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Summary: A fun and tender story about friendship and the complications of young love. Leo is a blind teenager who's fed up with his overprotective mother and the bullies at school. Looking to assert his independence, he decides to study abroad to the dismay of his best friend, Giovana. When Gabriel, the new kid in town, teams with Leo on a school project, new feelings blossom in him that make him...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WAY

Self, Jeffery

Summary: JT is a gay high school senior determined to get out of Clearwater, Florida, and be the first person in his family to go to college, even though he can not figure out how to pay for it--until his friends convince him to compete in a drag teen competitionwhere the first prize is a college scholarship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Push 2016

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Summary: A fresh take on the coming-of-age story, this surreal tale follows the artistically driven Oscar, hovering on the brink of adulthood. Struggling to find his place in the world after a rough childhood and haunted by images of a tragic incident, Oscar dreams of escaping his small town. After he meets a mysterious and attractive new co-worker, Oscar follows the guidance of his pet hamster Buffy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CLO

Smith, Rachelle Lee

Summary: A photographic essay that explores a wide spectrum of experiences told from the perspective of a diverse group of young people, ages 14-24, identifying as queer (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning), Speaking OUT: Queer Youth in Focus presents portraits without judgment or stereotype by eliminating environmental influence with a stark white backdrop. This backdrop acts as a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PM Press 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 307.7 SMI

Allende, Isabel.

Summary: When fifteen-year-old Alexander Cold accompanies his individualistic grandmother on an expedition to find a humanoid Beast in the Amazon, he experiences ancient wonders and a supernatural world as he tries to avert disaster for the Indians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rayo 2002

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH ALL

Summary: Two young brothers search for their birth father across the colorful landscape of Greece.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN XEN

Summary: Splendor in the grass: Two 1920s Kansas teenagers find their intense sexual feelings for each other are putting them at odds with their families and the rigid respectability of the town they live in.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE GRE

Jennings, Kevin

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.125 JEN

Summary: "True Love" is an eclectic collection of short stories about growing up gay in America and searching for lasting companionship. From hidden secrets, closely held crushes, lifelong commitment and casual sex, "True Love" explores the broad spectrum of gay relationships in urban 21st Century life. The stories range from a young boy's preference for his sister's frilly Christmas gifts in "A...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Water Bearer Films 2004

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Summary: When two fathers find themselves out of work, they decide to start a day care center. When their business starts to take off, the head of a competing prestigious children's academy tries, with hilarious results, to put them out of business.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY DAD

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD DAD

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Daddy 2003

Summary: Luis, a homosexual, and Valentin, a political prisoner are mismatched cell mates in a South American prison. To escape reality Luis invents romantic movies, while Valentin tries to keep his mind on the situation he's in. Eventually, the two men come to understand and respect one another.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: City Lights Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA KIS

Oduye, Adepero

Summary: A teenage girl must decide between the life that she wishes to have and the life that her parents have picked out for her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PAR

Toure, Nakhane

Summary: When Xolani, a quiet, sensitive, closeted factory worker returns home to be a guide in his tribe's coming-of-age circumcision ritual in the mountains, one of the initiates discovers his secret relationship with another guide, putting both of them at risk.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2017

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WOU

Huegel, Kelly

Summary: Huegel Madrone provides realistic advice for teens who are LGBTQ, questioning whether they might be, or are just interested in knowing more about LGBTQ history and rights. Also included are practical suggestions on dealing with homophobia; dating; creating a more accepting school environment; and reconciling your sexual/gender identity with cultural and religious beliefs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Spirit Publishing Inc. 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 306.7 HUE

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Summary: Everyone deserves a great love story, but for seventeen year old Simon Spier, it's a little more complicated. He hasn't told his family or friends that he's gay, and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate that he's fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life changing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SIM

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD LOV

Summary: After their award-winning collaboration in Wild Side, screenwriter Stephane Bouquet and screenwriter/director Sebastien Lifshitz come together again to create the sensual and meditative Come Undone, which explores a young boy's homosexual awakening and the turbulence of first love. Taking place at a seaside town near western France, Mathieu (Jeremie Elkaim), a quiet 18-years-old spending the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2013

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Summary: Jay Jay the Jet Plane follows the exciting adventures of a perky and curious six-year-old jet plane. Jay Jay and all of his airplane friends live at Tarrytown Airport, a place where imagination takes flight.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV JAY

Harwood-Jones, Markus

Summary: "On the surface, Romeo has it all: success on the basketball court, a group of good friends, the companionship of the beautiful Rosie. Deep down, he knows something is wrong: All he feels for Rosie is friendship, and all he feels for his friends' intolerance is guilt. Everything changes when he meets the openly gay Julian at a party and finds himself sharing a kiss with him. In spite of their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC HAR

Summary: Boy Erased tells the courageous story of Jared Eamons, the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, who must overcome the fallout of being outed to his parents. His parents struggle with reconciling their love for their son with their beliefs. Fearing a loss of family, friends, and community, Jared is pressured into attending a conversion therapy program. While there, Jared comes into...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BOY

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD BOY

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE BOY

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: Following the lives of five gay men in Pittsburgh, 'Queer as Folk' is a riveting drama full of sex, drugs, adventure, friendship and love. Although the creators of 'Queer as Folk' wanted to present an honest depiction of gay life, it is by no means a comprehensive depiction. In addition to the usual sexual escapades and relationships of the five friends, the show explores critical gay political...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV QUE

Summary: In the early 1960's, 16-year-old Jenny Mellor lives with her parents in a London suburb. She is smart, pretty, and working toward her goal of being accepted into Oxford. Her life will take a big turn when she meets David, a man twice her age. Now she must decide if she will pursue an education at Oxford, or if she will choose to learn all that a charismatic, older man can teach her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA EDU

Minnette, Dylan

Summary: After high school student Hannah Baker commits suicide, her friend Clay receives a box of tapes with messages she recorded beforehand explaining what drove her to the act.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entert. 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV THI

Summary: Angela Chase is a teenage girl who struggles with the problems of growing up, high school, and family life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV MY

Summary: Horror of Dracula (1958): "Christopher Lee as the centuries-old vampire Dracula and Peter Cushing as his implacable foe Van Helsing battle for the souls of Londoners in this retelling of Bram Stoker's novel."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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