Going Out: An LGBT nightlife9 (90%) 2 votes The Stonewall Riots began at an inn. The LGBT liberation movement was founded in the bars, pubs and clubs. Yet today, these venues find themselves threatened by a multitude of different pressures, from redevelopment and rising rents, to restrictive licensing laws and the rise of dating apps. […]
Reel In The ClosetRating Reel In The Closet is a feature-length documentary that reveals the real lives of LGBTQ people of the past through the best moments from hundreds of never before seen home movies dating back to the 1930s.
Undercover Egypt (Egyptian Culture)Rating Think you know Egypt? Think again. Undercover Egypt weaves together controversial stories post-revolution, which tackle religion, gender, politics, sex and features a moving LGBTQ story of a lesbian who led an undercover life of her own. Leading the discussion is author Shereen El Feki who asks whether Egypt is ready for […]
Pansy! (LGBTQ+)Rating Artist Paul Harfleet’s family had always accepted his sexuality, but it was a different story outside the home. Like many young gay people, he regularly faced abuse. So he developed an artistic work, the Pansy Project, to challenge homophobia and promote respect and tolerance For 10 years, Harfleet has been travelling the world, […]
Transgenders: Pakistan’s Open Secret (LGBT)Rating In a never-before-seen side of life in Pakistan, this film follows the stories of three transgender people, each of whom represent a different way of life in Pakistan. Flamboyant, colourful and eccentric, many amongst Pakistan’s transgender community scrape a living together through dancing, singing and begging on the mean streets […]
The Health Concerns of LGBT People6 (60%) 1 vote How to be Gay and Happy, reports for Newsnight on why so many LGBT people suffer from mental health problems. Newsnight is the BBCs flagship news. In this documentary, first broadcast in 2000 and before same- marriage was legal in the U.K., we follow the story […]
Finding sanctuary from homophobic persecutionRating Exiled, Europe’s Gay Refugees: Millions of refugees travelled to Germany, among them thousands of LGBT people. They’re fleeing not only conflict, but persecution in countries like Iraq and Syria where being gay can get you killed. Shaunagh Connaire discovered that for some gay refugees the hatred and danger they faced […]
Being Gay In Deeply Conservative China6 (60%) 1 vote While Australia says ‘yes’, the country with more gay people than most says an implacable ‘no’. But in China, a determined group of young men and women just won’t take no for an answer.