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DVD of the Week – Red Without Blue

“I really don’t think that I was born in this world as a man or as a woman. I think the process of changing was the path I was born into.” –Clair Farley “Red Without Blue” is a groundbreaking documentary … Continue reading

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DVD of the Week – Fish Out of Water

In an original and humorous way, Fish Out of Water tackles the seven Bible verses used to condemn homosexuality and justify marriage discrimination. Using animated illustrations as well as discussions with celebrated scholars, Director Ky Dickens shows how these passages … Continue reading

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DVD of the Week – Behind the Candelabra

As someone who watched Liberace (the RuPaul of the 50′s) on TV with my grandmother, I was fascinated to  view this film which spans the life of an outrageous entertainer and an amazing pianist. “Lee” as he was affectionately known … Continue reading

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Check out These LGBTQ-themed Holiday Flicks!

Holiday Double Feature: Make the Yuletide Gay and Come Out, Come Out Make the Yuletide Gay follows a young gay couple as they spend their first Christmas apart.  When Gunn travels back home to Wisconsin he goes back into the … Continue reading

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DVD of the Week – Orlando

Here’s an oldie but a goodie: the film adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s classic tale of gender-bending and unfettered movement through time. The gorgeous and androgynous Tilda Swinton plays Orlando, who begins life as a boy of the Elizabethan Age but … Continue reading

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DVD of the Week – Mosquita y Mari

Mosquita y Mari tells the story of two teen Chicanas growing up in Los Angeles. The girls are best friends, but slowly their friendship develops into romantic affection and sexual attraction.  Each must find a way to balance her new-found … Continue reading

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DVD of the Week – Hit & Miss (TV series)

American indie actress Chloe Sevigny stars in this stylish yet spare British television series about Mia, a contract killer who is also a transgender woman.  Action and domestic drama mix when Mia must find a way to balance her life … Continue reading

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DVD of the Week – Plan B

A small, quiet, slice-of-life indie film from Argentine director Marco Berger, Plan B follows two young men–Bruno and Pablo–as their relationship moves from friendship to romance.  The title concerns the conceit of the film: Bruno seeks revenge on the girl … Continue reading

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Pride Film Festival Highlight – Tel Aviv is Very Gay

We recently added selections from the Bloomington Pride Film Festival from years past to our collection. Here is one of the new additions! Tel Aviv Is Very Gay In a part of the world often engulfed with constant cultural conflict, … Continue reading

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New DVDs at the GLBT Library!

Now that we’ve covered some of our new non-fiction, fiction, and memoirs, let’s wrap up with a look at our new DVDs! Feature Films The World Unseen WORL 2008 In the pressure cooker of apartheid South Africa, free-spirited Amina meets … Continue reading

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