About

This clip comes from a short documentary called Second Class Citizens, by Ryan James Yezak. Clips from this documentary outline the history of attitudes towards homosexuality, describe some of the impacts of discrimination, and highlights some of the efforts that have been undertaken to advance the cause of gay rights.

The Kickstarter campaign for this documentary can be found here.

Discussion

What does it mean to be a “second class citizen”?

In what ways are LGBTQ individuals treated as second class citizens? What other groups have historically been treated as second-class citizens?

Did anything from this clip surprise you? Shock you? Inspire you?