In New York, every time you step out your door, human interaction is offered to you. The most magical thing about New York, about “High Maintenance,” about life has suddenly become a danger.
Behold! Our seasonal list of every single TV show — new and returning — featuring a queer or trans woman character!
Plus: Margaret Cho on an extra queer episode of High Maintenance, Clea DuVall on Broad City, Mel Vera is back on her bullshit on Charmed, S.W.A.T. gets real gay, a sapphic Mermaid triple spoon on Siren, a peek at Ellen Page in Umbrella Academy, and more!
All the premiere dates and sneak peeks at new and returning television shows with lesbian, bisexual or queer women characters coming January, February and March 2019 to a shiny box near you.
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.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences — like Hollywood itself, and mainstream TV criticism — continues to be dominated by a voting block of mostly straight white men. So, for the first time ever, we’ve decided to host our own Autostraddle TV awards to coincide with the Emmys.