As the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion approaches, don’t miss the opportunity to add the latest film from After Stonewall Productions to your LGBT history collection. Preceding the award-winning films “Before Stonewall” and “After Stonewall,” “Before Homosexuals” weaves together same-sex stories and artworks from ancient times to Victorian crimes. Here your university, college, library, or non-profit organization can purchase an educational license and copy of the film for use in classrooms.


“Before Homosexuals: From Ancient Times to Victorian Crimes” Edu. Edition

(60 mins, English Subtitles)

Educational Use License* for use in classrooms

165 page booklet of expert interview transcripts, including: Dr. Janet Afary, Dr. Bernadette Brooten, Dr. Louis Crompton, Max Dashu, Dr. Gilbert Herdt, Dr. Rictor Norton, Dr. James Saslow

Click Here to download a sample (.pdf) of the Selected Transcripts booklet.

Educational Use License* for use in classrooms

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Click Here for a printable Educational Use License order form.

You can also rent the film for a one-time screening at your college, university, library, or non-profit grassroots organization.

If you have any questions, or would like more information about licensing “Before Homosexuals” for public exhibition, please contact us directly, and we will get back to you as soon as possible. For more information about “Before Homosexuals”, please see our About the Film page.

If you would like Director / Executive Producer John Scagliotti to attend your exhibition or classroom screening, please contact us for more information.

Click Here for information about obtaining an educational package for “After Stonewall”. “After Stonewall: From the Riots to the Millennium” chronicles the history of lesbian and gay life from the riots of Stonewall to the end of the century.

Click Here for Information about obtaining an educational package for “Dangerous Living”. “Dangerous Living: Coming Out in the Developing World,” is the first documentary to deeply explore the lives of gay and lesbian people in non-western cultures.

Licensing Definitions

Educational Use License – Educational license with in-class performance rights. Not for public exhibition, fundraising, or screening outside of school or non-profit organization. For more information, see our Educational Use License Agreement.

Exhibition License – One-time DVD or Blu-ray rental for non-profit exhibition, dependant upon expected size of audience. DVD must be returned within 90 days or a late return fee of $50 will be charged to your account. If your institution already owns a library/institution license for the film and will be using the disk provided with that original purchase, there is no need to return the disk. For more information, see our Exhibition Rental License Agreement.


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