NOT GAY is a compilation of four short films exploring the joys and frustrations of gay / straight friendships. NOT GAY includes: THE BEST MEN by Tony Wei; FLOAT by Kareem Mortimer; COWBOY FOREVER by Jean-Baptiste Erreca; KATYDID by Scott Boswell.
Dennis is gay. This is a problem in his home country Kazakhstan. Abuse and beatings occur almost on a daily basis to LGBT people. This documentary portraits Dennis, one of the few open activists in Kazakhstan, his brave fight for real equality and his attempts to organize a public Pride event in his home town.
In Salt Lake City, UT, seven Mormons live their lives a little differently. The men (Jeff, Pret & Curtis) are attracted to their wives (Tanya, Megan & Tera), but they are also attracted to other men. They refer to it as Same Sex Attraction...not gay, SSA.
College student Fred (Austin Trow), wakes up totally hung over after having blacked out the night before. When his roommate, Jacob (Alex Kramer), brings him breakfast, revealing that Fred came out the night before, Fred goes back into denial, despite Jacob’s acceptance of Fred’s sexuality. Will Fred finally accept the truth about himself?
Archival footage and interviews with 22 lesbians and gay men give an overview of gay history in the UK from the 1920's. Clause 28, the Well of Lonliness, AIDS, the Pet shop Boys, it's all there in some form or another.