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

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.


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

An Act of Love. Scott Sheppard (2016). Streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only); film website. "A personal story about LGBTQ Rights and Religion."

A Sinner in Mecca. Parvez Sharma (Kino Lorber, 2015). Streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only); film website

'Enayim Pekuhot = Eyes Wide Open. Chaim Tabakman, Rafael Katz, Merav Doster (First Run Features, 2010) DVD PN1997 .E943 2010

A Jihad for Love. Parvez Sharma (First Run Features, 2007) DVD HQ76.2.I74 J553 2007. Film information. Also streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only).

For the Bible Tells Me So. Daniel Karslake (First Run Features, 2007) DVD BS680.H67 F67 2007; film trailer. Also streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only).

All God's Children.  Woman Vision, the National Black Gay and Lesbian Leadership Forum, and NGLTF; Dee Mosbacher, Frances Freid & Sylvia Rhue.  (*Included on Unlearning Homophobia series, WomanVision, 2004). DVD HQ76.8.U5 U55 2004

Trembling Before G-d (Le-fanekha bi-re'adah). Directed/produced by Sandi Simcha Dubowski; produced by Marc Smolowitz (New Yorker Video, 2003) DVD-ROM HQ75.15 .T74 2003

Call to Witness. Pam Walton (New Day Films, 2000; Kanopy Streaming, 2015). Streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only).  "Equal rights and religious freedom collide when three gay and lesbian Lutheran pastors seek ordination."

One Nation Under God. Francine M. Rzeznik, Teodoro Maniaci (First Run Features, 1993). Streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only).

Religion, 2020 -

Religion 2010 - 2019

Religion, 2000 - 2009


Religion memoirs

Older Titles / Classics