Even in gay culture, a queer man presenting as femme is still not so accepted.
Do we finally have enough queer teen drama films?
Vanessa Maki reflects on how far LGBTQ representation has come and reviews five films that hold their own.
Internalised homophobia is a killer: Knife+Heart
This French horror film is a rollercoaster of queer tragedy.
From princesses to shapeshifters: Animation and queerness
From queer relationships to genderless characters, animation offers plenty of LGBTIQ representation.
Dysfunctional queer relationships in all their glory: American Horror Stories
Wanting to see queer people as chaotic, justified villains or antagonists isn’t strange.
The trilogy ends with something special: Fear Street is Queer Street
Fear Street Part Three: 1666 depicts the embodiment of queer rage and a refreshingly different ending.
Supernatural’s queer tragedy: Dean Winchester and Castiel
Squandering the queer potential of a popular show is shameful.
Cruel Summer and ‘90s-era queer representation
Cruel Summer’s inclusion of any queer representation at all sets it apart from television of the era it evokes.
Willow Rosenberg is a lesbian – let’s not retcon that
Willow and Tara were among the first lesbian couples on television.
4 lesser-known LGBTQ films to watch during Pride Month
Check out these films, spanning a range of genres, and you might find a new queer favourite.
5 movies that prove vampires are queer
These five horror films show that vampires are the queerest of all supernatural creatures.
Queer villains and politics in film: The Neon Demon
This psychological horror film presents queer representation in an unusual, terrifying way.
Queerness, survival, and struggle: The Wilds
This adventure drama shows that straight white women are not the only faces of feminism.
Shameless queerness and queer masculinity in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure
Queer masculinity is in complete motion in this beloved anime series.
TV: Why Jules from Euphoria was never the villain
Much of the Euphoria fandom saw Jules as a villain in season one, dehumanising her and likely drawing from transphobia.
Beyond white coming-out stories: Bringing more to queer films
While finding queer films is becoming easier as entertainment evolves, most are still stuck in the same old tropes.