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Williams Institute Reading Room: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resources in Law and Public Policy: International

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.



Translatina.  Felipe Degregori (Buenletra Productions, 2010) DVD HQ77.95.P4 T73 2010

Queer China, Comrade China. Cui Zi'en (dGenerate Films, 2009) DVD HQ76.3.C6 Z46 2009.

East West: Sex and Politics. Jochen Hick, Andreas Strohfeldt (Frameline, 2009) DVD HQ76.8.R8 E17 2009 (LGBT movement in Russia). *Also streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only).

7 years. Bram Vergeer. (Mzungu Films, Frameline, 2007). DVD HQ76.3.K4 A17 2007 (Gays in Kenya)

Dangerous Living: Coming Out in the Developing World.  John Scagliotti (First Run Features, 2003) DVD HQ76.8.D44 D46 2003. Also streaming via Kanopy and Alexander Street (UCLA only).

 And the March Continues! = Y Sigue la Marcha Andando! Guadalupe Olvera San Miguel (Frameline, 1997) DVD HQ76.8.M6 A53 1997 (Mexico). Also streaming via Alexander Street (UCLA only).


In this section, you can find information about LGBT people around the world.  For specific regions, please see the sub-tabs for Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & the Caribbean, the Middle East, North America (Canada), and Oceania (includes Australia & New Zealand.)

Below is a list of resources that are worldwide in scope, or that compare the legal situations in more than one country or region.

Worldwide/Comparative, 2020 -

Worldwide/Comparative, 2010 - 2019

Worldwide/Comparative, 1980 - 2009