Tom Daley
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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!

The film highlights the Black nonbinary civil rights activist and lawyer who was one of the 20th century's most influential thinkers.

June 07 2022 12:20 PM

The presence of LGBTQ+ people in the Black community is part of "the wonderful scope of our humanity as Black folks in this country," she says.

June 01 2022 1:50 PM
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