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For years, the only time you could see LGBT people in film was either in broad comedy or melodramatic tragedies. Our repository of queer images trended toward the foppish best friend or the disease-stricken pariah. But with major LGBT films raking in awards in recent years--Brokeback Mountain, Moonlight, Call Me by Your Name--America has finally begun to recognize that the queer experience is just as rich a basis for cinematic experience as any other. Finally, we are in the golden age of queer film representation!

Lux Pascal, Pedro Pascal's trans sister, to star in upcoming thriller  'Summer War'

Lux Pascal has landed a huge role in an upcoming thriller based on Chilean novel The Third Reich, in which a war strategy game leads to real world consequences.

Drive-Away Dolls’ stars on their 'very gay' love letter to ’90s lesbians and bars

The stars of Ethan Coen and Tricia Cooke’s Drive-Away Dolls, Margaret Qualley and Geraldine Viswanathan, spoke with The Advocate about researching queer history, lesbian bars, and nostalgia for the 1990s.

'The Color Purple' actor Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor slams film for 'sanitizing' lesbian romance

The Color Purple musical movie took "sisters before misters" a little too seriously when cutting elements of a lesbian romance in favor of sisterhood themes, out actor Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor says.

Pride Pictures will bring international queer films to North America

Films can educate as well as entertain, says the team at Pride Pictures, which has set movies from Finland and Canada as its first releases.

Watch Alexandra Billings shine in the trailer for the queer coming-of-age film 'Queen Tut'

Here's your first look at the film about an Egyptian teen who relocates to Toronto after the death of his mother and finds a queer family who embraces him.

'Lisa Frankenstein' stitches together '80s nostalgia & the female gaze for a dream creature feature

Out director Zelda Williams and writer Diablo Cody have created a monstrous new modern classic.

Felicity Huffman wouldn't do 'Transamerica' role today

“I think we should reflect the audience and that’s got to include everybody," the actress says.

10 films showcasing the greatness of bi Hollywood icon Montgomery Clift

The bisexual actor was one of the best and most beautiful of mid-20th-century Hollywood.

Will Ferrell's documentary with transgender best friend finds a home

Will & Harper, an "intimate portrayal of friendship, transition, and America," has been scooped up after a much lauded Sundance premiere.

‘Sebastian’ Sundance 2024 review: A refreshing queer exercise in self-exploitation

Sex work becomes the nexus point of introspection & exploration in this daring film.

Lesbian-inclusive 'Color Purple' doesn't need Oscars' approval

Largely snubbed by the Academy, 2023's The Color Purple is a miracle, regardless of awards.

80 glorious celeb pics from GLAAD, Frameline, and NewFest “Cheers, Queers” event at Sundance

Queer filmmakers gathered to discuss their work in an event sponsored by the groups.

'Rustin' star Colman Domingo to play Nat King Cole and Michael Jackson's father in upcoming films

2024 is going to be a busy year for the man who's been dubbed the first Black gay movie star.

I.S.S.’s Ariana DeBose and Gabriela Cowperthwaite on nationalism and normalizing queer ID

Oscar-winner Ariana DeBose and director Gabriela Cowperthwaite chat with the Advocate Channel about their new sci-fi thriller I.S.S. about a conflict that unfolds aboard the International Space Station.

Oscar nominee Colman Domingo on being the first Black gay movie star

"It’s an incredible time, the idea of seeing an openly queer man on this level," Domingo tells our sister publication Out.

Will Ferrell wanted to support his transgender friend after she came out, so they made a movie

One of the world's biggest comedians is uplifting his transgender friend in a new documentary, Will & Harper, for an "intimate portrayal of friendship, transition, and America."

Richard Simmons gives rare comment on a new biopic about him starring Pauly Shore

Richard Simmons, who built a fitness empire in the 1980s and a reputation as a gregarious health advocate with a bubbly personality, has remained out of the public eye in recent years.

Rachel Maddow and Adam McKay to make documentary on Trump-supporting criminal Lev Parnas

The film will focus on one of the criminals linked to Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani.

Advocate, Out nominated for 2024 GLAAD Media Awards along with biggest queer films and tv of the year

The Advocate's Christopher Wiggins also scored a nomination for Outstanding Online Journalism Article.

Kristen Stewart says 'Twilight' is 'such a gay movie'

Well, she said what she said.