By Thomas Curry
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK with these great films.
Emma Stone’s new film serves to highlight the lack of queer icons on screen.
Toshio Matsumoto’s kaleidoscopic masterpiece offers a vital perspective on gender, sexuality and identity.
By Ruby Tandoh
In this extract from her new zine ‘Do What You Want’, Ruby Tandoh looks at how mentally ill and LGBTQ people are represented on screen.
Bold expressions of queer passion were on offer at the 31st edition of London’s premier LGBT film festival.
By Henry Bevan
The Beauty and the Beast remake is being hailed as progressive, but the studio’s animation vault is filled with queer subtext.
Watching Gus Van Sant’s 1991 film was like an emotional awakening – a guiding light through sexual fog.
By Josh Lee
By not showing physical intimacy, Barry Jenkins allows sexuality to surface in his film in other ways.
By Tom Williams
Kelly Mantle makes Oscars history in victory for the trans community.
The Pearl of Africa highlights the everyday struggle of transgender people – and offers a beacon of hope.
By Matt Burton
Shape History director Mike Buonaiuto believes introducing LGBT characters is only half the battle.
Social media campaigns like #LGBTSuperheroes are exposing the movie industry’s worrying lack of diversity.
The Watermelon Woman – the first film directed by an African-American lesbian – is among the titles screening at Liverpool Small Cinema.
New York’s Film Society of Lincoln Center has curated a season dedicated to early explorations of LGBT themes.
BFI Flare’s opening film, The Pass, is about a prominent footballer who represses his sexuality. We explore why this is still happening for real.
Todd Haynes’ Carol is being celebrated as a queer classic, but what does the term “queer cinema” mean today?
Inspired by Todd Haynes’ Carol, explore our potted history of great films that depict gay lives on screen.