The first time you hook up with someone of the same sex can be daunting -- but also thrilling, and the beginning of a whole new way of being in the world. Filmmaker Jenna Laurenzo wanted to explore this moment, specifically for queer women, in her new short film "Girl Night Stand. Sure, coming out of the closet and dealing with the shit storm of emotions sucks, but there's light at the end of the tunnel and I wanted to see the comedy that takes place while navigating that particular tunnel. I'm hoping the film showcases the universality of those emotions; it's always terrifying coming into our sense of self and speaking our truth, sexuality aside. Want to see more from Laurenzo?
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Please leave empty:. Why would I pick girls? What was the question? I was thinking about boys. Just for fun, I guess - I know I'm a lesbian. I was dared to.
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The girls were usually leggy and swaggy and tall and olive-skinned, forever clad in destroyed black skinny jeans, with a head full of acid-blonde-hair falling into faded-blue-eyes and a face defined by cheekbones so sharp they could kill a man. I would imagine what our relationship would look like: We would be power babes who slayed in our enviable careers by day and hung out in dimly-lit whiskey bars with a bevy of celebrity dykes by night. We would be fiercely in love and no other entity could ever stand a chance at disrupting our unbreakable bond.
If you're a lover of period pieces, lesbian romance films , or just gorgeous cinema, you're likely planning to spend part of this December catching the new Todd Haynes movie Carol , where Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara play lovers in sumptuous s New York. But fully appreciating the real depth of the film, at least from a historical perspective, needs a little research first. Carol isn't just a stand-alone piece; it's the latest in a tradition of lesbian cinema across the world , one that has changed and shifted according to societal mores and the history of film itself. And it's certainly not just about Cate Blanchett's cheekbones.