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What to Watch

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There a numerous television shows and movies OUT that have one or more LGBTQ+ characters. Here are titles of some more popular ones. Please read more details about each before you rent, order, or recommend them. Make sure they are age appropriate and what you are looking for. If you know of others you would recommend, please let us know

TV Shows

  • American Gods
  • Atypical
  • Bojack Horseman
  • Bonding
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
  • Crazy Ex-girlfriend
  • Dear White People
  • Eastsiders
  • Elite
  • Euphoria
  • Gaycation 
  • Gentleman Jack
  • Glee
  • Good Trouble
  • Grace & Frankie 
  • Handmaid’s Tale
  • How to Get Away With Murder
  • Killing Eve
  • Looking
  • Love, Victor
  • Modern Family
  • Noah’s Ark
  • Now Apocalypse
  • One Day At A Time
  • One Mississippi
  • Orange is the New Black
  • Pose
  • Q Force
  • Queer Eye
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race
  • Schitt’s Creek
  • Sex Education
  • She’s Gotta Have It
  • Six Feet Under
  • Special
  • Steven Universe
  • Super Drags
  • Tales of the City
  • The Fosters
  • The L Word
  • The Politician
  • The Umbrella Academy
  • Transparent
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Vida
  • Will & Grace
  • Wynonna Earp

MOVIES 2020-2021

  • Marscapone (2021)
  • There’s Something About Mario (2021
  • Cop Secret (2021)
  • Everybody is Talking About Jamie (2021)
  • You Are My Sunshine (2021)
  • Firebird (2021)
  • The Man With The Answers (2021)
  • Palmer (2021)
  • Hello Stranger (2021)
  • Detroit Evolution (2020)
  • Luz (2020)
  • Sublet (2020)
  • Restart After Come Back Home (2020)
  • The Old Guard (2020)
  • Two Eyes (2020)
  • Getting It (2020)
  • Beyto (2020)
  • Supernova (2020)
  • Poppy Field (2020)
  • The Christmas House (2020)
  • The Boy Foretold By The Stars (2020)
  • The Christmas Setup (2020)
  • Flowers In The Field (2020)
  • Young Hunter (2020)
  • Joe Bell (2020)
  • Uncle Frank (2020)
  • We Are Forever Lost (2020)
  • I Carry You With Me (2020)
  • The Thing About Harry (2020)
  • Dry Wind (2020)
  • Charlatan (2020)
  • Dating Amber (2020)
  • A Story Night (2020)
  • Why Not You (2020)
  • The Day Began Yesterday (2020)
  • No Hard Feelings (2020)
  • A Secret Love (2020)
  • Transhood (2020)
  • The Half Of It (2020)
  • Dashing in December (2020)
  • Cicada (2020)
  • So My Grandma Is A Lesbian (2020)
  • Nowhere (2020)
  • Dance of the 41 (2020)

MOVIES 2014 – 2019

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
  • The Heiresses (2019
  • Rocketman (2019
  • Booksmart (2019)
  • Killing Patient Zero (2019)
  • Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
  • Sorry Angel (2018)
  • Wild Nights with Emily (2018)
  • Rafiki (2018)
  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)
  • Boy Erased (2018)
  • Love Simon (2018)
  • Disobedience (2018)
  • God’s Own Country (2017)
  • Battle of the Sexes (2017)
  • Call Me By Your Name (2017)
  • A Fantastic Woman (2017)
  • Beach Rats (2017)
  • Carol (2016)
  • Freeheld (2016)
  • The Danish Girl (2016)
  • For Which We Stand (2015)
  • I am Michael (2015)
  • Out To Win (2015)
  • Stonewall (2015)
  • Tangerine (2015)
  • Pride (2014)
  • Love Is Strange (2014)
  • Imitation Game (2014)
  • White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)
  • Bridegroom (2014)

OLDER 

  • Adam & Steve
  • An Early Frost
  • Angels In America
  • Another Gay Movie
  • A Single Man
  • Beautiful Thing
  • Bent
  • Better Than Chocolate
  • Boys Don’t Cry
  • Boys In The Band
  • Brokeback Mountain
  • But I’m A Cheerleader
  • Celluloid Closet
  • Desert Hearts
  • Go Fish
  • If These Walls Could Talk
  • Kissing Jessica Stein
  • Latter Days
  • Loving Annebelle
  • Ma Vie En Rose
  • Milk
  • Outrage
  • Puccini for Beginners
  • Saving Face
  • Shelter
  • Shortbus
  • Soldier’s Girl
  • The Birdcage
  • The Broken Hearts Club
  • The Kids Are Alright
  • Too Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything
  • Transamerica
  • Wish Me Away

 

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