Russell T Davies is a Welsh screenwriter and producer who has been behind many LGBT+ inclusive shows. Russell, who identifies as gay, has produced It’s a Sin, Queer as Folk, Years and Years, Cucumber, and Torchwood, all of which feature LGBT+ main characters.
RuPaul’s Drag Race UK is a reality competition where drag queens from across the United Kingdom compete to be the next drag superstar. The famous faces judging this competition are RuPaul, Michelle Visage, Alan Carr and Graham Norton.
Star Trek: Discovery is set a decade before the events of the original Star Trek series. The show follows the crew of the USS Discovery on various adventures. Season three stars Star Trek’s first non-binary and trans regular characters.
One Day at a Time is a sitcom centring around the Alvarez family, mum Penelope, grandmother Lydia, and children Elena and Alex. The series explores coming out as Elena shares her sexuality with her family, and later looks at gender as Elena finds love with her non-binary partner Syd.
Pose is a drama about New York’s Black and Latinx LGBT+ drag ball culture of the 1980’s. The characters are dancers and models who compete for recognition in the underground drag ball world.
This sitcom follows the wealthy Rose family who lose their money and are forced to relocate to Schitt’s Creek, a small town they once bought as a joke. David Rose, the son of the family, identifies as pansexual. Throughout the show his relationships are fully accepted and completely usualised.
Gentleman Jack is a historical drama set in Yorkshire in 1832. It tells the story of landowner and industrialist Anne Lister whose coded diaries tell us about the romantic relationships they had with women.
Adventure Time is a fantasy animated TV series following the adventures of a boy named Finn and his best friend, a dog named Jake. Although many have commented on various queer themes throughout the show it’s not until the finale that the romantic relationship between two characters, Princess Bubblegum and Marceline, is confirmed with a kiss.
An animated TV series which tells the story of a young boy, Steven Universe, who lives with humanoid aliens called Crystal Gems in the town of Beach City. The show features agender/non-binary characters as well as a romantic relationship between the Gem’s Ruby and Sapphire.
Sex Education is a comedy-drama TV series centring around teenager Otis Milburn who (inspired by his sex-therapist mother) sets up a sex advice “clinic” at school with his classmate Maeve. Although neither of these characters are LGBT+, LGBT+ identities are well represented throughout the show with Otis’ best friend Eric being gay as well as other characters identifying as queer, questioning, asexual and bisexual.