When I was younger, most LGBTQ sex scenes I saw didn't show much beyond two people passionately making out, a little hand-over-the-crotch action, and tight shots of faces moaning. They were all PG—maybe the R-rated ones were a little more gratuitous, but I was too nervous to search for them on my family computer. As a gay teenager still in the closet, these muted portrayals of queer sexuality only furthered the idea that my identity was something I needed to hide. Thankfully, as cinematography has evolved, so has mainstream media's portrayal of intimacy across the spectrum of sexuality. Here for it?
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This Taiwanese film is the second in a triptych of gentle, evocative lesbian films by director Zero Chou The first was Spider Lillies. Because Jing is blind, her romance with Diego brings a heightened sensuality to the screen — Jing must actually feel physically and emotionally her way through life. When she reaches out to her lover, the effect is tantalizing. This classic stands up well to the test of time.
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This heartwarming sex scene from far earlier in her storyline showed a young army brat Poussey making love to her German girlfriend. The scene is adorable, as the couple try and fail at scissoring, giggling and professing their love for each other. The cuteness of this tender love scene is matched only by the horror of its ending, as the girls are interrupted by Poussey's girlfriend's father, a discovery which marks the end of their sweet relationship.
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