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Ash Beckham at Ignite Boulder
A short, humourous talk about why 'that's so gay' is not okay.
Born Between: The Nature of Intersex
This 20-minute film is an "exploration of the history and science of ambiguous sexual development."
Fable intersexe | The intersex future
Imaginons un monde où les personnes intersexuées existent et sont libres d'être!
Face-to-Face with Jack Saddleback
A three-minute documentary about Jack Saddleback, a two-spirit Cree man.
First Stories - Two Spirited
This short documentary presents the empowering story of Rodney "Geeyo" Poucette's struggle against prejudice in the Indigenous community as a two-spirit person.
Gay Culture and the NFB
A collection of 12 free films from the National Film Board of Canada that examine aspects of gay culture in our country.
Heritage Minute: Jim Egan
Learn about Jim Egan and his landmark victory to gain rights for the LGBT community.
Imagine A World Where Being "Gay" The Norm & Being "Straight" Would Be The Minority!
This is a 19-minute short film depicting a world where gay is the normal and heterosexuality is villified. Warning: Teachers will want to preview the video for scenes of bullying and violence.
In Other Words
This short documentary explores homophobic language and its consequences among teenagers. This video is a tool for teachers, counsellors and youth groups to explore the origins of the words, how young people feel about them and how to overcome the pain they cause.
It Gets Better Project
This site is filled with video stories to inspire LGBTQ+ youth.
This feature documentary tells the stories of 5 asylum seekers who flee their native countries to escape homophobic violence. They face hurdles integrating into Canada, fear deportation and anxiously await a decision that will change their lives forever.
My Prairie Home
In this feature documentary-musical indie singer Rae Spoon takes us on a playful, meditative and at times melancholic journey. Set against majestic images of the infinite expanses of the Canadian Prairies, the film features Spoon crooning about their queer and musical coming of age.
NFB: LGBTQ Playlist
The National Film Board has curated a playlist of its LGBTQ videos.
NFB: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: Expanding Our Understanding (Ages 7-12)
Each film in this playlist offers a glimpse into issues and experiences of 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals and communities. As our understanding of gender and sexuality continues to evolve, films like these can be important tools for students to see themselves or loved ones represented and to develop their capacity to discuss these issues.
NFB: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: Expanding Our Understanding (Ages 13-18)
Educators can use this playlist with high-school-aged students to challenge stereotypical and prejudiced narratives about 2SLGBTQIA+ people, while adding complexity to the experiences of folks who identify as being part of this community.
Panti's Noble Call at the Abbey Theatre
This is a 10-minute video of Panti's famous 2014 post-show speech at the national theatre of Ireland, the Abbey.
This 2-minute video is an anti-homophobia message from UN Human Rights Office.
TED: All the little things
In this 19-minute video, Ireland's foremost "gender discombobulist", Panti, shares her experience of the little, everyday things that can have a huge impact on the well being of gay people. Panti expresses her thoughts on navigating a world in which the simple act of holding hands can be a political statement in itself.
Tyler Ford Explains The History Behind the Word "Queer"
How much do you really know about the history of the word Queer? Find out on this episode of InQueery, hosted by Tyler Ford.
This site appears to be a shoe company, but is really a first person account of self-actualization and refusing gender categorization.
UN Free & Equal: Being a trans ally is easier than you think!
This 1-minute animated video from UN Human Rights depicts ways you can be a trans ally.
UN Free & Equal: Bisexuality: Busting the Myths
This 1-minute video from UN Human Rights celebrates the acceptance of bisexuality and being an ally.
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