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Intersexion
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directed by Grant Lahood, 1962- (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2012), 1 hour 8 mins

For every two thousand births considered blessed events, one intersex baby is born into a life fraught with challenges. In this binary-gendered world, having ambiguous genitalia or something other than XX-female or XY-male chromosomes brings immense social pressure to choose an either/or gender identity. Intersex...

directed by Grant Lahood, 1962- (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2012), 1 hour 8 mins
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Gladys, A Cuban Mother
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directed by Xavier-Daniel (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2011), 11 mins
A mother tells her son that her greatest loves have been women. She recounts the story of raising two daughters left behind after the death of their mother, one of Gladys' former lovers. Shot clandestinely in Havana, Gladys, A Cuban Mother depicts the poignant experience of a lesbian mother living in a society dri...
directed by Xavier-Daniel (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2011), 11 mins
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Same Difference
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directed by Lisa Udelson, 1959- and Catherine Opie (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2011), 29 mins
Among the cries of 'What about the children?' during the debate over California’s Proposition 8, where were the voices of actual children? That’s the question posed in Same Difference, a collaboration between renowned photographer Catherine Opie and award-winning filmmaker Lisa Udelson. It’s an exploration o...
directed by Lisa Udelson, 1959- and Catherine Opie (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2011), 29 mins
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Changing House
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directed by Martohardjono Z.A. (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2009), 18 mins
Rusty and Chelsea are a transgender lesbian couple who devoted fifteen years to making their Brooklyn home a communal living space for transgender women in need. Their house served a vital and unique community role with its doors always open to newcomers. A crossroads for transgender civil rights organizers, it...
directed by Martohardjono Z.A. (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2009), 18 mins
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The Choice of Love
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directed by Eirik Andreas Sandaker (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2009), 36 mins
The Choice of Love is a narrative documentary where the filmmaker enters the topics of Islam and homosexuality. Through meetings with the first openly gay Muslim in Norway, Kaltham Alexander Lie, the leader of the Islamic Union of Oslo, Basim Ghozlan and an anonymous interview with a gay Muslim, the director tries...
directed by Eirik Andreas Sandaker (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2009), 36 mins
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Swimming With Lesbians
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directed by David B. Marshall, fl. 2009-2016 (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2009), 1 hour 10 mins
It has been said, 'Gays have a past but no history.' Gays and lesbians don't grow up immersed in gay history, it is something they must search for. Swimming with Lesbians explores an upstate New York community's efforts to create an LGBT historic archive—led by the extraordinary Madeline Davis. 

Madeline ha...
directed by David B. Marshall, fl. 2009-2016 (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2009), 1 hour 10 mins
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El Abuelo
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directed by Dino Dinco (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2008), 4 mins
Shot on location in San Antonio, Texas, El Abuelo is an intimate portrait of local educator and poet, Joe Jimenez. Through the meditative process of ironing his clothes (a duty often identified as 'women's work'), we experience Joe in that familiar goal of finding the perfect crease. Of all domestic chores, ironin...
directed by Dino Dinco (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2008), 4 mins
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Citizen Nawi
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directed by Nissim Mossek (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2007), 1 hour 23 mins
Citizen Nawi offers a brave and hopeful look at Ezra Nawi, a Sephardic Jew and relentless activist living in Israel. Nawi engages the Israeli Defense Force over the rights of Arab villagers in South Hebron and struggles with ultra-orthodox settlers to insure that the destitute Palestinians are not denied basic rig...
directed by Nissim Mossek (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2007), 1 hour 23 mins
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Definition: Aya de Leon
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directed by Jennifer Ongiri (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2007), 27 mins
definition: Aya de Leon looks at the process of Bay area spoken word artist Aya de Leon, whose work is at all times political and certainly fresh. Whether dissecting images of women in hip hop, or exposing the constructs of gender and beauty, Aya de Leon makes you think, makes you laugh, makes you cry, makes you l...
directed by Jennifer Ongiri (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2007), 27 mins
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Finding Family: Gay Adoption in the U.S.
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directed by John Nicholson Ireland, 1879-1962 (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2007), 10 mins
State-by-state overview of the patchwork of laws concerning gay adoption.
directed by John Nicholson Ireland, 1879-1962 (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2007), 10 mins
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