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Pride-out-of-the-Box: LGBTQ Movie and Book List

Movies/TV Shows:

United States

Boy Erased

But I’m a Cheerleader

Call Me By Your Name

Moonlight

Paris is Burning

Pariah

Tangerine

Spa Night

Brazil

Amazon Prime Series: Rua Augusta

Bixa Travesty

Do Começo ao Fim

Flores Raras

Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho

Laerte-se

Netflix Series: Todxs

Praia do Futuro

Chile

Una Mujer Fantástica

Mainland China

All in My Family (American Chinese)

The Chinese Botanist’s Daughters [Chinese title: 植物学家的女儿]

Colombia

Mariposas Verdes

France

Portrait de la jeune fille en feu

Hong Kong

Butterfly [Chinese title: 蝴蝶]

Happy Together [Chinese title: 春光乍洩]

Lan Yu [Chinese title: 蓝宇]

India

Aligarh

Dear Dad

Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga

Evening shadows

Margarita with a straw

My Brother…Nikhil

Kapoor and Sons

Sisak

Kenya

Rafiki

Mexico

Cuatro Lunas

La Otra Familia

Netflix Series: La Casa de Las Flores

Spain

Mala Educación

Todo Sobre Mi Madre

Taiwan

Dear Ex

Small Talk [Chinese title: 日常對話]

Thailand

Netflix Series: Love Stories

Books:

United States

“Close To The Knives” by David Wojnarowicz

“Dirty River” by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

“Middlesex” by Jeffrey Eugenides

“Over the Top” by Jonathan Van Ness

“On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous” by Ocean Vuong

“Sissy: A Coming of Gender Story” by Jacob Tobia

“Times Square Red, Times Square Blue” by Samuel R. Delaney

“Zami” by Audre Lorde

Argentina

“El Beso de la Mujer Araña” by Manuel Puig (Argentina)

Brazil

“História do Movimento LGBT no Brasil” by Various authors

“Ditadura e Homossexualidades” by Renan Quinalha

“Devassos do Paraíso” by João Silvério Trevisan

“Se eu fosse Puta” by Amara Moira

Cuba

“Hasta que Anochezca” by Reinaldo Arenas

Hong-Kong

“Gaysia: Adventures in the Queer East” by Benjamin Law

India

“Shikhandi: And Other Tales They Don’t Tell You” by Devdutt Pattnaik

“Queering India” by Ruth Vanita

“Lotus of Another Color” by Rakesh Ratti

Mexico

“La Vida Inicia Desde El Sur” by David Romeo Avila

Puerto Rico

“Mundo Cruel” by Luis Negrón

Spain

“Beatriz y los Cuerpos Celestes” by Lucia Etxebarria

Venezuela

“Villa Diamante” by Boris Izaguirre

To suggest additional recommendations for this list, contact hello@outandequal.org.

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