Desert Hearts

Ladies of the 1980s Week: The Roundup

Ladies of the 80s Roundup

Check out all of the posts from our Ladies of the 1980s Week here.

Revisiting ‘Desert Hearts’ and Its Lesbian Romance

Desert Hearts

For heterosexual women, movies and television series show them every day what a loving relationship is and what the expectations are to grow up, fall in love, and find a handsome prince (however flawed that may be). For lesbians prior to Donna Deitch’s ‘Desert Hearts,’ nothing of the kind existed on-screen.

LGBTQI Week: Revisiting ‘Desert Hearts’

This is a guest review by Angie Beauchamp. We all hold dear particular films that made an indelible impression on us. Somehow they connected to us as a viewer on an emotional or even a spiritual level; we identified with the story or characters in unusual ways; or we appreciated the craftsmanship so much that […]