With the legalization of gay marriages spreading across the globe, the importance of media and how it portrays the LGBT community has become quite vital. The influence shows in pop culture too, with numerous movies and songs being produced every year, inspiring the LGBT community and invoking just the right emotions. Here, we have compiled a list of 10 such movies that are sure to uplift and inspire your love.
1. Brokeback Mountain
This inspiring movie tells the story of people who believed themselves to be straight but finally managed to come to terms with their feelings and then starts a compelling story that has been captured beautifully.
2. The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in love
There’s a first time for everything and this movie details what it’s like to come to terms with your sexuality. Well, some of the reactions were sad, while others quite heart-lifting. A must watch.
3. A Single Man
We come across many movies on the subject of the LGBT community but not many focus on the struggles of a middle aged man, trying to work through his hidden desires. Based on the book by the same name, A Single Man will surely inspire all of you to love.
4. Beautiful Thing
A wonderful movie that will actually help people, who have any doubts about their sexuality. It tells an incredible tale of how friends meet and then the relationship turns into an incredibly beautiful experience.
5. Angels in America
Though a miniseries, this masterpiece will make you cry and feel the heartbreak that each character goes through. But amidst all the sadness, you’ll get to see the power of love and what it can transpire into people’s life.
6. The Kids are Alright
A comedic approach towards the much debated topic, this movie proves that the children of LGBT parents are not much different and go through the same issues as children of heterosexual couples. A light hearted comedy that gives forth a crucial message.
Being in the closet might be the hardest part of life anyone has to go through and Weekend explores the difficulties of that time quite compellingly. The movie will take you on a journey to explore love, sex and intimacy.
8. Velvet Goldmine
People take inspiration from others and then get the strength to shape up their lives the way they want. The youth and LGBT culture of the 1970’s is depicted in the movie that will surely inspire you.
Love conquers all in this movie, set in early 20th Century that describes the tale of homosexual love. With an inspiring message that no boundaries can keep away love, the characters risk everything, even their reputations to live together.
10. Blue is the Warmest Color
This might be one of the best movies exploring the subject of teen development. Blue is the Warmest Color has the ability to make the viewer relive the feelings of love and heartbreak. Following the story of a young girl and how she discovered her true self, this French movie will inspire you and make you relive the passion of first love.