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Gay Marine’s amazing journey from homeless shelter to Ivy League

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Elegance-Bratton
U.S. Marine Corps veteran Elegance Bratton was kicked out of his home at the age of 16, spent 10 years homeless, joined the Marines and is now working on a documentary to shed light on youth homelessness in NYC’s West Village.

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LGBT History Month profile: Filmaker, poet, activist Marlon Riggs

Saturday, October 26, 2013
Marlon Riggs
Marlon Riggs was a filmmaker, educator, poet and gay rights activist. He examined race and sexuality in his documentaries for which he received an Emmy Award and a Peabody Award.

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LGBT History Month profile: Photographer, documentarian Joan Biren

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Joan Biren
Joan Biren is an internationally recognized photographer and filmmaker who chronicles gay life. Her photographs are on display in the Library of Congress.

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Out filmmaker: Growing up gay motivates his success

Sunday, September 29, 2013
Sean Robinson
Sean Robinson, an openly gay up-and-coming film director, admits that growing up as the youngest child in a family of five — in a “very loving but eccentric Christian household” — in the town alongside the North Carolina-Virginia border, left him with a sense of urgency to make his mark on the world.

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