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For most people, movies give us access to experiences and characters beyond our own reality, enhancing our view of the world and the human experience. Movies have a powerful effect on our lives, and this is especially true for LGBTQ people, many of whom grow up only seeing themselves reflected back at them on-screen in gay films. A trip to the local megaplex or browsing queer-themed titles on streaming services give LGBTQ youth the chance to connect with gay characters and their stories. These moving images make us feel less alone. Hollywood isn’t always kind to LGBTQ filmmakers and gay films and characters, but things are changing. Indie filmmakers are also giving a voice to all sorts of queer artists and characters. Take a look at our coverage of gay films below, from the latest casting and production news (what's coming up) to a look back at some of our favorites from years past.
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‘Joe Bell,’ Mark Wahlberg’s Socially Conscious Film About Bullying, Is a Swing and a Miss

If the road to hell is paved with good intentions, then surely that road is littered with movie theaters playing earnest, socially conscious, good-but-not-great titles that feel more like civics lessons and less like solid storytelling. Some of the marquees along that long road to hell might feature on their[…]

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‘Friday the 13th’ Is Much Gayer Than You Think It Is

The ‘Friday the 13th’ horror movie series is gayer than you might think. Jason Voorhees may be a demonic murderer, but he is definitely not a homophobe.

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Secrets and Adorable Details Are Hidden in the Anime Classic ‘My Neighbor Totoro’

Hayao Miyazaki’s film ‘My Neighbor Totoro’ is perfect for all ages; whether 5 or 95, you’ll be enchanted by this beautiful, utterly charming film

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13 Classic Disney Characters Who Were Probably Gay

Before live-action ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ before ‘Star vs. The Forces of Evil,’ there were a lot of gay Disney characters barely in the celluloid closet

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