News breaking last week that queer fan favorites One Day at a Time and Wynonna Earp were facing an uphill battle getting another season made has caused our TV team to: a) wail and gnash our teeth, and b) reflect on some of the shows we’ve actually mourned losing.
“The L Word” was supposed to be the beginning of a new era of teevee shows about the real true lives of lesbian and bisexual women — and although we never quite got there, here are 15 examples of shows that don’t just have queer characters in them, but are also *about* being queer.
Fan service and character development and sex sex sex, oh my!
Lesbian and bisexual gal pals caressing each other’s hair on TV and in movies has gotten a bad rap, probably because that’s what most fictional queer women have historically done instead of kissing on the mouth. But hairplay can also be really sexy!
On the very last episode ever of “Faking It,” everybody attends a very weird New Year’s Eve party.
“Faking It” seems to really be going for the cold when it comes to representing every letter in the LGBTQIA umbrella at least a little bit — here are 17 other shows who’ve presented a spectrum of identities.
This week on Faking It, Amy gets a girlfriend! Kinda!
This week on Faking It, everybody has to pick a label. Literally. Also, girls kiss other girls, in contexts both unexpected and SIGH expected.
This week on Faking It, everybody has a great time at Game Night and Karma gets very jealous about the new girl in town!
This week on “Faking It,” everybody goes to a haunted hook-up party and it turns out Amy isn’t the only lady-loving lady in Hester High. Also, the mid-season trailer teases some girl-on-girl action.
This week on Faking It, everybody goes to SwingFest but it’s not the kind of SwingFest Karma’s parents thought it would be! HEY-O!
This week on “Faking It,” Shane dyes his hair blue for a minute, there’s a new trans character, Amy wants Lauren to star in a documentary about being intersex, Felix comes back and I made you a really neat chart.
This week on Faking It, everybody reads Amy’s diary and you’re probably going to end up in compost detention.
This week on Faking It, Zita throws a “Surprise Bar Mitzvah” but nobody gets me a gift basket and Karma and Amy debate the pros and cons of squashing this thing and reuniting as “best friends” forever.
Welcome back to “Faking It,” a show in which Amy definitely doesn’t have feelings for Karma anymore at all, definitely not.
Regina George was right: You invite a lesbian to a pool party, and it’s gonna get gay.
The good, the bad, the ugly, and the revolutionarily boring queer TV storylines of the year.
Kim and Sugar. Camilla and Jocelyn. Alice and Dana. A look at the legendary duos that lived the nightmare and sometimes came out alive.
It’s the season finale of “Faking It” and it’s time to talk about The Kiss.
They’re looking for trans and gender non-conforming actors to play both background characters and speaking roles in the show’s upcoming third season.
This week on Faking It, the world decides to have a party at Lauren and Amy’s house and nobody brought finger-foods, just beer. It was okay. A lot of stuff happened. You should probably read this.