Category Archives: Film and Television

Looking

Lannan, Michael (Creator). 2014-2016. Looking [television series]. New York: HBO Entertainment. In this comedy-drama television series, three gay friends in San Francisco navigate dating, friendship, and work. Jonathan Groff plays Patrick, a 29-year-old video game designer who has never had … Continue reading

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Hit & Miss

Abbott, Paul (Creator) and Sean Conway (Writer). 2012. Hit & Miss [Television miniseries]. United Kingdom: Sky Atlantic. In this six-episode British miniseries, Mia, a transgender hitwoman, discovers that she has a son from a previous relationship and suddenly has custody … Continue reading

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Diagnosing Difference

Ophelian, Annalise (Director). (2009). Diagnosing Difference [film]. San Francisco, CA: Floating Ophelia Productions, LLC. “My difference isn’t pathological. It’s just infrequent.” This quote, spoken in the first minute of the film, really sets the tone for this powerful documentary. Diagnosing … Continue reading

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Grace and Frankie

Kauffman, Marta, and Howard J. Morris (Creators). (May 2015-ongoing). Grace and Frankie (Television series). Hollywood: Skydance Productions. In this Netflix original show, two women who don’t particularly like each other are thrown together when their husbands announce that they are … Continue reading

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In the Flesh

Mitchell, Dominic (Creator), and Jonny Campbell (Director). (2013-2014). In the Flesh [Television series]. United Kingdom: BBC Three.

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Transparent

Soloway, Jill (Creator and Director). (2014). Transparent [Television series]. Los Angeles: Amazon Studios. Transparent debuted on September 26, 2014 on Amazon Prime and I quickly marathoned the 10 episodes. The show follows Maura, played by Jeffrey Tambor, who is coming … Continue reading

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Kaboom

A stranger from the internet with a mutual interest in John Waters pointed me toward Gregg Araki, so I checked out Kaboom. It’s his second-most recent film, released in 2010, and the recipient of the first Queer Palm award at … Continue reading

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