Queer Horror Films

Queer Horror Films

Murders, and Demons, and Clowns – Oh MY! It’s time to get spooky! Just in time for October and Halloween, these five Queer Horror Films are sure to get your heart-racing! Well – that’s what a GOOD queer horror film should do. While all five of the films this month definitely fall within the horror genre, they aren’t all good – Sorry! The trouble is that true queer representation within horror is still a rather…

Queer Mystery Films

Queer Mystery Films

Murders, detective, and … Bears? Oh my! This month’s list of queer mystery films was rather fun to research sift though, partly because most folks don’t think about mysteries when thinking of LGBTQ and Queer films. While the tides are slowly turning, the Queer film oeuvre is better known for coming out stories, HIV/AIDS related storylines, and similar. There’s actually a decent amount of queer mystery films; these are simply some of my favourites. But…

Trans Films For Transgender Awareness Week

Trans Films For Transgender Awareness Week

Historically in mainstream media, trans folks are added purely for comedy. However, it’s usually at the expense of being trans so it’s not actually funny and rather demeaning. Or, like others in the queer community, trans persons are used as the “victims” – especially in crime dramas where the cliche storyline is the trans person was killed after their john realised “she” is actually a “he”. Perhaps worse, they films aren’t actually trans films, just…