Ladies can appreciate a beautiful woman, that's for sure. But at what point does admiration turn into something a little more? Given gender and sexual fluidityhow can you really know where you exist on the spectrum without exposure to alternatives?
Jude Dry. What, in fact, is a lesbian? Must the film focus primarily on a gay storyline, or can it feature strong lesbian characters doing something entirely different than just being lesbians?
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Summer is for warm, feel-good movies! 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 contentment about the our beautiful queer world. Below are 15 such movies, hand-selected for you by Riese and Heather.
The growing number of lesbian TV and movie characters in the mainstream is reassuring to the LGBTQ community that the queer lifestyle is becoming more accepted as time goes on. Michelle stars as the main character, Jennifer, and we follow her dating life around the lesbian bars in Seattle. The story lines of Wentworth are incredibly tense and there are many lesbian characters inside and outside of the prison.
What exactly makes a film a lesbian film? Does it simply require lesbian characters, or must it focus primarily on a lesbian story lines? Trying to create a neat box in which a film will either fit or not fit is almost as impossible as creating neat boxes into which people themselves can fit.
These are our picks, not necessarily in this order, for the best lesbian movies of all time. These movies all have central lesbian or bisexual themes. This is one of the first lesbian movies released to mainstream audiences.
In this article we will cover Come on, you must have seen this one. Set in Reno, Nevada, it follows the blossoming love between a reserved English professor and a young, impulsive sculptor.
Most recent update: March Films aimed at lesbian, bisexual and queer women have never exactly been noted for their universal excellence. While unprecedented progress is being made on television, film lags sadly behind, offering few, if any, portrayals of LGBTQ women.
So many films about lesbian and queer women are created by male directors, for the male gaze. They more often than not cast slim, white, femme, conventionally attractive and heterosexual women to play their main characters. It's boring and frustrating. This South Korean erotic psychological thriller is in three parts, each more unexpected than the next.