Young Esteban wants to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his second mother, a trans woman, carefully concealed by his mother Manuela. All About My Mother deals with complex issues such as AIDS, homosexuality, transsexualism, faith, and existentialism. Spanish language, English subtitles.
After a break-up with his boyfriend, journalist David Thorpe embarks on a hilarious and touching journey of self-discovery, confronting his anxiety about "sounding gay". Enlisting acting coaches, linguists, friends, family, total strangers, and celebrities, he quickly learns that many people, both gay and straight, often wish for a different voice.
Growing up in the Mission barrio of San Francisco, Che Rivera has always had to be tough to survive. A reformed inmate and recovering alcoholic, Che has worked hard to redeem his life and do right by his only son, Jes. Che's path to redemption is tested, however, when he discovers Jes is gay.
An unblinking behind-the-scenes documentary of the fashion-obsessed New York drag queens who created 'voguing' and drag balls, and turned these raucous celebrations into a powerful expression of fierce personal pride.
Burned by her traumatic past, Angel is new to the drag world, new to ball culture, and has a yearning inside of her to help create family for those without. When she falls in love with Hector, a beautiful young man who dreams of becoming a professional dancer, the two decide to form the House of Xtravaganza, the first-ever all-Latino house in the Harlem ball circuit.
Bawdy and moving, the ultimate word-of-mouth bestseller, Rubyfruit Jungle tells the tale of a young girl as she struggles to find her own identity and face the realities of growing up a lesbian in America and living happily ever after.
On the surface, Niru leads a charmed life. Raised by two attentive parents in Washington, D.C., he’s a top student and a track star at his prestigious private high school. Bound for Harvard in the fall, his prospects are bright. But Niru has a painful secret: he is queer—an abominable sin to his conservative Nigerian parents.
The coming-out stories of some sixty gay men, lesbians, their friends, and members of their families, including the process of coming out within one's immediate environment and the self-affirming step of coming out to the world.