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The Film That Made Me... : 'My Beautiful Laundrette' Taught Me I Deserve Love

I saw something I'd never seen before from the Western films of my youth: a gay man of color fall in love.
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Film - My Beautiful Laundrette

Australia / Sydney : Time Out Sydney

Wed 16 Jan 2013 Not content with setting itself in London's Asian community, this also tells a gay love story. Daniel Day-Lewis gives a luminous performance as the white...

We Asked 12 People at a Gay Bar: What's Your Favorite Queer Film?

United States / Seattle : Slog

Kelly O Kyle "The British film Weekend." Kelly O Devin and Jason "Ooh! Priscilla, Queen of the Desert." "I'd say Ma Vie En Rose" Kelly O Jack "My Beautiful Laundrette" Kelly O Bradford and Grant "Desperate Living." "And The Wizard o...

My Beautiful Laundrette: Back Through the Rinse Cycle

LGBT / Gay :

Gordon Warnecke & Daniel Day-Lewis | Photo: Courtesy of The Criterion Collection. In the 1980s, it was very difficult to get films about minorities made, especially in Britain, and there were very few films with boys kissing. Homose...

UA report: Few studies look at well-being of LGB youth of color

Academics / Sociology : EurekAlert: Social Behavioral

(University of Arizona) While research on lesbian, gay and bisexual youth has increased, studies often fail to explore the well-being of young people of color. The omission may lead to gaps in understanding.

DVD: “My Beautiful Laundrette,” “What We Do In The Shadows,” “Best Day Ever,” & More!

LGBT / Gay : Queerty

One of the quintessential entries in modern queer cinema, My Beautiful Laundrette — with Daniel Day Lewis playing gay to boot! — gets a juicy new Criterion Collection release this week, heading up a lean but solid line-up. Now for t...


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