With Pride Month in full swing, it’s a great time to watch some of the classic LGBTQIA+ movies if you need a quiet night at home after all the hustle. From comedy, and drama to historical romance movies, here is a list of both classic and new movies that were released in the last few years. Some of these movies are romantic, some are sad, and some are inspiring.
Released in 2020, Happiest Season is a holiday romantic comedy that captures the range of emotions tied to wanting family’s acceptance, being true to yourself, and trying not to ruin Christmas by revealing a stormy secret. Starring Kristen Stewart in lead, you can stream Happiest Season on Hulu.
The Academy Award-winning movie Moonlight follows a young African-American man grappling with his identity while experiencing the everyday struggles of childhood, adolescence, and burgeoning adulthood. You can stream Moonlight on Amazon Prime Video.
The Half Of It
The Half Of It follows a smart but cash-strapped teen Ellie Chu who agrees to write a love letter for an athlete. However, she hasn’t expected to become his friend or fall for his crush.
Call Me By Your Name
Timothée Chalamet starring movie Call Me By Your Name is a romantic teenage drama set in the summer of the year 1983. Elio Perlman played by Timothée Chalamet is spending the days with his family in Italy. Elio soon meets Oliver, a handsome doctoral student who’s working as an intern for his father. Amid the sun-drenched majesty of their surroundings, Elio and Oliver discover feelings for each other that will alter their lives forever. You can stream Call Me By Your Name on Hulu.
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Netflix’s Heartstopper is a touching coming-of-age story of teen friends Charlie (Joe Locke) and Nick (Kit Connor) who discover their unlikely friendship might be something more as they navigate school and young love in this coming-of-age series. The first season of Heartstopper is available to stream on Netflix.
If you are a fan of Vampires then First Kill is for you! Netflix’s series has proved that vampire hunters can be queer too. First Kill was released on the streamer on June 10 and follows teens Calliope (Imani Lewis) and Juliette (Sarah Catherine Hook) who begin to develop feelings for each other. But there’s a twist, Calliope descends from a long line of monster hunters while Juliette comes from a family of vampires.