The LGBTQ+ community has slowly been gaining ground in terms of representation. And when a media streaming giant such as Netlfix backs a lot of LGBTQ+-oriented shows, diversity and gender-sensitivity are bound to pick up more steam in the future. They’ve actually been quite popular sources of entertainment and information. In a lot of ways, these TV shows and movies are great ways to help us all learn how to relate to close friends or family members who are members of the community. A lot of this content is also just great stories that need to be told.
So, if you’re ready to open up your mind a little bit to LGBTQ+ content, here are some of Netflix’s best shows for you.
Atypical is one of those TV series that obviously has some great writers behind the camera. It shares the story of Sam Gardner, an autistic adolescent trying to make his way through high school and life in general.
This series revival of Queer Eye has been a hit. The show follows a group of guys tasked to help people live their best lives through a wholistic type of transformation.
You can probably count on your hand just a few things that Payton Hobart wouldn’t do to win the student body presidency. Will he achieve it? Or will his attempts to use it as a step ladder to the White House become a catastrophic failure?
Jane The Virgin
Jane Villanueva’s life totally collapses when, in a sick twist of fate, she got artificially inseminated with her Ex’s sperm. Her struggles with the new life she’s about to give birth to have some really funny and endearing moments.
Rebecca Bunch’s attempts at wooing her ex back into her harms result in an exquisitely funny musical comedy.
At the onset of the AIDS crisis, the LGBTQ+ community carried the brunt of the criticism. Set in the 80s and 90s, this TV drama is sure to tug at heartstrings.
When eight individuals realize that they’re linked by a strange mental abnormality, all of them get targetted by a mysterious group of people looking to abduct them.
A group of ill-fitting highschoolers finds themselves in glee club together. Their common struggles to win choir competitions unite them, but school stereotypes divide them.