County Clerk Changes History

Learn more about the story of Clela Rorex, former County Clerk in Boulder, CO, who in 1975 helped change history by becoming the first in the United States to approve a marriage license for gay couples, including Richard Adams and Tony Sullivan. Their 40-year struggle for marriage equality is featured in Limited Partnership on Independent … READ MORE

Justice Kennedy Changes His Mind

Justice Anthony Kennedy, who wrote the opinion in Obergefell vs. Hodges that protects nationwide same-sex marriage, once maintained very different views. In 1985, Kennedy wrote the decision that forced Australian Tony Sullivan to go underground with his American husband in order to avoid deportation. Learn more about the evolution of Justice Kennedy’s same-sex rulings in … READ MORE

Kumu Hina

A native Hawaiian mahu, or transgender, woman uses traditional culture to create a place in the middle where every student is accepted. Despite the respect and admiration she’s achieved in her community, Hina still longs for true love.  

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The New Black

Centering on the historic fight to win marriage equality in Maryland, this documentary takes viewers into the pews, the streets, and kitchen tables to look at how the African American community grapples with the gay rights issue.

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God Loves Uganda

Inspired by his own African American Baptist roots, director Roger Ross Williams explores a place where religion and African culture intersect, as Ugandan and American pastors spread evangelical values to millions desperate for a better life.

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See the Preview for God Loves Uganda

A journey into the heart of East Africa, where Ugandan pastors and their American counterparts spread God’s word and evangelical values to millions desperate for a better life. Inspired by his own African American Baptist roots, director Roger Ross Williams explores a place where religion and African culture intersect.

Filmmaker Roger Ross Williams on God Loves Uganda

Filmmaker Roger Ross Williams, who won an Oscar for his short film Music by Prudence, returned to Africa to tell another powerful story in God Loves Uganda. In this interview he talks about his own church-centric upbringing and how he feared for his life while shooting in Africa.

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How to Survive a Plague

The story of two grassroots coalitions — ACT UP and Treatment Action Group — made up of innovative activists, many of them HIV-positive, who fought to turn AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition. 

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Sundance Premiere of “God Loves Uganda”

Filmmaker Roger Ross Williams reflects on the premiere of his film “God Loves Uganda” which played January, 18 at the Sundance Film Festival. The documentary is a powerful exploration of the evangelical campaign to change African culture with values imported from America’s Christian Right.

We Were Here

When AIDS arrived in San Francisco in 1981, it decimated a community, but also brought people together in inspiring and moving ways to support and care for one another and to fight for dignity and a cure.

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