Gay Shows: The Best Queer and LGBT Content on Here TV This Week

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Gay programming isn’t always easy to find. So, just as other streaming services provide notifications about what’s available from them, we’re providing an update of the best gay content on Here TV.

Have a look at what’s new on the streaming service:

Where the Bears Are: (The Feature Edition): A comedy/mystery featuring 3 bear roommates who attempt to solve the murder of a party guest. It is the Golden Girls meets Murder She wrote, with big, gay hairy men. All six seasons of this hit series will roll out this April, May and June only on Here TV.
Remittence: When Marie takes a job as a maid in Singapore to support her family in the Philippines, she trades one set of hardships for another. Betrayed by her husband, she begins to build a new life for herself.
GayVN Awards: Hosted by Shangela, the the GayVN Awards Show has been held in celebration of outstanding achievements in the gay adult entertainment industry. Watch it for FREE this March only on Here TV.

Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution: The history of the cultural and social movement that began as an offshoot of punk.
Remmitance: When Marie takes a job as a maid in Singapore to support her family in the Philippines, she trades one set of hardships for another.

Ongoing

The Breeding: A young cartoonist’s obsession with a taboo fetish leads to life-altering consequences.
What Do You Know?: Six to twelve year-olds talk about gays and lesbians in this award-winning doc produced by HRC.
Voguing: The Message: A pre-Madonna primer that raises questions about race, sex and subcultural style, tracing the roots of this gay Black and Latino dance form, which appropriates and plays with poses and images from mainstream fashion.
Walk for Me: A conflicted teenager is torn between their devotion to their mother and their desire to be their authentic self.
Fun In Boy Shorts: Pride burnout? General malaise? We can fix that! (Well, for an hour or so…) Our sampler of upbeat shorts features half a dozen bite-size mood elevators, each with a different flavor of sweet-tart goodness to lift your spirits and warm your heart. Exclusive to Here TV.
Passing: This documentary profiles the lives of three men of color who have undergone gender transition from female to male. Exclusive to Here TV.
Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice: Treasure is a feature documentary about 19-year-old trans woman Shelly ‘Treasure’ Hilliard whose murder involved police coercion, Jim Crow drug laws, the criminalization of sex work and transphobia. Exclusive to Here TV.
Third Man Out: A Donald Strachey Mystery: Gay detective and star of Richard Stevenson’s novels is commissioned to protect a gay activist known for outing prominent citizens. A Here TV original.
Parting Glances: As Michael and Robert, a gay couple in New York, prepare for Robert’s departure for a two-year job in Africa, Michael must face Robert’s true motives for leaving while navigating their eccentric circle of friends, including Nick, who is living with AIDS. Considered an LGBT indie classic. Stars Steve Buscemi.

Still In Rotation

Bayou Maharajah: Bayou Maharajah explores the life and music of New Orleans piano legend James Booker, the man Dr. John described as “the best black, gay, one-eyed junkie piano genius New Orleans has ever produced.”

My Life with James Dean: Invited to present his first feature film in Normandy, a young director has no idea this film tour is about to change his life. From wild stampedes to woeful screenings, from trawler trips to drunken evenings, he ends up finding inspiration in this unlikely town at the end of the earth.

Gaysians: This intimate film is an exploration of family, immigration and language through the voices of five queer and trans Asian-Americans from New York City. The subjects share stories about their families, and in doing so, shed light on the complicated histories that have shaped these intimate and personal relationships.

Still Streaming

Eye On the Guy: Take a close look at the little-known world of Montreal’s physique photography scene, a distinct gay subculture that emerged in the 1950s and 1960s, through the life and work of one of its most creative figures lan B. Stone.

Wild Boys: At the beginning of the 20th century, five children on the island of La Réunion commit a savage crime. As punishment, a Dutch captain takes them to a supernatural island with luxuriant vegetation and bewitching powers.

Tainted Souls (aka Contagio): In a building on the outskirts of Rome the lives of some neighborhood are stirred up. A plot that sees love and pay sex mix, crime and hope, tragic and comic, forming a variegated mosaic in which the periphery is a monstrous giant stranded on the edge of a large city. A Here TV exclusive film.

Real Boy: A transgender teenager searches for his voice as a musician, friend, son, and a man.

Walk a Mile in My Pradas: Christmas magic causes two coworkers with different lifestyles to switch sexual orientations.

Brothers of the Night: Soft boys by day, kings by night. The film follows a group of young Bulgarian Roma who come to Vienna looking for freedom and a quick buck. They sell their bodies as if that’s all they had. What comforts them, so far from home, is the feeling of being together. But the nights are long and unpredictable. Winner of the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary at the Milan International Film Festival.

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Concrete Night: A 14-year-old boy in a stifling Helsinki slum takes some unwise life lessons from his soon-to-be-incarcerated older brother. The official Finnish submission to the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Film.

Tru Loved: After moving with her two mothers to a small town, a teen (Najarra Townsend) battles homophobia by starting a chapter of the Gay-Straight Alliance in this Here TV original film. Starring Jane Lynch, Alec Mapa, Najarra Townsend, Jasmine Guy, Bruce Vilanch, Nichelle Nichols, Elaine Hendrix and more.

Who They Are

Here TV is actively involved in the LGBT community and offers sponsorship to yearly events such as gay pride events and film festivals, as well as supporting a number of community organizations. In 2013, the service’s programming also became available on the YouTube paid channels.

The service debuted in 2002, and is available on all major cable systems, fiber optics systems, and Internet TV providers around the country as either a 24/7 premium subscription channel, a video on demand (VOD) service, and/or as a subscription, with video on demand (SVOD) service.

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Last modified: March 10, 2019

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