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LGBT+ Animation

As I said in my Animated Films Directed by Women list, Mainstream Hollywood has been rather guilty of creating films with a severe lack of diversity, most notably when it comes to representing people of the LGBT+ community. Its especially worrying when we see this in animated cinema as most animated films are marketed towards children and teenagers, who tend to be more impressionable. And how are impressionable young queer kids supposed to feel about a key part of their identity when a large portion of the media they consume acts as though this part of them doesn't exist?!

thankfully, we’re slowly getting more and more animated movies and shorts with canon LGBT characters. hopefully the number of these will…

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  • Satiemania
  • Queerdom
  • The Door Into Summer
  • Project A-Ko
  • The Poem of the Wind and the Trees
  • Hen, His Wife
  • Tokyo Babylon
  • Sailor Moon R: The Movie
  • Rocky and Hudson
  • Achilles
  • Miyuki-chan in Wonderland
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
  • Fake
  • Pony Glass
  • Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Adolescence of Utena
  • South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut
  • Daria in 'Is It Fall Yet?'
  • Tokyo Godfathers
  • John and Michael
  • Guy 101
  • Queer Duck: The Movie
  • Tekkonkinkreet
  • Persepolis
  • Naked Youth
  • For the Love of God
  • 1977
  • Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs
  • If You Were Me: Anima Vision 2
  • Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance
  • Mary and Max
  • Yulia
  • Suicide Room
  • A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman
  • Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo
  • Niagara
  • ParaNorman
  • The Right Time
  • Robotica*Robotics
  • Strange Frame: Love & Sax
  • This Boy Caught a Merman
  • Zambezia
  • Orbits
  • I Love Hooligans
  • Bird and Fish
  • Vassalord.
  • A Good Man
  • Plugin
  • Lake
  • Me & You
  • How to Train Your Dragon 2
  • This Boy Suffers from Crystallization
  • Sekaiichi Hatsukoi Movie
  • Happy & Gay
  • Pifuskin
  • Bittersweet
  • Cruise Patrol
  • The Saint of Dry Creek
  • Dirty Paws
  • One who has two souls
  • Harmony
  • Shudō
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Big Time: My Doodled Diary
  • B.
  • Boys in the Street #pride
  • Your Name.
  • Aquarium
  • Flotsam
  • Rock and Riot! Love Follies
  • Moms on Fire
  • Hi, It’s Your Mother
  • Open Recess
  • Baby X
  • Arrival: A Short Film
  • The Angry Birds Movie
  • Batman: Bad Blood
  • Butter Lover
  • I Am Here
  • Sausage Party
  • Torrey Pines
  • Storks
  • This Boy Is a Professional Wizard
  • Dou kyu sei – Classmates
  • I Like Girls
  • Butch Coyolxauhqui
  • Shift
  • Superbia
  • A Boy Named Gavin
  • Birds of a Feather
  • Mr. Carefree Butterfly
  • Flash Flood: A Rotoscoped Documentary
  • In a Heartbeat
  • Turned Away
  • Your Light: Kase-san and Morning Glories
  • Extinguished
  • Chromosome Sweetheart
  • Half a Life
  • Maacher Jhol - The Fish Curry
  • Rebellious Essence
  • Tailor