Gays and Lesbians in Film/Media

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Gays and Lesbians in Film/Media

  1. 1. {Gays and Lesbians} in Film/Media
  2. 2. The Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law,a sexual orientation law and public policy thinktank, estimates that 9 million (about 3.8%) ofAmericans identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual ortransgender (2011).
  3. 3. Important media thatmade a difference
  4. 4. Jai Rodriguez Carson Kressley Thom FiliciaTed Allen Kyan Douglas Jai Rodriguez
  5. 5. Queer Film Festivals allow gays to feel free and celebrate their sexuality.
  6. 6. Queer Nation was an organization founded in March 1990 in New York City,by AIDS activists fromACTUP.
  7. 7. Slogans used by Queer Nation: "Out of the Closets and Into the Streets,"
  8. 8. “The latest firestorm of conflicting publicopinions on the subject was sparked by anti-gay marriage comments made by DanCathy, President of Chick-fil-A.”(http://www.mediabistro.com/prnewser/)
  9. 9. (http://www.mediabistro.com/prnewser/)“In 2010 theBoy Scouts ofAmericabegan a confidentialreview process toexploreits policy on banninggaysfrom joiningtheorganization.”
  10. 10. Target is refusingto sell gay R&Bsinger Frank Ocean’snewly released album.
  11. 11. So why doesknowing all of this matter to me?
  12. 12. Chances are . . . there will be gays in your workplace
  13. 13. 15 to 43percent of gaypeople haveexperiencedsome form ofdiscriminationandharassment atthe workplace.
  14. 14. How will you respond?
  15. 15. Gay Pride Parade
  16. 16. Troops March in San Diego Gay Parade - in Uniform“Dozens of soldiers, sailors, and Marinesmarched alongside an old Army truckdecorated with a "Freedom to Serve"banner and a rainbow flag.”(http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/troops-march-gay-parade-uniform-16818170#.UBBXp45ckUw)
  17. 17. Pictures Cited:Slide 1: http://www.urbaneapts.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/gay_pride_rainbow-2555.pngSlide 2: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_6KV7hpn0Q8g/SXYMzf7wJ7I/AAAAAAAAAIY/e83jBfFWKIo/s400/Brokeback-Mountain_l.jpg%20fSlide 3: http://blogs.suntimes.com/demand/humpday.jpgSlide 4: http://jimmywin.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/LGBT-Organizations-and-Non-Gay-Issues.jpgSlide 5: http://www.futurity.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/gay_USA_1.jpgSlide 6: http://l.yimg.com/l/tv/us/img/site/49/29/0000034929_20061021035202.jpghttp://www.imdb.com/find?q=queer+eye+for+the+straight+guy&s=allSlide 7: http://media-inc.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/Film-Fest_SLGFF1.jpghttp://wordfromtherok.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/poster_20125.jpg?w=416&h=592http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3254/2872985981_6cf3406ab2_z.jpg?zz=1Slide 8: http://cltampa.com/binary/913f/1321550126-gsa.gifSlide 9: http://www.pilgff.org/filmimages/another2.jpgSlide 10: http://www.charlottesmartypants.com/wp-content/uploads/chick-fil-a-logo.pngSlide 11: http://blogs.houstonpress.com/hairballs/boy-scouts-logo.jpgSlide 12: http://mojosavings.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/Target-logo.gifhttp://wac.450f.edgecastcdn.net/80450F/popcrush.com/files/2012/07/Frank-Ocean_Karl-Walter.jpgSlide 14: http://gaygamer.net/images/do_you_work_in_the_game_indust/ggp.jpgSlide 15: http://www.nashvillescene.com/binary/e04a/1326772804-gayx390.jpgSlide 16: http://ww1.prweb.com/prfiles/2006/01/10/331103/OutNowConsulting.jpgSlide 17:http://www.hrc.org/resources/entry/an-important-step-toward-workplace-equality-an-executive-order-on-federal-cSlide 19: http://wikileaksnews.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/US-troops-march-in-San-Diegos-gay-pride-parade-1.jpgSlide 20: http://downloads.thedaily.com/photos/2012/07/19/072012-news-military-gay-pride-re81829441-662w-at-1x.jpg

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