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

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"The Breeding" movie on Here TV

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:

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.

Ongoing

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.

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.

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.

Still Streaming:

Single Man Problems: Ronnie, an self-conscious gay black man, catfishes his way into finding love while trying to navigate throughout his 20s.

Flunk: A new original teen drama series about four high school students that explores sexuality, drug and alcohol use, identity and consent. Created by Ric Forster (‘Neighbours’, ‘Hollyoaks’) and produced by Melanie Rowland.

Desert Migration: This documentary explores the lives of a group of of long-term HIV/AIDS survivors who have migrated to form a unique community in the beautiful but harsh landscape of Palm Springs.

Ciao: Revisit the classic, Here TV original film. Linked only by the unexpected death of a mutual friend, two strangers from opposite sides of the world begin a friendship that may change their lives forever.

Green Butterflies: Mateo falls in love with his classmate Daniel, but when their relationship is made public, they must decide between fighting their adversities or giving up everything they hold dear. Exclusive to Here TV.

Hooked: Eighteen-year-old hustler Jack and his boyfriend Tom are an item, close and very much in love. However, Jack tends to be very impulsive with his body and emotionally explosive. Matt, a married man who has not come out of the closet, decides to take Jack from NYC to Miami with the intention of helping him before it’s too late. Exclusive to Here TV.

Brotherly Love: Which call do you answer? The one you feel from God or the one you feel about your authentic self? This is the dilemma at hand for Brother Vito as he must decide between becoming a Brother or allowing himself to declare his love for Gabe. Exclusive to Here TV.

Queer Family Tree: In the mini documentary series, “Queer Family Tree,” we get to meet members of the queer community and learn about their unique paths toward self-acceptance/love. A Here TV original production.

Futuro Beach: Donato works as a lifeguard at Praia do Futuro beach in Brazil; Konrad is an ex-military thrill-seeker from Germany vacationing with a friend. After Donato saves Konrad from drowning, initial sexual sparks give way to a deeper, emotional connection. Winner of Best Film at the Milan International Film Festival.

Still Streaming:

Do You Take This Man: An intimate group of friends and family gather at the home of two gay men to celebrate their nuptials. When the wedding hits a snag, this group helps the grooms to see that all marriages have their challenges, and love is just the start. Starring Anthony Rapp, Alyson Hannigan, Jonathan Bennett and Alona Tal.

Kuma Hina: A transgender Hawaiian teacher inspires a girl to lead the school’s male hula troupe. Exclusive to Here TV.

Waiting in the Wings: A theater actor is miscast as a stripper, and a stripper is hired to tap dance.

Garden of the Stars: An enchanted old cemetery in Berlin where the Grimm Brothers are buried. Bernd is the undertaker and focuses on the resting places of gay people and stillborn babies. In one of Europe’s most colorful cemetery, life is celebrated and all are welcome.

Gayvn Awards 2018: Since 1998, the GAYVN AWARDS SHOW has been held annually to honor outstanding achievements in the gay adult film industry. Much like the Oscars, it sets the standard for awards shows and has long been celebrated as the premiere event of its kind. Hosted by Shangela. This is an exclusive world premiere for Here TV.

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Still Streaming:

Kuma Hina: A transgender Hawaiian teacher inspires a girl to lead the school’s male hula troupe. Exclusive to Here TV.

Waiting in the Wings: A theater actor is miscast as a stripper, and a stripper is hired to tap dance.

Garden of the Stars: An enchanted old cemetery in Berlin where the Grimm Brothers are buried. Bernd is the undertaker and focuses on the resting places of gay people and stillborn babies. In one of Europe’s most colorful cemetery, life is celebrated and all are welcome.

Gayvn Awards 2018: Since 1998, the GAYVN AWARDS SHOW has been held annually to honor outstanding achievements in the gay adult film industry. Much like the Oscars, it sets the standard for awards shows and has long been celebrated as the premiere event of its kind. Hosted by Shangela. This is an exclusive world premiere for Here TV.

Also available:

Political Animals: Political Animals is a powerful, award winning documentary about four California lawmakers — all women — who took the fight for equality from the streets into the halls of government to create lasting social justice and equality.

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.

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: February 15, 2019

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