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Out Of The Closets And Into The Cinemas!: Meeting Queer Folks In Dark Rooms

A collection of queer characters, representations, and sensibilities on film. From queer masterpieces to camp classics, documentaries to romantic comedies, horror flicks to historical biographies. From independent art house films to multiplex popcorn blockbusters, epic sagas to festival shorts, Oscar winners to Direct-To-Video. From the realistic to the stereotypical, the explicit to the subtexted, the uplifting to the oppressive. We really are everywhere. (Except, of course, in the millions of films that pretend that we aren’t.)

Note that this is not exactly a “Pride” list, since it is not limited to films that present us in a positive manner. Some of these films include extremely violent gay bashings and killings. Others have very minor blink-and-you’ll-miss-them LGBT cameos or only include…

There are 42 tv movie films in this list.

  • Gia
  • Paper Dolls
  • The Night Watch
  • Soldier's Girl
  • Prayers for Bobby
  • The Investigator
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  • Clapham Junction
  • No Night Is Too Long
  • A Very British Sex Scandal
  • That Certain Summer
  • Doctor Who: The Husbands of River Song
  • Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time
  • An Englishman Abroad
  • Fathers and Sons
  • Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story
  • Black Rain
  • Glitterbug
  • An Unexpected Love
  • Daphne
  • Second Serve
  • Penda's Fen
  • Deadly Skies
  • Surrender, Dorothy
  • The Truth About Alex
  • The Users
  • Glee Encore
  • Neighborhoods: The Hidden Cities of San Francisco - The Castro
  • Holiday in Handcuffs
  • Under the Age
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again
  • Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric
  • Bessie
  • My First Suit
  • Overkill: The Aileen Wuornos Story
  • My Brother's Keeper
  • Rainer Werner Fassbinder - Last Works
  • Sergeant Matlovich vs. the U.S. Air Force
  • Waiting For the Moon
  • Demimonde
  • The Sissy Duckling
  • Daria in 'Is It Fall Yet?'