Unfortunately, a pandemic has forced everyone indoors, leaving minimal options for community members to display their colors or for allies to show support. So while you may not be able to celebrate outside, now is the perfect time to catch up iconic queer film and television, a glimpse into the stories of LGBTQ characters falling in love, coming to terms with their sexual identity or simple celebrating what it means to be queer in this day and age, be it fictional or based on real moments in history. The racial identities of queer characters have changed, too—look at Moonlight , which won multiple Academy awards and became the first film in history with an all-Black cast to win Best Picture. In an effort to celebrate these films, the team at Men's Health has put together a list of iconic LGBTQ movies currently available for streaming on major platforms, including Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime.
The Best Queer Films of 2020
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Rowling admitted the Hogwarts headmaster was gay during her book tour in When the audience applauded, she quipped, "I would have told you earlier if I knew it would make you so happy. Harry Hamlin stars as a writer who falls head over heels in love with his doctor, who happens to be married to Charlie's Angels alum Kate Jackson. The romantic drama set in early 20th century England is the story of a young gay man named Maurice Hall James Wilby and his love affair with Clive Durham Hugh Grant.
For so long, good queer cinema was virtually non-existent or played into tired, tokenizing tropes. Even with that in mind, most mainstream cinema has centered on heteronormative storylines for decades. Sure, the scarcity still has you scavenging through some painful storylines from time to time, but with all that digging eventually comes gold.