Lunar New Year is just around the corner, and you’re in the mood for some BL and queer shorts to spice up your celebrations. BLtai has recommendations that are sure to tickle your fancy and make your holiday a little more fabulous.
As the Lunar New Year approaches, it’s the perfect time to celebrate love and diversity in all its forms. Here are some captivating Chinese BL (Boy’s Love) and queer short films that you can enjoy during this festive season:
1. ‘Stay With Me’ (CHINA)
Su Yu, a high school student who lives a simple life with his father, faces a major change when his mother remarries a wealthy man, introducing him to his step-brother Wu Bi. Despite their initial differences—Su Yu being a cold and arrogant top student, while Wu Bi is an unreasonable underachiever—their relationship takes an unexpected turn after an accident. As they gradually warm up to each other, their bond grows stronger. However, when a heated fight arises, their true identities are revealed…
Watch ‘Stay With Me’on GagaOOLala.
2. Stay Still (HONG KONG)
The story takes place in an old-style tenement building in Hong Kong. Hayden, a new tenant, encounters Damien after helping his grandmother, and their relationship becomes entangled after an unexpected kiss. Additionally, it tells the story of Kelvin and Archie, who reunite after losing contact in high school.
Watch ‘Stay Still‘ on GagaOOLala.
3. Forever 17 (TAIWAN)
After his partner of 40 years passed away, memories flood Ricky whenever he tidies up their bed. A flashback shows the love story between Ricky and Roger, and the story re-imagines a future: in 2029, Hong Kong legalises same-sex marriage.
Watch ‘Forever 17’ on GagaOOLala.
4. Komorebi (TAIWAN)
Jhe-Ming returns to Tainan to celebrate his mother’s birthday. Currently in his thirties, single, and the only male heir to his family, Jhe-Ming’s unmarried situation always seems to be his mom’s favorite topic. Throughout the years, he’s tried to avoid the relationship conversation at all costs. But this time things are a bit different ─ he is finally married to a man he’s been with for 7 years. Should Jhe-Ming finally come clean to his mother?
Watch ‘Komorebi’ on GagaOOLala.
5. Honey Sir (CHINA)
Blued’s original web series of the year. With a total of 7 episodes, Honey Sir is a brand new rom-com series brought to you by the creators of Mr. X and I. The plot is based on the 7 real-life Chinese gay love stories; from a secret crush to puppy love, coming out to starting a family, the show promises to deliver non-stop laughter and tears. Featuring 7 pairs of gorgeous men, the series has the potential of becoming a modern Chinese BL classic.
Watch ‘Honey Sir’ on GagaOOLala.