One part love letter, one part history lesson, one part all-star roster of LGBTQ TV icons.
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.
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!
She inspired a Nina Simone song. She was clocked by the Feds. She wore pearl earrings. She gave a generation of Black actors the roles that would define their careers.
Demi talks about her struggles with addiction and mental health, her winding career path, and how she’s openly dating men and women in her new documentary “Simply Complicated,” available for free on YouTube.
The new documentary Growing Up Coy examines what it’s like to grow up as a young trans girl in a country that is constantly creating laws that target you.
Southwest of Salem tells the story of four Latina lesbians who were found guilty of a crime they didn’t commit and how the legal and criminal justice systems failed them as queer women of color. Watch it tonight on Investigation Discovery at 8 pm EST.
“It took watching I Don’t Wanna Be A Boy to show me that the negative attitudes towards trans women have always been pervasive in society, that from 1994 to 2016 there hasn’t been much change in how society views us. But it also taught me that we share a sisterhood of sorts. No matter what time and what place, trans women of color are connected by our similar experiences.”
Wife/wife documentary duo Michelle Boyaner and Barbara Green have been working together for decades — their latest project, It’s Not A Burden, gets real about the heartbreak and humor of caring for elderly parents.
Tig is a story about losing love, family, and comedy and then finding them all again in places you never would’ve thought to look because Jesus Christ, you’d never want to.
“I know that our story is the story of so many others, and I want those people to know that they’re not alone, and that they do have the right to fight back.”
“While 13.5 million viewers tune into the Women’s World Cup for the next few weeks, watching as the global elite female soccer players battle it out for the title of “Best in the World,”the New Generation Queens practice. On a field of dry brown grass in Zanzibar, a remote island off the coast of Tanzania, they are solemn, focused, and fearless.”
A short documentary about one of the most badass pioneering women in computer science? Directed by Gillian Jacobs? I’m here for that, and I feel like you are too.
Nancy Kates’ new documentary, now airing on HBO, is a portrait of the queer woman who made knowledge sexy.
I have to come to expect that kind of technicolor Sapphic unreality in all of my Chaiken programming, which is exactly why I did not expect L Word Mississippi: Hate The Sin. And I’m glad I didn’t, because this is a documentary worth seeing on its own terms.
So much of our cultural rhetoric around breastfeeding is tied to a sense of what women should be doing rather than what they would like to or are even able to do. Breastfeeding isn’t purely a medical issue, but neither is it a wholly moral one. And all the parameters that go into a woman’s decision to breastfeed pale next to the fear that she is somehow failing her child.
A new webseries, behind-the-scenes footage from an OITNB photo shoot, the trailer for a moving documentary, and a quick comedy sketch are single and ready to mingle at the pre-V-Day video party.
“World Sport Presents: Journey of the Gay Athlete” focuses on out athletes Brittney Griner, American soccer player, Robbie Rogers, and New Zealand Olympic speed skater, Blake Skjellerup and is on CNN International this weekend.
No Look Pass, a documentary about Emily Tay living a double life at Harvard University and striving to play professional basketball in Germany while coming out as a lesbian, is now available on iTunes.
“For some reason this movie really wants us to know that sometimes Britney and Jamie Lynn have wrestling matches and Jamie Lynn always wins. Picture that for a minute. Now move on.”