Ignorance about beautiful reality often leads to the nonacceptance of its core existence. And the same happened with the LGBTQ+ community all across the planet.
Luckily some people are trying to make this world a better place to live. While everybody has their ways, some have created LGBTQ+ friendly series to binge-watch on Netflix.
The OTT giant is at the top of its game in providing all sorts of entertainment shows, including a wide range of LGBTQ+ shows. So, if you are sitting on the sofa of your living room confused about what to binge from such a massive collection, we have got your back.
List of Top 10 LGBTQ+ series to watch on Netflix.
1. Sense 8
A binge-worthy tense science -fiction from the creators of “the Matrix” involves more than one yuletide queer romances.
The story revolves around eight people who get connected, now while figuring out what this connection is, their life becomes the target of a shadowy organization. It turns out that the gift they have might be the only thing keeping them alive.
The cast includes Jaime Clayton, Max Riemelt, Brian J. Smith and Tina Desai.
2. Queer Eye
“Grab Some Tissues” is the tagline of this highly appreciated reality show and believe us that tagline is 100% true.
Ten years after the Emmy-winning original show went off the air, the reboot brings you the new FAB-FIVE queer man who gives a makeover to the lifestyle of participants.
The cast includes Antony Porowski, Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown and Tan France
3. Schitt’s Creek
After the 72nd Emmy Awards, the show doesn’t need any review or introduction as it swept all major comedy awards and also set the record of the most Emmy wins by any comedy series.
But just for an idea when the Rose family loses their riches and are forced into an ugly small town, they only have one goal as a family that is to sell that town and get out of there,
But destiny had something else for David Rose, the pansexual son of the Johnny & Moira Rose.
So all you need is drinks and snacks, and you won’t get up before binge-watching this masterpiece of a sitcom.
The cast in the series are Annie Murphy, Catherine O’Hara Dan Levy and Eugene Levy
4. The Assassination Of Gianni Versace
The second season of American crime story shows the event that leads to the assassination of gay fashion designer Gianni Versace.
Alongside big names like Penelope Cruz and Ricky Martin, Darren Chris who played the role of Andrew Cunanan the psychopathic murderer brought out the marvelous act and won Emmy and Golden Globe.
So, if you are looking for a high-class fashion world crime story, then this will surely blow your mind.
The cast includes Édgar Ramírez, Darren Criss, Ricky Martin, Penélope Cruz.
5. Sex Education
The show is about an insecure guy Otis who is excellent at giving sex advice to fellow schoolmates, thanks to his Sex therapist mother who hasn’t made any boundaries while talking about sex.
And the reason it’s in the list of LGBTQ+ series to watch on Netflix because it deals with struggle, peer pressure, or bullying faced by Queer people at the school level and how some shine out even in that environment and for some it becomes hard, and they snap.
The cast includes Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey, Gillian Anderson and Ncuti Gatwa
6. Orange Is the New Black
The first show truly made for the OTT era that went on to become the most-streamed series on Netflix.
So OITNB is a Prison drama based on the memoir of “Piper Chapman” whose history in the drug deal came haunting her and resulted in a 15-month prison sentence. The show revolves around Piper and Alex Vause reuniting in prison and moving on with their romantic life while following their struggle within the penitentiary.
The cast includes Taylor Schilling, Kate Mulgrew and Laura Prepon.
7. American Horror Story
Creator of the show Ryan Murphy is a member of the LGBT community himself and has created numerous shows in this genre, and all are critically acclaimed.
The American horror story is one of the longest-running shows by Murphy, and the veterans like Kathy bates, stunning Sarah Paulson and Evan peters grace the show,
Other than the primary leads, there are numerous LGBTQ characters in the show, which proves that AHS will always be on the list of the shows to watch on Netflix.
The cast includes Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Jessica Lange and Emma Roberts
8. Umbrella Academy
Netflix’s team of superheroes born at the same time in different parts of the world having different ability are adopted by a billionaire,
And as life moves on they face the challenges of saving the world from the apocalypse.
the orphan kids growing up and falling apart like a family is the story worth watching,
So all in all, the show is the right dose of superhero adventure and comedy.
The cast includes Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, and David Castañeda
Again, a Ryan Murphy teen musical drama shows several students navigate high school life with issues such as sexuality, gender identity, racism & school violence.
The show is not only a regular drama but this 6-season ride with the musical artist will be a treat to ear as renditions of the greatest hits of artists like Michael Jackson, Brittany Spears, Beatles and Madonna will be your companion throughout each episode.
Being critically acclaimed this show has 19 Emmy nominations.
The cast includes Lea Michele, Jane Lynch, Matthew Morrison, and Cory Monteith
The series adaptation of the novel “The Mortal Instruments” by Cassandra Clare is a subtle supernatural drama.
All along with the story, the relationship between Alec and Magnus became so sensational that it was termed as a ‘Malec’ on social media. It is also considered a very natural and realistic LGBTQ love story.
Don’t get upset about the fact that there will be no more seasons but enjoy what you have on the platters
The cast includes Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, Alberto Rosende, Matthew Daddario, and Harry Shum Jr.
In the end, these are mere suggestions from our side for some LGBTQ+ friendly series to watch on Netflix based on thorough research and tons of binging. We have some other names as well that you can include in your binge list. Such as The House of Flowers (La casa de las Flores), AJ and the Queen, Grace, and Frankie, Elite, Ratched, Hollywood, and many more.