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Williams Institute Reading Room: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resources in Law and Public Policy: LGBT Youth/Students

A guide to resources in the Williams Institute Reading Room, part of the Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy at the UCLA School of Law.

Williams Institute Publications & LInks



*Available for use only by UCLA Law School students, faculty and staff; please request films at the Circulation Desk.

A Road to Home. Cal Skaggs (Lumiere Productions, 2015). Streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only); film website; film trailer (documentary following 6 LGBT homeless youth in New York City). 

Creating Gender Inclusive Schools. Jonathan Skurnik (New Day Films, 2016).  Part of the Youth & Gender Media Project. Streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only); film information

Becoming More Visible. Pamela French (The Video Project, 2016).  Documentary following four young transgender adults.  Streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only); film information.

Growing Up Coy. Eric Juhola (Still Point Pictures, Outcast Films, 2016). DVD HQ77.8.M3755 G73 2016; Official website

The Year We Thought About Love. Ellen Brodsky (New Day Films, 2014; Kanopy Streaming, 2016). Streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only); film website. "Behind the scenes of queer youth theater."

Bullied: a student, a school and a case that made history. (Bill Brummel, Southern Poverty Law Center, 2010) DVD LB3013.32 .B84 2010; *Film information. (Case of Jamie Nabozny.)

The Youth & Gender Media Project: Two Films by Jonathan Skurnik. (I'm Just Anneke and The Family Journey.) (New Day Films, 2010) DVD HQ77.95.U6 Y68 2010 *Film information

Straightlaced: How Gender's Got Us All Tied Up. Debra Chasnoff (New Day Films, 2009). Streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only); film website.

Training Rules: No Drugs, No Drinking, No Lesbians. Dee Mosbacher, Fawn Yacker (Wolfe Video, 2009). Streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only); film website. "Discrimination on the basketball team at Pennsylvania State University."

20 straws: growing up gay. (Youth Video Outreach, 2007) DVD HQ76.27.Y68 A25 2007

It's Elementary: Talking About Gay Issues in School.  Includes new retrospective documentary: It's Still Elementary. (Respect for All Project, New Day Films, 2007) DVD LC192.6 .I875 2007.  Also streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only): It's Elementary; It's Still Elementary.

Breaking the Silence: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Foster Youth Tell Their Stories: A Tool for Training Care Providers on Working Effectively with LGBTQ Youth. (NCLR, 2006). DVD HV1426 .B74 2005; *Film information


Testimonial narratives of queer street youth: toward an epistemology of a brown body. Cynthia Cruz. (UCLA, Education, 2006) LD791.9.E22 C8887 2006 *At Young Research Library.

Voices from the margins: experiences of racial and sexual identity construction for urban Latino youth. Glenda Alemán. (UCLA, Education, 2005) LD791.9.E22 A367 2005. *At SRLF.

A selected prevention program for internalized homophobia in self-identified gay and lesbian youth. Daniel R. Rosnik. (2001) HQ76.25 .R675 2001 *At SRLF.

LGBT Youth/Students, 2020 -

LGBT Youth/Students 2010-2019

LGBT Youth/Students: 1990-2009

LGBT Youth/Students, Older titles

Gay and lesbian students: understanding their needs. Hilda F. Besner, Charlotte I. Spungin. Washington, DC: Taylor & Francis, 1995.  LC192.6 .B47 1995

School's out: the impact of gay and lesbian issues on America's schools. By Dan Woog. 1st ed. Boston: Alyson Publications, 1995. LC192.6 .W66 1995

Death by denial: studies of suicide in gay and lesbian teenagers. Gary Remafedi, editor. 1st ed. Boston, Mass: Alyson Publications, 1994.  HV6545.4 .D43 1994

Coming out of the classroom closet: gay and lesbian students, teachers, and curricula. Karen M. Harbeck, editor. New York: Harrington Park Press, c1991. LC192.6 .C66 1991

Gay and lesbian youth: expressions of identity. Ritch C. Savin-Williams. New York : Hemisphere Pub. Corp., c1990. HQ76.25 .S38 1990

Sons of Harvard: gay men from the class of 1967. Toby Marotta. 1st Quill ed. New York : Quill, 1983. HQ75.7 .M37 1983