LGBT2Q+ Resources – Films
Erin’s Guide to Kissing Girls – Watch Free
Directed by Toronto filmmaker Julianna Notten, Erin’s Guide to Kissing Girls tells the story of Erin, a spunky twelve year-old who attempts to woo the coolest girl in school with the help of her best friend, Liz.
A Fantastic Woman (Requires a Mubi Subscription)
Marina, a transgender woman who works as a waitress and moonlights as a nightclub singer, is bowled over by the death of her older boyfriend.
Love, Simon (Available for Purchase on iTunes)
Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends and all of his classmates: he’s gay. When that secret is threatened, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity.
Boy Erased (Requires a Crave Subscription)
The son of a Baptist preacher unwillingly participates in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents.
BPM (Beats Per Minute) (Free on ici.tou.tv)
Members of the advocacy group ACT UP Paris demand action by the government and pharmaceutical companies to combat the AIDS epidemic in the early 1990s.
Pariah (Available for Purchase on iTunes)
A Brooklyn teenager juggles conflicting identities and risks friendship, heartbreak, and family in a desperate search for sexual expression.
This short documentary presents the empowering story of Rodney “Geeyo” Poucette’s struggle against prejudice in the Indigenous community as a two-spirited person (gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender).
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Available for Purchase on iTunes)
On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.
Moonlight (Available for Purchase on iTunes)
A young African-American man grapples with his identity and sexuality while experiencing the everyday struggles of childhood, adolescence, and burgeoning adulthood.
The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (Requires a Netflix Subscription)
Victoria Cruz investigates the mysterious 1992 death of black gay rights activist and Stonewall veteran, Marsha P. Johnson. Using archival interviews with Johnson, and new interviews with Johnson’s family, friends and fellow activists.
The Normal Heart (Requires a Crave Subscription)
The story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation’s sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a city and nation in denial.
Booksmart (Requires an Amazon Prime Subscription))
On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram four years of fun into one night.
The Half of It (Requires a Netflix Subscription)
When smart but cash-strapped teen Ellie Chu agrees to write a love letter for a jock, she doesn’t expect to become his friend – or fall for his crush.