We have more movies about lesbian and bisexual women than ever before; they’re not necessarily always realistic, but can still bring us meaningful and constructive relationship truths, regardless of how far removed from our real lives their plots are, or how many falcons they contain.
If you like lesbians and also body horror, this is the movie for you!
GLAAD’s 2019 Studio Responsibility Index is here. Good news: Gay and lesbian rep is up. Bad news: Racial diversity is down, and trans rep remains at zero.
The film opens in sneak peeks around the country today and in wide release next Friday.
As a queer person, it’s a relief to watch work like this. It gives us permission to just be free, to just be queer, to just be ourselves. That’s what great queer cinema can accomplish.
Amy Poehler’s punch-drunk gal pal comedy features longtime SNL writer Paula Pell as a lesbian vintage shop owner with a brand new knee and fresh desire to fall in love.
The first IMDb user review for Daddy Issues is titled “Heterophobic movie.” I cannot argue. I also cannot complain. May we blessed with an entire career of heterophobic movies from this properly queer filmmaker.
A modern queer take on Cyrano de Bergerac, no less!
It’s like Girls Trip’s less raunchy kid sister who went to NYU and made some white friends.
Molly Shannon’s turn as the reclaimed queer poet tells the truth at a slant, dazzlingly.
You may not find all these movies romantic date material, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t something to work with there.
We were rooting for you.
“It’s as if the BET classic Player’s Club ran head first into Hustle and Flow, but cast a cadre of child stars turned ingenues.”
No false promises of “girl power” or happiness. Just a reassurance that being alone together is better than being apart.
Lavish parties, duck racing, powered wigs, and lesbianism — and everybody gets an Oscar nomination.
It’s been a banner year for queer women on the big screen!
Amazingly, director Marielle Heller doesn’t seem to care if the audience is willing to forgive Israel. She has a better question, one we never ask about lesbians on TV and in film.
Freshly returned from Frankfurt, Germany where Rafiki won its first two international awards at the Lucas Festival and following the first commercial screenings of the film in Kenya, I caught up with Sam to talk about her unexpected fame and the controversy surrounding her debut film.
We’re all used to watching movies and rooting for the lesbians to live — lesbian horror movies make the gamble that everyone else in the audience will, too.
Queering heteronormative tropes is certainly my favorite way to spend Thanksgiving.