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Off the straight & narrow : lesbians, gays, bisexuals & television

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Alternate title:Lesbians, gays, bisexuals & television
Summary:Casts a critical eye over the growth of gay images on TV. Leading media scholars provide the historical and cultural context for exploring the social implications of these new representations. Challenges viewers to consider the value and limits of available gay images: who is represented, what they get to say, and how people respond to them.
Creator:Sender, Katherine
Contributor:Griffith, C. A.
Provider:Media Education Foundation
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:Massachusetts
Place of origin – Settlement:Northampton
Topical subjects:Sexual minorities on television
Homosexuality on television
Lesbianism on television
Gay men on television
Bisexuality on television
Genre:Documentary films
Credits:Producer, director and editor, Katherine Sender. Interviewees: Richard Dyer, Larry Gross, Edward Alwood, Lisa Henderson, Marguerite Moritz, Sasha Torres, Charles Nero, John Erni. Narrator, C.A. Griffith.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Broadcasting, Communications
Films@UM Browse terms:TV, Film
Broadcasting, Mass Media
Gender Studies
Collection:Films@UM
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