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A rainbow of resources to celebrate Pride Month in June.
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    Pride Display

    Pride Display

    Every June, the CFCC Library celebrates Pride Month with a display of some of our materials addressing LGBTQIA+ issues.  Even when it's not June, you can view many of these resources on this research guide and feel free to ask about even more resources at the service desk or by contacting us via phone/email/chat on the lower right-hand side of the guide.  Happy browsing!

    Beginners

    A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.

    The Birdcage

    A gay couple reluctantly accept a son's intention to marry a woman, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the household is turned upside down.

    Boys Don't Cry

    A transgendered youth starts living as a man, and assumes the name Brandon Teena. He moves to a tiny Nebraska town and begins making new friends under his new identity. All goes well until his new friends discover his secret. Based on a true story about hope, fear, and the courage it takes to be yourself.

    Brokeback Mountain

    Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist find themselves thrown together when they are hired to tend sheep in the remote area of Brokeback Mountain, Wyoming. Because of the job, the two are forced to spend many hours together alone in the wild. Ennis and Jack are inexorably drawn to each other through their proximity, loneliness and through a shared lack of tenderness and emotion in their lives and are emotionally, physically and psychically bonded to each other almost from the start.

    But, I'm a Cheerleader

    Megan's super normal suburban existence is filled with friends, pom-poms and rah-rah enthusiasm until her parents suspect that she may be showing deviant tendencies.

    Call Me By Your Name

    It's the summer of 1983 in Italy, and Elio, a precocious 17-year-old, spends his days in his family's villa transcribing and playing classical music, reading and flirting with his friend Marzia. One day, Oliver, a charming American scholar arrives as the annual summer intern tasked with helping Elio's father, an eminent professor. Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.

    How to Survive a Plague

    [T]he story of the brave young men and women who successfully reversed the tide of an epidemic, demanded the attention of a fearful nation, and stopped AIDS from becoming a death sentence. This improbable group of activists bucked oppression and infiltrated government agencies and the pharmaceutical industry, helping to identify promising new medication and treatments and move them through trials and into drugstores in record time.

    I Love You Phillip Morris

    A true story of a spectacularly charismatic con man's journey from small-town businessman to flamboyant white-collar criminal, who repeatedly finds himself in trouble with the law and on the lam, all in the name of love.

    Love is Strange

    After nearly four decades together, Ben and George finally tie the knot in an idyllic wedding ceremony in lower Manhattan. But when George loses his job, the couple must sell their apartment and temporarily live apart until they can find an affordable new home. While struggling with the pain of separation, they are challenged by the tensions and capricious family dynamics of their new living arrangements.

    Pride Display

    Pride Display

    Every June, the CFCC Library celebrates Pride Month with a display of some of our materials addressing LGBTQIA+ issues.  Even when it's not June, you can view many of these resources on this research guide and feel free to ask about even more resources at the service desk or by contacting us via phone/email/chat on the lower right-hand side of the guide.  Happy browsing!

    Milk

    On his third attempt, Harvey Milk is elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977, the first openly-gay man to be elected to public office in the United States. The following year, both he and the city's mayor, George Moscone, are shot to death by former city supervisor, Dan White, who blames his former colleagues for denying White's attempt to rescind his resignation from the board. Based on the true story of Harvey Milk.

    Moonlight

    2016
    A young black man struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

    A Single Man

    After the death of his longtime partner, a British college professor in Los Angeles struggles to find meaning in his life. As he dwells in the past, he begins to contemplate suicide. A series of events and encounters will lead him to question if there really is a meaning to his life after all.

    Tangerine

    It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend hasn't been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, the working girl and her best friend, Alexandra, embark on a mission to get to the bottom of the scandalous rumor. Their rip-roaring odyssey leads them through various subcultures of Los Angeles.

    The Way He Looks

    A fun and tender story about friendship and the complications of young love. Leo is a blind teenager who's fed up with his overprotective mother and the bullies at school. Looking to assert his independence, he decides to study abroad to the dismay of his best friend, Giovana. When Gabriel, the new kid in town, teams with Leo on a school project, new feelings blossom in him that make him reconsider his plans.

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