There are a number of films on Netflix which follow the stories of transgender people.
UPDATED JUNE 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
A brilliant and thought-provoking documentary film into the portrayal of trans people in film and television. From executive producer Laverne Cox and director Sam Feder comes Disclosure, a documentary that chronicles over 100 years of trans representation on screen, from silent film to Dog Day Afternoon, The 40-Year-Old Virgin to Pose.
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.