On February 12, 2008, in Oxnard, California, eighth-grade student Brandon McInerney shot his classmate Larry King twice in the back of the head during first period. When Larry died two days later, his murder shocked the nation. Was this a hate crime, one perpetrated by a budding neo-Nazi whose masculinity was threatened by an effeminate gay kid who may have had a crush on him? Or was there even more to it?
Unexpectedly funny and poignant, Netflix’s wildly popular women’s prison show stars Taylor Schilling as bisexual hipster Piper Chapman forced to cope with life in a minimum security prison packed with lesbians — including her ex-girlfriend, Alex (super hot Laura Prepon) and the stalker who wants Piper to be her “prison wife” (the fabulous Uzo Aduba).
With God Loves Uganda, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams explores the role of the American Evangelical movement in fueling Uganda's terrifying turn towards biblical law and the proposed death penalty for homosexuality. Thanks to charismatic religious leaders and a well-financed campaign, these draconian new laws and the politicians that peddle them are winning over the Ugandan public. But these dangerous policies and the money that fuels them aren't coming from Africa; they're being imported from some of America's largest megachurches.
The film is the previously untold story of a murder that brought together a young Allen Ginsberg (Radcliffe), Jack Kerouac (Huston) and William Burroughs (Foster) at ColumbiaUniversity in 1944, providing the spark that would lead to their Beat Revolution.
Franck spends his summer vacation searching for companionship and sexual encounters at a popular cruising spot on the shores of a picturesque lake in rural France. One day, he meets Michel, an attractive yet darkly mysterious man and falls blindly in love. When a death occurs, Franck and Michel become the primary suspects but they choose to ignore the dangers and instead continue to engage in their passionate and potentially lethal relationship. STRANGER BY THE LAKE is an erotic thriller that tests the lengths and limits of sexual desire.
Inspired by the mythology surrounding the highly controversial 1980 film, Cruising, starring Al Pacino – in which, 40 minutes of sexually explicit material was forced to be cut out – filmmakers James Franco and Travis Mathews set out to re-imagine the lost footage. Assembling a mix of gay and straight men, including Val Lauren (The Salton Sea, Live from Baghdad) in the lead role, the result is a provocative exploration of the importance of the radical and transgressive in society and the value of engaging with the unfamiliar.
Matthew McConaughey gives the performance of his career in this uplifting and powerful film inspired by true events. Texas cowboy, Ron Woodroof (McConaughey), sees his free-wheeling life overturned when he's diagnosed as HIV-positive and given 30 days to live. Determined to survive, Woodroof decides to take matters in his own hands by tracking down alternative treatments from all over the world by means both legal and illegal.
After finding an unlikely ally in fellow AIDS patient Rayon (Jared Leto), a transsexual who shares Ron’s lust for life, he establishes a hugely successful "buyers' club" and unites a band of outcasts in a struggle for dignity and acceptance that inspires in ways no one could have imagined. Co-starring Jennifer Garner.
Written and directed by award winning playwright Kit Williamson, EastSiders is a funny and entertaining peek into the life and friends of a gay couple in Silverlake, CA. When Cal (Kit Williamson) finds out Thom (Van Hansis) has been cheating on him with Jeremy (Matthew McKelligon), their relationship is turned upside down. Will the lies tear them apart or are they just stubborn enough to stay together forever?
Sean Paul Lockhart lights up the screen as a sexy but emotionally brittle young gay man caught up in a torrid relationship with an older lover (writer-director Rob Moretti) who harbors some troubling secrets. A sexy and deliciously disturbing blend of Misery and Fatal Attraction, this psychological thriller follows an innocent love gone terribly wrong.
An impassioned drama, Cal follows a young man searching for love and acceptance. Twenty-year-old Cal (Wayne Virgo) finds it difficult to deal with his sick mother and the petty criminals who populate his city. When he meets Jason (Tom Payne), a cute student in need of help, he thinks his troubles may end... but they've only just begun.
From award-winning director Marco Berger (Absent, Plan B, Sexual Tension: Volatile) Hawaii follows Martin and Eugenio (Manuel Vignau and Mateo Chiarino), two former childhood friends who reunite during a hot summer in the Argentinean countryside. As they work together to restore Eugenio's summer home, a game of power and desire ensues - forcing the two buddies to grapple with their sexual attraction and reconsider their relationship.
Armed with art and unbridled optimism, Stan brunches with his girlfriend Annie, a schoolteacher, only to discover that she wants to take a break. Aaron confronts his boyfriend Marcus about their open relationship. The lives of these two couples become intertwined when Stan and Marcus meet online and hook up.
Meanwhile, Annie confides in her fellow teacher Mandy about her relationship troubles. Mandy and Annie engage in some flirtation and decide to try a lesbian relationship, which, in turn, reminds Annie that perhaps she was in love with Stan all along. Eventually all of these characters must face the consequences of their choices and decide what matters to them most.
Two best friends, Tanner (Michael J. Willett) and Brent (Paul Iacono) go through high school while being secretly in the closet. Brent longs for the spotlight and has a plan that will make him the most popular kid in school. He believes that coming out will make him instantly popular, as the newest must-have teen girl “accessory”: The G.B.F. (ie. Gay Best Friend). Tanner on the other hand, would rather fly under the radar and graduate from high school without ever being noticed.
When things don’t go according to plan and Tanner is outed instead of Brent, the two boys go from B.F.F.’s to instant frenemies and the three most popular girls in school – queen-of-mean bombshell Fawcett (Sasha Pieterse), drama club diva Caprice (Xosha Roquemore) and sweet, Mormon good-girl ‘Shely (Andrea Bowen) launch an all-out social war to win Tanner’s status-enhancing friendship.
In the provocative new drama from the director of THE VISITOR, sexual and moral boundaries are put to the test when a handsome stranger begins to infiltrate the lives of two artists. While searching for a condo in Berlin for his father, Nick meets Philipp, a young talented photographer and a gorgeous actress named Lilli. There is instant chemistry and both are easily seduced by Nick's charms.
16-year old Russell is going on dates with girls while nurturing a secret relationship with star quarterback Kevin, who will do anything to prevent his teammates from finding out. Min and Terese tell everyone that they're just best friends. And then there's Ike, who can't figure out who he is or who he wants to be. Finding the truth too hard to hide, they decide to form a Geography Club, thinking nobody else would want to join. However, their secrets may soon be discovered and they could have to face the choice of revealing who they really are.
TRU, 37, is a serial bed-hopping lesbian who cannot commit to a relationship or a job for long. One day her friend Suzanne asks Tru to entertain her mother Alice, who's come for a surprise visit. Much to Tru's surprise, she and the older Alice hit it off - but Suzanne will try to sabotage this budding romance.
Take two ambitious men, one top LA advertising firm, add a competition for the same high ranking job. Tough ex-LAPD cop Steve Miller quit the police force to work in the calm of an office environment. Mark Richfield, the glamorous new kid in the office, soon wins favor with the big boss and co-workers causing Steve to cringe in jealousy. After a team-building exercise in the Santa Fe desert goes awry, the two men share a night of passion that leaves them both with unresolved emotions. Steve becomes torn between passionate love and passionate hatred and Mark must endure an agonizing decision that will affect his life forever.
In this highly acclaimed new gay drama Adam (Andrej Chyra), a Catholic priest struggles to maintain his vow of celibacy when he meets a troubled young man named Lukasz (rising star Mateusz Kosciukiewicz) and the two develop a romantic connection.
Shot over six years, Mr. Angel chronicles the extraordinary life of transgender advocate, educator and porn pioneer Buck Angel. Buck has survived addiction, homelessness, suicide and relentless opposition to his gender expression. Still, he lives his truth without compromise or apology.
Shot with a spot-on 1970s aesthetic and featuring a gorgeous folk soundtrack, Leather is an entertaining and erotically charged tale of modern gay urbanites forced to adjust to country living. When New Yorker Andrew hears that his estranged father Walter has died, he travels with his boyfriend Kyle to the cabin in the Catskill Mountains where his father spent his final years. Upon arrival, Andrew is shocked to find his childhood friend, Birch, is living in the cabin and spent the last few years being mentored by Walter.
Robin Weigert stars as a suburban lesbian whose midlife crisis finds her drifting away from her super-tense wife (Julie Fain Lawrence), flirting with a "straight" girl friend (sexy Maggie Siff) and turning tricks while redecorating a downtown apartment.
This sequel to the beloved and bittersweet The Falls picks up five years after the doomed romance between Mormon missionaries RJ and Chris. Though their lives have taken radically different paths, the death of a mutual friend unexpectedly reunites the two men at a time when both are attempting to establish their adult lives. As old feelings of love and regret are rekindled, RJ and Chris must once again prove that they're fated to be together, or is it merely a temporary fantasy?
This autobiographical comedy is the first-ever screen adaptation of the work of acclaimed writer David Sedaris. Jonathan Groff (Glee) stars as David, a young man who plans a summer in the Northwest with his friend Jennifer (Troian Bellisario of Pretty Little Liars), working on a farm. But when Jennifer unexpectedly bails on him, David is left to dirty his hands alone and jump into a series of misadventures that will take him to unfamiliar - and hilariously uncomfortable - places.
On May 7th, 2011 a young man named Shane Bitney Crone tragically lost the love of his life, Tom, to an accident. Because they weren't married or prepared for the unexpected, Shane lost all legal claim to Tom after he died. Tom's family banned Shane from the funeral and he was unable to say goodbye. As you can imagine, this was an extremely painful experience.
On May 7th, 2012 Shane posted a video on YouTube, entitled "It Could Happen to You." He created it to honor his partner and show the world what can happen when two people are legally barred from having equal rights and equal protections under the law to marry. Shane’s partner was named Tom Bridegroom.
The video went viral, passing two million views within seven days.
Pablo, a shy teenager, meets the slightly older Marco. Together they go on an impromptu road trip to the Mexican desert, a trip that will make them face what they mean to each other. This experience will turn Pablo's life around: his points of view, his strength and his own sexuality. Two guys and a video camera that will record their friendship, struggles and the possibility to find another destiny.
The classic tale of finding success and romance in the big city is given a contemporary, and unconventional, spin in Alan Brown's new film, FIVE DANCES. Collaborating with internationally renowned choreographer Jonah Bokaer, writer-director Brown has taken five gifted New York dancers, and fashioned a story about Chip (Ryan Steele in his first film role), an extraordinarily talented 18 year-old recently arrived from Kansas who joins a small downtown modern dance company.
In Monster Pies, a tender, romantic, emotional drama of first love, two high school students meet and fall for one another, but soon face the scrutiny of their conforming classmates and unsupportive families.