Kenya’s LGBT community is celebrating after a ban on a film accused of “promoting lesbianism and homosexuality” was lifted by a High Court on Friday. This will be the first time in Kenya’s history that a film with openly lesbian themes will be screened commercially.
This summer’s top Mommi murder mystery!
I mean, I know basically every woman was dressed gay in the ’90s, all that leather and flannel and everything, but Carol Danvers’ wardrobe is next level.
The biopic of Colette is only a fragment of her life, the one in which France’s most prolific writer realizes she cannot be contained.
Thirteen of the queerest films from Kanopy, a database you can access through your local library!
Lesbian mumblecore is practically its own genre at this point, but there’s something extra sweet and authentic about this movie.
Not only is it momentous to see stories with Asians at the forefront, this film does one better by centering on the experiences of different generations of Asian women.
Here are some of the most memorable movies in the cannon of “films that have significant lesbian sex in them.”
“I want to prove that money can be made off of women’s sexual stories. It’s not just a queer thing. It’s about women receiving pleasure, and giving pleasure. It’s still completely taboo.”
Gillian! Anderson! touches! Kate! McKinnon!
“There’s no male gaze in this movie, none whatsoever. Desiree Akhavan is a queer woman and her screenplay co-writer Cecilia Frugiuele is a queer woman too. It matters.”
You’ve never heard “you made me buy boat tickets!” quite like this before!
You’ve heard about Kristen Stewart and Chloë Sevigny’s new Lizzie Borden movie, but now you can see the horror and the trauma with your very own eyes!
Whether or not Alia Shawkat’s indie lesbian film lands with you in any real emotional way will probably depend on whether or not the characters grate on you.
Unfortunately, the majority of lesbian movies end with women throwing themselves from the roofs of buildings or having their hearts obliterated — but there are a handful of lesbian films guaranteed to make you smile or swoon or just feel a general sense of queer contentment.
The Mamma Mia! Cinematic Universe is the new Marvel Cinematic Universe—spread the word.
In which I hope this is actually just an hour and half long PSA for heatstroke.
From the producers who brought you Carol and the studio that brought you Disobedience and the actor who brought you undisputed lesbian coming-of-age story Bend It Like Beckham comes a new film about the French writer/bisexual icon Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette.
Disney has retold their most famous Halloween story with a trio that’s comprised of two people of color, one of whom is queer; and the queer daughter of Max and Allison. It’s silly and spooky, and it’s an unabashed love story.
In the late 90s and early 00s, I was an awkward, shy, and nerdy girl so I naturally gravitated to girls in films that were… different, like me.