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Understanding Difference

Suggested resources to help you see the world from perspectives different from your own and "bring... you into conversation with people different from those with whom you normally associate.”

All Boys Aren’t Blue (George M. Johnson)  Amazon  

Bent   IMDb   Amazon Prime     Bent   PS3569 .H433 B4 1979

Boy Erased: A Memoir  (Garrard Conley)  Amazon  HQ75.8 .C665 A3 2016  [missing]   

Boy Erased [film]  KLAUS DVD #2309  Amazon Prime [rent or own]     Duration: Ih:54

Boys Don’t Cry        VIDEO .DVD01272     IMDb  Duration: 1:58  

BPM [Beats per Minute]     Kanopy Online Video  Collection   Duration:  2h:23  IMDb   

But I’m a Cheerleader  VIDEO .DVD02496   Duration: 86 minutes    

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  

Detransition, Baby: A Novel   (Torrey Peters)  PS3616 .E84257 D48 2020  Amazon

Disclosure [Trans Lives Onscreen]   IMDb   Netflix  Duration: 1h:48

Drunktown's Finest   IMDb     Amazon (Rent or Buy)   More Options to View  Duration: 1h:35  

Feel Good   Netflix  [2 seasons]  

Funeral Parade of Roses  Kanopy   Duration: 1:05 

Giovanni's Room   (James Baldwin)  PS3552 .A45 G5 1988   Amazon

Gypsy Boy: My Life in the Secret World of the Romany Gypsies  (Mikey Walsh)  DX127 .W35 A3 2012   [Ivy By Request] Amazon

The Half of It       Duration: 1h:45       Netflix    

Happy Together     VIDEO .DVD00482   IMDb  Duration: 1:37    

How to Identify Yourself With a Wound [KB Brookins]  Duration: 10:22  Amazon   [Poetry of self-inquiry and self-discovery]

How to Talk (and Listen) to Transgender People  (TED: Jackson Bird)  Duration: 6:24

How To Use Gender-Neutral Language, And Why It’s Important To Try (

Life Isn't Binary: On Being Both, Beyond, and In-Between (Alex Iantaffi and Meg-John Barker)   Read Online Amazon

Ma Vie En Rose  VIDEO.DVD04668  Access Online  Prime Video  Vimeo  Duration: 1h:29 

The Map of Salt and Stars (Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar)  PS3610 .O67925 M36 2018b   Amazon

Nepantla: An Anthology for Queer Poets of Color  (Edited by Christopher Soto.)  PS591 .G38 N472 2018  Amazon

Our Lady of Perpetual Degeneracy  (Robin Gow)  Virgo: Available to order   Amazon

Paris is Burning   VIDEO .DVD09049  Duration: 77 minutes 

The Power of the Dog: A Novel (Thomas Savage)  PS3569 .A83 P6 2001  Amazon  and the film:  The Power of the Dog  Netflix   IMDb   Duration: 2h:8m

PRIDE:  Six Decades of  Loving Out Loud   [FX / FX on hulu]  Six-part documentary that chronicles the struggles of  LGBTQ+ community through decades in the United States, beginning with the 1950s. 

The Prophets  (Robert Jones Jr.)  PS3610 .O627677 P76 2021  Amazon

A Queer Journey from Shame to Self-love   [TED: Crystal Rasmussen]  Duration: 10:22

Saving Face  IMDb   Access Online   Duration:  1h:31

The Thirty Names of Night: A Novel [Zeyn Joukhadar]   PS3610 .O67925 T45 2020  Amazon  

What's Your Pronoun?: Beyond He & She (First edition.) (

Why I Must Come Out      [TED: Geena Rocero]  Duration: 9:59