22 Lesbian/Bisexual Movie Covers Featuring Women’s Faces Just Inches From Each Other

Say what you will about the human race – that it’s in need of an Atlantis- style restart, as one example – but what an array of emotions we’re capable of experiencing! Dogs have like panic and joy, cats have disdain and getting spooked, and bugs just seem constantly stressed. But humans, we get them all. And every one of us engage with these emotions in our own unique way!

Oh, besides women experiencing love towards other women. Yeah, those women pretty much only have one way to express that emotion, and it’s like this: with their faces just inches from each other, mouths slightly open like they’re about to kiss but not actually kissing, no, no, no, it’s too taboo, perhaps they will never kiss and just exist in this void until the end of time. Women who love women experience love in the upside down world, where occasionally their heads follow suit. Remarkable.

How do they do it? What is it like? These and other questions. Let’s turn to a medium with an unparalleled look into this phenomenon. Dim your lights, won’t you? It’s time for a special presentation of Lesbian/Bi Movie Covers: My Face is Close to Your Face.


Girl Play

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A New York Love Story

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Loving Annabelle

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Ties of Love

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And Then Came Lola

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A Perfect Ending

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Alto

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Blue is the Warmest Color

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Butterfly

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Freeheld

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Bye Bye Blondie

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Kamikaze Hearts

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Kiss Me

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Summertime

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Lightswitch

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Liz in September

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Lost and Delirious

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Anatomy of Love Seen

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My Normal

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Carol

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While You Weren’t Looking

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Romeo and Juliet

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39 Comments

  1. Can we convene the International Lesbian Standards Council to determine the official unit of measurement described by two women having their faces veryvery close together in this manner?

    Starting suggestions:
    lesbimeter
    clinch
    dyke year

  2. Well, regardless of the ridiculousness of all those covers being basically cloned (and censored, too), the cover of “Kamikaze hearts” looks fascinating, delicious even. Gonna check it out.

  3. Women who love women on film apparently must look the way men who f*ck women like them to look, and mostly they are directed that way too.
    Sadly it seems even female directors think so, with few exceptions…

    I confess loving lesbian movies, for that emotional suspense, … until it comes to the sex, and then, well… I am afraid I just fast-forward, mostly, because they often are embarrasingly like porn. I like to follow the story of how two women meet, fall in love and get together, but I have zero interest in watching them do some weird… what is it? Tribadism? (scissoring???)

    Sheesh! I am 65 years old, actively queer since the age of 15 and I have NEVER had sex that way! As to strapons.. don’t get me started… S#it, my g/f lost an EYE to a homophobic attack! I got concussion! If I had wanted a d*ck, why would I have gone through all that cr@p? I would have got me a man!

    Seems lesbian movies can’t escape the soft porn trap, because our stories, as stories of ordinary women, don’t sell to the wider audience.. mostly MEN looking for lesbian porn, and bisexual-but-not-actively-so brigades.

    The memo went out a while ago, now, that we could no longer BE butches, or plain, and if we wore just jeans, t-hirts and lace-up boots we had to start wearing make-up and do our nails, spend time and energy, money and PRODUCTS on hair, in order to deserve other women wanting to be with us…

    So why would cinema be any different?

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