It’s Pride month! If you’re looking for shows and films to watch to celebrate this beautiful month or simply to understand the LGBTQ+ community a little more, here is a watchlist that you might want to go through, all with an authentic portrayal of LGBTQ+ characters. Some are real. Some are fiction. But they all are breaking boundaries, and are relatable and fabulous!
The Ultimate Watchlist to Celebrate the LGBTQ+ Community
Gear up for one final mission as the series wraps up with a two-hour series finale. Sense8’s exciting telepathic world features a diverse ensemble cast of different races, cultures, backgrounds, and sexualities.
For a delightful dose of teenage awkwardness and exploring your sexual identity, look no further than this new Netflix film. The story centers on a high-school senior named Alex Truelove, whose plan to lose his virginity to his girlfriend goes awry when he meets a charming boy.
A washed-up jock named Vince gets the surprise of a lifetime when his high-school fling Priya shows up at his doorstep with his out-and-proud teenage son. The comedy series follows Vince as he learns about fatherhood, one show tune at a time.
Yaaaas henny, Queer Eye is back to make you laugh, sob, and feel all the feelings. The Fab Five return for another feel-good second season as they change lives, preach self-love, and tackle topics like faith, immigration, and avocados (maybe). Can you believe?!
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Get ready to belt out “Pinot Noir” with Kimmy’s hilariously relatable roommate, Titus Andromedon. Whether he’s smashing cars a la Queen Bey or whining about already doing something today, you’re guaranteed to LOL with every episode.
Orange is the New Black
Step into Litchfield Penitentiary and the complex and colorful lives of its female inmates, from Piper, a privileged New Yorker, to Sophia, a transwoman with a complicated past. It’s never too late to start bingeing this great series.
Grace and Frankie
Up for a warm, funny and meaningful dramedy? Grace and Frankie are total opposites who forge an unlikely friendship after their husbands reveal that they’re gay and in love with each other.
RuPaul’s Drag Race
Watch as a group of fierce drag queens lip-sync for their lives in this outrageously fabulous reality show that will get you hooked. May the best woman win!
Sashay away to your couch and stream these fun and binge-worthy shows and films all throughout June (and beyond, if you’re too busy this month :p)!