There's a lot of content on Netflix — a whole lot. Especially when it comes to queer characters. With so much, it's easy to miss or forget what's there, particularly in the case of older non-original content that may not be getting the press roll out other stuff is. So here we've compiled a list of some of our favorite films, available now on the streamer, that boast major LGBTQ+ characters or storylines. But, you probably should start watching them now before they all get pulled down.
This sumptuous Indian drama that was technically illegal to make, traces a pair of old friends on a roadtrip where they tenatively explore old feelings.
Editor's note: Loev contains footage that may not viewable for all. Read this post for a trigger warning, though it also contains spoilers.
Filmed around her slightly controversial win of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars season 3, Moving Parts tells the story of our favorite Barbie, Trixie Mattel, and fame. She records music, goes on tour, and provides behind-the-scenes footage of what happened in Katya's temporary departure from their famed partnership.
This documentary tells the life of one of the mothers of the gay rights movement, Marsha P. Johnson, in a powerful biopic. The project itself has been embroiled in scandal since its release as filmmaker David France was accused, multiple times, of stealing research of other filmmakers like Tourmaline and Kamran Shahraray.
A common trope in film and tleevision for drag queens is putting them on a cross country tour to meet people outside of the bustling and accepting places they live in. The most celebrated of those projects in the U.S. is undoubtedly To Wong Foo in a film that is both heartwarming and chuckle inducing.
This documentary is an iconic, valued part of the queer film canon. Filmed by Jenni Livingston, the project was one o the first ways that many came into contact with the then underground ballroom community created by Black and brown queer and trans people. Its stars like Dorian Corey, Willi Ninja, Pepper Labeija have left indellible marks on pop-culture, still evident today.