Music-Musical

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Our Rating: ★★★★½
L Factor: Minor lesbian character
Short Take: Drag queens on the road

The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye

Our Rating: ★★★★☆
L Factor: Gender Bender
Short Take: A punk exploration of gender transformation

Our Rating: ★★½☆☆
L Factor: Minor lesbian content
Short Take: A girl band heads to Hollywood to make it big, and they find themselves in the ultimate world of sex, drugs and rock and roll.

Our Rating: ★★★★☆
L Factor: Gender Bender
Short Take: Back in the days when subtext was the closest thing to a lesbian character in film, this musical provided a crossdressing heroine.

Our Rating: ★★★★½
L Factor: Lesbian Film
Short Take: Covers the history of gay men and lesbians in film in the US

Our Rating: ★★½☆☆
L Factor: Major lesbian characters
Short Take: Uma Thurman plays Sissy, who was born with abnormally large thumbs, perfect for hitchhiking (and other things).

FtF: Female to Femme

Our Rating: ★★★☆☆
L Factor: Lesbian Film
Short Take: What does it mean to be femme in the 21st century? This documentary looks at the construction of femininity and the identity of femme lesbians.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Our Rating: ★★★★☆
L Factor: Subtext
Short Take: Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell in a buddy film

Our Rating: ★☆☆☆☆
L Factor: Major lesbian content/Gender Bender
Short Take: Bollywood musical drama about a psycho killer who feels like a man trapped in the body of a woman and identifies as a lesbian.

Hit So Hard

Our Rating: ★★★★☆
L Factor: Minor lesbian content
Short Take: The life and near death story of Patty Schemel