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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!

Edward Field, 96, shares his survivor's story in Minor Accident of War.

January 12 2021 6:07 PM

Lesbian Twitter is going nuts for these two.

January 12 2021 3:41 PM

The Boys in the Band star weighs in on a casting controversy.

January 06 2021 1:32 PM

The Emmy-nominated actress chats with The Advocate about how the film that confronts assault doesn't let anyone off the hook. 

January 05 2021 3:17 PM

Before Happiest Season, there was Holiday Heart. The writer and director of the Showtime film reflect on its relevance 20 years later.

December 23 2020 1:05 PM

“I’m gender-fluid,” the actor and comedian said on a U.K. reality show. “I just want to be based in girl mode from now on.”

December 21 2020 3:52 PM

Oscar and Emmy winner Davis chats with The Advocate about Rainey's unapologetic queerness, orgies, and power for the new Netflix film. 

December 21 2020 8:00 AM