TV: Four Shows/Movies to Watch This Weekend
How do you spend your weekend guys? Here in Montreal there is a huge snowstorm!
Do you work even if it’s a weekend; do you maybe spend your time with friends and family, or go out with your fuck buddy? If you are not into staycation and you’re planning on staying at home for a change, here are some movies and shows that you can watch this weekend:
- People Like Us. You can watch this show on YouTube for free. People Like Us is now in its second season, it follows the story of four gay men named Joel, Ridzwan, Rai, and Isaac as they navigate lust, love, and life in Singapore where gay sex is illegal. Check out the first episode of the second season below and also, please note that it’s not safe for work.
- Straight A. This short film is a coming out story that is actually based on the filmmaker’s (Todd Lien) real-life experience. Straight A follows the story of a young Asian man named Alex who is torn between coming out to his father and risk losing his dad or staying inside the closet and be the perfect Straight A son that he always is and risk losing his boyfriend.
- Milk (2008). This film is about the life and death of Harvey Milk (played by Sean Penn), an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and the first openly gay elected official in California. Milk was murdered by a disgruntled city supervisor in 1978.
- Paris is Burning (1990). This classic film gives the viewers a look at the underground gay and transgender Black and Latino ball culture in 1980s New York City. It has won multiple awards and was recently added for preservation in the “United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress for being ‘culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.'”