5 LGBTQ+ Shows On Netflix Everyone Should Binge-Watch
June is a month of honour, a month of celebration, a month of acceptance, and a month of ‘Pride’. Commemorating the 1969 Stonewall riots, June is when the LGBTQ+ community comes together and comes alive to jubilate their sexuality.
If you feel like there is still a lot you don’t know about the LGBTQIPA community, but want to understand, binging on these 5 Netflix series this Pride Month is the right place to start:
Orange Is The New Black
A comedy-drama and one of the most popular series on Netflix, this show takes you through the life of a privileged woman who gets convicted to a women’s prison. Representing a multidimensional take on the LGBTQ+ women, race and gender, this series will take you on a ride full of drama, reality checks and carefully drawn trans- and gay stories.
One Day At A Time
This Netflix original comedy drama is a LGBTQ+ inclusive show that cracks you up while also catering to underrepresented groups through the life of a Cuban-American family. From sexism, to religion, to love, this series covers. No wonder it has been a winner among the trans- community and qualifies for the list to binge on!
Tales Of The City
A drama mini-web series, Tales of the city, is a story of a young woman Mary Ann Singleton, who moves to San Francisco and takes us through the lives of characters that represent the LGBTQ+ community. The queer representation on the show and the brazen detailing of the lives and likes of them makes this one of the most loved series, and a must watch for everyone!
A groundbreaking and stereotypes smashing show, based in the 1990s, this Netflix original is everything the LGBTQ+ community stands for. From having real life trans- people in the cast and crew to making their characters more visible and relatable than ever, this show touches the characters of sex workers, drag queens and more, all the while addressing the reality that the gay and trans people live in.
This show has to be a one-of-a-kind feel good series, as five fabulous queer men talk about and lend advice on everything from fashion to faux-pas, culture to food, sexuality to gender, and much more. A series that is sure to give you a mental, physical and holistic makeover, this is a perfect binge-watch for a pride weekend with your squad.