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Queer Movie Characters

22 Movies That Changed The Way We Felt About Ourselves As LGBT People

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.10.2014 | Gay Voices

Movies and popular culture have an indelible impact on developing mindsets. The significance can even be more profound when you identify as lesbian, g...

Spike Lee Might Not Be Homophobic, But His Queer Characters Are Problematic

Glennisha Morgan | Posted 05.19.2013 | Gay Voices
Glennisha Morgan

As a queer woman of color, I have had to put up with a lot of disappointing and lackluster representations of women who love women. I understand that within the community there are lots of different kinds of lesbians, but I believe it's important to call out problems when we see them.

Lights, Camera, Action! How Cinema Helped This Small-Town Gay Boy Realize He Wasn't Alone

Michael Varrati | Posted 06.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Michael Varrati

Velvet Goldmine was the first time I had seen people like that onscreen, people like me. From my seat in small-town America, the film served as a moment of recognition that I wasn't alone. There were other people out there who felt and desired the same things I was keeping to myself.