9 Inspiring LGBT Films ...


Throughout the last ten or fifteen years, LGBT – lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender – movies have finally gotten the recognition they deserve. As a result, more have been made, although many great ones date back to the 1970s and 1980s. Films like this mean a lot to me and to many of my friends; sometimes all you need is to see something in mainstream entertainment, whether it's a comedy, drama, or documentary, to realize that it's okay to be a certain way. This is a list of inspiring LGBT films that mean a lot to me, for many different reasons. I really wanted to share them with you.

1. A Single Man

A Single Man

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A Single Man is probably the most inspiring LGBT film I've ever seen, and that's not just because I'm desperately in love with Colin Firth. The book is likewise beautiful, but the film, the cinematography, the way the camera shows the audience what and how George sees when he feels really alive … it's just unspeakably amazing. Better still, you don't see too many films focusing on middle aged gay men – mostly they're either very young or very old. This dealt with the middle ground better than anything I've ever seen.

2. Boys Don't Cry

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