The television landscape is changing rapidly. Where does that leave lesbian, bisexual, and trans women of color on TV? Where have been, and more importantly — where are we going?
Here’s what we loved this year and what we didn’t like very much at all. We’d love to hear your opinions too, obviously!
This is groundbreaking. Women of color finally being given space to find beauty and strength and comfort in each other for once — well, those are the kind of love stories we can’t wait to hear more of.
Arthie’s huge transitional moment is her new relationship with Yolanda, in full swing at the top of the season. Which means, yes, *announcer voice* SEASON THREE OF GLOW HAS LESBIAN SEX!
Sometimes you just wanna feel the heat with somebody who loves you.
You have 48 hours to vote for your faves to advance to the Sweet 16!
There’s nothing like a good old, grown up coming out story! You have 48 hours to vote for your favorites!
How about a little Valentine’s Day inspiration from your favorite fictional couples?
It’s our last TV list of 2018!
These are the television shows of 2018 that stand out for their artistry and innovation AND also feature lesbian, bisexual, queer or trans women characters.
“Is this how cis white dudes feel all the time?”
A night to level the scales.
I don’t know if you’ve felt it yet, but we certainly have. This is the year where lesbian, bisexual, queer, and trans women of color are taking over your television screens.
“Internalized homophobia is a bitch, you know?”
“Step aside, Billie Jean King and Bobbie Riggs! We got a new Battle of the Sexes!”
Samira Wiley tells Ellen she’s the Lord of the Lesbians on “Ellen,” Starz picks up “Take My Wife,” Janet Mock talks about “POSE,” a new clip from Disobedience, Hayley Kiyoko on the beautiful girls of Coachella, Bachelor in Paradise does some next-level queerbaiting and more!
Ah, the 1980s, when clothes and hair and music were hella dope but women were given the same courtesy as plants in Hollywood. Then along came women’s wrestling to shake television and gender roles way the fuck up.