Portrait of a Lady on Fire is only the third film in the Criterion Collection to feature queer women that’s actually directed by a queer woman.
How the fictionalized film on the horror writer Shirley Jackson bends the line of reality.
Includes Angelina Jolie two ways, a lot of coming-of-age, and Blake Lively’s 500-piece suit.
Now is the time to seize the day and get lost in a Broadway musical streaming online. Some of them are streaming for free, even.
We deserve to laugh and swoon too!
I’m not even sure I believe in love at first sight but every time I watch “Imagine Me & You” — I really, really want to.
Sam Feder’s remarkable new documentary “Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen” is only the beginning of our story. Even more trans artists are forging their own paths with these indies and web series.
If love is going to exist — which, ugh, I guess it does — then it’s going to exist within the messiness of our lives. It’s going to exist alongside our families and our cultures and our hopes and our fears. It’s going to be hard and it’s going to take risk.
We want every lesbian, every queer woman, and every non-binary person to know that movies should include us and do include us. We want you all to see our lives on screen with the variety and quality we deserve. That’s why five years after releasing our original “100 Best Lesbian, Bisexual, and Queer Films” list — we decided to double it.
Trans film history — like all film histories — is one filled with contradictions. “Disclosure” succeeds by making these contradictions its subject.
Hello! I’m here to swoon over Dee Rees, in my opinion the greatest queer filmmaker of our time. Alright. Let’s get started!
I would like to make a formal complaint about the dearth of lesbian action films in Hollywood. It is absolutely a dream of mine to make one one day.
“You can’t have a rulebook or a playbook for how to connect. When you’re queer, it’s about negotiating your own way, when the blueprint doesn’t work for you.” Fatimah Asghar discusses queerness, intimacy and her new short film Got Game, that you can watch exclusively on Autostraddle.
Alice Wu’s “The Half of It” has been for out less than a week, and it’s already become a classic. We brought together some of Autostraddle’s queer and trans Asian editors and writers — along with some of our writer friends and Generation Q’s Leo Sheng — to talk about the film, Alice Wu, and the current landscape of queer Asian media.
You’re as epic as the concept of love and as small as the town of Squahamish. You’re as perfect as a movie can be and as messy as a movie should be. To say it simply, I love you.
“Being a closeted teen who wasn’t even aware meant I just listened to melancholy songs and imbued an unrealistic amount of meaning to them.”
Contemporary YA novels don’t necessarily have happy endings so much as hopeful ones, and The Half of It follows this blueprint, delicately treading the fine line between saccharine and heartfelt with skill — and a few good jokes.
Yes, this is a coming-of-age lesbian teen romcom by the director of Saving Face, and, yes, I did cry tears of joy in the first minute of the trailer.
It will make you laugh and swoon, I promise. (There’s a surprise therapist I won’t spoil for you, but you’ll love that too.)
Wanna watch a Netflix movie with lesbian, bisexual or queer characters? We’ve got your round-up of every Netflix lesbian movie currently streaming, broken down by whether or not it is good or sucks.
It was fascinating to watch a young white woman enter the home of two gay women of color and make a concerted effort to support them, without centering herself or her own personal experience.