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Watching sports is great, and a good sports documentary places cultural context behind the on-field athleticism. That’s why we’ve created this list of nine feature-length documentaries that focus on LGBTQ competitors. While many of the documentaries focus on the pain of queerphobia in athletics, they also highlight the freedom of competing as one’s authentic self and cover a broad range of sports from surfing and figure skating to football and even rodeo. Some of theses documentaries transcend cliches to reveal the...

Madonna in new documentary, “The World of Madame X” Amazon Prime Video recently added a new short-form documentary, World of Madame X, which chronicles the evolution of Madonna’s latest number one album, Madame X. The 23-minute film shares how the Queen of Pop was given the nickname ‘Madame X’ when she was 19-year-old and a new transplant to New York City. Madge also explains how her new album, Madame X, which recently debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart, came...

Mayor Pete Buttigieg (screen capture) A film production company is currently shooting a documentary that will chronicle the presidential campaign of openly gay Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana. The production company, Story Syndicate, was founded by veteran filmmakers Dan Cogan (Oscar winner for Icarus) and Liz Garbus (Oscar-nominated for What Happened, Miss Simone?). According to Axios, the independently funded film will document Mayor Pete’s “rise to national attention.” Film crews have been seen filming at Buttigieg campaign events as well as...

Opening in limited release this Friday, This One’s For the Ladies is a documentary about a Thursday night tradition in New Jersey, a ladies’ potluck where the main attraction is stripper troupe The Nasty Boyz.  “The hottest strippers in New Jersey,” Nasty Boyz features Satan, Mr. Capable, Fever, Young Rider and lesbian “dom” dancer Blaze. This One’s For The Ladies delivers plenty of skin–thus the NC-17 rating–but critics are saying it has more than just sex...
polar bears

RIP Szenja, Snowflake misses you A polar bear has ‘died from a broken heart’ in San Diego’s SeaWorld Wild Arctic exhibit, claims People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Szenja, 21, and Snowflake, 22 have been inseparable and living in the same enclosure for the past 20 years. The two female polar bears were separated so that Snowflake could mate with male polar bears. But after the separation, Szenja reportedly displayed all the symptoms of separation anxiety and depression. She lost her appetite and...
Sesame Street

The real-life and highly personal inspiration behind the pair's storyline has been revealed by Emmy-winner Mark Saltzman An Emmy-winning scriptwriter who worked on Sesame Street during the show’s heyday has revealed he does consider two of the show’s central characters, Bert and Ernie, to be a couple. Speaking to Queerty, songwriter Mark Saltzman was asked if he thought of the pair as gay. He admitted he had no other way to ‘contextualize’ them. ‘I remember one time that a column from The...
dad

We’ve just discovered an adorable and fun documentary that will air in the near future. Margin Films has announced the upcoming release of the documentary Gay Hollywood Dad by and starring Quentin Lee. According to Broadway World, the film follows Lee has he adapts to becoming a father of a newborn baby through surrogacy. “What have I gotten myself into!?” thinks Lee as he explores the first six weeks of being a single father living in Los Angeles. Viewers witness that...
LookingForRohmer

China just had its first gay film with a wide release across the country, but many a more disappointed than excited. Last year, the Chinese censorship organization announced that they would allow gay film “Looking for Rohmer” to get a wide release across the country. This surprising act of tolerance and acceptance confused many as China’s actions towards gay content flips from intolerant to tolerant depending on the day. But now that the film is out in theaters, some feel that...
God-s-Own-Country

In 2017’s superb film God’s Own Country, a lonely young sheep farmer (Josh O’Connor) idles away the days until a Romanian migrant worker played by Alec Secareanu enters his life, making everything sexy, confusing, and really quite dramatic. And while the love they discover is beautiful, much of the film focuses on the loneliness and isolation that comes with being LGBT in rural, heteronormative places like the Yorkshire countryside in which the story is set. The real gay farmers living under...
GayHomeMovie

Filmmaker Geoff Story is in the process of making a new documentary after discovering a clip at an estate sale in St. Louis, Missouri. The sale was for the late Buddy Walton who was a famous hairdresser for celebrities in the 40s. “Queens and president’s wives and movie stars – he was always around fancy places and fancy things,” Susie Seagraves, Walton’s niece, told St. Louis Public Radio. “He had a beautiful life.” The video depicts a home movie of men dancing...
lgbt

By letting people into their lives, these couples hope to be positive role models to others LGBTIQ couples are letting the world into their relationships to act as role model for others in the community. ‘Our Relationships’ is an eight-part series that delves into the lives of real LGBTIQ people as they open up about their partnerships. They talk about what works for them, what challenges they have faced and how have they worked through these challenges. The mini-documentary was made to...
gay films

From God's Own Country to Call Me By Your Name, is this year's crop of queer films the strongest yet? 10 Battle of the Sexes Movies featuring prominent LGBTI characters are usually, for better or for worse, made on a shoestring budget. But not sports drama Battle of the Sexes, funded to the tune of a cool $25m (£18.5m, €21.3m). Currently making its impact worldwide (grossing $17.5m thus far), it’s no doubt benefiting from the star power of Emma Stone, winner of...
gay

The liberal redneck is at it again. Trae Crowder found himself becoming internet famous last year after he made video about the transgender bathroom bill controversy. Since then, Crowder and his two writing partners, Drew Morgan and Corey Forrester, have been creating more videos, appearing on tv shows, and even writing their own book. And now the three liberal rednecks are at it again, but this time to discuss another section of LGBTQ people. Gay guys… and nude ones at that. That’s right,...
No_Dress_Code_Required

Award-Winning documentary "No Dress Code Required" will open theatrically in New York City this coming Friday, November 3 with a national release to follow. Directed by Cristina Herrera Borquez, the film won best documentary at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, and was an official selection of both the Human Rights Watch Film Festival and Outfest, LA's annual gay film fest. The doc follows the story of Victor and Fernando, who run a beauty salon in Baja California, Mexico. For many...

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…and it’s a peach. American ‘internet personality’ and ‘social media influencer’ Cameron Dallas has been letting it all hang out for his behind-the-scenes show Chasing...

One man, blessed with quite a curvy bottom, shares his attempt to break the Internet. C/O the guys at C&C, watch as this bearded gent...