Best LGBTQ Screenplays

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Harm for the Holidays

After his brother attempts suicide a few weeks before Christmas, an unrepentant asshole with a heart of gold moves back in with his comically dysfunctional family to help his brother, only to discover that his brother is the sanest of them all (#1 ranked Comedy and GLBT script on MovieBytes).

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COOPER'S PROMISE

A gay army deserter adrift in a war-torn African country vows to save a girl trafficked into prostitution to redeem himself for an earlier promise he could not keep.

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TRAUMATIZED

The sole survivor of a serial killer, tortured by visions of her ordeal, decides to conduct her own investigation only to realize that her former captor, whom she thought dead, might still be alive and after her.

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FIRE ON THE ISLAND

When an arsonist threatens a Greek island village, the gay FBI agent stationed in Athens arrives to investigate, finds himself immersed in a community rife with conflict, falls in love with his chief suspect, and has only seconds to save the village after miscalculating the plan of attack.

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THE FOURTH COURIER

When a series of grisly murders in Warsaw is linked to the disappearance of a Russian physicist with a portable atomic bomb, an FBI agent is sent to help the investigation, and the race is on to find the bomb before it ends up in the wrong hands.

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A VISION OF ANGELS

A suicide bomb plot for Easter Sunday in Jerusalem sets off a chain of events that weaves together the lives of an American journalist, Israeli war hero, Palestinian farmer, and Christian grocer. GRAND PRIZE, RHODE ISLAND INT'L FILM FESTIVAL'S SCREENWRITING COMPETITION

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Without Apology

In 1944 England, a 16-year-old orphan just beginning to discover her true self is cast out of her best friend's home, ending up in the employ of an aging aristocrat who infamously had an affair with Oscar Wilde. Script Excerpt

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Eddie The King

In this award-winning adaptation of Oedipus The King (public domain), a professional killer, plagued by waking nightmares and unable to kill himself, seeks the solace of a transgender prostitute who unknown to him is his younger brother who wants him dead.

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My Father's Worst Nightmare

With his boyfriend in tow, a college sophomore takes a weekend trip home for the express purpose of “coming out” to his family and all hell breaks loose until a near tragedy triggers a father’s journey towards acceptance. Script Excerpt

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Bre'gan's Fist

Can two men find love and repair their shattered lives while battling for the fate of the planet?

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The Juggler's Act

A teenager who plays everything safe battles his desire to sing and dance which refuses to stay buried while he struggles to accept his force-of-nature grandfather’s laser-focused expectation his grandson will become the third generation to run the family business.

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Dirty Windows

Three gay teens escape their overwhelming lives and set out on an ill-fated journey through the backwoods of South Carolina.

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When Doves Cry

In 1991, a group of high school seniors navigates the treachery of young adulthood, dealing with bullies, homophobes, and abusive authority figures while seeking the ultimate Minneapolis experience; seeing the legendary Prince perform live at First Avenue on Halloween night but a freak blizzard threatens their plans. Script Excerpt

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Ripples

Four characters who are not related to each other end up in an abandoned house outside a city at the end of the coronavirus, and try to establish a new life as the world climbs out of the Covid019 horror story. Script Excerpt

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Untitled screenplay

Sophia’s a rebellious teenager who wants her mom to accept her the way she is. Her mom wishes she’d just like boys and makeup, which makes Sophia escape, from her affluent beach city.

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The Day She Awakened

A young girl’s experience provides an awakening after her suicide attempt to escape her secret misery. Her southern family must face their beliefs and judgements or be torn apart.

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Bitches with Knives

After her deadbeat ex-boyfriend steals her winning lottery ticket, a hard-boiled trailer trash girl recruits her best friend and a sexy knife-wielding assassin for a revenge plot to reclaim her rightful fortune. Script Excerpt

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Behind The Veil

Film Noir, Hollywood 1947 – A private detective, in his search for a young gay man, must deal with intolerance, prejudice, and corruption as he enters the dark, hidden underworld of forbidden sex and vice; only to discover a sinister operation conducting blackmail, extortion, and murder for political gain, at the highest levels of government. Script Excerpt

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Untitled love

So many people you can take to bed, so few you feel like waking up with.

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Chasing White Rabbits

When a famous true-crime podcaster returns to her hometown to investigate the murder of a childhood friend's family, she slowly begins to realize that she's actually investigating her own traumatic past.

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WINDOW SHADOWS

Immigrant studying towards his Engineering degree while working full time, is married to a White American, who gives birth to a severly disabled child. She breaks emotionally, and finds solace in the arms of her married girlfriend.

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CARE PLANS

A closeted nurse from a dysfunctional family struggles with love and the meaning of life while working in the gay community during the emerging AIDS crisis in 1970’s New York City. Script Excerpt

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Dragula

An aging vampire lives in Bran Castle, Transylvania making money off of tourists until an American couple shows up for the tour and Dragula falls in love with the man. Script Excerpt

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ANGIE & MARIA

A World War II tragedy abruptly transforms the temporary friendship of two racially dissimilar straight women into a permanent loving partnership.

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