Arts & Culture » Television

Holiday movies with a queer twist

Holiday movies with a queer twist

By David-Elijah Nahmod

If anything proves how mainstream the LGBTQ community has become, it's the advent of queer-themed made-for-TV holiday movies. This season includes gay and lesbian rom-coms, and holiday-themed drag movies with very gay apparel.

Viewing 1 thru 12 of 506 Stories

By Brian Bromberger | December 7, 2021

In his new memoir, South Asian film and TV actor and Obama administration advisor Kal Penn shares funny and touching tales of racism in Hollywood, and misadventures in The White House, but turns shy in discussing his life as a gay man.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | November 30, 2021

Holiday baking shows, an anti-vax soap actor's fired, a reality show hunk goes gay, and plane crash survivors share a lurid secret; all this and more in our TV column.


By Gregg Shapiro | November 22, 2021

Michael ('Buyer & Cellar' off-Broadway, 'Ugly Betty' costar on TV) Urie stars as Peter, the romantic lead in Netflix's entry in the gay holiday movie genre, 'Single All the Way.'

By Victoria A. Brownworth | November 16, 2021

While the news media continues to focus on losers, traitors and murderers, awards shows, dramas and even animated series smooch it up with gay, trans and queer teen characters.


By Brandon Judell | November 8, 2021

'Mayor Pete,' a highly moving unveiling of everyone's favorite queer presidential candidate, debuts worldwide on Amazon on Nov. 12. This is the latest of the many offerings produced and/or directed by Jesse Moss.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | November 2, 2021

'Queens,' the new ABC musical drama series reunites a girl group, hunky gay Ben Aldridge plays a gay detective, the docuseries 'Tamps Baes' explores lesbian life in Florida, plus more in our TV column.


By Gregg Shapiro | October 26, 2021

Patrick Sammon and Bennett Singer's documentary 'Cured' focuses on the background, struggle, and eventual victory that convinced the historic 1973 decision by the American Psychiatric Association to declassify homosexuality as a mental illness.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | October 19, 2021

Halloween looms. It's time for some scares. 'American Horror Story: Double Feature,' the 'Chucky' series adaptation, 'Big Sky's thrills, 'See' gets a lesbian romance, and 'Y: The Last Man's lesbian and trans characters are part of a world without men.


By Brandon Judell | October 19, 2021

Attending the morning screening of 'Dune' at the New York Film Festival, I was hoping for an LGBTQ romantic comedy about the Pines on Fire Island. What I got was 'Star Bores.'

By Victoria A. Brownworth | October 17, 2021

No matter what Dave Chappelle and Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos tell you, violence against LGBTQ is real and giving cover for transphobia and homophobia presents a real world threat to LGBTQ people.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | October 12, 2021

HBO's docuseries 'We're Here' returns for a second season with a moving batch of episodes which celebrate small town LGBTQ life as Shangela, Eureka, and Bob the Drag Queen descend on a variety of small towns across America.

By Jim Provenzano | October 5, 2021

"Fame is a mother," reads the tagline for 'The Other Two,' the acclaimed HBO Max comedy series. Whether or not you've seen the show, you've probably already laughed at the writing of the show's co-creator, Chris Kelly.


Viewing 1 thru 12 of 506 Stories