The fact is most of the films about us — and especially the films by us — do not get the attention they deserve. But nobody is better equipped to tell our stories than we are.
Everyone should know the stories of the lesbian, bisexual, queer and trans women of color who’ve been the backbones of LGBT communities forever and ever. So make some popcorn and put your learnin’ pants on!
These are the most talked about, most acclaimed, most beloved and most watched lesbian movies that were birthed into the world after Autostraddle dot com.
Watch Bessie. Do it for the moments of bisexual badassery. Do it for the love of the blues. But goddammit, watch Bessie because her legacy is an important part of our history as queers in this world.