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Ultimate Guide to Queer TV Shows

Hey friends! I know it’s been like, what, a year since I posted anything on this blog? Life got busy and I’ve started and abandoned at least a dozen or so posts, much to the annoyance of my web admin who had to make this wordpress install for me. Anyways, I’ve decided to come back with a bang.

I’ve been seeing a lot of people complain that they don’t know where to find queer content or what to Queer TV Shows to watch for ultimate queertitude, so I have made A LIST. This is only the lists of shows I have watched and mostly enjoyed with my top recommendations, well, at the top.

If you have any Queer TV shows you’d like me to add, feel free to comment below or find me on twitter @DesdemonaWren or on tumblr @doebizarre.

These are my favourite Queer TV Shows and you must watch them immediately

  • Craig of the Creek
  • Our Flag Means Death
  • Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
  • Mr. Robot
  • DC’s Legends of Tomorrow
  • The Owl House

Shows where the main character or one of the main characters (in ensemble cast shows) is queer

  • Love, Victor
  • The Owl House
  • She-Ra and the Princesses of Power
  • One Day at a Time
  • Schitt’s Creek
  • Euphoria
  • Derry Girls
  • Steven Universe
  • The Fosters
    • Good Trouble
  • Killing Eve
  • Abbott Elementary
  • Orange is the New Black
  • High School Musical The Musical The Series
  • The Bold Type
  • Glow
  • Young Royals
  • Human Resources
  • Pivoting
  • Creamerie
  • The Sex Life of College Girls
  • The Wilds
  • Gossip Girl (2021)
  • Gentefied
  • Kim’s Convenience*
  • Adventure Time
  • Constantine
  • Little Fires Everywhere
  • Broad City
  • Everything Sucks!
  • Cruel Summer
  • Marvel’s Runaways

Shows with canon trans characters from MTF, to FTM, to everything enbybetween (Get it? ENBYTWEEN???)

  • Pose
  • Our Flag Means Death
  • Back to 15
  • Euphoria

Shows where everyone is queer af and it’s a massive rainbow queer party just like the good lord intended.

  • Our Flag Means Death
  • Craig of the Creek
  • DC’s Legends of Tomorrow
  • genera+ion
  • It’s a Sin

Shows where a beloved side character is queer, emphasis on BELOVED

  • Minx
  • Mr. Robot
  • Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt 
  • Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist
  • Jane the Virgin
  • Dead to Me
  • Grey’s Anatomy
  • Close Enough
  • Dollface
  • Kevin Can F*** Himself
  • An Astrological Guide to Broken Hearts
  • The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Search Party
  • The Babysitter’s Club
  • Diary of a Future President
  • Julie and the Phantoms
  • Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts
  • Greenhouse Academy
  • Person of Interest
  • Bojack Horseman

Shows where a main character or side character that appears in more than one episode (and may have also been a romantic interest of one of the main characters) is maybe shown as queer or referenced as queer without actually coming out verbally.

  • Star Vs. the Forces of Evil
  • Ducktales (2017)
  • The Legend of Korra
  • Rick and Morty

Shows with one-off or two-off queer side characters that are obviously queer and are stated to be queer in the show.

  • Ducktales (2017)

Shows where the creators said the main character or characters are queer and it’s sort of supported by the work, but the character is in a straight passing relationship or hasn’t officially come out in the work but this is 2022 and we don’t out people before they’re ready

  • Bob’s Burgers
  • Arcane
  • Good Omens
  • Twelve Forever

Shows where I fully believe the/some characters in that show are queer but it isn’t necessarily supported by the work itself, there are just ✨v i b e s✨

  • Star Vs the Forces of Evil
  • Amphibia
  • Big Hero 6: The Series
  • Miraculous
  • Succession
  • Inside Job
  • So Weird
  • Hawkeye
  • Life With Derek
  • Infinity Train
  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
  • American Housewife
  • Carmen Sandiego
  • Community
  • Sam & Cat
  • Boy Meets World/Girl Meets World
  • Why Women Kill (Season 1)
  • Hannibal
  • Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure
  • Jessica Jones
  • Doctor Who (RTD Era)

Shows where a side character is queer and the main character is unfortunately straight, but the show is still worth watching because the people who wrote this stupid show put SO much homo between the MC and the side character

  • Arrow
  • The Flash

Shows with CANON Polyam relationships

  • Gossip Girl (2021)

Shows that are queer but also homophobic and aren’t really good queer rep but are still pretty fun shows to watch if you’re secure in your identity

  • Supernatural
  • BBC’s Sherlock
  • Supergirl
  • The Politician
  • Glee
  • Doctor Who (Moffat Era)
  • How I Met Your Father
  • Loki
  • Insatiable
  • Faking It
  • The New Normal

*Kim’s Convenience had a queer subplot for Janet in the final season, but it was cut short before they really explored that for her and I’m still kind of mad about it.