7 Queer Film & TV Series To Watch On Netflix Ireland While Storm Emma Hits

Staying safe indoors during Storm Emma doesn't have to be boring with these incredible queer movies and tv shows on Netflix


Blizzard conditions have not been seen in Ireland since 1982 and Storm Emma has brought Leinster and Munster to a stand still with status red warnings in place until noon on Friday. The National Emergency Co-ordination group have uged the public to be at home from today at 4PM until noon tomorrow.

So if you’re one of the lucky ones who doesn’t have to go to work you’re probably wondering how you’re going to spend your snow day.

Well, wonder no more because we’ve put together a list of the top queer movies on Netflix Ireland that you can watch while you put on the fire and batten down the hatches!

All of the films below are available on Netflix Ireland, with some incredible gems that were screened as part of GAZE Film Festival 2017.


Everything Sucks!

Everything Sucks! is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Ben York Jones and Michael Mohan that parodies teen culture of the mid-1990s.

The series is set in the real-life town of Boring, Oregon in 1996, and focuses on a group of teenagers who attend the fictional Boring High School as they proceed to make a movie together while dealing with issues such as dating and sexuality.

Check out the trailer below:


Watch Everything Sucks! on Netflix here.


Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is a 1994 Australian comedy-drama film written and directed by Stephan Elliott. The plot follows two drag queens played by Hugo Weaving and Guy Pearce and a transgender woman, played by Terence Stamp, as they journey across the Australian Outback from Sydney to Alice Springs in a tour bus that they have named “Priscilla”, along the way encountering various groups and individuals.

The film was a surprise worldwide hit and its positive portrayal of LGBT individuals helped to introduce LGBT themes to a mainstream audience. It received predominantly positive reviews and won an Academy Award for Best Costume Design at the 67th Academy Awards.

Watch The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert on Netflix here.


The Pass

The UK film starring Looking‘s Russell Tovey and Arinzé Kene tackles a bromance relationship between two football players that turns into something more after an intimate moment.

Touching on the widespread homophobia found within the world of professional football and featuring plenty of the hunky actors running around in their underwear, The Pass has got something for queer politicos and thirsty gays alike.

Check out the trailer below:

Watch The Pass on Netflix here.


Queer Eye

Queer Eye For The Straight Guy started 15 years ago in 2003, one of the original members being Carson Kressley who is currently a judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race.

At the time Queer Eye was an iconic reality tv series and judging from the trailer, they are back to make America fabulous again!

The new series features a new crew who are tasked with giving a complete life makeover to men.

Check out the trailer below:

Watch Queer Eye on Netflix here.


Below Her Mouth

This film starring popular lesbian actor Erika Linder – who was the cover star of the July Issue of GCN (Issue 332) and whom we interviewed about pushing gender boundaries in the world of fashion and film – and Natalie Krill has a really high rating with 87% of Google users liked it.

The rom-com premiered at Toronto International Film Festival in 2016 and screened at GAZE Film Festival earlier this year and Erika Linder fans will be delighted to know it’s now available to watch on Netflix Ireland.

In Below Her Mouth, Linder plays Dallas, a recently single roofer working on the house next door to Jasmine (Krill) and when the pair meet on a night out they instantly connect. However, Jasmine must come to terms with her attraction to another woman.

“An unexpected affair quickly escalates into a heart-stopping reality for two women whose passionate connection changes their lives forever,” the film’s tagline reads.

Check out the trailer below:

If that looks like your cuppa, watch it on Netflix here.



Pride is a 2014 British LGBT-related historical comedy-drama film written by Stephen Beresford and directed by Matthew Warchus. It was screened as part of the Directors’ Fortnight section of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival,[3][4] where it won the Queer Palm award.[5] Writer Stephen Beresford said a stage musical adaptation involving director Matthew Warchus is being planned.[6]

The film was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and for the BAFTA for Best British Film, Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Imelda Staunton and for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer.

Check out the trailer below:

Pride can be streamed on Netflix here.


Strike A Pose

This documentary film revisits the lives of dancers from Madonna’s Blond Ambition tour of the early nineties, examining the contrast between the gay and proud front the dancers presented and the reality of being gay in the early nineties in middle of the AIDS crisis.

Blond Ambition broke down sexual boundaries and inspired LGBT+ people around the world and this documentary reconnects with the lives of Madonna’s dancers as they reflect on the tour.

Check out the trailer below:


Click here to watch the documentary on Netflix.

Do you have any other LGBT+ film recommendations to keep us going through Storm Emma? Let us know in the comments.

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