What to Watch: This Week’s Top Picks of Queer Content on Here TV

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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:

Lazy Eye: When Dean, a graphic designer in Los Angeles, notices a sudden change in his vision, an ex-love from 15 years earlier contacts him unexpectedly in hopes of rekindling their relationship.

Quickies (202): This episode features “The Storm,” “The Mousetrap,” and “P.D”.

Bitemarks: Bickering gay couple Cary and Vogel hitch a ride with Brewster, a sexually confused trucker on his way to delivering a shipment of coffins, but the petty fights and sexual tension are soon interrupted by the five bloodthirsty vampires also on board.

Body Electric: Carefree Elias works at a textile factory, juggling long shifts, dreams of the sea, and animated nights out with no-strings sexual encounters. As he tries to discern where his future may lead him, Elias learns to take pleasure in the small things in life.

Still in rotation:

Discreet: After years in hiding and struggling to control his demons, an eccentric drifter returns home and discovers that his childhood abuser is still alive. Armed with this knowledge, the drifter plots his revenge, all the while navigating the perilous land of masculine fragility in modern-day America. Directed by Travis Mathews (Interior. Leather Bar.) Exclusive to Here TV.

Pitchfork: After coming out as gay, Hunter brings a group of NYC friends back to his family farm for a weekend break. They quickly learn that secrets can be deadly as they are stalked by a twisted and disturbed beast, Pitchfork. Exclusive to Here TV.

Underground: San Francisco (Part 1): Host Charlie Harding finds San Francisco locals to teach him the ins and outs of gay locations . . where to eat, shop, drink, dance and cruise.

Suicide Kale: Two couples enjoying a lunch date have their lives and relationships changed forever when an anonymous suicide note is discovered.

Quickies 201: Score a quick fix of the latest cutting edge LGBT short films with Here TV’s Quickies! This episode features “Just Past Noon on Tuesday” and “Neptune”.

Coming Out (Seasons 1 & 2): Explore the explosive lives, loves, and losses of an intermingled group of Montréalers as they negotiate acceptance, prejudice, and just how much they’re willing to risk in the pursuit of love and happiness.

The Revival: Eli begins preaching hoping to open the minds of the congregation, but his plans are derailed when he strikes up a relationship with a drifter. Tensions soon come to a head, leading to a revival that will shake this small town to its core.

Gay Drama "The Revival"

Check out the healing properties of “The Revival” on Here TV.

Luv Don’t Live Here: Reggie “Luv” Hamilton is a gay black man whose life takes a 180-degree turn when he becomes severely ill and finds himself not just fighting for his health, but also unearthing harsh truths about his past and the relationships he holds dear.

30 Years from Here: In Honor of National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (September 27), we’re streaming the Here TV, Emmy-nominated original documentary for free on Facebook. This original hard hitting documentary examines the trials and tribulations the AIDS pandemic has created over the past 30 years. Activists, medical experts, and others who were on the ground in the early years share their stories from the war on AIDS. Featuring Larry Kramer, Terrence McNally, Whoopi Goldberg, David Drake and Jerry Mitchell.

Still streaming:

The Guys Next Door: Meet Erik and Sandro, a gay couple with daughters birthed by their friend Rachel who’s married with three teenagers of her own. Filmmakers Amy Geller and Allie Humenuk explore gay marriage and parenting, surrogacy as a path to having children, and the redefinition of what it means to be an American family.

Conframa: The life of a married couple is turned around when they explore adding another person to their relationship.

Rift: When Gunnar receives a distraught phone call from his ex, he drives up to a secluded cabin to see him and discovers more going on than he imagined. Someone seems to be lurking outside… This Hitchcockian thriller is hard-boiled and award winning. Winner of the Artistic Vision Award at Outfest Film Festival.

Also available:

Play the Devil: Set against the backdrop of Trinidad and Tobago’s mystical Carnival, a gifted and struggling young man becomes the object of intrigue for an older, well-meaning businessman until their worlds collide. The drama is in its first week on the service.

A Skin So Soft: Jean-François, Ronald, Alexis, Cédric, Benoit and Maxim are gladiators of modern times. From the strongman to the top-class bodybuilder to the veteran who has become a trainer, they all share the same definition and obsession: overcoming the limitations of their bodies. They are waiting for the next competition, slaving away in the gym and following extreme diets. A Skin So Soft is a free exploration of the regimented daily lives of these misunderstood monsters. From acclaimed director Denis Cote. The show is also in its debut week.

Heartstone: Winner of more than 35 film festival awards, including best feature in Chicago, Dallas, Milan, Prague, Seville, Venice, Warsaw, and elsewhere. In a small fishing village in Iceland, a boy develops feelings for his best friend — as that same best friend pursues his affections for a girl.

Hidden Kisses: Nathan goes to a high school party and meets Louis. The two find themselves out of sight and kissing, but someone takes a photo of them. When the photo is placed online, a storm overtakes their lives.

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: October 15, 2018