The Best GLBTQ Holiday Movies

It’s that special time of year – hot cocoa, warm blankets, sparkling lights, and Christmas movies galore. But, it can be hard to find a movie that features the GLBTQ holiday experience. We’ve put a list together of the best GLBTQ holiday movies to snuggle up with this holiday season.


Home for the Holidays

This film features Holly Hunter as a single mom who is trying to endure her crazy

family over Thanksgiving. Robert Downey Jr. plays steals the show as the gay brother.

Too Cool for Christmas

Leave it to an adolescent girl to be “too cool for Christmas.” This movie follows a Christmas celebration of a gay family and their defiant daughter.

The Family Stone

Experience a whirlwind of family drama when Diane Keaton’s gay son and his partner

come home to announce they are trying to adopt.

Holiday Heart

Holiday Heart is a drag queen who befriends a prostitute and her daughter, offering

shelter and support during a difficult time.

Scrooge & Marley

A Christmas Carol never looked so good! This adaptation features scrooge as a gay

man who makes the journey back to love.

The Perfect Wedding

Alana Fowler is trying to plan the perfect wedding over the holidays. But, when

Alana’s brother tries to make his ex-boyfriend jealous by bringing someone new, planning the perfect wedding becomes complicated.

A Diva’s Christmas Carol

Kathy Griffin and Vanessa Williams lead this version of The Christmas Carol. Williams

is a pop star that has alienated those closest to her and is inspired to make amends.

Happy Holidays from all of us at UNM Truman Health Services! Remember to get your HIV medication in advance if you are traveling and be safe!