Here’s a list of books/music/TV shows/movies that have been suggested by our network members and consider LGBT issues/have LGBT characters.
Disclaimer: These are suggestions from network members. Trigger warnings are noted where possible but please understand that we can’t check each individual film/book/show for appropriateness. Feel free to message any one of our network members with your suggestions for the list!
Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters (also a BBC drama). Trigger warnings: Sex, prostitution, attempted rape and some violence. Notes: Covers the themes of sexuality and gender (particularly cross dressing).
The Ethical Slut. Trigger warnings: sex, slut shaming, rape Note: Polyamory
Sarah Wallis – Lesbian author
Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity – Matilda (Matt Bernstein Sycamore) Trigger warnings: self-harm, suicide, transphobia, homophobia, rape
A transsexual women on sexism and the scapegoating of femininity – Julia Serano. Trigger warnings: homophobia, transphobia, self-harm, death, rape
- But I’m a Cheerleader Trigger warnings: homophobic slurs, sexuality conversion (satire)
- Weekend Trigger warning: some homophobic slurs (set in Nottingham!)
- Cuatro Lunas (Mexican with subtitles) Trigger warnings: homophobia, cheating, violence
- The Way He Looks (Brazilian with subtitles) Trigger warnings: homophobia, visual impairment
- Imagine Me and You Notes: lesbian romantic comedy
- Bride Groom (documentary) Trigger warnings:death, homophobia
- The Children’s Hour Trigger warnings: mild homophobia
- Brokeback Mountain Trigger warnings: violence, homophobia, hate crimes, nudity
- Carmilla Trigger warnings: blood, creepy stuff, horror.
- Be Here Nowish Trigger warnings: AIDs, raunchy, drug mentions
- The L Word Trigger warnings: self-harm, rape, transphobia, homophobia, death, non-consensual surveillance, child abuse, cancer, cheating
- Stephen Universe Notes: LGBT character inclusivity
- Boy Toys Trigger warnings: homophobia, sex, virginity loss
- Album – Transgender Dysphoria Blues Trigger warning: Transphobia, death, homophobia, sexism
- Album – The Eulogy by Cakes Da Killa Trigger warning: Gay sex, racism, homophobia
- Sketch video – This Boy is a Bottom Trigger warning: very graphic, gay sex, cross dressing