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Pride on the silver screen: 8 notable LGBT documentaries

Pride on the silver screen: 8 notable LGBT documentaries

The Supreme Court's landmark ruling granting gays and lesbians the right to marry nationwide last Friday culminated a legal battle that has been fought in U.S. courts and at the ballot box for more than a decade, and in the hearts and minds of the public for far longer than that. During that time, and especially in recent years, many filmmakers have used the documentary medium to illuminate different aspects of the LGBT community, and to chronicle its members' struggle for recognition. Here are eight notable examples. "The Case Against 8" Shot over a five-year period and released just over a year ago, Ben Cotner and Ryan White's film follows the twists and...

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