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The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix

Updated November 11, 2020 35.4k votes 9.9k voters 367.2k views48 items

List RulesOnly shows currently streaming on Netflix.

Here are the best LGBTQ+ shows streaming now on Netflix. Whether you're looking for shows with romance, the struggles of coming out or respectful representation with regards to storytelling, this list of LGBTQ+ shows currently on Netflix is regularly updated with the new and popular TV series. What are the best LGBTQ+ shows to watch on Netflix? 

Many of the current TV shows with gay characters also rank high on the most popular Netflix original series list. Take a gander at both of them and make sure to vote whether you agree with the rankings!

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    Elite
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    Elite

    María Pedraza, Itzan Escamilla

    Premiered2018

    Elite (Netflix, 2018) is a Spanish thriller teen drama web television series created by Carlos... more on WikipediaBuy buy button

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    The Umbrella Academy
    395
    62

    The Umbrella Academy

    Ellen Page, Tom Hopper

    Premiered2019

    The Umbrella Academy (Netflix, 2019) is an American television series developed by Steve... more on WikipediaBuy buy button

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    Wynonna Earp
    897
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    Wynonna Earp

    Melanie Scrofano, Shamier Anderson

    Premiered2016

    Wynonna Earp (Syfy, 2016) is a Canadian-American supernatural Western horror television series... more on WikipediaBuy buy button

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  • 4
    Pose
    493
    100

    Pose

    MJ Rodriguez, Dominique Jackson

    Premiered2018

    Pose (FX, 2018) is an American dance drama television series created by Ryan Murphy, Brad... more on WikipediaBuy buy button

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  • 5
    Tales of the City
    500
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    Tales of the City

    Ellen Page, Laura Linney

    Premiered2019

    Tales of the City (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama web television miniseries based on a... more on WikipediaBuy buy button
  • 6
    Trinkets
    511
    123

    Trinkets

    Brianna Hildebrand, Kiana Madeira

    Premiered2019

    Trinkets (Netflix, 2019) is an American teen drama television series created by Kirsten Smith,... more on WikipediaBuy buy button
  • 7
    She-Ra and the Princesses of Power
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    She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

    Aimee Carrero, Karen Fukuhara

    Premiered2018

    She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Netflix, 2018) is an American animated web television... more on WikipediaBuy buy button
  • 8
    Glee
    875
    289

    Glee

    Lea Michele, Jane Lynch

    Premiered2009

    Glee (Fox, 2009) is an American musical comedy-drama television series created by Ryan Murphy,... more on WikipediaBuy buy button

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  • 9
    One Day At A Time
    2,025
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    One Day At A Time

    Justina Machado, Todd Grinnell

    Premiered2017

    One Day at a Time (Netflix) is a 2017 sitcom loosely based on the 1975 Norman Lear series of... more on WikipediaBuy buy button
  • 10
    Special
    602
    186

    Special

    Ryan O'Connell, Julie Cude-Eaton

    Premiered2019

    Special (Netflix, 2019) is an American upcoming television comedy series created by Ryan... more on WikipediaBuy buy button
  • 11
    Sense8
    2,280
    913

    Sense8

    Aml Ameen, Doona Bae

    Premiered2015

    Sense8 (Netflix, 2015) is an American science fiction drama web television series created by... more on WikipediaBuy buy button

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  • 12
    Orange Is The New Black
    2,314
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    Orange Is The New Black

    Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon

    Premiered2013

    Orange Is the New Black (Netflix, 2013) is an American comedy-drama web television series... more on WikipediaBuy buy button

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  • 13
    Everything Sucks
    2,839
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    Everything Sucks

    Peyton Kennedy, Jahi Winston

    Premiered2018

    Everything Sucks (Netflix, 2018) is an American television comedy series created by Ben York... more on WikipediaBuy buy button

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  • 14
    Degrassi: Next Class
    518
    197

    Degrassi: Next Class

    Ana Golja, Ricardo Hoyos
    Degrassi: Next Class is a 2016 Canadian teen drama television series set in the Degrassi... more on WikipediaBuy buy button
  • 15
    Schitt's Creek
    171
    30

    Schitt's Creek

    Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara

    Premiered2015

    Schitt's Creek (CBC, 2015) is a Canadian television sitcom created by Eugene Levy and Dan... more on WikipediaBuy buy button

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  • 16
    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
    523
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    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

    Kiernan Shipka, Jaz Sinclair

    Premiered2018

    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural television series... more on WikipediaBuy buy button

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  • 17
    Feel Good
    137
    24

    Feel Good

    Mae Martin, Charlotte Ritchie

    Premiered2020

    Feel Good (Netflix, 2020) is a British comedy-drama television series created by Mae Martin... more on WikipediaBuy buy button

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  • 18
    The Politician
    184
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    The Politician

    Bob Balaban, Benjamin Barrett

    Premiered2019

    The Politician (Netflix, 2019) is an American musical comedy television series created by Ryan... more on WikipediaBuy buy button

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  • 19
    Queer Eye
    1,198
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    Queer Eye

    Antoni Porowski, Tan France

    Premiered2018

    Queer Eye (Netflix, 2018) is an American reality series, and a reboot of the Bravo series. A... more on WikipediaBuy buy button

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  • 20
    Gypsy
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    Gypsy

    Naomi Watts, Billy Crudup

    Premiered2017

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  • 21
    Hollywood
    102
    21

    Hollywood

    Patti LuPone, Elizabeth Smidth

    Premiered2020

    Hollywood (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama television series created by Ryan Murphy and... more on WikipediaBuy buy button
  • 22
    Sotus The Series
    111
    41

    Sotus The Series

    Prachaya Ruangroj, Perawat Sangpotirat

    Premiered2016

    SOTUS: The Series (GMMTV, 2016) is a Thai drama television series that is based on an online... more on WikipediaBuy buy button
  • 23
    AJ and the Queen
    95
    40

    AJ and the Queen

    Izzy G., Tia Carrere

    Premiered2020

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    A Queen Is Born
    0
    0

    A Queen Is Born

    Alexia Twister, Gloria Groove

    Premiered2020

    A Queen Is Born (Netflix, 2020) is a Brazilian reality show. The show follows Alexia Twister... more on WikipediaBuy buy button

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    The House of Flowers
    112
    58

    The House of Flowers

    Verónica Castro, Cecilia Suárez

    Premiered2018

    The House of Flowers (Netflix, 2018), in Spanish "La Casa de las Flores," is a Mexican... more on WikipediaBuy buy button

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