transhood trailer

Childhood is a period of transition for everyone. But for the four children featured in Transhood, HBO’s new documentary about transgender children growing up in America’s heartland, transition means something a little different. Transhood follows four transgender children over the course of five years in Kansas City, as they navigate puberty while transitioning to another gender. Watch the Transhood trailer below.

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uncle frank trailer

Paul Bettany has been able to carve out a second wave in his career thanks to a much-needed boost from Marvel. But in the years since he put on red face make-up and a yellow cape, Bettany hasn’t really gotten a chance to showcase his long-dormant leading man talents. But Bettany finally gets a leading-man vehicle he deserves in Uncle Frankan LGBTQ dramedy from American Beauty writer Alan Ball. Watch the Uncle Frank trailer below.

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ammonite trailer

Ahead of the its premiere in the U.K. at the close of the BFI London Film Festival, Lionsgate U.K. has debuted a new trailer for Ammonite. The windswept lesbian romance film stars Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan as a paleontologist and a miserable housewife who strike up a star-crossed romance for the ages. Watch the Ammonite trailer.

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equal trailer

HBO Max is churning out some quality documentaries and docuseries, the latest of which highlights the unsung heroes of the LGBTQ+ rights movement. Equal, which comes from executive producers Greg Berlanti (Love, Simon) and Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory), is a new four-part docuseries that chronicles this unknown time in the LGBTQ+ movement through a mixture of archival footage and recreations from a star-studded cast that includes Samira WileyCheyenne JacksonAnthony Rapp, and more. Watch the Equal trailer below.

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the boys in the band trailer

In 1968, playwright Mart Crowley made history when he premiered the Off-Broadway play The Boys in the Band, a drama that revolves around a group of gay men who gather for a birthday party in New York City. Hailed as a groundbreaking portrayal of gay life, the play was adapted into a feature film directed by William Friedkin in 1970, which was also considered a milestone in queer cinema as one of the first major American films to revolve around gay characters. Now, following a Tony-winning Broadway revival in 2018, The Boys in the Band is being brought to Netflix by Ryan Murphy. Watch The Boys in the Band trailer below.

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scotty bowers film

In the history of unusual Hollywood combinations, this one may take the cake. Luca Guadagnino, known for arthouse movies like Call Me By Your Name and Suspiria, is teaming up with funnyman duo Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, who gave us raunchy comedy hits like Pineapple Express, to make a narrative film based on the documentary Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood. Guadagnino is set to direct this Scotty Bowers biopic, about the legendary bisexual male hustler, while Rogen and Goldberg will write the script.

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man in the box

Cast a straight actor in the role of a gay icon, and they’ll likely get an Oscar for it. But Billy Eichner is looking to change that with his role as groundbreaking TV icon Paul Lynde. Eichner plans to star in Man in the Box, a biopic based on the life of the TV star whose sexuality was well-known, despite never being officially “out.” With this lead role, Eichner hopes to de-stigmatize the casting of queer actors in major LGBTQ roles.

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jk rowling transgender comments

Following J.K. Rowling‘s anti-transgender tweets, and her 3,600-word manifesto in which the Harry Potter author dug her heels in even further, the stars of the Wizarding World films are coming out in support of the transgender community to condemn Rowling’s comments.

Emma Watson and Fantastic Beasts star Eddie Redmayne follow in the steps of Daniel Radcliffe, who penned a beautifully worded essay for the LGBTQ organization The Trevor Project earlier this week, by publicly speaking out in support of transgender rights and criticizing Rowling’s recent statements, which many have criticized as hawking dangerous rhetoric that distorts ideas of gender identity.

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welcome to chechnya trailer

David France‘s (How to Survive a PlagueWelcome to Chechnya debuted at this year’s Sundance Film Festival to critical raves, with the powerful LGBTQ documentary collecting the award for best editing and later, at Berlinale, winning the Panorama Audience Award for Best Documentary. The documentary will soon arrive on HBO, with the network announcing the June premiere date in the official Welcome to Chechnya trailer.

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love simon tv series moved to hulu

The Love, Simon TV series has a new streaming home and a new name. The half-hour comedy series based on the 2018 teen LGBTQ romantic-comedy has now been moved from Disney+ to Hulu, with the new title Love, Victor, named after the show’s new protagonist. Love, Victor, which will premiere on Hulu during Pride Month this year, was initially set to debut on Disney+, but was reportedly deemed inappropriate for the family-friendly streaming service.

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