Adam
Awkward teenager Adam arrives to spend his final high school summer with his older sister, who has thrown herself into New York City's lesbian and trans activist scene. Over the summer, Adam and those around him experience love, friendship, and attendant hard truths in this coming-of-age comedy.
The Archivettes
A documentary about the Lesbian Herstory Archives, the world’s largest collection of materials by and about lesbians.
Cubby
Resorting to babysitting for an elite Brooklyn family, an awkward young man discovers hope and self-discipline through his friendship with a lonely six-year-old, and the adult superhero Leather-Man who is conjured from a psychedelic cupcake.

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The Garden Left Behind
A story about the relationship between a young trans woman and her grandmother as they navigate transition and struggle to build a life for themselves as undocumented immigrants in New York City.
Good Kisser
The different expectations brought to a threesome by each half of a couple and the woman they meet lead to unexpected problems.

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José
A working class gay young man faces tough choices after he falls for a builder.
Label Me
A Syrian gay-for-pay hustler seeking asylum in Cologne meets his match in Lars: a kind, affluent professional.

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Ponyboi
A young intersex person searches for love and a better life.
Queering The Script
A discussion of the sometimes inspiring yet often troubled history of queer female representation on television.

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Second Star On The Right
Unexpected unemployment and a friend's wedding force a thirtysomething woman to confront her dissatisfaction with her life.
Sell By
A couple find their relationship coming under strain while dealing with career issues and the tangled lives of their friends.
Tu Me Manques
Following his son Gabriel’s death, Jorge travels from conservative Bolivia to New York City to confront Gabriel’s boyfriend Sebastian. While the two battle over Jorge’s inability to accept his son, Sebastian channels his grief into a bold new play in honour of his lost love.
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