100 Great LGBTQ+ Characters and Couples

For Pride Month 2020, the Flip Screen team have compiled a list of 100 of their favourite LGBTQ+ characters and couples from film and television.

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PRIDE 2020: ‘Sunday Bloody Sunday’ (1971) Uses Sexuality to Portray the Longing for Love

Released in 1971, Sunday Bloody Sunday made waves for depicting the first man-on-man kiss in mainstream British cinema, portraying a bisexual character and for portraying a polyamorous relationship.

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‘A Secret Love’ (2020): A Bridge Between Generations

When I found out about two women who had to keep themselves and their love a secret for sixty-five and a half years, I was shocked and sad. But at the same time, I admired their strength.

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‘Frankenstein’: One Big Queer Family

Someone who may not be an entirely obvious gay icon is a monstrous amalgamation of grave-robbed body parts. However, despite his odd origins, Frankenstein’s Monster is just that – an icon. Frankenstein has influenced queer art for decades, whether he’s starring in art installations or inspiring some of our favourite cult films like Rocky Horror…

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BFI FLARE REVIEW: ‘My Fiona’ (2020) Is A Heartfelt Look at Love And Loss.

Kelly Walker’s directorial debut plots Jane’s mourning for Fiona as she tries to find peace and space beside Fiona’s wife, Gemma (Corbin Reid), and Fiona’s seven-year-old son, Bailey (Elohim Nycalove).

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'Bringing up Baby' (1938) is a Revolutionary Queer Protest

Bringing up Baby rejects norms and subverts expectations in this sub-textually queer screwball comedy.

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But Just How Gay is ‘The Lighthouse'(2019)?

God is the ultimate Daddy in the film noir horror, The Lighthouse.

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That’s So Gay… A Column Investigating LGBTQ+ Subtext in Film

For the LGBTQ+ society, subtext were the only morsels we got from fiction.

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Renault’s ’30 Years in the Making’ Advert is What the LGBTQ+ Community Has Spent Lifetime Asking For

Twitter, whilst controversial, is a wonderful place for people to share their opinions regarding TV and movies. What many of us call “Gay Twitter” has become a hub for the discussion of our community in the media. It is a place where we feel safe enough to speak up about the way the media represents…

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