LGBT Film, TV Show, and Book Recs

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Book recs inspired by @katka in the main thread, I did a quick search so hopefully these are recs that aren't already mentioned in this thread but I'm not sure. LGBT scifi/fantasy is my area of specialization, at least for this list:

Ancestral Night by Elizabeth Bear is about a lesbian on a space salvage mission and addresses being a lesbian in a world of futuristic romantic and sexual norms.

Seanan McGuire's Wayward Children series books probably all have at least an LGBT side character, but Down Among the Sticks & Bones and Come Tumbling Down are centrally about lesbians (and they're all about kids who go through doorways to other worlds). (warning for a bury-your-gays who doesn't stay dead but I was pissed because I didn't know)

Borderline & sequels by Mishell Baker, Adventures of a disabled bi woman protagonist working on the border of LA and a fairy world.

Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon is about queer & trans people on an enormous, racistly-stratified spaceship.

The Fifth Season by N.K. Jeminsen (I haven't read the sequels yet) has queer and trans characters on a planet with times of devastating climate change, oppressed mages, and I am really bad at explaining books with complex worldbuilding.

Once & Future by Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy is a lighter but fun queer sci-fi King Arthur story with a queer refugee girl as Arthur. Secondary characters are mostly queer, one genderqueer.


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I don't know if anyone reads this thread but I just remembered two big oversights in terms of LGBT sf that I love:
An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green is one people probably know because YouTuber, but the strange robot/alien mystery of it and the explorations of internet fame also come with a queer woman of color as protagonist. I still ship Maypril.

Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente is about a genderqueer pansexual glam rocker who has to represent Earth in an extremely high-stakes version of Eurovision. Also it's hilarious.
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I've read a few things lately - kind of just starting with the basic ones recced a lot lately, but: Carry On and Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell, and Red White and Royal Blue.
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LOVE Carry on! Wasn't so keen on the other two, but I will read the last of the Carry On trilogy when it comes out.
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I've just finished this book called Clean Break and the two main characters remind me a lot of Dan even though they have very little in common with him, maybe it's the humour that reminds me of him especially in regards to mental health but I think it's the kind of book the world appeal to people here. It's available on kindle unlimited if you have it. The boom deals with the queer college experience, mental health and family pressure to name just a few things, it's the second in the series but can be read as a stand alone no problem.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Clean-Break-Fa ... _mi_aw_edp
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A Long Way Back by Barbara Elsborg, it's one of the best books I've read in a long time, it's laugh out loud funny, the banter between the two main characters Tay and Ink is so good and their chemistry is amazing from the start but not in a cheesy insta love way, The book is the second in the series, I haven't read the first yet but I don't think it's necessary to enjoy this book, both are available on kindle unlimited, Tay suffered a horrible accident and finds it difficult to cope but needs his independence from his family he's also trying to deal with his sexuality and the feelings he has for his best friend (his story is the first book) and the chance he lost to be with him, he meets Ink who's homeless a running from a dark past, he hires him to be his live in helper to appease his parents but it's the best thing that could have happened toeither of them, they save each other in so many different ways and no matter what's thrown at them and there's a lot you never doubt their meant to be.The book deals with some difficult issues around disability, drug addiction, homelessness, prostitution, trauma, terrorism, bullying, murder for the most part they're dealt with very well there is a twist at the end that was a bit unbelievable but I was happy for the characters so willing to suspend disbelief.
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