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.
Don’t go just for the gay subtext, but if you do go I guarantee you’ll see it.
Kiersey Clemons talks to us about sliding into those Instagram DMs; her undying love for old school Disney channel; being an out queer black actress in Hollywood; and of course her new movie, Hearts Beat Loud!
Come, let me whisper into your ear about this movie like Sandra Bullock seducing Sarah Paulson back into a life of elaborate heists.
Sit back, do the opposite of relax, and enjoy.
When was the last time a motion picture centered itself on the premise that a teenage, mixed race, black lesbian is worthy of support and love from everyone surrounding her? It’s simple and tender and because of those things it’s groundbreaking.
Negasonic Teenage Warhead got a girlfriend and it’s not a big deal in the movie but it’s a pretty big deal in general.
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“It could have been longer.”
“Rafiki” is an inconvenient love story for a country that wants to bury its queer history; present and past. But as history has proven so often, only one side of this story will be remembered: that of the victors.
“I don’t know why I watched it, I guess maybe I wanted to get destroyed again and Netflix didn’t exist yet. I feel like my entire generation will never recover from this film.”
“Sex with an ex is complicated business, even when it’s good. And Disobedience lives in that beautiful mess of a place. The spitting feels almost like a spiritual ritual.”
For a documentary about a circus cat show, the film is about so much more about the human relationships that shape us. It’s about how us strays and weirdos put the glitter eyeshadow on because we know we’re actually superstars in waiting. Also, it’s about the world’s only all-cat rock band.
You know when you’ve heard your best friend tell a story, even though you’ve only heard it once, you’re buzzing with energy to share it with others? Lubin’s documentary feels like that.
Disobedience is the story of Ronit, a 32-year-old woman whose father’s death forces her to return to the Orthodox Jewish community she grew up in, and also to Esti, her first love, who still lives there and practices the faith of their youth.