Queer Film Theory returns Wednesday, with a whole new set of movies that are kinda queer or had a rainbow-tinted impact on the chosen panelists. A burlesque performer and drag king, she says she immediately began brainstorming her fave films after QFT co-host Michael Graupmann asked her to speak. But it's not that simple.
Movies teach us how to be. We learn morals, ethical lessons, how to interact with others, how to fall in and out of love. And we learn from movies how to view others—and how to view ourselves.
Jude Dry. It seems like an embarrassment of riches, but queer cinema has steadily grown to become one of the leading forces in film over the last five years. In years past, the one standout queer film ends up eclipsing every other very good one.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a couple were subjected to a homophobic attack and left covered in blood after refusing to kiss on a bus. The attack on Melania Geymonat, 28, and her girlfriend Chris, happened on the top of a double-decker London night bus as they were travelling to Camden Town in the early hours of May A group of young men began harassing them when they discovered they were a couple, asking them to kiss while making sexual gestures.
This list includes fictional characters in animated cartoonsadult animationand anime. Harry Benshoff and Sean Griffin write that animation has always "hint[ed] at the performative nature of gender" such as when Bugs Bunny puts on a wig and a dress, he is a rabbit in drag as a human male who is in drag as a female. Within the Japanese anime and manga, yaoi is the tradition of representing same-sex male relationships in materials that are generally created by women artists and marketed mostly for Japanese girls  while the genre known as yuri focuses on relationships between women.
The evidence is already there. But as a lesbian viewer watching that film, I was stunned at how blatantly queer it is. These women flirt in every possible circumstance, which we see in various flashbacks and in their current conversations.
Indiana University Indiana University. Living in a culture that centers itself around entertainment and materialism, sometimes we take movies for granted. Some display affectionate love stories that seem shallow on the surface, but ultimately entwine themselves into a deeper connection with an audience that has only gone through the same story.
In Australiathe term beat is used to refer to an area frequented by gay men, where sexual acts occur. This use of the word parodies the beat walked by a police officer or a prostitute. Most commonly, public toiletsparksand nightclubs are used as beats, though sometimes suburban car parks become beats after nightfall. Sex researchers have found that a considerable proportion of men who use "beats" are men who have sex with men MSMs rather than gay-identifying.
Indiana University Indiana University. As a verb it meant to spoil or ruin. However, colloquially it is common to use them in this way.