WHAT IF I'M GAY?


This is episode 5 of season 4 in the TV Series CBS Schoolbreak Special which aired on 31 March 1987. This gay episode is about Todd who is a high school student and the captain of the soccer team. Kirk finds Todd with a magazine containing pictures of men with no clothes on. Kirk and Allen laugh about it but Todd is upset of the discovery. Todd becomes insecure and begins behaving awkward even towards his girlfriend Debra. Kirk later discovers that Todd is gay and that is why he has been uncomfortable since Kirk and Allen saw the magazine. He confronts it about it and asks him to stay off. Allen goes to talk to Todd who is now depressed because news of his homosexuality have gone round the school. Todd comes out to Allen accepting that he is gay but does not know how to handle it. Mr. Powell a biology teachers offers to talk to him after seeing the teasing he is going through in school. Debra confronts him on why he dated her whilst he knew he was gay. He answers he wanted to be normal. Todd asks his father if he ever knew a homosexual. His father answers the very first was in high school who had to transfer because of mistreatment by other students. Todd however does not tell his dad why he asked. Todd talks to Mr. Powell about his feelings. Mr. Powell advises him to see a psychologist who can help him deal with his emotions. Todd also confronts his childhood friend Kirk about alienating him because he is now gay. He tells Kirk that being gay is not a disease. Todd later remembers some advice from Allen which says "you can't be happy if you can't be yourself".

SAME DIFFERENCE


Same Difference is a 2002 short gay movie. Noel and Leon are twin brothers both who play rugby in the same team. Abi a cute girl who likes to photograph them as they play has a crush on Noel. Noel does not respond to her approaches. His brother Leon is interested in Abi and asks the brother why he does not go for her. Noel insists he is seeing someone else by the name Dominic. Leon thinks Dominic must be another of Noel's girl friends. He once jokes to Noel if he met the so called Dominic in a chat room. During their 17th birthday a party is thrown and Abi is present. Abi takes Noel for a dance but when she tries to kiss him he runs off. Leon approaches Noel to ask about that incident. Noel turns around and begins kissing another boy who he later tells Leon is Dominic. Abi runs off upset while Leon frowns. Noel and Dominic go outside holding each other. Leon jumps into the sea to commit suicide now knowing his brother is gay. Noel notices just in time to jump in and save him.

LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION!


This is a 1997 gay movie about a group of gay friends who go to visit and stay with a friend in a secluded upcountry lake house. Gregory is the owner of the old house which is by now an art antique. Gregory is a choreographer who is dating Bobby a blind young gay man. Arthur and Perry who have been dating for years. John and his good looking boyfriend Ramon. Then there is Buzz a flamboyant HIV positive gay man. They all spend Memorial Day, July Fourth and Labor Day at Gregory's secluded house. During their stay their lives unravel in unique ways. Ramon falls for blind Bobby and seduces him into sex to Gregory's disappointment. John brings his twin brother James who is dying from AIDS on the July Fourth holiday. James bonds well with everyone especially Buzz who they share the same HIV predicament. John a pianist of British descent always has a bad mood. Ramon is good looking and young but keeps seducing Bobby into sex.

PROTECT ME FROM WHAT I WANT


This is a 2009 gay short film about Saleem a student at University of Leeds. Saleem goes cruising for gay sex in the city after leaving classes. He uses a map to find his way around as he is new there and of Asian descent probably India. He spots a man looking at him in the dark. He hesitates but follows him anyway. In a secluded street corner the stranger begins his sexual advance but Saleem is still hesitant. He pulls Saleem's pants down and begins kissing him on the stomach. Saleem runs off scared. The stranger realizes Saleem left his bag and chases after him with it. He catches up with him and tries to ask him his name. Saleem shrugs him off. He however manages to write his contacts on a piece of paper and introduce himself as Daz. Saleem takes the paper and runs off home. Saleem however returns to Daz's apartments where he is let into the room. He asks Daz to kiss him but he still hesitates with fear. Daz slowly orientates him to his sexual advances and eventually Saleem gets comfortable. Daz penetrates Saleem as they have sex. Saleem later sleeps off and Daz finds his wallet which has cash and an international student identification card showing his name as Saleem Al-Hamed. Daz is very glad to know his name and begins caressing him as he calls the name. In the morning Saleem is scared he slept off and is in a hurry. He tells Daz that it won't work. Daz insists he wants to see him again. Saleem runs off the building even though he stops to look up at Daz as he leaves. Daz is happy he did look back.

THE MOUNTAIN KING

The Mountain King is a 2000 gay short movie. A man is by the beach reading a novel. Out of nowhere another man comes and seats next to him and offers a cigarette. He refuses. The stranger removes his clothes and runs into the sea saying he does not know how to swim. He stops reading the novel when he notices he cannot see him in the water. He goes into the sea to save him but he finds out it was a prank to get him into the water. The stranger takes him to a beach house which he claims belongs to a friend. They begin talking and the stranger says he is a gay prostitute. He says he started hustling at 16 years. He wants to leave the beach house claiming he is staying with a girl friend at the ocean park. The hustler seduces him and they end up having sex. He asks him for 40 bucks afterwards as payment. He is shocked but gives it to him. He goes and buys cocaine which they both later take. The dance high then jump into the swimming pool. He asks the gay hustler for more sex. The hustler asks him to give another 40 bucks but he says he has only five left. The hustler complains he feels sore from the previous penetration. He offers for the hustler to penetrate him. In the morning he wakes up to find the hustler gone. He realizes the hustler broke into the house.

CONSENTING ADULT


Consenting Adult is a 1985 gay themed TV movie. Jeff Lynd is a young man attending college in Seattle. He is majoring in pre-medicine. His family lives about an hour away. His dad Ken Lynd has just been discharged from hospital after suffering a stroke. Jeff could not make it to the homecoming party due to school commitments but he calls.
Jeff writes a letter to his mother Tess Lynd explaining that he has something to talk about. He goes further to write that he cannot put it off any longer. He asks the mother to call him. Tess calls and they agree to meet next day at lunch. Jeff hesitates but goes ahead to say "mom, I am a homosexual". He goes on to say how he has fought against it for long. He also says that he has never had sex with anyone yet. Tess is shocked but she insists they will get help. She cries on her way back home.
Tess goes to Dr. Mark Waldo to explain Jeff's situation. She blames herself that she might have been overprotective of Jeff thus causing his homosexuality. Dr. Mark explains that there is no conclusive cure for homosexuality he knows for sure and that he cannot make any promises on recovery. He refers Tess to a psychiatrist who is known to treat homosexuality. Meanwhile Tess frequents the library to read all she can about homosexuality.
Tess goes to see the psychiatrist who claims he has turned 25% of his patients from homosexual to heterosexual. He asks Tess about Jeff's history. He then asks Tess not to come anymore as Jeff might feel as if he is being reported on.
Back at home Ken Lynd can tell Tess is not herself. He insists on knowing. Tess explains to him that their son Jeff thinks he might be gay. Ken is shocked and says that if it is true it will remain true. He goes off to lock himself in the room and sobs.
Jeff goes for his appointment with the psychiatrist. Jeff talks about his life of denial and his struggle with homosexuality. The psychiatrist insists he can turn him straight if he is willing to work with him.
Jeff's sister Margie eventually tells her mother Tess that she is pregnant. Tess and Ken are excited but Jeff's homosexuality still occupies a big part of their thoughts negatively.
Tess plans to have dinner with both Ken and Jeff to discuss the gay issue. Jeff comes home but dad cancels his attendance claiming he has a big deal selling cars that might go for hours. Jeff and Tess know he is avoiding. At dinner Jeff tells mom how he has no feelings for girls even when they touch or kiss him. He talsk of this guy in his swimming team who he is totally attracted to and dreams of.
At home Ken and Tess get into an argument when she insists he is avoiding his son. Ken insists he cannot handle seeing him. He says how hard it is for a man to find out his only son is queer. The argument gets heated with dad saying homosexuality is unnatural.
Jeff is one of the best swimmers in the college team. Ken refuses to attend a match and opts to listen to it on radio. Margie and his husband Nate who are in attendance ask Tess why Ken missed it. They can tell something is off. Tess refuses to tell them the truth.
Ken talks to Tess about a gay man who worked for him but later committed suicide. He goes on to talk about AIDS among gay men and the idea of never having children. Jeff comes over for Christmas and his dad only says hey. Tess organizes for a girl next door named Sue to have a date with Jeff during new year eve party. Sue has always had a crush of Jeff. She makes her approach on Jeff and kisses him. Jeff is however unresponsive to her advances. Jeff later tells Tess that the date flopped. He tells Tess that he is not sick with a disease and that the therapy is only meant to brainwash him to be what he is not. Ken finds Jeff as he is arguing with Tess and he also gets into the argument about the morality of homosexuality. Jeff storms off upset after Ken declares he will not waste any more money on him.
Jeff goes to his sister Margie's house. He explains to her and Nate that he is gay. They encourage him saying he can even move in. They also tell him it is nobody's business who he is. Margie later confronts Tess to accept Jeff for who he is.
In college Jeff's roommate finds out about his homosexuality. He is shocked and throws a tantrum asking Jeff to leave. Jeff leaves and goes to stay with Stewart his boyfriend who is also majoring in pre-medicine.
Tess gets Ken a watch for his birthday. Ken shows him a letter he has been writing to give Jeff but yet to finalize.
Ken later passes away. Tess hands over the letter to Jeff. In the letter Ken apologizes and insists he is not ready to leave his son. Tess later comes to terms with Jeff's lifestyle fearing she will loose time with him as Ken did. She calls Jeff for Christmas and asks him to bring Stewart his gay boyfriend along.  

BOYS GRAMMAR


Boys Grammar is a gay short movie about a gay boy named Gareth. Gareth is a swimmer. Other boy swimmers know that he is gay and keep hurling derogatory anti gay remarks at him. One day in the showers one of the boys named Nick finds Gareth's book with images of male models in swimming gear. He tries to take the book from Nick but is overwhelmed. He explains he has the pictures because he likes the human form. The other boys come over and drag Gareth into the shower and strip him. They then use an object to sodomize him.
Back at home Gareth insists to his dad on being transferred from the school. The dad insists that what does not kill you makes you stronger. Gareth's brother comes over for dinner with Nick the same boy that was involved in the shower incident. Gareth gets upset and jumps on Nick hitting him to the surprise of his father and brother.

ALL OVER BRAZIL


All Over Brazil is a 2008 short gay movie about Stephen an effeminate boy. Stephen's father is a football fanatic. He expects his son to be the same. Stephen is however more interested in artistic things. While his dad is watching a football game with a friend Stephen sneaks into his sister's room. He puts on her boots and makeup. He turns on the music and begins dancing with a scurf over his shoulders. The dad comes up looking for him when the game is over. Stephen attempts to hide but his dad finds him in makeup and his sister's clothing. He forces him into the bathroom to remove the makeup then forces him out of the house. Outside the house is a group of boys who see Stephen in the boots. They hurl anti gay slurs then beat him up. Stephen later insists on going for a concert with the sister and her girlfriends while dad expects him to watch football. Stephen attends the concert despite his dad opposing it.

$30


$30 is a gay short film released in 1999. Scott has just turned 16 years old. His father's gift to him is sex with a female prostitute. Scott is very nervous of what to expect. His dad encourages him and drops him off at the location with 30 dollars. Scott approaches the room and enters feeling ever tense. The lady identifies herself as Emily. She undresses and asks Scott to join her since time is limited and running out. Scott is unwilling but he goes ahead to remove his clothes and enter between the sheets with her. Scott does not manage to get an erection and have sexual intercourse with her. He runs off into the toilet and cleans his mouth and puts his clothes back on. They go outside with Emily and chat. During the chat Scott tries to convince Emily that he could not have sex with her because there is a girl in school he likes. Emily knows Scott is gay and asks what is the name of the boy. Scott is surprised Emily knows and replies Fred. He asks Emily to keep it a secret. Emily explains that her real name is Michelle. They continue to talk and when Scott's dad approaches the room to listen they both pretend to be having sex by jumping on the bed while making noises. Scott's dad walks off convinced. Eventually Scott's dad comes to pick him. He asks Michelle how is his boy and she answers that he is not a boy but a man. Scott's dad goes convinced Scott is man enough because he had good sex with Michelle.

LIKE IT IS


Like It Is is a gay themed British romantic drama released in 1998. The movie is about the gay relationship between Craig and Matt. Craig is a young man who lives in his mother's house in Blackpool together with his brother Tony. Craig earns his money by engaging in bare knuckle fights as people who have bet their money cheer along. Matt works for a music production company and is their best music promoter.
Matt is at a club promoting Paula's song. Paula is also his flatmate. He leaves the club and Craig spots him and follows behind. They sit together and start chatting. Craig decides to take Matt home. At home he wants to engage in receptive anal sex with Matt. Matt hesitates but Craig insists. Craig hands him a condom. Craig can however not bare the pain since it is his first time doing such a thing. He stands up cursing and asks Matt to leave. Matt leaves his contact then goes.
Minto the rich man who sponsors Craig's fights thinks he has not been getting a formidable foe. They plan to make him fight with Terry Quinnell who is still in prison but about to be released. Craig complains he a psycho and refuses. Tony has been trying to get Craig out of the fights but he has refused. Craig has also been to prison before.
Back at his flat Matt talks to his flatmate Paula about Craig. She tells him he will meet someone else. She wants him to concentrate on promoting her song to number one on the charts.
One day as Matt and Paula are walking back to the house they find Craig outside waiting. Matt is shocked and he introduces him to Paula. Matt invites him into the house and he spends the night.
Matt takes Craig to a gay bar. He gives him a pill which gets him wild and dancing. He leaves Craig on the dance hall.  Craig begins to get into fights with people around. Matt spots the commotion and takes Craig out. Outside the club Craig finds a car whose door is left unlocked. He hot wires it and asks Matt to jump in if he wants to be with him. They drive off. In the morning Craig drives by a lakeside. He removes his clothes and they have sex. This time Matt manages to penetrate him.
At work Matt has obligations to meet. Kelvin the owner of the company wants him to promote ZKC a music group of 3 boys into top ten in the charts. In return Matt will go and manage a club Kelvin is opening.
Craig gets work in Stockwell at Matt's friend club. He however gets into a confrontation with some heterosexual revelers complaining about homosexuals and hurling insults at him. He beats one of them. Matt is called from the studio as he is working on ZKC's music video. He leaves to go pick Craig. He confronts him about the violent behavior which cost him a job.
Kelvin is upset of Matt leaving the studio to go pick up Craig. He proposes they find Craig something to do. He proposes Craig join the Northern Research team to promote Paula's and ZKC's music. Kelvin also invites Craig for his party that Saturday. On Saturday Matt leaves Craig to have fun at the party after Kelvin promises to get him a taxi. Craig however gets too drunk and goes to bed with Jamie one of the ZKC members. In the morning he can barely remember what happened. Kelvin gives him the car keys and cash to go to Leeds and begin one immediately. Matt is upset Craig never came back to his house but slept at Kelvin's. Craig is also upset that he slept out but Kelvin promises he will smooth things out with Matt.
Craig tries to call Matt while away working but Paula never delivers his messages. Paula does not like Craig because she thinks his relationship with Matt is affecting productivity.
Craig comes back on the day Matt is organizing Paula and ZKC's concert. He confronts Craig about sleeping with Jamie but they later reconcile. Matt is called out and leaves Craig in the room alone. Kelvin comes in and finds Craig alone. He tells him the work is over. He pays him his dues and asks for the car keys. Craig runs off to find Matt. He finds him kissing with Jamie high on cocaine. He runs off as Matt tries to reach him. He asks Matt to leave with him. Matt refuses fearing for his job. Craig goes back to Blackpool.
At Blackpool Craig goes to Minto and confirms the fight with Terry Quinnell. Kelvin comforts Matt that Craig was too much trouble than he was worth. Craig begins training for his fight.
Matt has delivered his end of the deal with Kelvin. He gets to manage the club. At its opening he confronts Paula for not delivering Craig's messages. He also gets into another confrontation with Kelvin and decides to leave before the opening. He heads to Blackpool to look for Craig. He finds Tony who is Craig's brother at the house. Tony invites him in. Tony is shocked to find out his brother Craig is gay. They search for Craig for 2 days then find him on the day of his fight at the venue. Craig refuses to cancel the fight. They decide to wait outside for the fight to end. Craig is beaten badly by Quinnell. He however bet against himself and is paid. He can barely speak but he tells Matt that they can now begin afresh. Matt and Tony carry him to hospital.

JONGENS


Jongens is a 2014 gay TV movie. Jongens is the original Dutch title with the English title being Boys. Jongens means boys in Dutch. The film is about a gay relationship between two teenage boys in a relay team.
Sieger and Stef are best friends. They are both racetrack athletes. They perform well and the coach picks them to join Marc and Tom in the junior team B team.
At home Sieger's dad is proud of his son's achievement as an athlete. Sieger's brother Eddy is a trouble maker since their mother died in a motorcycle accident. His dad does not like him using motor bikes probably because of their mother's accident.
One day all the four teammates decide to go swimming at a river after training. Marc is wild and jumps in first with his clothes. Sieger is attracted to Marc. Stef, Tom and Sieger prepare to leave but Marc is not in a hurry. He tries to persuade Sieger to remain with him in the river. Sieger rides his bike and Tom and Stef later take their own ways home. He decides not to go home and returns to the river where he finds Marc alone. They play together and later kiss intimately. While leaving Sieger tells Marc that he is not gay.
One day Stef and Sieger find Eddy's motocross field in the woods. Eddy asks Sieger not to tell their father. Stef spot some girls they had earlier seen. He talks to them and picks one. Sieger picks the other girl and they go for a walk in the woods. Sieger is not as comfortable with a girl as Stef who is already kissing her.
The coach takes takes the team to a training camp. At night Sieger cannot get sleep. He wakes up and Marc follows him into the night. They both ride on one bicycle through the woods to an isolated spot where they kiss. They later run to the beach where they continue with their intimacy. They go back to their dormitory in the dark. Stef sees them coming in and is suspicious.
When they get back home Stef goes to pick Sieger to attend a fun fair. In his company is two girls. One his girlfriend and the other Jessica who is supposed to be Sieger's girlfriend. At the fan fair Marc shows up to find Jessica and Sieger together. He watches jealously as Jessica kisses Sieger.
Sieger's homosexuality is creating tension in him. At training he is not doing well. Coach warns him about his performance. After training they agree with Marc to go swimming that night.
Eddy gets into a confrontation with his father who has hidden his motorbike. Eddy tells him he wishes he were dead and goes away. Sieger goes looking for him at the motocross track. Eddy shows up driving a car and asks Sieger to come in together with other girls. Sieger agrees but on their way they almost hit someone on a bicycle. It turns out it is Marc on his way to meet Sieger. Sieger leaves the car and asks Marc to get off the road. Marc asks about their meeting plans but Sieger violently pushes him and goes back into the car. They drive off but Sieger gets out a few minutes later and goes back home.
In the morning coach comes to pick Sieger for the relay championships. Sieger's father informs him that Eddy was arrested for joy riding and they might not make it to the event. Sieger leaves in the coach's car with Tom, Stef and Marc inside. The tension between Marc and Sieger who are relay partners is evident and Stef notices it. Sieger apologizes to Marc on arrival.
Eddy and his father manage to come for the event after clearing with the police. Sieger is tense. Marc makes a good run and passes the button to Sieger who runs ahead to win. Despite the win Sieger is absent minded looking at Marc. At home his father organizes a meal of Chinese food to celebrate Sieger's gold medal. Stef is present but notices Sieger's mind is not there. Eddy receives a motorbike present from his father who asks Sieger if he is okay. Sieger answers no then runs off with the motorbike. He picks Marc and they both ride on it together into the night.    

BURNING BLUE


Burning Blue is a 2013 gay movie about the forbidden homosexual relationship between two USA navy pilots.
William Stephensen and Daniel Lynch crush their military plane in the sea at night. William was in charge of the plane and the crush was due to his failing eye sight especially at night. Daniel promises to lie he was the one flying it so that William is not found to be unfit to fly. They both want to get into the USA Airforce Test Pilot School, TPS. This will be their ladder into the space program.
Five years later William and Daniel have managed to stay through and are now flying on an aircraft carrier. At Souda Bay, Crete the navy men are out partying all night and drinking. Stewart Kelleher drinks too much that night. The next morning he looks bad to fly and Skipper proposes he does not. He goes on to fly and crushes the plane in the ocean while taking off from the aircraft carrier. This being a second accident headquarters sends John Cokely as a civilian to do a safety study as the ship heads to New York.
In New York Daniel and William plan to meet later in the city. Daniel is however taken on a tour of the city by Matthew Blackwood. They have been having gay feelings for each other for some time now.
In New York that night Daniel and Matthew attend a gay club. They are spotted by petty officer Gorden dancing bare chest together.
Back in the carrier good news comes that Daniel and William have managed to get into TPS. The news are however short lived as William is told his father is in hospital after suffering a heart attack. Daniel is also having problems in his relationship with girlfriend Nancy. Nancy does not know Daniel is actually gay. They later part ways.
Daniel shows up in William's party without Nancy. Matthew comes with his girlfriend Tammie. John Cokely is outside doing surveillance on them. Daniel leaves for his quarters and Cokely follows him. Later Matthew arrives at Daniel's house alone. Cokely takes photos of them. Matthew tells Daniel that he made a commitment to Tammie and that he wants their gay relationship to end. Daniel is upset.
Cokely questions petty officer Gorden about what he saw in the gay club. He informs Cokely that he saw Daniel and Matthew dancing in a gay manner. Meanwhile a private doctor informs William that his night vision is not good still.
Matthew comes at William's house where Daniel is alone taking care of their child. Matthew informs Daniel that a TPS spot opened up and that they could be together now. Daniel tells him he is going on tour and they will not be meeting. Matthew is upset and even tells Daniel he broke up with Tammie because of their gay relationship. They both kiss.
John Cokely informs Skipper that a gay cell is affecting the cohesion of the group. Skipper is upset and dismisses it as a rumor. He even goes ahead to question John's jurisdiction calling him a civilian who is only there for safety study. He is shocked when Cokely pulls out a badge and introduces himself as an NCIS  special agent. Skipper informs Matthew that he will have to write something about his girlfriend or wife to qualify him into TPS.
Matthew dies in a jet crush while flying with Charlie and Williamson in formation. At his funeral Daniel comes out to William and his wife Susan about his gay relationship with Matthew. Daniel is taken by special agent Cokely for further interrogation. There it is revealed their bailout with Williamson is being expunged until further investigation. One of the agents calls him a faggot and he becomes rowdy and handcuffed.
At a hearing about his conduct Daniel finds his father Admiral Lynch and another friendly Admiral. They ask him to sign that his homosexual conduct was a one off event and that Matthew coerced him. This will let them be able to get him back into the Navy. Daniel refuses and says he will resign leaving them shocked. He then goes to William's house to deliver a birthday present for the son. He gets into a confrontation with William who also calls him a faggot. William then tells him sobbing that he left him and he might now be done flying.
The don't ask, don't tell policy was adopted by the USA military in 1993 requiring gay, lesbian and bisexual soldiers to hide their sexual orientation in order to serve without harassment or pursue. The policy was repealed by President Barack Obama in 2011.

BREAKING THE SURFACE: THE GREG LOUGANIS STORY

Breaking The Surface is a 1997 TV movie about Greg Louganis based on his best selling 1996 book. 
Greg was adopted at nine months old by Pete Louganis and his wife Frances Louganis. As a child growing up he was usually teased by other kids for being a retard because of his inability to read. They also made fun of his color not understanding he was half Samoan. His father was not happy with his poor performance in academics.
After the family gets a swimming pool Greg develops a passion for diving. Frances encourages it and gets him a coach. The coach notices Greg has talent and proposes to put him on the junior diving team. This excites Pete who begins pushing Greg hard against his wishes. 
At teenage Greg clashes with Pete often because of drinking and coming in late. He goes into depression and once writes a suicide note saying "sorry I wasn't what you wanted". The mother Frances finds it before he takes the pills to commit suicide. Frances tries to talk to him but he kicks her when she tries to wake him from bed. Pete sees it and calls in the police to arrest him. He later apologizes to Frances at the police station and goes back home with them.
Greg later moves out of the house to attend coaching. He moves in at Dr. Lee's. Dr. Lee trains him and he manages to make the USA Olympic team. During the Olympics in Montreal Canada a male judge makes a move on Greg. Greg goes to ask a fellow swimmer Scott if he looks obviously gay. Scott is upset by the question because he thinks Greg thinks he must be also gay. Greg wins a silver medal in the Olympics. He is sad he never won gold but it still gets him fame.
Greg later switches coaches to Ron. He begins training for the 1980 Moscow Olympics. He gets a full scholarship to University. He however does poorly in his placement test and is sent to the reading clinic. It is there where they discover Greg has been dyslexic all along. They promise to help him overcome it. The dyslexia is what made fellow kids call him a retard when he was young. In University he manages to explore his sexuality and meet other gay people. He meets Keith with whom they begin a relationship and move in together. Only a girl in his team named Megan knows about their gay relationship.
Greg together with the team is devastated when the president of the USA announces his country will not be part of the Moscow Olympics due to Soviet's invasion of Afghanistan. Greg is forced to look for other goals to keep him focused. His obsession with diving puts a strain on his relationship with Keith and they break up. Greg tells coach Ron about his sexual orientation. Ron reacts calmly.
After finishing college Greg continues his passion for diving. He meets Tom a gay man with whom they begin a relationship. His father Pete is not welcoming of his sexual orientation when he attends his sister's wedding. Frances tells Greg they are getting a divorce and it breaks his heart. 
In the 1984 Olympics Greg wins two gold medals. He and Tom buy a house in Malibu California. Tom is an opportunist and he gets Greg to give him power of attorney to manage his finances. Tom has a short temper and is sometimes abusive to Greg even physically. Tom also begins pushing Greg's friends away. Greg confronts Tom about leaving in the night to undisclosed places. 
Tom gets shingles and he can barely manage the pain. Greg comforts him that they must be from the stress. They both live in denial until several months before the Seoul Olympics when Tom comes down with pneumocystis pneumonia which is associated with AIDS. Greg goes in for tests and is also diagnosed with HIV having only 256 T-cells. Greg tells Ron about the news and if he should continue diving. Ron tells him to continue since the doctor said he could.
Greg keeps his HIV status including that of Tom a secret from his parents. They see him off for the Seoul Olympics. He leaves his father Pete very ill diagnosed with lung cancer. At the Olympics he starts off well but then hits his head on the board. He goes for examination and get four stitches without anesthetic so that he can go back and try again. He manages to make it to the finals with stitches on his head. He scoops two gold medals from those Olympic games.
Back home he finds his dad hospitalized. Megan confronts him about Tom's management of his finances. He decides to check and finds Tom has misused his finances. He calls the lawyer and revokes Tom's power of attorney. The two breakup. He later discovers Tom was practicing prostitution the nights he used to leave the house.
Pete asks Greg to take him home from hospital despite his medical condition. Greg agrees. At home he apologizes for having been very strict on him. Pete later dies. Frances recalls Greg's coming of age at the funeral and makes apologies for some of Pete's behavior. Greg later goes public about his sexual orientation and HIV status. He later writes a best selling book with the title Breaking The Surface. 

RAW LOVE

Raw Love is a 2008 Argentinian gay short movie. The original Spanish title is Amor Crudo. 
The movie is about the relationship between two boys Ivan and Jeremias on their last days in high school. Ivan is an ordinary looking handsome boy. He plays soccer with his friends. They are recording last messages of themselves on a video camera. Ivan records a message telling girls to call him promising to make them reach sexual climax three times a minute. 
Ivan is good friends with Jeremias who is now staying over at their house. Jeremias is feminine looking and soft spoken. Jeremias is in love with Ivan who seems not to notice it. They share the same bed and sometimes Jeremias masturbates Ivan. Jeremias cannot seem to concentrate even in class. He is thinking about the good times they had with Ivan and now their eventual parting. One day after an overnight party Jeremias asks Ivan if he loves him. Ivan answers yes of course because they are friends. Jeremias expected Ivan to realize he was asking if he loves him even sexually. Ivan's mother says her son is very handsome. She keeps asking Jeremias if Ivan has a girlfriend for which he says they broke up.
On the last day in school Jeremias waits at the door for Ivan to finish his examination. Ivan finishes and meets him outside. Jeremias asks Ivan to stay around longer but he asks why. Ivan does not realize Jeremias is in love with his and so he wants them to stick together. Ivan leaves and Jeremias looks on sadly from the school corridors and he goes away.

HOMOPHOBIA


Homophobia is a 2012 gay short film. The movie is about Michael Fuhrreder a very young private in the military. Their unit composed of mostly young men like him is on border patrol for several weeks. Michael is gay. He has also been having gay related dreams. Some of the other boys have noted his sexual orientation and have been teasing him.
One day in the shower Jurgen plays a practical joke on Michael. He holds his hands backwards to prevent him moving then asks a colleague to open the cold tap of the shower claiming it will wake him up. Michael pushes Jurgen to the floor and goes to the lockers. Jurgen follows him there and begins to claim he has noticed how Michael looks at them in the shower. He places his chin on Michael's shoulder then begins to caress him saying he must like it. He asks if he penetrates him. All this time Michael is quiet still probably enjoying it. Jurgen then moves back after confirming he loves it. He asks Michael to die then knocks his head on the locker.
The commanding officer asks Michael about the injury above his eye but he refuses to reveal the truth. He claims he slipped from the bathroom. The officer does not agree completely but dismisses him.
It is their last night on border patrol. Michael has been put together with Raphael. Michael takes the first turn awake as Raphael sleeps in the tent. Michael is attracted to Raphael and goes to lie by the tent leaving his rifle in the cold night snow.
Raphael later wakes up and lights a cigarette and begins to talk with Micheal. Raphael says he wants to go back home after this last day on duty and meet his mother. He wants to stay at home and do nothing. Michael says he will not be going to his previous company but will go run their farm. Raphael jokes he might have to get a farm wife with big tits. Raphael talk about his girlfriend Melanie. He reveals he has never been with a girl in bed and does not know how it will be. He jokes that they might be both unknowingly gay. He goes on to add that Michael will be the girl giving him oral sex if they were gay.
Raphael sucks in cigarette smoke and asks Michael to stand. He places his hands enclosed over his mouth and asks Michael to breath in deep as he blows in the smoke. This gets Michael dizzy and they both get their heads close together. Michael tries to kiss Raphael who quickly shoves him shouting he is not gay. Michael picks his gun and begins going away. Raphael tries to reach him but he points the gun at him. Raphael begs Michael to put it down but he cocks it and places the barrel in him mouth. He sobs that he is tired of being teased a faggot and made fun of. He wants to commit suicide. Raphael manages to calm him down and take the rifle. He comforts him as he sobs on the snow.

HOLLOW REED


Hollow Reed is a 1996 gay movie about a young boy Oliver Wyatt. Oliver lives with his mother Hannah and her boyfriend Frank Donally. Oliver's father Martin Wyatt is gay and have separated with his mother. Hannah has custody of Oliver. Martin picks Oliver once in a while to spend time as allowed by the court. Martin is a medical doctor and lives with his boyfriend Tom Dixon.
Oliver begins to show up with injuries including black eyes which he blames on some bullies. Martin asks Oliver about the injuries but he insists they are from bullies. Martin is suspicious Oliver is not telling the truth.
One day Oliver is caught by Frank drinking directly from a juice container. Frank hits him in the eye then bends his hand crushing it. Next day the school calls to inform his parents that he came with a broken hand. Martin analyzes the xray with fellow doctors and concludes an adult must have crushed Oliver's hand. Even now Oliver is not telling the truth.
Martin confronts Hannah about it insisting it must be Frank who is abusing Oliver. Hannah dismisses it and asks Martin to leave saying he is jealous of Frank because he is normal.
One day Hannah drives off to work leaving Oliver with Frank. On her way she remembers that she forgot something and drives back. She enters the house and hears Oliver crying. She finds Frank beating Oliver and forcing him to scrub a table he cut with a knife. Hannah orders Frank out and realizes he has been behind all the abuse.
Later that night Frank comes into the house and they reconcile with Hannah. Martin had already filed for custody of Oliver citing the abuse but he has no sufficient proof. In the proceedings Hannah's lawyer uses Martin's homosexuality as a basis of denial of custody. The hearings strain Tom's relationship with Martin.
The case goes to the high court and child welfare officers begin visiting Martin's house to access his suitability to get custody of a child. The hearings are heated as Hannah's lawyer continues to dwell on Martin's homosexuality. Tom is cross examined and he breaks saying the wrong things out of a temper. Now it almost seems Martin's quest for custody is impossible. Martin tries to convince Oliver to tell the truth about what has been going on.
One day Hannah and Frank go to school to pick Oliver. Oliver spots them and runs off into the woods. They begin looking for him. He later climbs through his window into the house. He picks a sharp object and goes after Frank. He cuts his arm and bites his leg. Frank is angry and begins beating Oliver. Martin who is still looking for Oliver comes to Hannah's house and hears the commotion. He runs upstairs and finds Frank hitting Oliver. He saves Oliver and asks him to run out. Frank starts beating Martin and they take the fight outdoors where Hannah who has just arrived and neighbors witness Frank's rage. Tom comes over to help Martin.
The incident gives Martin full custody of Oliver. Hannah is only allowed limited visits. She asks Oliver to come see her sometime but he keeps quiet. Martin and Tom now have custody of a child despite being a gay couple.  

THE CURE


The Cure is a 1995 movie about the AIDS virus. It is not necessarily a gay movie but it does highlight the association of AIDS with homosexuals. Erik a teenage boy lives with his somewhat carefree mother who separated with the father. Next to their house a mother has moved in with her son who suffers from AIDS. The son's name is Dexter and he contracted the HIV virus after a blood transfusion. Erik gets teased at school and called derogatory homosexual names because of living near the boy. Most of the boys believe only gay people get HIV/AIDS and so is the majority of the population.
Erik is a loner who spends most of his time playing video games or with battle toys. He hears Dexter coughing next compound and asks him to keep away. Dexter explains that he cannot spread it through the air. Eventually Erik comes around and climbs the fence to meet Dexter. He is surprised Dexter is so small for an eleven year old boy. They begin playing together and Erik takes him to the store where they buy candy. On the way back some boys from school harass Erik after seeing him with Dexter. They insist Dexter is gay and Erik explains that he got AIDS from a blood transfusion. Erik manages to stand up to the boys.
Erik decides to find a cure to Dexter's illness. He starts by feeding him all sorts of candy. Later he boils leaves and flowers for him to drink. One day at the store they come across a newspaper headline about a doctor Fishburn from New Orleans who has discovered the cure for AIDS. They plead with Dexter's mother to take them but she refuses. By now Erik has been staying late at Dexter's house. He has to cheat his mother he has been with other friends because she does not want him around Dexter fearing contraction. Erik goes back to the bush and boils some more plants to find a cure. Unfortunately the plant turns out to be poisonous and Dexter's mother rushes to Erik's house in the night to ask which plant it was. Erik hands him the details. Erik's mother is upset and complains Erik is going to have them both dead. He calls Dexter's mother and orders her to keep the two apart.
Erik plans an escape to New Orleans with Dexter. The two leave in a makeshift raft on a tributary of the Mississippi river. They later realize their raft is to slow and pay for a boat ride with strangers. The two men pick two women on the way. It later turns out they are not going to New Orleans. Erik steals their money and runs off with Dexter to a bus station. The two strangers spot them there and chase after them. After being cornered Dexter pulls a knife and threatens to infect one of them with AIDS. He runs off together with his friend fearing infection. Dexter and Erik return to the station and take a bus.
When they alight the bus they find Dexter's mother waiting. By now Dexter is not feeling well. She takes him to hospital where Erik visits frequently. They spend lots of quality time playing and watching movies until Dexter eventually dies.
Dexter's mother drives back home with Erik while mourning. On arriving Erik's mother violently pulls him from her car and begins beating him. Dexter's mother calls her into the house. She warns her about hitting Erik and informs her about Dexter's death. Erik is left with memories of Dexter including one of his shoes which he washes up the river they used to float.

THIS SPECIAL FRIENDSHIP


This is a French gay movie based on the 1943 book Les amitiés particulières by Roger Peyrefitte. Georges de Sarre is admitted at the Saint Claude Institute a strict Roman catholic boarding school for boys. He has been an excellent scholar even in his former school. He meets Lucien de Rouvere a fellow form 2 and they become friends. They also sleep side by side in the dormitory. He learns that Lucien and another boy Andre Ferron are in a homosexual relationship. To further confirm it he finds a love letter from Ferron in Lucien's book. He confesses about the letter to the father and letter leaves it together with other mail where it is discovered by the school administration. Andre is expelled and Lucien is left crying and very sad. Georges tries to comfort Lucien who does not know what really happened for Andre to be expelled. He never gets to know of Georges' involvement.
At Christmas mass Georges spots the boy carrying the lamb. He gets immediately infatuated by him. In the train leaving for holidays he sees the boy and follows him. He helps him get an object off his eye. The boy is introduced to him as Alexandre Motier.
Georges keeps his grades up and is eventually admitted into the academy. He is still in love with Alexandre who is much younger. Lucien knows this. He shows Georges a secluded place at the greenhouse where they used to meet with Andre. Georges begins meeting with Alexandre there often where they talk and exchange love letters.
Georges and Lucien are still sleeping next to each other in the dormitory. One night father Trennes finds them talking. He asks them to come into his room facing the dormitory. Once in the room he offers them cigarettes and drinks and talks to them about their confessions. Father Trennes seems to know both Lucien and Georges are gay. He also seems to have homosexual feelings towards the boys.
Alexandre is caught with a love letter. He is taken to father superior but he denies it was meant for anybody. He insists he got the script from a book. The father does not believe it and puts him on punishment. Georges learns of this and goes to see father superior. He makes up a lie saying the letter was meant for him and that Alexandre wrote it as an appreciation for help to join the academy. Father supreme believes it and lets the issue go. Meanwhile Alexandre cuts his arm and asks Georges to lick his blood and vice versa. This is meant to be a pact to bind them for life.
Father Trennes comes to Georges' bed one night and informs him that he knows about the relationship with Alexandre. Trennes informs Georges that he might be Alexandre's confessor very soon. Father Trennes then goes and wakes up another boy who he calls to his room. Georges runs off to father superior's room and knocks then slips a paper with a message under the door. He runs off and father superior finds nobody outside but reads the paper. Father superior heads to father Trennes room where he finds him in the company of the boy. He orders the boy out and father Trennes is asked not to report back after Easter. In the morning father Trennes calls Georges and informs him about the dismissal. He knows Georges called father superior and just wanted to confirm.
It is now third semester and Georges is still meeting Alexandre at their secret location. Alexandre asks Georges what he should get him on his birthday July 15. Georges insists nothing and Alexandre accepts. Father Lauzon finds them smoking and in a suggestive position inside the secret location. He orders them out and does not want to hear any excuses. Georges is overwhelmed by guilt and goes to see father Lauzon. He confesses about their affair. Father asks him not to come back next semester. Father Lauzon also informs Alexandre about this. Alexandre would rather be also expelled than lose Georges. He informs Georges that they might have to expel Alexandre. Georges pleads for Alexandre to remain in school. Father Lauzon asks him to hand all the letters Alexandre wrote him. Father Lauzon informs Georges that they are going to meet in his office after prize giving which is also the closing day where they are both going to hand over all their letters.
On prize giving day Georges gets the first prize. The cardinal is in attendance including his parents. He goes over to father Lauzon's office after the ceremony and leaves Alexandre's letters on his desk then runs off into their car. Father Lauzon sees him leaving in the car. Alexandre comes in and father Lauzon convinces him that Georges wants their relationship to end and shows him the letters he left behind. Alexandre is very sad.
On the train back home in the company of father Lauzon Alexander is quiet and still very sad. He goes out and removes Georges' letters from his pocket and tears them up. He throws out the pieces. He then goes ahead to commit suicide by jumping off the train at a bridge.
Georges learns of the news with much sadness. Father Lauzon tries to comfort him to no avail. Father Lauzon hands him the letters from Alexandre which he had placed on the desk. Georges hands him the last letter he wrote for Alexandre but never delivered it. He asks him to make sure he reads it.

WATERCOLORS


Watercolors is a 2008 gay themed coming of age movie. It starts off with Danny in an art exhibition where he is selling paintings. His boyfriend is asking him why he is so sad as though it is a funeral despite them agreeing on selling the paintings. The film takes as back to Danny's teenage years to explain his situation.
Danny liked painting since childhood. In school he attended painting class. He lives with his mother Miriam who is a therapist at an alcoholics anonymous group. While in the AA group he meets Stephen who is a single father. His son Carter has problems with discipline in school. He asks Miriam to look after Carter while he is off to a business trip. He cannot leave Carter alone because he is on suspension after misbehavior in school. Carter is in the school's swimming team.
Danny comes back home from school and finds Carter reading one of his gay magazines. He gets it from him. Carter asks Danny to take a walk with him. He already knows Danny is gay. Later Danny goes to get Carter from the swimming pool. Carter forces him in and shows him how to float. They go back home where Danny tries to tutor Carter English. Carter kisses Danny on the cheek before going to sleep. At night Danny cannot sleep and pulls Carter's sheets off and begins to do a sketch of him without clothes as he sleeps. The two grow fond of each other over the days. Carter teaches Danny to smoke weed. The two eventually have sex.
Sunday comes and Carter is now ready to go back home. He tells Danny that they cannot be seen together in school as it will make him get teased even more especially by Henry a swimming teammate. Back at school Carter is struggling to maintain a C average grade to keep him in the swimming team. Danny had promised to write his essay to give him better grades. Carter's father Stephen is not supportive of his son's swimming. He fears Carter's seizures might return and ruin his swimming and so he insists on more concentration in academics. This brings Carter and his dad at loggerheads all the time.
One day while sketching Carter, Danny reveals to him that he might be falling in love. Carter insists that he should stop taking it too seriously. The two begin to spend more time together after school and the rest of the school notices. One day Carter finds his locker vandalized by homophobic graffiti. Carter gets upset and misses the class. Danny notices and knows there is trouble. As he leaves for home Henry and two other boys accost him and beat him up. Carter is very upset to see Danny all swollen on the face when he visits him. Danny rejects his mother's attempts to file a police report. He instead misses class to talk with the mother. He reveals to her that he got beaten because he is gay and that him and Carter were in a relationship which led to sex. The mother reacts calmly to the news.
Carter is upset the coach placed Henry in the 200 meters freestyle and gave him the 100 meters. The 200 meters is his best but the coach insists that Henry has better endurance. Carter confronts Henry to leave Danny alone but all he does is tease him even more. Carter has been taking drugs to get sleep and the coach warns him about it even though he lies.
Stephen, Miriam and Danny attend the swimming competition at Los Angeles Swimming Stadium. Carter is nervous and he does a false start but is allowed back in the race with a warning. He comes second overall in the race which upsets him including the coach. Danny tries to approach him one day at a basketball court and he chases him off violently. Things get worse when the teacher discovers Danny did Carter's essay. This gets Carter a fail and he is consequently thrown out of the swimming team. Carter blames Danny for all these miseries and wants nothing to do with him.
Carter suffers a seizure just after picking his lunch in the school cafeteria. The paramedics take him to Sagmore General Hospital. Danny visits him. He reveals to Danny that his toxicology report showed he was abusing drugs and so he will never be allowed to compete in swimming anywhere. He is also being sent by social services to juvenile rehabilitation. Danny tries to comfort him but he chases him off again. Danny lets him know that he hurt him more than Henry ever did and leaves.
At school an announcement over the public address system breaks the news that Carter was found dead early that morning. Danny cannot believe it and he faints in class. Back at home he cannot get sleep due to nightmares. Miriam reminds him he also had them when his dad died.
Now as an adult this memory of Carter still haunts Danny. His boyfriend insists Danny does not pay any attention to him. They have gone to therapy where Danny was advised to get rid of Carter's paintings so that he can begin healing. During the exhibition to sell them off Danny is still sad.
The quote of this movie is "love is so short, forgetting is so long" by Pablo Neruda.

YOU ARE NOT ALONE


You Are Not Alone is a 1978 Danish coming of age gay movie. It revolves around the love between two boys Bo and Kim. Bo is 15 years old while Kim is 12. Kim's father is the headmaster at the boarding continuation school which Bo attends. Kim lives with his father and mother Anna in the school compound.
Bo is gay and already had a crush on a boy back at home before joining the continuation school.
The school is all boarding. All the boys are in their adolescence years and the school is having a hard time dealing with some of their coming of age behaviors. For example one day the headmaster is taking some officials from the municipality on a tour of the school when they all bump into a room full of newspaper and magazine cuttings of women not dressed. He orders the boys to take them down.
The municipality grants the school money to build a gymnasium but some teachers think there might be better use for the money. One proposes building a dormitory to house girls. The headmaster is against a mixed boarding school looking at other examples in Denmark. He thinks a gymnasium is good for the boys' development.
Kim prefers to play and hang out with the bigger boys in the continuation school. His parents do not like it because they think most of them are naughty. Kim however insists kids from his school are boring to hang with. Kim spends most of his time with Bo. Bo likes to tease Kim with sexual questions or acts to see if he can figure out. It turns out Kim is too young to figure out most of his advances.
One day Bo bumps on two boys in the bathroom cuddling. He asks them to later switch off the lights and goes to sleep. One of the boys later asks him if what they were doing is stupid and Bo answers it was totally okay. Bo explains that it does not matter whether one is with a boy or girl so long as they love each other. He also reveals that he was with a boy who he loved.
One day the boarding supervisor comes upon sexual material plastered all over the bathroom. He tells the headmaster who wakes all the boys up at night. Ole takes responsibility and the headmaster decides to expel him despite resistance from some teachers. Students do a walk out from their classes to protest that decision and it is later rescinded.
Kim goes to a party in the woods with the bigger boys. They have wine and are in the company of some girls. Kim gets to drink too much wine which gets him drunk. He goes back home with the group but inside the house he falls from the stairs waking his father who discovers he is drunk.
Bo has been teaching Kim many things to do with sex including masturbating. Kim in turn has taught some of his friends including Tony. Tony's mom Mrs. Jensen is not amused when he comes one day at home to find his son masturbating with the floor and telling her sex is good. She makes a complain to the headmaster.
During end of year graduation ceremony the boys present a film in front of their parents and teachers. Non of the teachers nor the parents know what it is about. All they know is that it is based on the commandment "Love Thy Neighbor". The short film begins with Kim and Bo staring romantically then Kim running into Bo's arms. The two cuddle and kiss romantically like two gay lovers.

WHOLE NEW THING


Whole New Thing is a 2005 coming of age gay movie about a 13 year old boy named Emerson Thorsen. Emerson lives in an isolated house with his parents Rog and Kaya. Kaya home schools Emerson. Rog is obsessed with saving the environment and creating green energy.
Emerson is not showing any interest in mathematics. His mathematical skills are equal to those of a fourth grader or nine year old. When his mother Kaya tells him he might not make it into university with such poor math skills he answers that his books will be getting published and he might be too busy to attend.
Kaya decides to enroll Emerson at the nearby Chezbrook County Middle School even though his dad Rog is against it. She insists it will help him get structured for life. Emerson is bullied in school and comes home with a black eye. Although Rog protests Kaya insists Emerson must learn such things. Don Grant the English teacher is having a hard time teaching the pupils a book. Emerson who has written books of his own proposes Shakespeare insisting the book is boring and not fit for teaching English. Grant obliges and gets a Shakespeare book. Don Grant is gay and frequents a public toilet to cruise for sex from strangers.
Kaya has been cheating in her marriage. She does not know that Emerson knows about it. One day she confronts Emerson for being rude to his dad. Emerson confronts her about the relationship she has with Denny.
Emerson one day brings a boy from class to study with him at their home. The boy's name is Jeff. Emerson gets the boy to use the Sauna together with him. Jeff however tells boys at school what Emerson made him do. It gets Emerson bullied in school and called names such as sauna boy and queer.
Emerson is getting drawn to his teacher Don Grant. He writes a love letter and takes it to his house. He places it in the letter box but finds the door unlocked and goes in. He finds a gay magazine which he goes through then leaves. All this time Grant is cruising for sex only to find his former Claude there. Grant plays a CD in the car which Emerson gave him as a gift. Claude complains that it must be from a lover because it has love music.
Don eventually gets Emerson's letter. It turns out to be a love sonnet. Don calls Emerson to ask him why he did so. Emerson insists he is not gay but just wants to get close to Don.
Meanwhile Rog follows Kaya to the house where she is meeting another man. He watches them from the window as they have sex. He waits outside for them to leave.
Don takes Emerson home. His parents are not in. Emerson is trying hard to seduce Don who forbids it. Emerson grabs his keys and runs off with them into the sauna. He runs after him. In the sauna Emerson tries to kiss and seduce Don into sex. Don runs off.
Rog waits into the night when Kaya and the man have all left the house. He goes in with an axe and vandalizes it. The man finds him burning the house. Rog runs off to his house where police come for him.
Don does not show up for English class. Emerson asks the female teacher where Don is. She says Don has called in sick and she will teach on his behalf. Emerson runs out to Don's house where he finds him just about to leave. He opens the boot and hides there. Don comes and drives off without knowing Emerson is at the back. He drives to the toilet where he leaves the car and goes in. Emerson follows him and finds him with another man in the toilet having sex. He runs outside upset and waits. When Don emerges Emerson confronts him for having sex with a stranger whilst he has refused his approaches. Emerson runs off and Don tries to catch up with him. Emerson comes back to the toilet and gets picked up by a gay stranger who takes him to his house. In the house he pays Emerson some money and asks him to undress. Emerson removes his shirt but asks to use the wash room while bare chest. He locks himself in then tells the man that he is not 16 but 13 and promises to leave his money in the sink. Meanwhile the school has called Kaya and Rog about his escape. They go to Don's house where Rog does a redial on his phone and get Claude his former boyfriend. They ask him about Emerson's and Don's whereabouts. Claude calls Don on his cell phone to inform him that Emerson's parents are searching for their son at his place. Don is stressed and still looking for Emerson. The stranger lets Emerson leave his house. Emerson runs out and sees Don's car and runs in. Don takes him to Claude's house where his parents are waiting.
 

ROMEOS


Romeos is a 2011 gay movie about Lukas a trans woman. Lukas turns up for his civilian service at Ehrenfeld. Lukas is designated the girl's dorm which he gets to know when a lady sees her in the bathroom looking like a man. Lukas considers herself a man and so he complains to Miss Kampmann who promises to move her when there is space in the boy's dormitory. Meanwhile he has to stay in the girl's dorm. She meets Ine who is an old friend from when she still identified as a girl. She tries to get Lukas a girl but she refuses when they go out that night with Sven and Fabio. Sven and Fabio are gay. While at the club Lukas goes to use the toilet and his rubber penis gets grabbed by a guy. Lukas fights the guy and he does not get to see her face. The guy displays the penis to everyone. Ine knows it belongs to Lukas but they leave it. She finds Fabio who knows she is a boy outside having sex in the car. Fabio thinks Lukas is a boy and is attracted. On one occasion Fabio takes Lukas out and tries to make out with her. She refuses fearing Fabio may feel her breasts and penis absence and know the truth. Lukas is however also attracted to Fabio. One day Lukas goes out with friends to swim by the lake. Lukas cannot remove his clothes to swim because her secret might be revealed. Fabio does not understand and throws Lukas into the water. Lukas is very upset and Fabio does not understand why she reacts so. Back at the dormitory he finds his family preparing surprise birthday. Fabio comes behind to pick his keys and jacket. Lukas has a little sister called Minnie Mouse. Minnie reveals to Fabio that Lukas is a girl and that her real name is Miriam. Lukas slaps her in rage and Fabio leaves shocked. Lukas is eventually transferred to the boy's dorm even though they are not as friendly. She meets Sven who also thinks she is a boy crying after breaking up with his boyfriend. They go out together and Sven starts making out with Lukas. They go to Lukas' room where Sven attempts to remove his clothes. Lukas explains she is a trans and Sven insists he will penetrate her in front. Lukas is upset and kicks him out. Fabio comes next day to her room. A group of guys nearby begin making fun of them as being gay. Fabio goes away upset. Lukas goes to his home and finds his mother who invites her in. Fabio however removes her out rudely. Ine and Lukas go out one day at night. They meet Fabio with a girl friend named Jacqueline. They four play pool together then leave in Fabio's car. Ine who is a lesbian manages to seduce Fabio's girlfriend Jacqueline and they go off together after making out in the car. Fabio and Lukas are left in the car alone and they begin making out also and later have sex.

THE DEVIL'S PLAYGROUND


The Devil's Playground is a 1976 movie about Tom Allen a 13 year old boy and his struggles in junior seminary. The movie is not necessarily gay but the story line arouses a gay interest. Allen gets in trouble frequently at the seminary. He wets his bed at night and so he has to wash the wet clothes every morning which makes him late for mass almost daily. Brother Francine finds Allen bathing naked and scoffs at him asking where is his modesty. The boys are supposed to bath with their inner wears on to prevent temptations. The movie gets its name from a quote in the seminary saying "an undisciplined mind is the devil's playground". The boys are just coming into puberty and the administration calls them one by one to talk about their sexual changes. Allen is caught by his friend masturbating outside the office. Allen's friend Turner is a religious fanatic who tells him to come over to some place at night. On arrival later that night he finds Turner whipping his naked colleague. Turns out they are practicing masochism and sadism. Allen is invited but he runs off and his friend Fitz rescues him from them. Brother Victor together with Francine and James decide to go out with the car. Victor and James decide to go watch a game while Francine decides he will be dropped off at a museum. Francine however goes to a public swimming pool where his sexual lust is awakened by the revealing costumes. James and Victor go to a bar after the game and see two ladies eyeing them. Victor decides to say hello while James runs off to the car. Victor gets drunk with the ladies and by the time he goes back to the car he is too drunk. He later causes an accident when he drives into trees but all three get out of it well. Allen's parents come to visit him. The mother will be staying over for two weeks at the guest house. Allen goes there after classes to spend time with them. His friends from home Nigel and Bryan talk to him about all the things he must be missing out on. A girl by the name Lynnette has been disturbing Allen by throwing stones. Allen runs after her and catches up in a nearby forest. They lie down facing the sky. Lynnette kisses Allen. The two begin developing feelings for each other. Later before leaving Lynnette makes Allen promise to write her. He accepts but tells her to write as his cousin so that the seminary does not suspect their relationship. The boys are going for retreat which is a period of deep prayer and meditation. Father Marshall comes to talk to them about it. Allen goes to see him in private to talk about his difficulties. He gives Allen Lourdes water to put on his tongue every night before sleep so as to prevent bed wetting. Fitz who works the kitchen with Allen asks him to put the Lourdes water on his penis instead so as not to masturbate and wet his bed. Brother Francine is still disturbed by the tempting experience at the swimming pool. Father Sebastian has always been free minded and advises Allen to live life and not to strive too much for perfection. When he eventually passes on Allen is very sad and brother Francine becomes more emotionally unstable. Tom goes to confession to talk about how he has been abusing himself by masturbating. Allen's friend Waite always likes to wrestle him. Allen thinks there is more to it and asks him to go ahead and say what he really wants. The two begin mutual masturbation but Waite does not know how to do it right. Allen is upset by his inexperience and explains what happens up to ejaculation. Waite is scared and he runs off with Allen scolding. Meanwhile Turner the fanatic is talking about crossing a nearby water body naked. When he later goes missing Allen reports it and his dead body is found by the water. Brother Francine later breaks down mentally and leaves the seminary. Fitz is one of Allen's best friends. When he gets kicked out of the seminary Allen pleads for the brothers to give him Fitz's address so he can write to him. They refuse citing he will be a bad influence. Allen escapes from seminary and hitchhikes. He is dropped off along the road as the driver is going to another location. He starts stopping cars to hitchhike again. One car stops and it turns out to be brother Victor and James. They tell him to get in as they are also heading his way and know he is running away. They decide to take him to the game to watch semi finals then ring his parents before taking him home. It turns out they are also fed up with the limited life in the seminary.

THE SILENT THIEF


The Silent Thief is a 2012 gay psychological thriller movie about Brennan Marley a young man looking for belonging in a family. He takes on a photography trip to USA. He comes across a poster advertising an available room. He goes over to the advertised house and meets Candi Henderson the landlady. He is invited over for a meal with Candi's husband Howard Henderson and daughter Elise.
The room being rented out to Marley belongs to Mike their son who is off to college. Mike is coming over for Thanksgiving holiday and the family is excited. He eventually comes and the mother gives him a very emotional welcome. Marley and Mike are introduced.
Mike takes Marley to his best friend Alex. While there he tries to make Marley lift a weight but it almost injures him. Mike is upset and says to Alex that something is off about Marley.
One night Marley observes Mike leaving the house at night through the window. He follows him and finds out he is meeting Alex. He takes photos of Mike and Alex kissing. Now he knows Mike is gay.
Candi is emotionally unstable and whenever Mike leaves she is very upset while parking his stuff. Marley helps him out. He tells her that his mother died of cancer when he was young. Candi is very sorry for him.
Later in Mike's room Marley searches and finds a video tape hidden. It shows Mike and Alex conversing in a gay manner. He plans to keep it together with the pictures he took as blackmail against Mike.
Candi forces Howard to go fishing with Marley. While fishing Howard asks him if he has family back in London. Marley answers that his dad died in a plane crash while mother abandoned him.
Elise gets permission to go out with Marley for the night. She has a crush on him. She tells Marley that Howard was an American Football jock until he dislocated his shoulder. Mike was a star racing athlete until he hurt his knee. Elise explains she was a good swimmer but left it for marine science which dad did not approve of. He tells Elise that his family got hit by a drunk driver and drowned in the lake.
Meanwhile Marley begins training in weights and jogging. He wants to be as good as Mike in order to replace him in the family. He uses Alex's weights. Alex is gay and is attracted to Marley. One day he asks him to use his bathroom. He follows Marley into the bathroom naked and they begin kissing even though Marley insists he is not gay. Marley eventually hits him with his forehead unconscious and runs off.
Mike comes back for Christmas holiday. They go over to Alex's house and he is upset to see him hurt all over the face. Alex refuses to say what happened between him and Marley. Marley dares Mike to hand over the knife his dad bought him if he can lift a very heavy weight. Marley manages to lift it and Mike looses his knife.
Back in the house Elise comes into Marley's room at night and they have sex.
One day Marley prepares cookies especially for Mike. From the hidden video tape he learnt that Mike is allergic to peanut. He puts peanut butter in the cookies. Mike takes one and has a life threatening allergic reaction. He is rushed to hospital and Marley is left in the house hoping he dies.
Howard comes back from hospital together with Elise and Candi. Marley learns Mike survived. Howard orders him out even though Candi is against it. He is eventually allowed back but Mike is convinced he tried to kill him. Marley is now upset that things are not going his way.
Marley calls Alex faking to be Mike and asks they meet at the beach. There he hits him unconscious and drags him to the water. He ties him with rope to a marina pillar as the tide rises. Elise had tried to follow him and discovered he is up to no good. She wakes Mike up. Mike meets Marley outside the house and they get into a fight. Marley threatens to tell Mike is gay using the photos. Meanwhile Elise does an internet search of the names behind photos Marley has in his back. She finds all to be missing.
Marley forces Mike to go tell his parents that he is gay in order to know Alex's whereabouts. Mike does it and asks Marley to now tell him where Alex is. Marley is upset because the parents react calmly to Mike's homosexuality. They start fighting. Elise goes out to find Alex and rescues him from the rising tide. They come back home and manage to corner Marley. Howard orders all his belongings burnt. They then take him to the bridge and throw him into the river. He however survives and moves on.

LOVE OR WHATEVER


Love or Whatever is a 2012 gay movie about Corey a 29 year old Therapist living with his 27 year old boyfriend Jon who is a gym instructor.
One day after having sex with Jon in the office Corey passes by Kelsey's cafe. Kelsey is his sister and has been nagging him to get married soon. Corey is turning thirty years old in 3 months. Kelsey tells him to propose to Jon or else she will call by midnight to inform him.
While in the house with Jon romancing, Corey receives a call from a distressed client and picks it. The pizza delivery guy rings the door bell as Corey is on the phone. Jon comes across two rings in Corey's coat while looking for his wallet in order to pay for the pizza delivery. Jon is shocked. Corey does not notice Jon saw the rings. He rushes to open the door and is struck by the good looks or the delivery guy. They start talking and Jon rudely interrupts claiming Corey is flirting with the delivery man. They get into a fight and Jon goes out to a bar. While there he meets an older lady who they strike a relationship with and have sex in the car afterwards. Back in the house while Corey is just about to show Jon the rings and propose. Jon however says that he is bisexual and reveals that he just had sex with a woman. Corey is upset especially when he realizes Jon already knew about the rings. Jon claims he is not ready to settle at age 27. They get into a fight and Jon leaves.
Jon does not come back. Corey spots him with an older lady at the store. He talks to Kelsey about it. Kelsey tells Corey that she will move in if Jon does not return. Corey later finds a letter from Jon in the house together with the key written "I Love You. I Am Sorry". The Pizza delivery guy finds him sobbing and hands him the pizza for free. Kelsey moves in.
Corey has a client back at therapy session who is excited of a new relationship. The woman Melissa has just started a relationship with a younger man. Corey is shocked to discover the young man must be his former boyfriend Jon especially when she says he calls himself flexisexual.
Corey goes to the internet to look for love. He explains to his sister Kelsey how he is meeting three gorgeous looking guys in a day. It however turns out the first guy is an old man who posted a picture of when he was 25 years old. The second guy turns out to be two identical twins who had the status reading "twice the man". The third guy Kyle turns out to be good looking but then says he has a son. Corey says he might want to meet the son one day. It turns out that the so called son is his hand held puppet. Kyle is upset when Corey calls him a puppeteer. Kyle starts a fight and almost stabs him before he is taking away by the police.
Corey goes to Kelsey's cafe to talk about his three dates. Kelsey installs the gay social networking application Grindr to his phone. Corey starts checking profiles and comes across the pizza delivery guy on Grindr. This confirms to him that the man is gay and he immediately tries to find him. Kelsey informs him that he knows the guy because he attends her poetry classes. It turns out his name is Pete.
Corey stays over until the poetry class begins and meets Pete. Pete explains that his uncle is the owner of the pizza business known as Uncle Sal. He developed heart problems and Pete has to help.
Melissa comes over for therapy and explains how his boyfriend is good in bed. Corey is upset and hands her over to another therapist claiming he will be away.
Meanwhile Corey collides with Pete leaving the store. Pete takes him to his getaway spot next to a waterfall where they have lunch and later make love back at Corey's house.
Melissa storms Corey's office one night just as he is leaving and explains how the boyfriend might be cheating on him. Jon does not know Corey is Melissa's therapist and so when he turns up with flowers for Corey he is shocked to find her there. He hands over the flowers to Melissa instead and they go off without her realizing.
Corey has a bad mood next day and will not listen to his sister Kelsey who is about to be foreclosed due to cash flow problems at the cafe. He also gives Pete the same mood while heading for a movie and they leave each other on the way. Back at his house Jon comes to bring him flowers and coerces him into sex. The two have sex but forget to lock the door. Pete, Melissa and Kelsey find them in the act. Melissa is very upset to realize her therapist has slept with her boyfriend. Pete goes away also upset.
Kelsey's cafe is foreclosed by the bank over a loan and she moves out. She plans to go back home to live with parents.
Corey reads about Uncle Sal's death and runs off the garden they once met with Pete. He meets him hiking and convinces him not to move away from there.
Corey gets a call about the foreclosure auction and decides to go through her sister's accounting records. He finds out that she only did some record keeping mistakes. The loan officer later informs then Pete paid off the outstanding loan.
Corey has to attend an Ethical Violations hearing summoned by the North American Psychological Association Ethics Committee. This is after Melissa accused him of breach of confidentiality. He however arrives late but luckily Melissa has just withdrawn the allegations in front of the committee.
Kelsey opens her cafe. Corey and Pete go off on a surprise trip together.