Society is welcoming the LGBT community is with open arms and a lot of people coming out bravely day after day. In this time of woke culture, our movies are also embracing this change. This can be noted well in the movies of the last decade and some even before that.
Here are 7 must-watch movies that embrace the Pride spirit with love and care.
God’s Own Country (2017)
Set in rural Yorkshire, this movie tells the story about a young farmer. He led a normal life with daily frustrations, binge drinking, and casual sex. But things took a huge turn when a Romanian migrant worker arrives. The two realize that they have feelings for each other and thus begins a conflicting love story.
Love, Simon (2018)
Love is for everyone. But, things are not that easy for Simon. Don’t misunderstand this as some typical teenage dating crisis. This is more complicated than that. Seventeen-year-old Simon is yet to reveal his friends and parents that he is gay. But, that’s not the only complication. It seems like he has fallen for an anonymous classmate online too.
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
This one is set during the summer of ’63. Two cowboys are working together on a shepherding job. Over the course of time, the two develop a raw and powerful bond between them. But, little did they know that it will last for a lifetime. Now, the two are on an emotional conflict trying to break away from the lives they were forced to live in and want they want.
This 2008 movie is the biopic of the person who made history- Harvey Milk. He is the first openly gay person to be ever elected into public office. He began his fight for gay rights in San Francisco during the late 1970s. This inspired many to join him in his fight for equal rights in America.
Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
Internationally well renowned, this movie is on the list for treating LGBT in the most normal and perfect way possible. The movie is about Adèle who falls in love with blue-haired Emma. The two discover love and desire in others. With Emma asserting her as a woman and as an adult, Adèle grows, seeks herself, loses herself and finds herself.
Call Me by Your Name (2017)
It is the 1980s in Italy. Seventeen-year-old teenage Elio makes friends with his father’s hired research assistant. Soon, the boy realizes that he has more than just friendship with the adult man. The two fall in love and thus their story about love and passion grow. But, will his parents be able to understand their relationship?
The Danish Girl (2015)
This one is also another inspiring movie based on the life of a real-life person. Einar Wegener is the first known individual to undergo gender transformation. Einar’s groundbreaking journey and Lili Elbe is the core of this movie.