The resources listed on this page have been compiled by staff at the University of Virginia Library to help each other fulfill the "Understanding Difference" organizational goal. Each resource listed provides both an opportunity and a means for engagement with people whose perspectives and life experiences are different from our own. The suggested articles, books, films, podcasts, organizations, and other resources are not comprehensive: This is, and always will be, a work in progress.
1 July 2022
Three young Native Americans - an adopted Christian girl, a rebellious father-to-be, and a promiscuous transsexual - strive to escape the hardships of life on an Indian reservation.
After DNA tests reveal them to be cousins, three girls adopted by different American families travel to China in hopes of meeting their birth parents.
24 June 2022
All Boys Aren’t Blue (George M. Johnson) Amazon
Coming Out of Your Closet [TED: Ash Beckham] Duration: 10:56
Deaf Utopia: A Memoir―and a Love Letter to a Way of Life (Nyle DiMarco) Amazon
Why I Must Come Out [TED: Geena Rocero] Duration: 9:59