Some who do not identify as either male or female prefer the term “genderqueer.” While it is important to understand that sexual orientation and gender identity are not the same thing, they do both reflect differing forms of gender norm transgression and share an intertwined social and political history.
This fall we have more queer women characters than ever before with more representation of women of color in pivotal roles and characters that identify as lesbian, bisexual and pansexual.
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From network to cable to streaming, show runners, writers and producers are finding more ways to be inclusive of LGBTQ women as part of their expansive casts and, in some cases, giving them starring roles.
Here are 21 shows—new and returning—that are giving gay and bi women some screen time this fall.
Joe Swanberg’s series about love, sex and relationships in Chicago includes couples and throuples of all kinds, including an episode dedicated entirely to two young women (Kiersey Clemons and Jacqueline Toboni) whose courtship is dampened only by the fact that one of them thinks she has to change who she is for things to work.
In another episode, Malin Akerman and Orlando Bloom seek a third party on Tinder and end up spending the night with someone they already know (Kate Micucci).