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Paris is Burning
A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.
Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story
In "Lady Valor", former U.S. Navy SEAL Christopher Beck embarks on a new mission as Kristin Beck as she lives her life truthfully as a transgender woman.
Explores the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America, and challenges the media's limited portrayal of what it means to be a powerful woman.
The Mask You Live In
Explores how our culture's narrow definition of masculinity is harming our boys, men and society at large and unveils what we can do about it.
Anita: Speaking Truth To Power
A profile of Anita Hill, the African-American lawyer who challenged Clarence Thomas' nomination to the US Supreme Court and thus exposed the problem of sexual harassment to the world.
A film journey through a universe of female masculinity.
A young African-American man grapples with his identity and sexuality while experiencing the everyday struggles of childhood, adolescence, and burgeoning adulthood.
A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution.
Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence
Strategies for smoothing conversations about race in a productive manner.
Persepolis (Graphic Novel)
Persepolis is the story of Satrapi's unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution.
Skim (Graphic Novel)
Heartbreakingly funny, moving and vibrantly drawn, Skim is an extraordinary book—a smart and sensitive graphic novel of the highest literary and artistic quality, by and about young women.
Queer: A Graphic History (Graphic Novel)
Activist-academic Meg-John Barker and cartoonist Julia Scheele illuminate the histories of queer thought and LGBTQ+ action in this groundbreaking non-fiction graphic novel.
Notes on Camp
These two classic essays were the first works of criticism to break down the boundaries between 'high' and 'low' culture, and made Susan Sontag a literary sensation.
Intersectionality, Gender, and Sexuality
Boys and Girls on Stereotypes
How to Raise a Boy is a weeklong series centered around this urgent question in the era of Parkland, President Trump, and #MeToo. Here, young girls and boys share their thoughts on stereotypes surrounding boys and girls.
Inspiring The Future - Redraw The Balance
This powerful film from MullenLowe London provocatively captures how, early on in their education, children already define career opportunities as male and female.
What It's Like To Be Intersex
Introduction to the intersex experience.
Do You Know The Difference Between Sex and Gender?
Need help understanding the confusing world of gender? The Advocate is here a primer with Jessie Gender.
Creating Gender-Free Nouns
Raising awareness of difference, power, and discrimination.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The Danger of a Single Story
Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice -- and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.