Check Out These Films & Shows, To Learn About The LGBTQ+ Experience of Black & Brown People
Pride 2020 is a unique one. The annual marches all over the U.K have been canceled due to the Covid:19 pandemic and many have had to take to their bedrooms and not the streets, to rock their pride colours in celebration of Pride. This year, Pride came at a time where millions were not only being affected by the Covid:19 pandemic but also the rise of the BLM protests, which sparked the largest level of civil unrest the world has ever seen. The LGBTQ+ community called for diversity within the intersections of their own community. Where the experiences of black and brown members of the LGBTQ+ have been glossed over in its history and on popular media.
There are so many stories that have been left untold that are finally beginning to get the attention that they deserve and some of them can be found at some of your favourite streaming services. Right now you can watch Pose (BBC iPlayer), Moonlight (Netflix), and many more to educate yourself on the lives and experiences of black and brown LGBTQ+ people all over the world. Check out my picks for the best movies and shows to watch this week!
Pose (BBC iPlayer)
Moonlight (Amazon Prime)
Sex Education (Netflix)
The Death & Life of Marsha P. Johnson (Netflix)
Bessie (Youtube Films)
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