Queer Film and Book Recommendations for Pride

WLW:

  • But I’m a Cheerleader (1999)
  • Princess Cyd (2017)
  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)
  • I Like Girls (2016)
  • Booksmart (2019)
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
  • Pariah (2011)
  • The Half of It (2020)
  • Battle of the Sexes (2017)
  • Yes or No (2010)
  • The Favourite (2018)
  • The Handmaiden (2016)
  • Ammonite (2020)
  • Mississippi Damned (2009)
  • Circumstance (2011)
  • The Fish Child (2009)
  • Heart Beats Loud (2018)
  • Mosquita y Mari (2013)
  • Rafiki (2018)
  • Saving Face (2005)
  • Set It Off (1996)
  • The Watermelon Woman (1997)
  • Bessie (2015)
  • Stud Life (2012)
  • Desi’s Looking for a New Girl (2000)
  • Bit (2020)
  • Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
  • Desert Hearts (1985)
  • The Kids Are All Right (2010)

MLM:

  • Straight Up (2019)
  • Handsome Devil (2016)
  • My Own Private Idaho (1991)
  • The Way He Looks (2014)
  • Boy Erased (2018)
  • 4th Man Out (2015)
  • Brokeback Mountain (2005)
  • Moonlight (2016)
  • I Am Michael (2015)
  • Giant Little Ones (2018)
  • Beach Rats (2017)
  • Closet Monster (2015)
  • The Boys in the Band (1970)
  • The Boys in the Band (2020)
  • Edge of Seventeen (1998)
  • Out (2020)
  • Naz and Maalik (2015)
  • Keep the Lights On (2012)
  • Blackbird (2015)
  • Viva (2015)
  • Happy Together (1997)
  • Maurice (1987)
  • The Wedding Banquet (1993)
  • Beginners (2010)
  • My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)

Tv shows:

  • Sense8
  • Euphoria
  • Love, Victor
  • Sex Education
  • Pose
  • American Horror Story: Cult
  • Ratched
  • Orange is the New Black
  • Please Like Me
  • Schitt’s Creek
  • The Haunting of Hill House
  • The Haunting of Bly Manor
  • Grace and Frankie
  • One Day at a Time
  • Special
  • Everything Sucks
  • I Am Not Okay With This
  • Dickinson
  • Atypical
  • Everything’s Gonna Be Okay
  • The Queen’s Gambit
  • She-Ra and the Princess of Power
  • It’s a Sin

Queer non-leads (movies and shows):

  • Onward
  • Someone Great
  • Insatiable
  • Brooklyn 99
  • Dear White People
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Never Have I Ever
  • Stranger Things
  • Big Mouth
  • Bojack Horseman
  • Snowpiercer (show)

Books: 

  • Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
  • Boy meets Boy
  • Will Grayson, Will Grayson
  • Red, White, and Royal Blue
  • Late to the Party
  • The Black Flamingo
  • Cinderella is Dead
  • Honey Girl
  • We Are the Ants
  • We Are Okay
  • History is All You Left Me
  • The Gravity of Us
  • Sometime After Midnight
  • She Drives Me Crazy
  • Felix Ever After
  • Meet Cute Diary
  • The Unpopular Vote
  • I Wish You All the Best
  • Cemetery Boys
  • The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
  • Yesterday is History
  • Last Night at the Telegraph Club
  • Like a Love Story
  • Song of Achilles
  • They Both Die at the End
  • Her Royal Highness
  • Wilder Girls
  • Only Mostly Devastated
  • She’s Too Pretty to Burn
  • Lost in the Never Woods
  • Between Perfect and Real
  • Gender Queer: a Memoir
  • The Deep
  • I’m Afraid of Men
  • Magic for Liars
  • Stay Gold

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