There are a number of films on Netflix which follow the stories of transgender people.

UPDATED MARCH 2020

From Hollywood blockbusters like Dallas Buyers Club to an exploration documentary on one of the Stonewall Riot’s often sidelined characters, Martha P Johnson, Netflix has a wide variety of trans films to take a look at.

What transgender films does Netflix currently have on offer?

The Death and Life Of Marsha P Johnson, Biography /Documentary

This film reexamines the death of a beloved icon of the trans world while celebrating the story of two landmark pioneers of the trans-rights movement, Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera.

Laerte-Se, Documentary

After living as a man for nearly 60 years, Laerte Coutinho, one of Brazil’s most brilliant cartoonists, introduces herself to the world

Paris Is Burning, Documentary

This Sundance prize-winning documentary is an intimate portrait of 1980s Harlem drag balls: a world of fierce competition, sustenance, and survival.

A Kid Like Jake, Drama

The emotional drama of two parents and their non-gender conforming child, Jake. Starring Jim Parsons and Clare Danes.

Dallas Buyers Club, Drama

Matthew McConaughey stars in DALLAS BUYERS CLUB as real-life Texas cowboy Ron Woodroof, whose free-wheeling life was overturned in 1985 when he was diagnosed as HIV-positive and given 30 days to live.



Girl, Biography, Drama

Fifteen-year-old ballet dancer Lara faces physical and emotional hurdles as she prepares for gender confirmation surgery. Inspired by a true story.

Super Deluxe, Drama

Sex, stigma and spirituality merge in these eccentric stories of an angsty teenager, an unfaithful wife and a transgender woman returning to her past.




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