About the Short Film

Walter Naegle looks back on his intimate relationship with the great American leader, Bayard Rustin, in a time when gay marriage was inconceivable. He reflects on the little known phenomena of intergenerational gay adoption and its connection to civil rights.

The film was produced by Super Deluxe. It is currently free to view on YouTube:

About the EduGuide

Bayard & Me: Official Viewer’s Guide walks viewers through some of the film’s most important themes and asks them to think critically about the lives and stories they see. It’s perfect for a GSA group or club meeting, during family night, in a classroom, or anywhere inclusivity is encouraged. It’s intended for those in middle or high school, but can be adapted for audiences of all ages.

Bonus Material

Check out this great It Gets Better® video from the film’s director, Matt Wolf, available on our YouTube channel.

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