Media with LGBT Characters

I promised I’d put together a list of tv show and films based on everyone’s recs last night. This isn’t extensive, just what people said would be gay things to watch in the middle of this tough time. 

TV Shows

  • Skam
  • Eyewitness
  • The Get Down
  • Brooklyn Nine Nine
  • In the Flesh
  • Cucumber
  • Banana
  • OITNB (be careful with this one)
  • How To Get Away With Murder
  • Carmilla
  • Sense8
  • The L Word 
  • One Day At A Time 
  • Wynonna Earp
  • Yuri On Ice
  • Shadowhunters
  • Please Like Me
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer (later seasons)
  • Queer As Folk
  • Supergirl
  • Crazy Ex Girlfriend (supporting cast)
  • Orphan Black
  • Cuffs
  • San Junipero episode of Black Mirror
  • The OA


  • Pride
  • Carol 
  • Blue Is the Warmest Colour 
  • Wilde
  • Brokeback Mountain (sad)
  • Total Eclipse 
  • Imagine Me and You
  • Saving Face
  • Rent
  • But I’m A Cheerleader
  • A Single Man 
  • 4th Man Out
  • The Way He Looks
  • The Celluloid Closet
  • Happy Together 
  • Paris Is Burning
  • I Killed My Mother 
  • Weekend 
  • Big Eden
  • Moonlight
  • Shelter
  • Show Me Love
  • Lilting
  • Holding the Man
  • The Normal Heart (very sad)

I know not every single one is happy so please ask me and I can tell you about the ones I’ve seen. Feel free to add to this post or let me know if you have shows or films to rec! 

ah hello may i interest you in some prime headcanons

today, we’re selling:

  • trans boy aromantic shulk
  • bisexual sharla
  • reyn/sharla/gadolt polyamory
  • for a little bit, meyneth would chat in fiora’s head as a personal cheerleader
  • a lot of the machina are nonbinary
  • melia’s fighting style is a lot like ballet