Bayard Rustin was a genius at organizing mass events, but few Americans know anything about him–and this is just what the makers of the new Netflix film RUSTIN hope to correct. For details of his exciting story, I refer you to my review, found elsewhere on this site. What I want to address here is …
Remi & Leo are as close as can be until a girl at school asks if they are “a couple,” which leads to a parting of ways with sad consequences.
After keeping his sexual preference a secret for 20 years, an Afghan refugee tells his harrowing story on camera via animation & old footage.
A documentary describing the afterlife since the demise of the anti-gay Exodus International, 5 of the 6 subjects now out of the closet and living enriched lives, the film ending with the beautiful wedding of one.
Southerner Frank, estranged from his father Frank over his homosexuality, returns with his niece & lover for the old man’s funeral.
Excellent, thought-provoking film! To read my full review, click on the headline.
Teenage Cameron is shipped off to a religious camp dedicated to combating homosexuality when she is found kissing her best friend Colin on prom night.
We see 3 stages in Chiron’s story, a black struggling with his sexual identity–as a bullied 10-year-old; a still bullied 16-year-old; & a man choosing his future after reconciling with his recovering mother.