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CFE Library Resources

CFE Library Resources

Brought to you by the Coalition for Equity.

Available at the Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus Library.


  • Amaechi, John. Man in the Middle. ESPN Books, 2007
  • Ayers, Tess and Paul Brown. The Essential Guide to Lesbian & Gay Weddings.  Harper San Francisco: July 1994.
  • Bauer, Marion Dane  Am I Blue? Coming Out from the Silence. HarperTrophy, 1994
  • Bean, Billy. Going the Other Way: Lessons from a Life in and Out of Major League Baseball. New York: Marlowe and Company, 2003.
  • Berzon, Betty PH.D. Positively Gay. Celestrial Arts, 2001
  • Bohjalian, Chris Trans-sistter Radio. Vintage Contemporaries, 2000.
  • Bylan, Jennifer Finney. She's Not There: A Life inTwo Genders. Broadway Books, 2002.
  • Clark, Don Ph.D. Loving Someone Gay. Celestial Arts, 2005
  • Churchill, Ward. Kill the Indian, Save the Man: The Genocidal Impact of American Indian Residential Schools.
  • Comstock, Gary David. Violence Against Lesbians and Gay Men. New York: Columbia U Press, 1991.
  • Delgado, Richard, Jean Stefancic, and Angela Harris. Critical Race Theory: An Introduction.
  • Delgado, Richard, and Jean Stefancic. Critical White Studies: Looking Behind the Mirror.
  • Dowling, Colette. The Frailty Myth: Redefining the Physical Potential of Women and Girls. New York: Random House, 2000.
  • Duberman, Martin. Hidden From History: Reclaiming the Gay and Lesbian Past.
  • Dunaway, Wilma A. The African-American Family in Slavery and Emancipation. New York: Cambridge U Press, 2003.
  • Feinberg, Leslie. Stone Butch Blues. McNaugton & Gunn 1993
  • Garcia, Alma M., and Mario T. Garcia. Chicana Feminist Thought: The Basic Historical Writings.
  • Helminiak, Daniel. What the Bible Really Says About Homosexuality. New Mexico: Alamo Square P, 2001.
  • Herman, Joanne. Transgender Explained: For Those Who Are Not. AuthorHouse, 2009.
  • Huerta, Christian de la. Coming Out Spiritually: The Next Step. Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, 1999.
  • Kristal, Nicole and Mike Szymanski. The Bisexual's Guide to the Universe. Alyson Books, 2006.
  • Lahey, Kathleen A and Kevin Alderson. Same-Sex Marriage: The Personal and the Political. Insomniac Press, 2004.
  • Leavitt, David. The Page Turner. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1998.
  • Leonelli, Victoria Dutko. Around Uniontown: Images of America. Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2003.
  • Marcus, Eric. Is It a Choice? Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Gay and Lesbian People. HarperSanFrancisco, 2005.
  • Marcus, Eric. The Male Couple's Guide to Living Together. Harper & Row, Publishers: New York, 1988.
  • Messner, Michael. Power at Play: Sports and the Problem of Masculinity. Boston: Beacon P, 1992.
  • Mixner, David. Stranger Among Friends. Bantam Books: New York, 1996.
  • Peterson, John and Martin Bedogne. A Face in the Crowd. Prospect Publishing: Los Angeles, 2003
  • Potter-Efron, Ron. Letting Go of Anger: The 10 Most Common Anger Styles and What to Do About Them. Oakland: New Harbinger Publications, 1995.
  • Robson, Ruthann. a/k/a. First Stonewall Inn Edition: January 1999
  • Rosales, Francisco, and F. Arturo Rosales. Chicano!: The History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement (Hispanic Civil Rights)
  • Rosenberg, Robert, Producer. Before Stonewall. First Run Features, 1985.
  • Savin-Williams,Ritch C. and Kenneth M. Cohen. The Lives of Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals—Children to Adults. Wadsworth, 1996.
  • Shipler, David. The Working Poor: Invisible in America. New York: Knopf, 2004.
  • Stern-LaRosa, Caryl and Ellen Hofheimer Bettmann. Hate Hurts How Children Learn and Unlearn Prejudice. New York: Scholastic Inc., 2000.
  • Valerio, Max Wolf. The Testosterone Files. Seal Press, 2006.
  • Vivian, Cassandra. The National Road in Pennsylvania. Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2003.
  • White, Mel. Stranger at the Gate: To Be Gay and Christian in America. New York: Plume, 1995.


  • Unlearning Homophobia Series (DVD) (Three Award-Winning Documentary Films):  Straight from the Heart explores parents' journeys to a new understanding of their lesbian and gay children by presenting simple stories about real families from across the country. All God's Children is a documentary short about Black churches' embracement of African-American lesbians and gay men as dedicated members of their spiritual families.  Rev. Jesse Jackson, Cornel West, and Senator Carol Moseley-Braun are among those who speak out about the important role of the church in the struggle equal rights and social justice for all people.  De Colores is a bilingual short presenting Latino familes breaking dwon cultural prejudice through deep-rooted love.
  • Religions of the World (6 DVDs)
    Transcend into a world where spiritual beliefs know no limits. Travel to exotic locations around the world and see how such religions as Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Protestantism and Catholicism have shaped cultures, changed history and left their mark on humanity. Learn fascinating facts about the striking similarities and differences. Explore what makes up the core of our very existence. Narrated by Ben Kingsley.
  • Frontline: A Class Divided (DVD)
    What would life be like if eye color caused social discrimination? Find out in THE ANGRY EYE, a provocative documentary on Jane Elliott's "Blue-Eyed/Brown-Eyed" exercise, first tried in 1970. White college students are required to accept treatment once given to minorities. Student reactions and Elliott's observations create a disturbing film.
  • Frontline: Memory of the Camps (DVD)
    Fifty years ago (1945), Allied troops marching into Germany at the end of World War II found evidence of atrocities which have tortured the world's conscience ever since. As these troops entered Nazi concentration camps and faced the horrors of gas chambers, medical experimentation labs, crematoria, and haunted, starving survivors, they made a film record of what they saw. "Frontline" gave the film its first world broadcast in 1985.
  • Time of Fear (DVD)
    In World War ll, more than 110,000 Japanese-Americans were forced into relocation camps across the US. This film traces the lives of the 16,000 people who were sent to two camps in southeast Arkansas. Through interviews with the internees and local citizens, the program explores how the influx of outsiders affected the local community and the impact this history had on the issues of civil rights and social justice in America then and now.
  • P.O.V.: Lost Boys of Sudan (DVD)
    Winner of an Independent Spirit Award and named Best Documentary at the San Francisco International Film Festival, LOST BOYS OF SUDAN offers a gripping and sobering peek into the myth of the American Dream, following two teenage Sudanese refugees on an extraordinary journey from Africa to America--a distant place so presumably full of hope and opportunity that they sometimes call it Heaven. But what if "Heaven" turned out to be anything but?
  • American Experience,  Citizen King (DVD)
    CITIZEN KING, a two-hour documentary from acclaimed filmmakers Orlando Bagwell and Noland Walker, explores the last five years in the life of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Personal recollections and eyewitness accounts of friends, movement associates, journalists, law enforcement officers, and historians illuminate this little-known chapter in the story of America's most influential moral leader in the 20th century.
  • American Experience, Fly Girls (VHS)
    During World War II, more than a thousand women flew with the U.S. military. Wives, mothers, actresses, and debutantes joined the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPS) to test aircraft, ferry planes, and log 60 million air miles. A total of 38 women died in war service, but women's critical role in the war effort was abruptly ended by politics and resentment. Three decades would pass before women again broke the sex barrier in the skies.
  • American Experience, Scottsboro: An American Tragedy (VHS)
    In March 1931, two white women stepped off a box car in Paint Rock, Alabama, with a shocking accusation of gang rape, by nine black teenagers on the train. So began the Scottsboro case, one of the 20th century's fieriest legal battles. The youths' trial generated the sharpest regional conflict since the Civil War, led to momentous Supreme Court decisions, and helped give birth to the civil rights movement.
  • Shattering the Silences (VHS)
    Shattering the Silences is the first film to look at campus life through the eyes of faculty of color.  Eight scholars share their stories of life in the academy - how they transformed and were transformed by their respective disciplines and institutions.  The video makes a powerful statement about intellectual rigor, academic honesty and racial justice.  But its message cuts two ways.  While Shattering the Silences demonstrates the educational benefits of faulty diversity, it also reveals the unique challenges and pressures faced by faculty of color at predominately white institutions (PWI's).
    Colleges and universities are struggling - sometimes successfully, sometimes not - to create rich, diverse and intellectually vibrant climates in the classroom and on campus.  Shattering the Silences does not capture all the issues of political culture in the academy.  but it raises several key concerns about identity and knowledge, teaching and learning, affirmative action, and life on campus which remain troublesome and controversial, especially on predominately white campuses where the battles for racial justice are most keen.  Perhaps most significantly, Shattering the Silences makes visible the onerous "cultural tax" so many faculty of color must pay as the price for admission to PWIs.
  • Out of the Past (DVD)
    The struggle for gay and lesbian rights in America.
  • It's Elementary: Talking about gay issues in school (VHS)
    Most adults probably don't see why or  how schools should address lesbian and gay issues with young children.  With inspiring classroom footage, IT'S ELEMENTARY urges educators and parents to re-think their assumptions.  This beautifully crafted film shows what actually  happens when teachers lead class discussions that address anti-gay prejudice.  It makes a powerful case that children need to be taught respect for ALL and that this kind of education needs to start in elementary school.