LGBTQ+ Movie Watch-Along

Register below to join a free movie watch-along hosted by ChandlerNWilson and operated through Zoom.  We will watch a movie with LGBTQ+ characters as a group and casually chat throughout using the Zoom chat box feature.

English captions will be used.

For access to the complete LGBTQ+ Representation in the Media Presentation + Workshop this movie watch-along series is based off of as well as supplemental resources, visit:

Moonlight

Moonlight (R) is a 2016 coming-of-age drama film based on Tarell Alvin McCraney’s unpublished semi-autobiographical play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue that follows a young queer Black boy into his adulthood.  It discusses intersections between Blackness, masculinity, queerness, and vulnerability.

Please be aware this film features sex, drugs, and violence.

Viewer discretion is advised.

Booksmart

Booksmart (R) is a 2019 coming-of-age comedy film that follows two best friends graduating from high school who decide on the last day of school to go to their very first wild party. It features a lesbian co-lead and other various queer characters.  

Please be aware this film features minors using hallucinogenic drugs and alcohol and the suggestion of sex between a student and teacher.

Viewer discretion is advised.

Nov 6 at 7pm EST

Nov 9 at 7pm EST

Nov 11 at 7pm EST

Nov 13 at 7pm EST

The Handmaiden

The Handmaiden (R) is a 2016 erotic psychological thriller Korean film that takes place in the 1930s when Korea was under Japanese colonial rule.  It follows two women con artists who fall in love and team up.

Please be aware this film features incredibly explicit and extensive sex scenes, various sexual exploitation--including that of a minor, and gore.

Viewer discretion is advised.

Rafiki

Rafiki (NR) is a 2018 Kenyan drama film that follows a developing romance between two girls named Kena and Ziki.  It discusses their relationship and experiences with homophobia since both of their fathers are political figures.

Please be aware this film features a homophobic attack.

Viewer discretion is advised.

LGBTQ Events

LGBTQ Events Calendar

Events related to LGBTQ awareness, pride, and/or hosted by LGBTQ people

Upcoming

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TBA

VCU Presentation

Richmond, VA

Previous

2019

10/12.  Atlanta Pride.  Atlanta, GA.

10/08.  #RiseUpOct8.  Washington, DC.

9/28.  Virginia Pride.  Richmond, VA.

7/24-28.  PTWC.  Philadelphia, PA.

7/10-17.  VidCon 10.  Anaheim, CA.

6/27-30.  World Pride.  NYC, NY.

6/14-19.  Thomas & Friends.  Gainesville, FL.

6/11-13.  TOP Concert.  Charlotte, NC.

5/9.  Youth Mental Health Panel.  Richmond, VA.

3/6.  Sissy Book Tour.  Washington, DC.

2018

9/22.  RVA Pridefest.  Richmond, VA.

8/4-8/9.  Celebration.  New York City, NY.

7/12.  Interactive Introverts.  Richmond, VA.

6/20-23.  VidCon.  Anaheim, CA.

5/8-11.  ClamourCon.  Palm Springs, CA.

3/18.  The Lavender Effect OHP.  Los Angeles, CA.

1/27.  Creating Change.  Washington, DC.

2017

12/2.  TIP2017.  Richmond, VA.

9/23.  RVA Pridefest.  Richmond, VA.

9/2.  Playlist Live.  Washington, DC.

8/4-6.  Summer in the City.  London, England.

5/9-12.  ClamourCon.  Palm Springs, CA.

2016

6/23-25.  VidCon.  Anaheim, CA.

VA Pride
VA Pride

#RiseUpOct8
#RiseUpOct8

Marginalized Identities Panel 2
Marginalized Identities Panel 2

VA Pride
VA Pride

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