Especially lesbian movies? We are so fortunate we live in a day and age where there are more lesbian films and lesbian shows than ever. The genre really came alive in the late 20 th century though, and we have some oldies but goldies or shall we say they deserve a gold star? And lucky us, there are more lesbian movies made every year! And there is an increasing amount of queer female directors creating magic: we live in exciting times.
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But the good news is, the beautiful diversity of human experiences are appearing in films more and more often. That's the highest percentage of inclusive films in the report's history. And that representation matters. Media that shows LGBTQ people normalizes love between two people of the same gender, educates viewers on the long and difficult journey toward equal rights, or reinforces the fact that that gay, lesbian and LGBTQ people are just like everyone else. For newly out or young viewers, that validation can make them feel seen and heard.
A List of 145 Lesbian Movies
Here at Autostraddle we want every lesbian, every queer woman, and every non-binary person to know that movies should include us and do include us. We want you all to see our lives on screen through the best lesbian movies with the variety and quality we deserve. The past half a decade has brought new films worthy of excitable gay celebration — and older works that have been rediscovered. There are films that are simply fun for a casual night in, there are deeply thought-provoking films, and there are films that are mostly just here to turn you on.
Jude Dry. Narrowing down the 15 best movies in any genre is tough, but for lesbian films you have to begin with a reductive question: What is a lesbian film? What, in fact, is a lesbian? Must the film focus primarily on a gay storyline, or can it feature strong lesbian characters doing something entirely different than just being lesbians? Is subtext enough?