The Resource Gay in middle America : one town's struggle with religion and bigotry, ABC News Productions, (evideo)

Gay in middle America : one town's struggle with religion and bigotry, ABC News Productions, (evideo)

Label
Gay in middle America : one town's struggle with religion and bigotry
Title
Gay in middle America
Title remainder
one town's struggle with religion and bigotry
Statement of responsibility
ABC News Productions
Title variation
One town's struggle with religion and bigotry
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
An excellent sociological case study, this ABC News program examines the plight of Michael Shackelford, a 17-year-old homosexual struggling for acceptance in small-town Oklahoma. The video outlines the development of Shackelford's situation: his early awareness of his sexual orientation, his inability to conform and placate his mother, the attention he receives in a Washington Post article, and the subsequent media abuse he and his church endure as a result. Complex and surprising in its observations-especially those concerning Shackelford's Bible Belt community-the program sheds light on America's increasingly troublesome cultural divisions
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
9 & up
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • ABC News Productions
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
Runtime
22
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Equality
  • Families
  • Intimacy (Psychology)
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Political sociology
  • Sex discrimination
  • Sex discrimination
  • Sex
  • Sexism
  • Sexual harassment
Technique
live action
Label
Gay in middle America : one town's struggle with religion and bigotry, ABC News Productions, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=35362
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Apr. 29, 2006
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Homosexuality in the Bible Belt (5:08) -- The Experience of Being Gay in a Bible Belt Community (2:52) -- Anti-Gay Protest in Sand Springs (5:34) -- Community Supports Gay Teen (6:02)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (22 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
35362
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100035362
  • 100035362
  • (OCoLC)709671567
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Gay in middle America : one town's struggle with religion and bigotry, ABC News Productions, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=35362
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Apr. 29, 2006
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Homosexuality in the Bible Belt (5:08) -- The Experience of Being Gay in a Bible Belt Community (2:52) -- Anti-Gay Protest in Sand Springs (5:34) -- Community Supports Gay Teen (6:02)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (22 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
35362
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100035362
  • 100035362
  • (OCoLC)709671567
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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