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

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.

Links

Films

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

Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes / Feeling Heart. Tracy Heather Strain (California Newsreel, 2017). Streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only); film website.

Same Difference. Nneka Onuorah, Women Make Movies, 2015). Film information; Streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only). "Gender roles in the Black lesbian community."

Out in the Night. Blair Dorosh-Walther (The Fire This Time, 2014). DVD F128.9.N4 O87 2014; Film information

The New Black.  Yoruba Richen (Promised Land Film, 2013). DVD HQ76.27.A37 N48 2013; *Film web site; also streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only). "LGBT rights in African American communities."

Bayou Maharajah. Lily Keber (2013). Streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only); film website. Biographical documentary about the life, times and music of piano legend James Booker.

Living With Pride: Ruth Ellis @ 100. Yvonne Welbon (Our Film Works, 2012). DVD HQ75.4.E45 L58 2012; Film information

Dreams Deferred: The Sakia Gunn Film Project. Charles Bennett Brack, Sam Castrillo (Third World Newsreel, 2008). DVD HV6250.4.H66 D74 2008; *Film information

Brother Outsider: the Life of Bayard Rustin.  Nancy Kates, Bennett Singer (ITS/National Black Programming Consortium; California Newsreel, 2002). Streaming via Alexander Street and Kanopy (UCLA only, both). Film website

I shall not be removed: the life of Marlon Riggs. Deborah Hoffman. (California Newsreel, 1996) PN1998.3.R55 I85 1996 Videocassette

All God's Children. Dr. Dee Mosbacher & Frances Reid and Dr. Sylvia Rhue. Included on Unlearning homophobia series (WomanVision, 1996)  DVD HQ76.8.U5 U55 2004

A Litany for Survival: the Life and Work of Audre Lorde. Ada Gay Griffin & Michelle Parkerson. (Third World Newsreel, 1996)  DVD PS3562.O75 Z655 2006

Tongues Untied. Marlon Riggs (California Newsreel, 1989). Streaming via Alexander Street and Kanopy (both UCLA only).  "Giving a Voice to Black Gay Men."  *Film information.

 

LGBT African Americans, 2010 -

LGBT African Americans, 1980 - 2009

Williams Policy Studies

LGBT African-Americans and African-American Same-sex Couples. Angeliki Kastanis & Gary J. Gates.  (The Williams Institute, 2013)  HQ76.3.U5 K32 2013 *Available online.

California's Black LGB Population. Christopher Ramos & Gary J. Gates.  (The Williams Institute, 2008) HQ76.3.U52 C354 *Available online.

Black same-sex couples in California: data from Census 2000. Gary Gates & R. Bradley Sears (Williams Project, 2005). KF4757.5 .P65 2005c  *Available online.

Other Surveys & Reports

Say it loud, I'm Black and I'm Proud: Black pride survey 2000. Juan Battle, et al. (National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, 2003). *Online Access (archived).