Annalise Keating, is a bisexual criminal defense attorney and professor. Join for a free month. Grace and Frankie stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as two friends who are brought together when their husbands announce they are gay and in love. Netflix has made several original movies with LGBTQ themes including "I Am Jonas" and "The Perfection," but also has a host of titles from other studios on their roster, too, including Oscar best picture winner "Moonlight.". Though United States of Tara is mostly about giving Toni Collette some really intense clips for her reel, the show features Marshall Gregson as a gay teen character. Nurse Patsy and Delia fall for each other in the fourth season. Post-apocalyptic drama The 100 follows a group of teens as they become the first humans to return to Earth after a nuclear apocalypse. Gender-swapped lesbian lawyer Jeri Hogarth may be cold, calculating, and ruthless, but we can’t imagine the show without her. Copyright © 2018 Fandango. A leading-edge research firm focused on digital transformation. Hinged on the themes of love and acceptance, the show features a transgender character as one of its leads. Things spiral, however, when one of them confesses to never having had an orgasm. Nolan Ross (sidekick to Emily Thorne) dates men and women on Revenge and describes himself as a firm three on the Kinsey Scale. Poor Sal. Here are the 14 best LGBTQ movies (listed alphabetically) you can watch on Netflix right now. Elliot Garfield, Eric’s boyfriend, provides bisexual representation on the show. She has a romantic relationship (though little is show on screen) with Myka Bering, but has stated that many of her lovers have been men. Degrassi: Next Class handles LGBT storylines like it handles all Big Issue storylines—with all the subtlety of a peacock swallowing a live grenade. So it's refreshing to see Netflix deliver a psychological horror starring Allison Williams. This addictive Canadian period drama set in a munitions factory during World War II features beautiful and brilliant lesbian munitions worker Betty McRae played by the adorable Ali Liebert. They include Oscar-winning films like "Philadelphia," "The Danish Girl," and best picture winner "Moonlight.
His sexual orientation is presented as matter-of-fact. Also available is the classic drama "Philadelphia," which won Tom Hanks his first best actor Oscar, and "The Danish Girl," which Alicia Vikander won her Oscar for. Stories of love. Rita is a popular comedy-drama out of Denmark about a mother and school teacher who is unabashedly sexual. This is a hard-hitting true-life biopic starring James Franco as a gay rights activist who inexplicably stops becoming gay as he converts to Christianity. Itaewon Class. Bonus: aristocrat and detective Phryne Fisher’s friend, Doctor Elizabeth “Mac” McMillan, is a dapper lesbian. Insider has many movie and TV show lists to keep you occupied.
Piper, Alex, Big Boo, Nicky, Soso, Poussey, Suzanne, and numerous side characters offer a range of portrayals lesbian and bisexual women on one show. You can read them all here. The first and second season of Skins gave us Maxxie Oliver, a gay young adult character who is actually popular, talented, and fairly well-adjusted. This Netflix original promises to be "a different kind of love story" in its promotional story, and it follows through. Gibson is completely unashamed of her sexuality, and unapologetically pursues casual relationships with men and women. That alone makes it required viewing. The Netflix Original OITNB is full of LGBT representation. And it really isn't shy on the horror. Sadly, none of The Tudors’ gay storylines feature Jonathan Rhys Meyers, but the tragic love story between artist, Thomas Tallis, and closeted nobleman Sir William Compton, make it worth a watch. Serena van der Woodsen’s little brother, Eric van der Woodson, comes out as gay over the course of the show, though he rarely gets enough screen time. Freak Show features several appearances by transgender actor and model Erika Ervin as Amazon Eve. Once Upon a Time gives us a Mulan who’s all about saving the princess. Here are the 14 best ones available to watch on Netflix right now.
Insider has many movie and TV show lists to keep you occupied. Fan favorite, Connor Walsh (Jack Falahee), is an openly gay law student in a relationship with Oliver Hampton. Wentworth is the answer. This Netflix original tells the very relatable story (for a lot of young gay men) of a young boy struggling to come to terms with his sexuality as he realizes his attraction to men while still in a relationship with a girl. Nefarious White House Chief of Staff, Cyrus Beene, and his journalist husband, James Novak, are major characters throughout the first few seasons of Shonda Rhimes’ addictive drama. Kurt Hummel and Blaine Anderson’s epic love story is one of the best TV romances of all time. Tom Hanks won best actor for this moving drama that also stars Denzel Washington and Antonio Banderas. Her heart has always belonged to bisexual Canary Sarah Lance (even if Sarah has had a few ups and downs with death and resurrection—it is fantasy after all). Thumbnail image: A24/courtesy Everett Collection). Sure, League of Assassins badass Nyssa al Ghul's evil father may have forced her into marriage with a man, but there was no keeping her in it!
Of heartbreak and hope. One gripe that I with LGBTQ films is that most of them tend to be pretty hard-hitting dramas. Eddie Redmayne was nominated for an Oscar for this a year after his "The Theory of Everything" win. Only Santana and Brittany, who gave us a super sweet high school love story with a killer soundtrack, rival it. Find the newest releases of your favorite movies and TV shows available for streaming on Netflix today. Bubbly lesbian pediatric surgeon Arizona Robbins and proudly bisexual orthopedic surgeon Callie Torres were the best couple on Grey’s Anatomy. Just as excellent is Alicia Vikander, who won best supporting actress but really should have been placed in best actress. Still, Buffy is definitely worth watching for a lot of reasons, including the romance between Willow and Tara. The fifth season isn’t on Netflix yet, but you also have a very gay (rainbow included) kiss between Dorothy and Little Red Riding Hood to look forward to. The Carrie Diaries features Brendan Dooling as Walt Reynolds, Carrie’s best friend who comes over the course of the show. Aside from being a hilariously funny and addictive adapted telenovela, Jane the Virgin scores major points for two recurring lesbian characters, Dr. Lusia Alver, and Rose. This Spanish drama follows the life of Elisa and Marcela in the late 19th century. Season 6, which isn’t yet on Netflix, features gay character Paul “Jesus” Monroe. In season three, AMC’s murder drama The Killing introduces a butch lesbian teen named Bullet played by Bex Taylor-Klaus. The film, directed by "Les Miserables" and "Cats" director Tom Hooper, is loosely inspired by the life of Lili Elbe (Redmayne), one of the first recipients of sex reassignment surgery.
Best on Netflix is the place to discover the best TV shows and movies available on Netflix. These 57 shows feature awesome LGBT characters, and they’re streaming on Netflix now. The first-ever LGBTQ film to win best picture at the Academy Awards. A24/TriStar Pictures/Focus Features/Universal Pictures, Warner Bros/MediaLink Entertainment Limited. No. ABC’s sweet show, The Fosters, portrays lesbian couple Lena and Stef and their ever-expanding family. Laverne Cox as Sophia Burset was one of the first trans women to play a trans woman on TV. Yes, House had jumped several sharks by this point, but some of us kept watching for Thirteen (Olivia Wilde), the bisexual doctor with Huntington’s and great suspenders.
The titles below are sorted from the best LGBTQ films on Netflix and ranked by adjusted Tomatometer score (which takes into account the number of reviewers weighing in, and the number of reviews per film for movies released in a given year). You can read them all here. However, the show does feature two regular gay characters, Tristan and Vijay. It’s one limited season of heartbreak, so get ready.
The Showtime drama Queer as Folk ran between 2000 and 2005, and was the first hour-long drama on American television to focus on the lives of gay men and lesbians. Most of these dramas can be described as coming-of-age as they feature mostly young-adult characters.