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The Best Newer TV Shows With Gay Characters

Updated July 21, 2021 6.1k votes 2.9k voters 81k views43 items

List RulesVote up the best shows with LGBTQIA+ characters that premiered on or after January 1, 2018.

As LGBT representation continues to be on the rise in media, many new television series feature prominent lesbian, gay, or bisexual characters. In the past few years, tons of successful shows have emerged that feature non-heterosexual characters. Whether side characters or part of the core cast, you can vote on some of the best new shows with gay characters on the list below.


What are the best new shows with gay characters? Euphoria features the breakout characters Rue and Jules, who take the viewers on a journey through their experiences with drugs, relationships, and identity discovery. Love, Victor gives us a wholesome spinoff of Love, Simon with even more gay leads. Genera+ion features several gay characters, including Chester, Nathan, and Greta. Other good current shows with gay characters include Batwoman, I Am Not Okay With This, and Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist.

Which current TV shows with gay characters deserves the top spot on this list? Help us decide by voting up the shows they're on. And if you want even fresher stories of LGBTQ+ characters, check out the list of Curernt TV Shows With Gay Characters.

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