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.
It’s been a banner year for queer women on the big screen!
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.
Bicycles on TV mean independence, coming of age, letting go, transformation! Motorcycles on TV mean bad bois! So it’s no surprise that lesbian and bisexual TV characters are on bikes all the time.
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!
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.