LGBT

Will The L Word revival embrace LGBTQ diversity?

By Roxanne Sancto

The show’s long-awaited return is an opportunity to more accurately represent the lesbian community.

How has trans-female representation in film changed in the last 45 years?

By Isobel Raphael

Findings from a rare public screening of John Dexter’s I Want What I Want.

Five essential queer movies as chosen by LGBT filmmakers

By Thomas Curry

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK with these great films.

We need to talk about the Supergirl cast’s attitude towards LGBT fans

By Chloe Smith

Comments made at Comic-Con were not only deeply hurtful but dangerous.

Battle of The Sexes and cinema’s hidden LGBT heroes

By James Luxford

Emma Stone’s new film serves to highlight the lack of queer icons on screen.

Funeral Parade of Roses offers a peek into a hidden world

By Charles Bramesco

Toshio Matsumoto’s kaleidoscopic masterpiece offers a vital perspective on gender, sexuality and identity.

The halting nature of desire at BFI Flare 2017

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Bold expressions of queer passion were on offer at the 31st edition of London’s premier LGBT film festival.

At ClexaCon, a moment of anger turned into action for LGBT women

By Ella Donald

A recent convention saw newly empowered fans take a stand against cynical queer representation.

Why I love My Own Private Idaho

By Spencer Moleda

Watching Gus Van Sant’s 1991 film was like an emotional awakening – a guiding light through sexual fog.

Academy considers gender fluid star in both male and female acting categories

By Tom Williams

Kelly Mantle makes Oscars history in victory for the trans community.

A new film exposes the mistreatment of Uganda’s LGBT community

By Matthew Anderson

The Pearl of Africa highlights the everyday struggle of transgender people – and offers a beacon of hope.

It’s time for Hollywood to change its attitude towards LGBT characters

By James Luxford

Social media campaigns like #LGBTSuperheroes are exposing the movie industry’s worrying lack of diversity.

Stranger by the Lake

By David Jenkins

A scintillating and quietly radical gay-cruising murder mystery set in a single, sunny location.

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Alain Guiraudie: ‘I’m dealing with my own experience of sexuality’

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The French director has finally reached the mainstream with a murder mystery set on a gay nudist beach. LWLies met him.

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