- Directed by: Various
Stories of LGBT experience in Northern Ireland, Russia, Austria and more.
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Same-sex marriage is now legal in 17 countries across the world. Yet, according to Stonewall two thirds of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Scotland alone have been verbally abused and a third have been physically attacked. We explore how the challenges that the LGBT community face across the globe.
Focusing on a boy in Northern Ireland isolated by his sexuality and alienated from his family due to his parent's marital troubles, the title character, James, reaches out in desperation to his teacher for support and guidance – A Sundance 10/10 Film.
Young and Gay in Putin's Russia
When Russian President Vladimir Putin banned gay 'propaganda' in June 2013, Russia's LGBT community went from being a stigmatised fringe group to full-blown enemies of the state. The Vice team travelled to Russia ahead of February's Sochi Winter Olympics to investigate the effects of the country's state-sanctioned homophobia by meeting everyone: from young members of Moscow's LGBT community and core gay rights activists, to one of Putin's spin doctors and the lawmaker behind the repressive anti-gay propaganda law.
Amor Crudo (Raw Love)
A portrait of the last days of high school. Two friends spend all day long together, but this will inevitably come to an end. A beautiful sincere story of mixed emotions and secrets that dare not speak loud.
An adolescent boy, who serves in the Austrian Military Forces, experiences homosexual feelings towards one of his comrades. It's their last night at the Austrian-Hungarian border, socially isolated and armed with loaded weapons.
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