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The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix 

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List Rules Only 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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Élite is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
Miguel Herrán, Aron Piper, Mina El Hammani
Elite (Netflix, 2018), in Spanish "Élite" and stylized as "ÉLITƎ" is a Spanish teen drama television series created and written by Carlos Montero and ...more

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Tales of the City is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
Ellen Page, Laura Linney, Charlie Barnett
Tales of the City (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama web television miniseries based on a series of novels by Armistead Maupin of the same name. The show follows Mary Ann, who returns home to ...more
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Wynonna Earp is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
Melanie Scrofano, Shamier Anderson, Tim Rozon
Wynonna Earp (Syfy, 2016) is a Canadian-American supernatural Western horror television series created by Emily Andras, based on the comic book series by Beau Smith. With her unique abilities, ...more

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Pose is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
MJ Rodriguez, Dominique Jackson, Billy Porter
Pose (FX, 2018) is an American dance drama television series created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Steven Canals. Set in the 1980s, the show explores the juxtaposition of several segments of ...more

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Glee is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
Lea Michele, Jane Lynch, Matthew Morrison
Glee is an American musical comedy-drama television series that aired on the Fox network in the United States from May 19, 2009, to March 20, 2015. It focuses on the fictitious William McKinley ...more

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Trinkets is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
Brianna Hildebrand, Kiana Madeira, Quintessa Swindell
Trinkets (Netflix, 2019) is an American teen drama television series created by Kirsten Smith, Amy Andelson, and Emily Meyer, based on Kristen Smith's YA novel of the same name. An unexpected ...more

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Special is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
Special
Ryan O'Connell, Julie Cude-Eaton, Samantha Lee
Special (Netflix, 2019) is an American upcoming television comedy series created by Ryan O'Connell, who also stars, writes, and executive produces the series. Loosely autobiographical, the show ...more
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Degrassi: Next Class is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
Ana Golja, Ricardo Hoyos, Stefan Brogren
Degrassi: Next Class is a 2016 Canadian teen drama television series set in the Degrassi Universe, the fifth series in the Degrassi franchise. Like its predecessors, the series follows an ...more
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She-Ra and the Princesse... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
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Aimee Carrero, Karen Fukuhara, AJ Michalka
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Netflix, 2018) is an American animated web television series developed by Noelle Stevenson. A reboot of the 1985 Filmation series She-Ra: Princess of Power, ...more
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Chilling Adventures of S... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
Kiernan Shipka, Jaz Sinclair, Michelle Gomez
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural television series created by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, based on the comic book series. Sabrina Spellman (Kiernan Shipka) ...more

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Everything Sucks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
Peyton Kennedy, Jahi Winston, Patch Darragh
Everything Sucks (Netflix, 2018) is an American television comedy series created by Ben York Jones and Michael Mohan. In 1990s Oregon, members of a high school A/V club clash with the drama

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Sense8 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
Aml Ameen, Doona Bae, Jamie Clayton
Sense8 (Netflix, 2015) is an American science fiction drama web television series created by Lana and Lilly Wachowski and J. Michael Straczynski. A group of people around the world are suddenly ...more

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One Day at a Time is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
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Justina Machado, Todd Grinnell, Isabella Gomez
One Day at a Time (Netflix) is a 2017 sitcom loosely based on the 1975 Norman Lear series of the same name. Penelope Alvarez (Justina Machado) is a newly-single Army Nursing Corps veteran ...more

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Lost Girl is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried, Zoie Palmer
Lost Girl is a Canadian supernatural drama television series that premiered on Showcase on September 12, 2010. It follows the life of a bisexual succubus named Bo, played by Anna Silk, as she ...more

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Orange Is the New Black ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
Taylor Schilling, Danielle Brooks, Taryn Manning
Orange Is the New Black is an American comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan and first released on Netflix on July 11, 2013. The series, produced by Tilted Productions in association with ...more

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The Umbrella Academy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
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Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman
The Umbrella Academy (Netflix, 2019) is an American television series developed by Steve Blackman, based on the comic book series by Gerard Way. A disbanded group of superheroes reunite after ...more

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Gypsy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
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Naomi Watts, Billy Crudup, Sophie Cookson
Gypsy is a television drama series created by Lisa Rubin for Netflix. Naomi Watts plays a therapist who begins to develop dangerous and intimate relationships with the people in her patients’

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The Politician is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
Bob Balaban, Benjamin Barrett, Lucy Boynton
The Politician (Netflix, 2019) is an American musical comedy television series created by Ryan Murphy. The show revolves around the political aspirations of Payton Hobart (Ben Platt), a wealthy ...more
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The House of Flowers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
Verónica Castro, Cecilia Suárez, Aislinn Derbez
The House of Flowers (Netflix, 2018), in Spanish "La Casa de las Flores," is a Mexican comedy-drama television series created by Manolo Caro. The show depicts a dysfunctional ...more
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Queer Eye is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
Queer Eye
Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Karamo Brown
Queer Eye (Netflix, 2018) is an American reality series, and a reboot of the Bravo series. A new Fab Five set out to Atlanta to help the city's straight men refine their wardrobes, grooming, ...more

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Dancing Queen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
Alyssa Edwards
Dancing Queen (Netflix, 2018) is an American documentary reality television series. Justin Johnson, aka drag superstar Alyssa Edwards, juggles his dance life, drag life, family life, and love
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The Assassination of Gia... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
Penélope Cruz, Édgar Ramírez, Ricky Martin
The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (FX, 2018) is the second season of the FX true crime anthology television series American Crime Story. Based on the book by Maureen ...more
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SOTUS: The Series is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
Prachaya Ruangroj, Perawat Sangpotirat
SOTUS: The Series (GMMTV, 2016) is a Thai drama television series that is based on an online novel, "SOTUS พี่ว้ากตัวร้ายกับนายปีหนึ่ง" by BitterSweet. Students at an engineering ...more
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Schitt's Creek is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
Schitt's Creek
Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Levy
Schitt's Creek (CBC, 2015) is a Canadian television sitcom created by Eugene Levy and Dan Levy. After losing their fortune, a family is forced to rebuild their lives with their sole remaining ...more

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Riverdale is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix
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KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes
Riverdale (The CW, 2017) is an American teen drama television series developed by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, based on the characters of Archie Comics. The series follows Archie Andrews' (KJ Apa) ...more

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