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The generation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people who fought the first battles for equality decades ago now face new fears as they age. The documentary “Gen Silent” — which will be screened at Ithaca College on Thursday, Feb. 16 — shows the disparity in the quality of paid caregiving between places where LGBT elders face discrimination by staff and...

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In conjunction with Black History Month, the Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College will host a free public showing of the film “Major!” on Tuesday, Feb. 7. The documentary — which explores the life of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy —...

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In observance of World AIDS Day on Thursday, Dec. 1, Ithaca College will show the documentary “We Were Here,” about the coming of what was called the “Gay Plague” in the early 1980s. Free and open to the public, the screening will take place at 7 p.m. in Textor 101.

“We Were Here” illuminates the profound...

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The “Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen” series at Ithaca College will show the documentary “El Canto del Colibri” on Tuesday, Oct. 4. Exploring the relationships between Latino immigrant fathers and their LGBTQ family members, the film will be shown at 7 p.m. in Textor 101. It is free and open to the public.

Through raw, heartfelt testimonies, “El...

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Over the course of seven decades, actor and activist George Takei boldly journeyed from a WWII internment camp to the helm of the starship Enterprise to the daily news feeds of five million Facebook fans.

“To Be Takei,” a documentary chronicling the “Star Trek” actor’s playful and profound trek for life, liberty and love, will be shown at Ithaca College...

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