How about a little Valentine’s Day inspiration from your favorite fictional couples?
Listen, we all know queer women love a good TV show about serial killing or Satan worship or ghosts — but did you know sometimes it feels good to just feel good?
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.
Charlie keeps messing up the timeline, giving us gems like the Sirens of Space-Time and the Puppets of Tomorrow, in this wackadoo mid-season finale.
Sara and Ava take the team to New Orleans to stop a killer doll while trying not to fall into the typical horror movie tropes.
“Is this how cis white dudes feel all the time?”
After giving Ava a birthday surprise, Sara goes to the roaring 20s while Ava engages in some forced bonding with Nora and Mona.
There’s an awful lot of awful things we could be thinking of, but for just one day let’s only think about love.
Sara, Zari and Charlie go to Tokyo to stop a monster from destroying the city while Ava gets her first dose of Thanksgiving chaos.
Sara and Ava go back to summer camp together to try to save missing kids and give Ava some childhood memories of her very own.
Sara and the crew go back to Punk Rock London to find out who’s causing some royal trouble while Ava gets Nate settled in his desk job.
Sara and the Legends go to Salem during the Witch Trials to fend off an evil Fairy Godmother while Ava works with Nate to save the Time Bureau.
Here I am to shout about Sara Lance and Ava Sharpe throughout space and time.
Sometimes, on a rare harvest moon when the mermaids sing and the unicorns take flight, we’re treated to really authentic, layered, swoon-worthy portrayals of bisexual women on our favorite shows.
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.
Alex and Sara and Anissa and Nyssa and Betty McRae, oh my!
Wynonna Earp is already renewed, Supergirl adds the first trans superhero to TV, Steven Universe is getting a movie, AvaLance lives, American Horror Story: Apocalypse (for real), Nafessa Williams always knows what to say, Tig Notaro on Star Trek: Discovery, queer Charmed, and big hopes for Rosa’s bi storylines on Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Sara Lance is not just the captain of this ship; she’s its soul.
Station 19 is gay out of the gate, Star buries a gay in a completely heartbreaking way, Legends of Tomorrow unleashes an army of Avas, Nyssa is back(!) on Arrow, and Once Upon a Time is going out with a lesbian bang!