The gay TV landscape has drastically changed in recent times, and for years now there have been TV series offering audiences a complex, nuanced portrait of what it means to be LGBTQ in the modern world.
Streaming services have made an unlimited number of TV series available to the masses, and binge-watching just-released content is a favorite pastime of many of us.
Sometimes painfully realistic and at other times hilarious, gay TV series are an important step towards equality for all, as they provide invaluable visibility and representation. And with the movie industry often not fairing well in its depiction of the LGBTQ community, gay TV is often the only place to turn for sophisticated stories about our community.
These days, the amount of content available online and on TV is staggering. Let us help you pare things down, whatever interests you in the realm of gay TV. We've got the lowdown on everything gay coming to a TV or streaming service near you.
If you’re online in any capacity, you’ve definitely heard of Our Flag Means Death, the period-piece romantic comedy series on HBO Max that’s full of queer pirates, starring Rhys Darby as Stede Bonnet and Taika Waititi as Blackbeard, which just wrapped up its first season. The show loosely follows the[…]
Horror has always been popular in the queer community, even though there aren’t many stories that actually center LGBTQ people as the protagonist. But we’ve slowly been seeing that change. Two Sentence Horror Stories, a CW anthology series, has been changing what it means to be a protagonist in a[…]
With BL (Boys Love) titles like Given, Banana Fish and Yuri!!! on Ice having generated sizable fanbases, BL anime has become more and more popular. Sasaki and Miyano is one of the more recent BL anime to pique our interest, currently airing as part of the Winter 2022 anime season. Sasaki[…]
HBO Max is riding the nostalgia wave, and we’re living for it. The latest series soon to be resurrected is Degrassi. Not only is HBO Max creating a Degrassi reboot with 10 hour-long episodes set to debut in 2023, but it’s also adding all 14 seasons of Degrassi: The Next[…]