LGBTQ representation on TV has made huge strides in recent years, but it wasn't too long ago when queerness onscreen was considered risky, controversial, or even career-ending. These shows don't simply rely on stereotypical "gay best friends" or feature women kissing as a publicity stunt. When Callie realized she wasn't straight on season four, she became one of the first prominent bisexual TV characters and, according to Vox, eventually became the longest-running queer series regular in TV history. In a now-famous scene, Ellen Morgan declared, "Susan, I'm gay," while accidentally speaking into an airport's P. Though groundbreaking, the move was largely seen as too controversial by its 42 million viewers and condemned by advertisers.
26 Must-See TV Shows for LGBTQ Viewers in Winter/Spring 2019
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Here's just a few of the shows and special events The Advocate editors will be tracking in the first half of The witty, socially-conscious series shines a light on issues around race, gender, and LGBTQ people and it's sophomore year only promises to dig deeper with the show's signature humor and heart. At its core, the show was about found family and unconditional love. This fast-paced, edgier heir to The Fosters , with its jumbled chronology and flashback storytelling, amps up the notion of extended family.
Is the show entertaining? Is it diverse? Is there queer representation?
This post was originally published in November and was most recently updated in October Why simply marathon a good television show when you could marathon a good television show with some element of bisexuality, homosexuality, pansexuality or otherwise non-heterosexuality buried within it? But being snowed in might be your big chance to get to know our girls!