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Lesbian Movies & TV Shows
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Movie: Imagine Me & You ( 2006 )
A newlywed bride becomes infatuated with another woman, who questions her sexual orientation, promoting a stir among the bride's family and friends.
Movie: Saving Face ( 2005 )
A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.
TV Show: The L Word ( 2004 )
An intimate drama series about a group of lesbian friends struggling with romance and careers in Los Angeles.
Movie: L Word Mississippi: Hate the Sin ( 2014 )
Lesbians in the Bible Belt endure bigotry and sexism.
TV Show: The L Word: Generation Q ( 2019 )
A sequel to The L Word, Generation Q follows Bette Porter, Shane McCutcheon and Alice Pieszecki alongside a new generation of diverse, self-possessed LGBTQIA characters experiencing love, heartbreak, sex, setbacks and success in L.A.
TV Show: The Real L Word ( 2010 )
The Real L Word follows a group of real-life, high-profile west coast lesbians as they go about their daily lives, at work and play.
TV Show: Stumptown ( 2019 )
Dex Parios is a sharp-witted army veteran with a complicated love life, gambling debt and a brother to take care of. Her skills make her a great PI, but her style puts her in the firing line.
TV Show: Grey's Anatomy ( 2005 )
The doctors of Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital deal with life-or-death consequences on a daily basis -- it's in one another that they find comfort, friendship and, at times, more than friendship. Together they're discovering that neither medicine nor relationships can be defined in black and white. Real life only comes in shades of grey.
TV Show: Pretty Little Liars ( 2010 )
Rosewood is a perfect little town. So quiet and pristine, you'd never guess it holds so many secrets. Some of the ugliest ones belong to the prettiest girls in town: Aria, Spencer, Hanna and Emily, four friends whose darkest secrets have been unraveling since Alison, the Queen Bee of their group disappeared. As the mystery surrounding Ali's disappearance resurfaces, the girls begin getting messages from a mysterious "A," who they quickly realize is out to get them. Now, after years of tormenting and numerous shocking revelations, the Liars are united and ready to kick some "A" and uncover the truth! No longer just wanting to sit by and wait for "A's" latest cruel attack, Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer take matters into their own hands and try to finally put a stop to their tormentor. As relationships are put to the test, new and old secrets are revealed and the stakes are raised higher than ever before as the Liars come closer to the truth. Will all of their sacrifices be worth it in the end?
TV Show: Orange Is the New Black ( 2013 )
Orange Is the New Black is the story of Piper Chapman, a woman in her thirties who is sentenced to fifteen months in prison after being convicted of a decade-old crime of transporting money for her drug-dealing girlfriend.
TV Show: Almost Family ( 2019 )
Almost Family is the story of an unusual family formed through extreme odds. Exploring such hot-button issues as identity, human connection and what it truly means to be a family, this unconventional dramedy taps directly into the zeitgeist, harnessing the emotional complications that new generations of IVF-bred children all face. Only child Julia Bechley finds her life turned upside down when her father, Leon Bechley reveals that, over the course of his prize-winning career as a pioneering fertility doctor, he used his own sperm to conceive upwards of a hundred children. Reeling from this explosive revelation, Julia discovers two new sisters - her former best friend, Edie Palmer, and an ex-Olympic athlete, Roxy Doyle. As these three young women begin to embrace their new reality, Julia must figure out what life is like without Leon by her side; Edie comes to grips with her burgeoning sexuality, as her marriage falters; and Roxy faces adulthood out of the spotlight. Against all odds, the three women will attempt to form an untraditional bond as sisters, even as they must welcome a tidal wave of new siblings into their rapidly expanding family.
TV Show: Supergirl ( 2015 )
Supergirl is an action-adventure drama based on the DC Comics character Kara Zor-El, Superman's (Kal-El) cousin who, after 12 years of keeping her powers a secret on Earth, decides to finally embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be.
Movie: Almost Adults ( 2017 )
A film about growing apart when growing up. Two best friends relationship strains when one deals with her newfound sexuality and the other with breaking up with her long term boyfriend.
Movie: Booksmart ( 2019 )
On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram four years of fun into one night.
Movie: Vampire Killers ( 2009 )
Their women having been enslaved by the local pack of lesbian vampires thanks to an ancient curse, the remaining menfolk of a rural town send two hapless young lads out onto the moors as a sacrifice.
Movie: Carol ( 2015 )
An aspiring photographer develops an intimate relationship with an older woman in 1950s New York.
Movie: I Can't Think Straight ( 2008 )
A young woman engaged to be married finds her life changed forever when she meets her best friend's girlfriend.
Movie: Kiss Me ( 2011 )
A young woman engaged to be married finds herself in an affair with her soon-to-be stepmother's lesbian daughter.
Movie: But I'm a Cheerleader ( 2000 )
A naive teenager is sent to rehab camp when her straitlaced parents and friends suspect her of being a lesbian.
Movie: D.E.B.S. ( 2005 )
Plaid-skirted schoolgirls are groomed by a secret government agency to become the newest members of the elite national-defense group, D.E.B.S.
Movie: D.E.B.S. ( 2004 )
A quartet of girls from a prep high school are recruited by a secret paramilitary academy to conduct cloak-and-dagger missions.
Movie: Loving Annabelle ( 2007 )
Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly between her and her teacher, Simone Bradley. Annabelle pursues Simone relentlessly until Simone must make a choice between following her heart and doing what's right.
Movie: Blue Is the Warmest Color ( 2013 )
Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire and to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adèle grows, seeks herself, loses herself, and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.
Movie: Lost and Delirious ( 2001 )
A newcomer to a posh girls boarding school discovers that her two senior roommates are lovers.
Movie: Cruel Intentions ( 1999 )
Two vicious step-siblings of an elite Manhattan prep school make a wager: to deflower the new headmaster's daughter before the start of term.
TV Show: Fingersmith ( 2005 )
Drama set in Dickensian London adapted from the novel by Sarah Waters. Conman Richard Rivers enlists the help of petty thief, Sue Trinder in his plot to rob a wealthy heiress.
Movie: Desert Hearts ( 1986 )
A woman on the precipice of divorce becomes drawn to a ranchowner's daughter.
Movie: Bound ( 1996 )
Corky, a tough female ex con and her lover Violet concoct a scheme to steal millions of stashed mob money and pin the blame on Violet's crooked boyfriend Caesar.
Movie: Better Than Chocolate ( 1999 )
Two attractive young lesbians, Maggie and Kim, meet in Vancouver, develop a passionate romance, and move in together. Meanwhile, Maggie's well-meaning but naive mother Lila gets divorced and decides to move to Vancouver and join the household. Soon after, Lila is befriended by Judy, a transsexual about to undergo a sex-change operation. Complications ensue as the conservative Lila learns the truth about Maggie, Judy, and their diverse group of friends.
Movie: Fried Green Tomatoes ( 1992 )
A housewife who is unhappy with her life befriends an old lady in a nursing home and is enthralled by the tales she tells of people she used to know.
Movie: Below Her Mouth ( 2017 )
An unexpected affair quickly escalates into a heart-stopping reality for two women whose passionate connection changes their lives forever.
Movie: If These Walls Could Talk 2 ( 2000 )
Trio of stories about lesbian couples in three different decades.
Movie: My Days of Mercy ( 2019 )
The daughter of a man on death row falls in love with a woman on the opposing side of her family's political cause.
Movie: Disobedience ( 2018 )
A woman returns to her Orthodox Jewish community that shunned her for her attraction to a female childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality.
Movie: The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love ( 1995 )
The story of two girls, Randy and Evie. Randy is a low economic class lesbian living with other lesbians including her aunt. Evie is a wealthy, popular girl with a boyfriend. When Evie befriends Randy, she begins to feel a passion for her she's never felt before. What follows is a sweet, tender romance between the two while Evie is cast away by her friends and Randy is chided by her family. The two don't care, though, because they are in love.
Movie: Chloe ( 2010 )
Suspecting her husband of infidelity, gynecologist Dr. Catherine Stewart hires an escort named Chloe in order to test his faithfulness. Soon, the relationships between all three intensify.
Movie: High Art ( 1998 )
A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other.
Movie: When Night Is Falling ( 1995 )
An uptight and conservative woman, working on tenure as a literacy professor at a large urban university, finds herself strangely attracted to a free-spirited, liberal woman who works at a local carnival that comes to town.
Movie: Elena Undone ( 2010 )
Fate brings two diversely different women together, and sets them on a collision course that will shatter their preconceived notions about love, life and the power of one's soul.
Movie: My Summer of Love ( 2004 )
In the Yorkshire countryside, working-class tomboy Mona meets the exotic, pampered Tamsin. Over the summer season, the two young women discover they have much to teach one another, and much to explore together.
Movie: Kissing Jessica Stein ( 2002 )
A woman searching for the perfect man instead discovers the perfect woman.
TV Show: Tipping the Velvet ( 2002 )
A tempestuous love story between Victorian women, adapted from the novel by Sarah Waters. A naïve girl discovers both romance and pain in London.
Movie: Heavenly Creatures ( 1994 )
Two teenage girls share a unique bond; their parents, concerned that the friendship is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge.
Movie: Gray Matters ( 2007 )
They finish each other's sentences, dance like Fred and Ginger, and share the same downtown loft--the perfect couple? Not exactly. Gray and Sam, are a sister and brother so compatible and inseparable that people actually assume they are dating. Mortified, they both agree they must branch out and start searching for love. He'll look for a guy for her and she'll look for a gal for him.
Movie: Alto ( 2015 )
Two girls. One gun. The Mob. Because coming out to family is hard. But coming out to "family" is funny.
Movie: Monster ( 2004 )
Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer.
Movie: Raven's Touch ( 2015 )
A lesbian love story about loss, nature, healing.
TV Show: Batwoman ( 2019 )
Kate Kane, armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city's criminal resurgence. But don't call her a hero yet. In a city desperate for a savior, Kate must overcome her own demons before embracing the call to be Gotham's symbol of hope.
TV Show: Secret Bridesmaids' Business ( 2019 )
The lives of three friends are inextricably changed when one of them unwittingly invites a malevolent stranger into their world. A tangle of lies and laughter collides with a stalker's chilling obsession in this contemporary adaptation of Elizabeth Coleman's smash hit play. A celebration of female friendship reimagined as a high stakes thriller, Secret Bridesmaids' Business will keep viewers on the edge of their seats.
Movie: Nina's Heavenly Delights ( 2006 )
A feisty young woman returns to Glasgow to run her deceased father's curry house.
Movie: The Kids Are All Right ( 2010 )
Two children conceived by artificial insemination bring their biological father into their non-traditional family life.
Movie: Breaking the Girls ( 2013 )
Sara, a college student who was slandered by a classmate, finds herself framed for murder by Alex, who initially proposed the perfect, untraceable crime.
Movie: The Miseducation of Cameron Post ( 2018 )
In 1993, a teenage girl is forced into a gay conversion therapy center by her conservative guardians.
Movie: A Perfect Ending ( 2012 )
Rebecca has a very unusual secret, one that not even her best friends know about. The last person on earth she expects to reveal it to is a high priced escort named Paris.
Movie: Gia ( 1998 )
The story of the life of Gia Carangi, a top fashion model from the late 1970s, from her meteoric rise to the forefront of the modeling industry, to her untimely death.
Movie: Mulholland Drive ( 2001 )
After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Movie: Fire ( 1997 )
Two women who are abandoned by their husbands, find love and solace in each other.
Movie: Portrait of a Lady on Fire ( 2019 )
On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.
Movie: The Hotel New Hampshire ( 1984 )
The film talks about a family that weathers all sorts of disasters and keeps going in spite of it all. It is noted for its wonderful assortment of oddball characters.
Movie: Rent ( 2005 )
This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.
Movie: Wild Nights with Emily ( 2018 )
Dramatization of the little known side of the writer Emily Dickinson's life, in particular, her relationship with another woman.
Movie: V for Vendetta ( 2006 )
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.
Movie: Room in Rome ( 2010 )
A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls.
Movie: Rafiki ( 2018 )
"Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives," but Kena and Ziki long for something more. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety.
TV Show: Marvel's Runaways ( 2017 )
Every teenager thinks their parents are evil. What if you found out they actually were? Marvel's Runaways is the story of six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other but who must unite against a common foe – their parents.
Movie: A Marine Story ( 2010 )
Marine officer Alexandra is tough enough to kick any guy's ass in a bar fight, but there's one opponent she can't beat: military policy. When she returns to her conservative hometown from Iraq with a mysterious personal life, she finds herself charged with preparing a tempestuous teenage girl to boot camp.
Movie: Young and Wild ( 2012 )
Daniela, raised in the bosom of a strict Evangelical family and recently unmasked as a fornicator by her shocked parents, struggles to find her own path to spiritual harmony.
Movie: Pariah ( 2011 )
A Brooklyn teenager juggles conflicting identities and risks friendship, heartbreak, and family in a desperate search for sexual expression.
Movie: Even Cowgirls Get the Blues ( 1994 )
Sissy Hankshaw (Uma Thurman) is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the U.S. from a young age. She becomes a model in advertising, and her New York agent, "the Countess" (Sir John Hurt), sends her to his ranch in California to shoot a commercial, set against the background of mating whooping cranes. There, she befriends Bonanza Jellybean (Rain Phoenix), one of the cowgirls at the beauty ranch. The cowgirls take command of the ranch from the Countess and drug the cranes with peyote. The Police besiege the ranch.
Movie: Colette ( 2018 )
Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.
Movie: Personal Best ( 1982 )
The intertwined lives and loves of three highly-ranked athletes striving for the national team; Chris bounces between the beds of male coach Terry and her female friend, competitor, and role model Tory.
Movie: Reaching for the Moon ( 2013 )
A chronicle of the tragic love affair between American poet Elizabeth Bishop and Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares.
Movie: The Favourite ( 2018 )
In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.
TV Show: Carmilla ( 2014 )
Small town girl Laura Hollis has just finally moved out to go to Silas University. When her missing roommate is replaced without explanation, Laura vows to find out what is happening on campus while she deals with her new roomy... a vampire. Based on the J. Sheridan Le Fanu novella.
Movie: 8 Women ( 2002 )
One murdered man, eight women, each seeming to be eager than the others to know the truth. Gimme, gimme, gimme some clues to make up my mind. And eventually enter the truth. Oh, thou cruel woman!
Movie: Bar Girls ( 1995 )
Loretta is a successful lesbian writer of cartoons with problems in her romantic life with Annie. She is a habitué of a lesbian bar. One day she meets Rachel and they start a new life together. When J.R. starts flirting with Rachel, all the insecurity of Loretta rises in a jealousy situation.
Movie: The Jane Austen Book Club ( 2007 )
Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen, only to find their relationships -- both old and new -- begin to resemble 21st century versions of her novels.
Movie: Go Fish ( 1994 )
Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging?
Movie: Being John Malkovich ( 1999 )
A puppeteer discovers a portal that leads literally into the head of movie star John Malkovich.
Movie: All Over Me ( 1997 )
Claude and Ellen are best friends who live in a not-so-nice area of New York. They're involved in the subculture of 90s youth, complete with drugs, live music, and homophobia. All is changed one night when a violent and meaningless death rocks their lives.
Movie: Kiss the Bride ( 2002 )
Three sisters find themselves battling for love and validation.
Movie: Lizzie ( 2018 )
A psychological thriller based on the infamous 1892 murders of the Borden family.
Movie: Claire of the Moon ( 1993 )
Female authors gather at a small northern coastal retreat to work on their writing skills. A first-time guest who lives for the moment finds herself struggling with her sexuality after discovering her roommate is a lesbian.
Movie: Forbidden Love: The Unashamed Stories of Lesbian Lives ( 1995 )
Ten women, most of them in Vancouver or Toronto, talk about being lesbian in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s: discovering the pulp fiction of the day about women in love, their own first affairs, the pain of breaking up, frequenting gay bars, facing police raids, men's responses, and the etiquette of butch and femme roles. Interspersed among the interviews and archival footage are four dramatized chapters from a pulp novel, "Forbidden Love": Laura leaves her hick town and heads for the city, where she meets Mitch in a bar. Sparks fly, and so do laughter and joy. Ann Bannon, one of the writers of those paperback novels about forbidden love, talks about the genre.
Movie: Chasing Amy ( 1997 )
Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything's going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's a lesbian.
Movie: Bad Reputation ( 2018 )
Documentary about rock star Joan Jett.
Movie: Lez Bomb ( 2018 )
A still closeted young woman brings her girlfriend home for Thanksgiving, only to have her coming out efforts thwarted by the unexpected arrival of her male roommate.
Movie: I Shot Andy Warhol ( 1996 )
Based on the true story of Valerie Solanas who was a 60s radical preaching hatred toward men in her "Scum" manifesto. She wrote a screenplay for a film that she wanted Andy Warhol to produce, but he continued to ignore her. So she shot him. This is Valerie's story.
Movie: Hearts Beat Loud ( 2018 )
A father and daughter form an unlikely songwriting duo in the summer before she leaves for college.
Movie: Body of Deceit ( 2017 )
Thriller with love triangle set in beautiful Mediterranean locations.
Movie: About Cherry ( 2012 )
A troubled young woman moves to San Francisco, where she becomes involved in pornography and aligns herself with a cocaine-addicted lawyer.
Movie: Possession ( 2002 )
A pair of literary sleuths unearth the amorous secret of two Victorian poets only to find themselves falling under a passionate spell.
Movie: Butterfly ( 2004 )
A married teacher/closeted lesbian meets a young, free spirited singer who will allow her to rediscover herself.
Movie: Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story ( 1995 )
Col. Margarethe Cammermeyer has served in the army for over twenty years. She's just fallen in love with an artist she's met, she's going for a PhD, and has a job at the VA hospital, as well as in the reserves. She decides to upgrade her security rating, with an eye toward promotion, and during the interview, she tells the investigator that she is a lesbian. The army begins proceedings to discharge her. And with the support of her family, her lover, (and LAMBDA), she decides to fight for her right to serve.
Movie: The Investigator ( 1997 )
1989: Caroline Meagher is a sergeant with the Royal Military Police, with 12 years' experience, stationed in Northern Ireland. Two men from internal affairs grill her for four days: someone has accused her of being a lesbian. It's an offense that leads to court martial. In a series of flashbacks, we see her enthusiasm when she joins the force, her various assignments including investigating suspected lesbians, and her own slow discovery of her sexual nature. She, like others in her situation, must go to great lengths to avoid detection. Once reported, will she withstand the interrogation? Meagher herself comments on camera at the end of the film.
Movie: What's Cooking? ( 2000 )
In LA's Fairfax district, where ethnic groups abound, four households celebrate Thanksgiving amidst family tensions. In the Nguyen family, the children's acculturation and immigrant parents' fears collide. In the Avila family, Isabel's son has invited her estranged husband to their family dinner. Audrey and Ron Williams want to keep their own family's ruptures secret from Ron's visiting mother. In the Seelig household, Herb and Ruth are unwilling to discuss openly their grown daughter's living with her lover, Carla. Around each table, things come to a head. A gun, an affair, a boyfriend, and a pregnancy precipitate crises forcing each family to find its center.
Movie: Female Trouble ( 1984 )
A spoiled schoolgirl runs away from home, gets pregnant while hitch-hiking, and ends up as a fashion model for a pair of beauticians who like to photograph women committing crimes.
Movie: It's in the Water ( 1998 )
Residents of the fictional town of Azalea Springs, Texas go into a panic after a gay local says the town's water supply is what made him gay.
Movie: She Hate Me ( 2004 )
Fired from his job for exposing corrupt business practices, a former biotech executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.
Movie: French Twist ( 1995 )
After learning of her husband's infidelities, a housewife invites an itinerant lesbian to move in with them. None of their lives will ever be the same again.
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