Film

You Make Me Wanna

I Was So Gay for Meg From 'Hercules' That It Terrified Me

The most intriguing part of Meg wasn’t her slender waistline or disproportionate breast size—it was her depth, her wit, her bullheaded resistance to being saved, and her willingness to rebuke masculinity.
Jill Gutowitz
7.13.18
Film

'She's the Man' Is the Most Important Soccer Movie of All Time

The 2006 cult classic taught me that gender cannot delineate a soccer field, a relationship, a feeling, or a talent. (And that, yes, gouda is the best cheese.)
Noa Azulai
7.11.18
Film

What Happens When 40 Women Filmmakers Tell Their Own Stories

Amy Adrion tells Broadly about "Half the Picture," her documentary where filmmakers like Ava DuVernay and Miranda July address the question: Why are so few women hired to direct films?
Sara David
7.3.18
LGBTQ

The 10 Most Bisexual Things You Can Watch on Netflix Right Now

Kick back, relax, and unwind with some A+ bisexual representation.
Kerensa Cadenas
6.29.18
Culture

The Radical Life of Blaxploitation's Forgotten Hero, Vonetta McGee

The actress held her own opposite Clint Eastwood and Sidney Poitier. So why did she languish in obscurity until her death?
Wedaeli Chibelushi
6.20.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

These Photos Show That Ambiguous Space Between Friendship and Sex

Filmmaker and photographer Matt Lambert explores sexual pluralism in beautiful images.
Matt Lambert
6.18.18
LGBTQ

The Film About the Messy Reality of Learning to Accept Your Nonbinary Child

"A Kid Like Jake" follows a couple learning to accept their gender non-conforming child. Trans director Silas Howard tells Broadly about portraying that journey honestly, missteps and all.
Diana Tourjée
6.8.18
Film

Every Outfit Cate Blanchett Wore in 'Ocean's 8' Made Me Gayer

Be gay, do crimes, and wear tiny ties.
Jill Gutowitz
6.7.18
Sex and the City

Every Single Person of Color They Dated in 'Sex and the City'

The list is alarmingly short.
Sara David
6.6.18
Film

What White Girl Coming-of-Age Movies Don't Do For a Black Girl

It's almost as if characters like Lady Bird and Juno were created to prepare me for a life of subordination to the trials, yearnings, and humanities of white women.
Zoé Samudzi
6.6.18
Culture

Cher Once Played an Abortion Doctor in a Pro-Choice Movie She Directed

With an all-star cast including Demi Moore and Sissy Spacek, the 1996 film "If These Walls Could Talk" broke barriers in its honest and nuanced portrayal of abortion.
Katherine McLaughlin
6.6.18
Film

Miranda Is the Only Redeemable 'Sex and the City' Character

I couldn't help but wonder: Why is everyone on this show so evil?
Sara David
5.25.18