims, and the strategies used by law enforcement officials, community organizations, and individuals to address these crimes.

 

Transgender

Trans generation
Bird-Video DVD 12888 (2 discs)
Follows four American college students as they prepare for gender reassignment. The students discuss their lives, their hopes, and setbacks, and deal with varying reactions from family and friends.