Most Popular "Gay Activism" Titles
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1. Pride (I) (2014)
R | 119 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
U.K. gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984.
3. Milk (I) (2008)
R | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official.
5. The Laramie Project (2002 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 97 min | Drama, Crime
The true story of an American town in the wake of the murder of Matthew Shepard.
Writers: Moisés Kaufman, Stephen Belber, Amanda Gronich, Greg Pierotti, Kelli Simpkins, Jeffrey LaHoste, John McAdams, Leigh Fondakowski, Andy Paris, Barbara Pitts, Stephen Wangh | Director: Moisés Kaufman | Stars: Christina Ricci, Steve Buscemi, Kathleen Chalfant, Laura Linney
6. How to Survive a Plague (2012)
Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, History, News
The story of two coalitions -- ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) -- whose activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.
7. To Be Takei (2014)
94 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at the many roles played by eclectic 77-year-old actor/activist George Takei, whose wit, humor and grace have helped him to become an internationally beloved figure and Internet phenomenon with 7-million Facebook fans and counting.
8. Call Me Kuchu (2012)
87 min | Documentary, Drama
In Uganda, a new bill threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death. David Kato - Uganda's first openly gay man - and his fellow activists work against the clock to defeat the ... See full summary »
10. Vito (2011)
93 min | Documentary, Biography
The story of Vito Russo, founding father of the gay liberation movement, author of "The Celluloid Closet," and vociferous AIDS activist in the 1980s.
11. Making the Boys (2011)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History
On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Gay Rights Movement, the film explores the drama, struggle and enduring legacy of the first-ever gay play and subsequent Hollywood movie to ... See full summary »
13. Man of the Year (1995)
86 min | Comedy
Mockumentary look at Playgirl Magazine centerfold and 1992 Man of the Year, Dirk Shafer, who kept it a secret from the magazine that he is gay. Most of the film is a fictionalized retelling... See full summary »
14. Accidental Activist (2013)
58 min | Drama
Ted and Lynn Murphy lead a simple suburban life. They have three wonderful children, their own small business, and good relationships with friends and neighbors. But that life is turned ... See full summary »
15. Gaze (2010)
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary
The works of today's most revered talents are set against a provocative, highly amusing commentary track in this celebration of queer art.
16. Sex Positive (2008)
R | 75 min | Documentary
Explores the life of Richard Berkowitz, a revolutionary gay S&M sex worker turned AIDS activist in the 1980s, whose incomparable contribution to the invention of safe sex has has never been aptly credited.
18. Tying the Knot (2004)
Unrated | 81 min | Documentary, History, Romance
A look at the debate over same sex marriage in the USA. The reasons behind it are illustrated with real life couples that have run afoul of current laws despite varying levels of planning. ... See full summary »
20. Execution of Justice (1999 TV Movie)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama
The true story of the assassination of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and City Supervisor Harvey Milk on November 27, 1978. The case of assassin Dan White has become known as the "... See full summary »
21. Maple Palm (2006)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A lesbian couple of fifteen years lives with the secret that one is an illegal immigrant. With no legal way to protect their relationship, the couple lives in fear of deportation. After an ... See full summary »
22. Fagbug (2009)
83 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
On the 11th Annual National Day of Silence, Erin Davies was victim to a hate crime in Albany, New York. Because of sporting a rainbow sticker on her VW Beetle, Erin's car was vandalized, ... See full summary »
23. Urinal (1989)
100 min | Drama
A mystery man brings together a group of dead, gay artists to investigate a police response to the dilema of wash-room sex in Toronto. The artists have seven days in which to report on the ... See full summary »
24. The Books of John (2007 Video)
89 min | Drama
"The Books Of John" is a movie that follows the lives of three different people, Frank McLean, Will and Caryn. Frank finds himself alone after losing his longtime partner suddenly and ... See full summary »
25. 3 Guys, 1 Girl, 2 Weddings (2004 TV Movie)
90 min | Comedy, Romance
Romance meets farce against the backdrop of a quiet campaign to legalize gay marriage. Laurent loves his roommate Dan, who's straight and a playboy. Laurent can't bring himself to tell Dan,... See full summary »
26. Suddenly, Last Winter (2008)
85 min | Documentary
A couple engage in discussions with people on the street, politicians and religious leaders about the discrimination against gays and lesbians in Italy.
27. Cowboy Forever (2006)
Not Rated | 27 min | Short
Fictionalized from a true story, this docu-drama takes us on a journey through Brazil's Mato Grosso do Sul and into the lives of Brazilian gauchos. Beautifully shot landscapes form the ... See full summary »
29. Ma saison super 8 (2005)
Unrated | 74 min
Paris, 1968. After a failed attempt to gain national acceptance for gay rights, Marc finds himself lost, dealing with the joys and agonies of being gay during a time when homosexuals had no place in society. That is until he meets Andre.
30. König des Comics (2012)
80 min | Documentary, Comedy
Ralf König, one of the most successful German cartoonists, became famous with his comic book "The Most Desired Man," which was made into a film in starring Til Schweiger back in 1994. ... See full summary »
33. Pride Divide (1997)
57 min | Documentary, History
An exploration of how gay men and women have united against global homophobia, and at the same time have been divided over issues of sexism.
34. Queer China, 'Comrade' China (2009)
118 min | Documentary
This documentary reviews and summarizes the development of homosexuality as an issue in the past three decades in China. We interviewed thirty prominent figures in the gay community, who ... See full summary »
35. Hope Along the Wind: The Life of Harry Hay (2002 Video)
57 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary about gay/political activist Harry Hay, founder of one of the first gay rights organizations in the USA, the Mattachine Society. He was also a labor organizer and Marxist ... See full summary »
38. Silent Pioneers (1985)
42 min | Documentary, Short
Contrary to the public stereotype of a youthful homosexual community, gay men and women do grow old. Silent Pioneers presents an upbeat focus on the lives of these people today, showing ... See full summary »
50 min | Documentary
Gay and lesbian teenagers interview straight people on the streets of London about their views on homosexuality.
57 min | Documentary, Biography
No Secret Anymore shows Del and Phyllis creating coalitions that took on the prevailing belief that lesbians were illegal, immoral and sick. Phyllis and Del did the groundbreaking work on ... See full summary »
46. Jim Loves Jack (1996)
52 min | Documentary
A documentary telling the story of Jim Egan, an outspoken champion of gay rights in Canada since the 1940s and 50s. Egan and his partner, Jack Nesbit, took the Candian federal government to... See full summary »
49. Citizen Nawi (2007)
80 min | Documentary
Citizen Nawi documents the tumultuous life of one of the most fascinating men in the Israeli left - Ezra Nawi - a plumber by trade and a political activist who fights for Palestinians' ... See full summary »