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Kelby Speaks Out on Bullying




By Craig Phillips Kelby Johnson was one of several students featured in Lee Hirsch’s powerful film Bully, which has its television premiere on Independent Lens tonight, Monday October 13 at 10pm [check local listings]. After coming out as a lesbian as a teenager, Kelby … Continue reading




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The New Black: Yoruba Richen Expands the Conversation on Marriage Equality




Yoruba Richen brings to her films a diverse perspective coming from a multifaceted background, all of which came into play when making her new documentary The New Black. The film has the honor of concluding Independent Lens’s 2013-2014 season with … Continue reading




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LGBT Pride: Movies That Rocked Their World




June is LGBT Pride Month, and traditionally it’s been both a time for reflection on gay history and struggles (originally created to commemorate the Stonewall riots of June 1969), along with a colorful, pride-ful celebration of many important achievements and milestones. Since Independent Lens is naturally … Continue reading




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LGBT Pride Month: 10 Films From the AIDS Crisis




June is LGBT Pride Month, and once again, we’re giving in to the temptation to make a list! This year our LGBT feature film is We Were Here, a film about the AIDS years in San Francisco, when a community was … Continue reading




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(A Highly Subjective) Top 10 LGBT Documentaries for Pride Month




It’s LGBT Pride Month, and with celebrations cropping up across the country, we thought we’d have a look at documentaries dealing with LGBT issues are. Here’s my personal Top 10 … feel free to suggest your own favorites in the … Continue reading




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