These are some of the LGTBI + Christmas movies to enjoy during these holidays.
1. Single All The Way (Netflix)
The movie stars Michael urie as Peter, a gay man who lives in Los Angeles with his best friend Nick. After their previous romance fell through, Peter convinces Nick to pretend they are in a relationship when the two return to their family home for the holiday season. But when Peter's motherKathy najimy) sets him up on a blind date with his handsome trainer James (Luke macfarlane), Peter's plan goes awry.
2. Happiest Season (Amazon Prime)
Released last year, Happy Season is starring Kristen Stewart as Abby, who finds out that her girlfriend has kept their relationship a secret from her family. Planning to propose at his family's annual Christmas dinner turns out to be more difficult than he thought, as he begins to question the bride he thought he knew. The festive lesbian rom-com also stars Mackenzie Davis and Dan Levy from Schitt's Creek.
3. Make the Yuletide Gay (Amazon Prime)
Released in 2009, the film is about Gunn, a college student who is openly gay at school and is heading home - and back to the closet - for Christmas with his family. His boyfriend surprises him at the house and is forced to tell them that he is his roommate before deciding whether to reveal the truth to his family.
4. The Christmas House (Hallmark)
The Christmas House It became a landmark moment, as it was the first Hallmark film to feature a same-sex couple prominently. The two gay characters, Brandon and Jake, are totally accepted by their family and friends and their sexuality is not the main focus of the story, but instead centers on their efforts to adopt a child. It is starring Jonathan bennett y Brad Harder like Brandon and Jake.
5. Carol (Amazon, iTunes)
Carol, Starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, has been considered one of the cult Christmas movies, since the story takes place during Christmas. It is set in New York City in the early 1950s and tells the story of a forbidden romance between an aspiring photographer and an older woman going through a difficult divorce.
6. Let It Snow (Netflix)
Let It Snow follows the stories of a group of high school seniors whose friendships and love lives collide when a snowstorm hits a small town on Christmas Eve. The film features a lesbian story with Dorrie, a waitress at the local Waffle Town, and Kerry, a cheerleader in the closet who frequents the restaurant with her friends.
7. Dashing in December (Paramount Plus)
Another fairly recent LGBT + Christmas release is Dashing in December. A man who goes home for the holidays to convince his mother to sell the family ranch. You never imagined that while you're there, a new rancher who has big dreams of saving the property will change your mind and steal your heart.
8. A New York Christmas Wedding (Netflix, select countries only)
A New York Christmas Wedding It is the story of a future bride, who is visited by an angel before her wedding on Christmas Eve. Find out what might have happened if she hadn't denied her feelings for her childhood best friend. Netflix, only in some countries.
9. The Christmas Setup (Lifetime)
Christmas Setup It premiered in 2020 and became the first LGBT-themed Christmas movie to air on Lifetime. It's about Hugo, a busy New York City attorney who comes home with his best friend, Madelyn for Christmas. They visit their nosy mother Kate, played by the iconic Fran Drescher, and he reconnects with his high school crush, Patrick, just as he's offered a promotion at his company's London office.
10. Christmas on the Square (Netflix)
And finally, a Christmas movie that does not have an LGBT + story behind it, but it does star Dolly Parton, Jenifer Lewis and Christine Baranski. The story is about the wealthy Regina Fuller, who returns to her hometown to evict the residents and sell the land to a mall. A musical with Dolly Parton playing a real angel.