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.
We have searched high and low (brow) and located all the lesbian and bisexual characters you can expect to find on new and returning television shows this fall.
It’s gonna be cool for the summer with all these TV shows featuring lesbian, bisexual and queer female characters.
We’ve got Lena Waithe’s “The Chi,” a lesbian assassin in a parallel universe in “Counterpart,” budding superhero Anissa Pierce and her girlfriend badass bisexual bartender Grace Choi, Anna Paquin on a virtual reality holiday gifted by her wife and so many other lesbian and bisexual characters on now or coming soon to a teevee or otherwise-identified device near you.
There aren’t many new lesbian, bisexual, trans, or queer characters on fall TV, but there are a few; and a handful of returning favorites.
We’ve got around 30 lesbian, bisexual and queer female characters in this Summer 2017 TV Preview that’ll keep you cool for the summer, even though it’d be even cooler if there were more than 30 and they all had bigger parts!
Black Sails is so much more than a “lezzie pirate show.” It’s about finding humanity in a violent and lawless time; about finding, keeping, and cultivating power when those around you are determined to strip you of it; about knowing who to trust and learning whether or not it’s even possible to trust anyone in the pirate business.
Is this show really only six years old? It feels like a lifetime ago.
Hey, and spoiler alert: No gay women die!
It’s a dark world, but there’s hope in stories, including lesbians on shows like “The Handmaid’s Tale,” “The Good Fight,” and “Imposters,” an epic miniseries about the LGBT rights movement and a non-binary character on “Billions.”
One Day at a Time is so revolutionary in its depictions of what a family might actually look like in America. It’s got the same recipe of an old school family sitcom but turns the norm on its head because it centers the family’s brownness and provides ample social commentary to deliver a fantastic modern-day sitcom.
“The Other Love Story was such a breath of fresh air in many ways. Aadya and Aachal felt like any other regular person: they were not coded Butch or Femme, like too many of these stories tend to do, and neither were overly Westernized nor overly exotified. They just were.”
Black Mirror found a loophole through the Bury Your Gays conundrum but skirted near one of the most frustrating disability tropes in the process.
The show’s meta-commentary may have been funny, but it’s ultimately pointless.
Steven Universe tells kids that they’re loved, that they’re special, and that there is nothing wrong with being themselves. This week it taught them that they don’t have to give up.
Despite tepid reviews for most of this fall’s new shows, we’ve got plenty of new and returning lesbian and bisexual characters to be very excited about as well as quite a few lady-helmed productions.
We’ve got a genderqueer lead, an intersex teenager, multiple shows headlined by women of color, the first ever recurring lesbian woman of color character in a primetime network superhero series and SO MUCH MORE!