Beautiful Thing (1996) | Trailer of misleadingly dubious quality A really sweet and funny coming of age film set in the suburbs of London.
Adapted by Kramer and Ryan Murphy it is about the AIDS epidemic of the 80's centring around activists in New York.
Laurance Anyways (2012) | The films of Xavier Dolan | Trailer Being one of the most exciting contemporary directors Xavier Dolan has explored multiple facets of the queer identity without making his films solely about being queer.
In my mind his greatest work so far has been Laurance Anyways and if you're just going to watch one film on this list, make it this one.
Angels in America (2003) | Trailer An adaption of Tony Kushner's plays about social, sexual, religious issues facing 1980s America as the AIDS crisis gains momentum. version if you for some reason want to watch a worse version that doesn't feature young Littlefinger. Looking (2014) | Trailer The experiences of three close friends living and loving in modern-day San Francisco.
Queer as Folk (1999) | Glouriously 90's Trailer The groundbreaking drama about gay life in Manchester. The L Word (2004) | Trailer Follows the lives and loves of a small, close-knit group of lesbians living in Los Angeles as well as the friends and family members that either support or loath them. Check out the season 2 OT Noah's Arc (2005) | Trailer Supposedly it is a good show.