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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 Top Shelf DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: Chris Gardner is an intelligent, energetic guy who can't catch a break. In the sluggish Bay Area economy of 1981, he's losing ground, by investing all his family's money in high cost bone-density scanners. His wife leaves him, he loses his apartment, and with his 5-year-old son in tow joins the ranks of the homeless, if not the hopeless. Bounced from shelter to shelter, he finds himself a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Pursuit 2007

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

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

Conley, Garrard

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Summary: "A poignant account by a survivor of a church-supported sexual orientation conversion therapy facility that claimed to "cure" homosexuality describes its intense Bible study program and the daily threats of his abandonment by family, friends and God, an experienced that transformed the author's relationships and self-understandings,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CONLEY, GARRARD CON

Summary: Connor Mead is the kind of guy who dumps three girlfriends - at one time and by teleconference. So when he goes home to attend his brother's wedding, he has a singular goal in mind: score with the only bridesmaid he has somehow managed to miss. But the ghost of his departed Uncle Wayne - who taught him to love 'em and then leave 'em - has another goal in mind: restore Connor's lost faith in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2009

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

Salamon, Gayle

Summary: "The Life and Death of Latisha King examines a single incident, the shooting of 15-year-old Latisha King by 14-year-old Brandon McInerney in their junior high school classroom in Oxnard, California in 2008. The press coverage of the shooting, as well as the criminal trial that followed, referred to Latisha, assigned male at birth, as Larry. Unpacking the consequences of representing the victim...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 306.76 SAL

Summary: Danger, disillusionment, and betrayal reach an all-time high in the suspense-laced fifth season of The Americans. KGB agents Philip and Elizabeth Jennings' unwavering dedication to their work comes at even more of a personal cost than before. And as Paige is drawn deeper into the reality of her parents' secret job, she realizes she will never have a normal life. Meanwhile, as Cold War tensions...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV AME

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Summary: Cameron is sent to a gay conversion therapy center after getting caught with another girl in the back seat of a car. Run by the strict and severe Dr. Lydia Marsh and her brother, Reverend Rick, the center is built upon repenting for same sex attraction. In the face of intolerance and denial, Cameron meets a group of fellow sinners, including the amputee stoner Jane and her friend, the Lakota...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FilmRise 2018

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

Walden, Tillie

Summary: Ignatz Award winner Tillie Walden's powerful graphic memoir captures what it's like to come of age, come out, and come to terms with leaving behind everything you used to know. It was the same every morning. Wake up, grab the ice skates, and head to the rink while the world was still dark. Weekends were spent in glitter and tights at competitions. Perform. Smile. And do it again. She was good....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 WAL

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 WAL

Summary: Two FBI agents investigate cases that seem to involve the paranormal and government conspiracies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Cameron is sent to a gay conversion therapy center after getting caught with another girl in the back seat of a car. Run by the strict and severe Dr. Lydia Marsh and her brother, Reverend Rick, the center is built upon repenting for same sex attraction. In the face of intolerance and denial, Cameron meets a group of fellow sinners, including the amputee stoner Jane and her friend, the Lakota...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF Mi

Summary: An aimless teenager on the outer edges of Brooklyn struggles to escape his bleak home life and navigate questions of self-identity, as he balances his time between his delinquent friends, a potential new girlfriend, and older men he meets online.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Ethically-challenged attorney Alan Shore settles in at a wealthy and powerful legal firm that focuses primarily on civil cases. With some help from veteran attorney Denny Crane, Shore quickly makes his mark winning cases no one would take. In doing so, he develops a rival in his colleague Brad Chase, who has been assigned to the office partly to keep an eye on the increasingly eccentric (and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: Seth and Evan are accepting the fact that they will be going to different colleges in the fall. Now, it seems more imporant than ever that they go to a high school party, and achieve some of their long time goals. This includes, but is not limited to, losing their virginity with the girl of their dreams by getting them wasted and being their "regret hookup." Their awkward friend Fogell gets a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: "American Dreamz" is a wildly popular television singing contest program that has captured the country's attention. This new season showcases a competition between Sally, a young Midwestern gal and Omer, a show tunes-loving young man from Orange County. The recently depressed President of the United States wants in on the craze and signs up for the potentially explosive season finale.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie American 2006

Heaney, Katie

Summary: "When Katie Heaney published her first book of essays, chronicling her singledom up to age twenty-five, she was still waiting to meet the right guy. Three years later, a lot changed. For one thing, she met the right girl. Here, for the first time, Katie opens up about realizing at the age of twenty-eight that she is gay. In these poignant, funny essays, she wrestles with her shifting sexuality...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HEANEY, KATIE HEA

Summary: "In the U.S., 40% of homeless youth identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer(LGBTQ). Kicked Out brings together the voices of current and former homeless LGBTQ youth and tells the forgotten stories of some of our nations most vulnerable citizens"--P. 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Homofactus Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.766 KIC

Summary: Mr. Brooks is a successful businessman, a generous philanthropist, a loving father, and a devoted husband. He is seemingly perfect, but he has a secret. He is also the notorious Thumbprint Killer, and no one has ever suspected it until now. Tracy Atwood is a tough detective whose devotion to her craft catches the attention and respect of the serial killer she is hunting, which leads to a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER MR.

Summary: The film centers on Joe Paterno, who, after becoming the winningest coach in college football history, is embroiled in Penn State's Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, challenging his legacy and forcing him to face questions of institutional failure regarding the victims.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2018

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

Summary: Fox Mulder and Dana Scully track suspicious cases that may be attributed to the supernatural or involve interplanetary activity. Memorable moments from this season include Mulder's appearance on Jerry Springer's talk show and Scully working with her partner to fake Mulder's death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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

Stern, Scott W.

Summary: In 1918, shortly after her eighteenth birthday, Nina McCall was told to report to the local health officer to be examined for sexually transmitted infections. Confused and humiliated, Nina did as she was told, and the health officer performed a hasty (and invasive) examination and quickly diagnosed her with gonorrhea. Insisting she could not possibly have an STI, Nina was coerced into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.74 STE

Summary: At Adams College, the jocks rule the school from their house on high, the Alpha Beta fraternity. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they are immediately rejected by every house on campus. Deciding to start their own fraternity, the nerds soon find themselves in a battle royale as the Alpha Betas try to crush their new rivals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Based on a true story. In the late 1940's, Martha Beck and Raymond Fernandez became known as the notorious "Lonely Hearts Killers". They would swindle and then viciously murder war widows who would answer their personal ads. Ray would describe himself as a sexy Latin Lover. Martha was Ray's initial mark. But when they met, it was love at first sight. With Martha posing as Ray's sister, they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: FBI agent Will Graham captured the diabolical Dr. Hannibal Lecter but nearly lost his mind in the process and retired from the Bureau. When he is coaxed out of retirement to hunt a serial killer called "The Tooth Fairy" he is again faced with the horrors incumbent in entering a serial killer's mind.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY MAN