Pride Month | Best LGBTQ shows and movies to watch now on Netflix

The first Pride March in South Africa and on the African continent took place on 13 October 1990. In celebration, we’ve rounded up some of the must-watch LGBTQ shows and movies on Netflix that are available to stream right now.

There amazing entertainment and infotainment, from the fantastical stylings of RuPaul’s Drag Race to the gritty Sabrina reboot and the acclaimed dramedy Orange is the New Black.

Iconic Must-See Series!

If haven’t seen these yet, here’s our super-short shortlist of absolute must-see LGBTQ shows…

  • American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace
  • The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson
  • Hollywood
  • Orange is the New Black
  • Pose
  • Queer Eye
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race
  • Sense8
  • Sex Education
  • Tales of the City

Inspiring True Stories

Take time to celebrate AND educate. Learn more about LGBTQ history with these films and documentaries that highlight noteworthy people and moments in LGBTQ history.

  • A Secret Love
  • All in My Family
  • Cheer
  • Circus of Books
  • The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson
  • Disclosure
  • Elisa y Marcela
  • Feminists: What Were They Thinking?
  • Laerte-se
  • Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado

Candidly Queer: The Best Stand-up Sets from LGBTQ Comedians

Get ready to laugh (and sometimes cry) thanks to these stand-up sets from hilarious and radically candid queer comedians.

  • Ellen Degeneres: Relatable
  • Fortune Feimster: Sweet & Salty
  • Hannah Gadsby: Douglas
  • Hannah Gadsby: Nanette
  • Simon Amstell: Set Free
  • Simplemente Manu Nna
  • Tiffany Haddish Presents They Ready
  • Tig
  • Wanda Sykes: Not Normal
  •  Zona Rosa

Best shows for…

Everyone deserves to see their stories, in all their pain, pride and glory, told on screen. Find more LGBTQ characters and stories to love, laugh and cry with.

Finding your “chosen family”

  • AJ and the Queen
  • Pose
  • Queer Eye
  • Sense8
  • Tales of the City
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Coming out (young adult)

  • Alex Strangelove
  • Atypical (Casey)
  • BoJack Horseman (Todd)
  • The Half of It
  • Let it Snow (Dorrie)
  • Never Have I Ever (Fabiola)
  • One Day At A Time (Elena)
  • Riverdale (Cheryl)

Falling in love

  • Black Mirror, “San Junipero”
  • Elite (Omar and Ander)
  • Feel Good
  • Gentefied (Ana and Yessika)
  • GLOW (Yolanda and Arthie)
  • Sex Education (Lily and Ola)

Discovering your body

  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Theo Putman)
  • Orange is the New Black (Sophia)
  • Special

 

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