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Bloomington (2010)

Ever been hot for teacher? Well, then this movie is definitely for you! 
Former child actress, Jackie, attends college to search for her independence and winds up being romantically involved with one of her female professors, Catherine.
Hotness and drama ensues. Go watch it!

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The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister (2010)

A movie based on the real life of Anne Lister. She was a wealthy, unmarried woman who inherited Shibden Hall in West Yorkshire from her uncle in 1826. Throughout her life, she kept diaries which chronicled the details of her everyday life, including her lesbian relationships, her financial concerns, her industrial activities and her work improving Shibden Hall.
Go watch it!

lordpoptart said:

what are your top 5 lesbian movies? tv shows? books?

THIS IS TOUGH. i will try my very best… but i’m not so good with favorites.

movies:
1. imagine me & you
2. but i’m a cheerleader
3. if these walls could talk 2
4. saving face
5. desert hearts???
(the list goes on)

tv shows: more difficult because there are not many shows with lesbian protagonists… or …. any. lesbians in television seem to be more tokenized than lesbians in movies because there’s a lot more liberal freedom in a movie than cable networks will allow.
1. BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER is a pretty obvious one for me
2. south of nowhere was essentially my bible when coming out
3. orange is the new black (except, fuck you alex)
4. …. my list ends here, actually. i suppose i’ll throw in the L word due to a sense of obligation.

books:
1. rubyfruit jungle by rita mae brown (only on amazon - $0.01)
2. annie on my mind by nancy garden
3. fun home by alison bechdel 
4. chloe plus olivia: an anthology of lesbian literature from the 17th century to the present by lillian faderman ($0.01 on amazon)
5. the price of salt by patricia highsmith??? i hate picking favorites.

p.s. i included links for free access to all of my favorite lesbian media. enjoy! 

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I Can’t Think Straight (2008)

In the upper echelons of traditional Middle Eastern society, Reema and Omar prepare for the marriage of their daughter Tala. But back at work in London, Tala encounters Leyla, a young British Indian woman who is dating Tala’s best friend Ali. Tala sees something unique in the artless, clumsy, sensitive Leyla who secretly works to become a writer. And Tala’s forthright challenges to Leyla’s beliefs begins a journey of self-awareness for Leyla. 
One of two movies that Lisa Ray and Sheetal Sheth star in, both made by Shamim Sarif. Both incredible movies that deserves your attention. Go watch it!

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