5 posts tagged with LGBTQ and horror.
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Movie: Thirst

Hulda is suspected of murdering her brother when she is found holding his dead body. Released from police custody with no memory of how her brother died, she comes upon a man being beaten in an alley. When she steps in to protect him, she discovers he is a thousand year old gay vampire. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Jun 4, 2021 - 1 comment

Movie: Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker

This psychological slasher and queer cult classic from 1982 tells the story of orphaned teen Billy (Jimmy McNichol) who becomes caught up in the twisted mind of his increasingly unhinged Aunt Cheryl (Susan Tyrrell, really going for it). It's driven by a surprisingly upfront queer subplot involving a bigoted detective who suspects Billy is part of a gay love triangle that ended in murder, and features a positive portrayal of a gay high school basketball coach along with some campy, gorey thrills. (It also lingers an awful lot on Jimmy McNichol's topless chest and butt, and includes a young Bill Paxton as a homophobic teammate.) Available on Shudder. [more inside]
posted by mediareport on May 23, 2021 - 4 comments

Book: The Very Best of Caitlín R. Kiernan

Caitlín R. Kiernan is one of dark fantasy and horror’s most acclaimed and influential short fiction writers. Her powerful, unexpected stories shatter morality, gender, and sexuality.-Amazon [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Jun 27, 2019 - 2 comments

Movie: The Perfection

When troubled musical prodigy Charlotte seeks out Elizabeth, the new star pupil of her former school, the encounter sends both musicians down a sinister path with shocking consequences.
posted by pelvicsorcery on May 26, 2019 - 8 comments

Book: Never Rest

Nineteen-year-old Jake Margate struggles with terminal leukemia for five years and is ready to let go but his mother is not. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Apr 27, 2019 - 1 comment

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