A new documentary film, Pier Kids: The Life, follows the life of DeSean, Casper, and Krystal. All three were kicked out of their home because of their sexuality yet they found a community and created strong family bonds on the streets of the west village.
The story of Shane Crone and Tom Bridegroom, first told via viral video, has been made into the full-length documentary "Bridegroom." The film is available for streaming on Netflix now, and available for purchase starting November 19.
Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, director of the award-winning documentary "Bridegroom" and write, director and producer of "Designing Women," spoke with GLAAD about "Bridegroom," the groundbreaking HIV/AIDS episode of "Designing Women" and how TV has played a role in social change.
Shane Bitney Crone, subject and producer of the documentary "Bridegroom," about the tragic, unexpected death of Shane's partner Tom Bridegroom and subsequent discrimination Shane faced from Tom's family afterward, spoke with GLAAD about "Bridegroom" and the journey he has been on for the past year and a half as the documentary's TV premiere draws near.
"Geography Club," the new film based on the award-winning Brent Hartinger novel of the same name, follows a group of LGBT teens who form a secret support group at their high school. GLAAD spoke with the film's director, Gary Entin, about differences between the film and novel and why the story of "Geography Club" is important to tell.