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20 More Binge-Worthy Queer Netflix Shows You Need To Watch

Updated: Aug 3

It's been a few years, so it's time we update our list of queer and LGBT+ inclusive TV shows on Netflix right now. From charming British romance to campy queer animation and compelling international dramas, here are 20 of the best queer-focused and LGBT+ inclusive series available on Netflix right now.

(All shows available in the UK at time of publishing.)

1. YOUNG ROYALS (2021 - present)

YOUNG ROYALS is a Swedish teen drama romance streaming television series on Netflix. Set at the fictional elite boarding school Hillerska, the plot primarily follows the fictional Prince Wilhelm of Sweden (Edvin Ryding), his romance with fellow male student Simon Eriksson (Omar Rudberg), and the drama it results in.

LGBTQ+ rep: Queer Men

Genre: Drama, Romance

Starring: Edvin Ryding, Omar Rudberg, Malte Gårdinger

Creators: Lisa Ambjörn, Lars Buckung, Camilla Holter

Rating: 12A

Episode Run Time: 50m


DEAD END: PARANORMAL PARK is an animated fantasy horror comedy series created by Hamish Steele for Netflix, which is based on the graphic novels series DeadEndia. The series follows Barney and Norma, the newest employees at their local theme park, Phoenix Parks. Joined by Pugsley, Barney's childhood dog, and Courtney, a thousand-year-old demon, they discover the world of the Paranormal and learn a few new things about themselves.

LGBTQ+ rep: Trans Men, Queer Men

Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Adventure

Starring: Zach Barack, Kody Kavitha, Emily Osment, Alex Brightman

Creators: Hamish Steele

Rating: 12A

Episode Run Time: 30m


Caught between two warring clans, the son of a notorious witch tries to find his place in the world. After being discovered as an illegitimate son of the "World's Most Dangerous Blood Witch", Nathan Byrne was quietly monitored for the first 16 years of his life out of fear he'd turn out like his father. However, as the conflict between the Blood Witches and the Fairborn Witches escalates, Nathan finds himself the target of a modern-day witch hunt.

LGBTQ+ rep: Queer Men

Genre: Fantasy, Drama

Starring: Jay Lycurgo, Nadia Parkes, Paul Ready

Creators: Joe Barton

Rating: 15

Episode Run Time: 60m

4. FIRST KILL (2022)

Falling in love is tricky for teens Juliette and Calliope: One's a vampire, the other's a vampire hunter and both are ready to make their first kill. In FIRST KILL, Sixteen-year-old vampire Juliette Fairmont needs to make her first kill in order to enter adulthood and take her place among her powerful family of Legacy vampires. Calliope, who belongs to a monster-hunting family, needs to slay her first monster in order to gain her family's approval. As both families become unavoidably involved, and Juliette and Calliope's relationship develops, the girls realize that killing each other is not so simple.

LGBTQ+ rep: Queer Women

Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery

Starring: Sarah Catherine Hook, Imani Lewis, Elizabeth Mitchell

Creators: V.E. Schwab

Rating: 15

Episode Run Time: 60m

5. THE BISEXUAL (2018)

From the team that brought you APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR and THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST comes THE BISEXUAL - a British comedy-drama series following an Iranian-American woman called Leila after a recent breakup with her long-term girlfriend. Having come to the realisation that she's bisexual, Leila has left her girlfriend/business partner Sadie and moved in with Gabe, a neurotic novelist who is having relationship problems of his own. Gabe doesn't know many lesbians and Leila hasn't got much experience hanging out with heterosexuals. Perfect for people searching for some messy bisexual representation.

LGBTQ+ rep: Queer Women

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Starring: Desiree Akhavan, Maxine Peake, Brian Gleeson

Director: Desiree Akhavan

Rating: 15

Episode Run Time: 40m

6. UNCOUPLED (2022)

In UNCOUPLED, Michael's life seemed to be perfect... that is until his long-term partner blindsides him by leaving after 17 years of being in long time relationship. As he adjusts to being single in his late 40s, he discovers that the gay dating scene has changed while he was in a relationship, and he rapidly realizes that in order to not be single forever, he must take action.

LGBTQ+ rep: Queer Men

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Starring: Neil Patrick Harris, Tisha Campbell, Brooks Ashmakskas

Creators: Jeffrey Richman, Darren Starr

Rating: 15

Episode Run Time: 30m

7. QUEER AS FOLK (UK) (1999-2000)

QUEER AS FOLK is a 1999 British television series that follows the lives of three gay men living in Manchester's gay village around Canal Street. Initially running for eight episodes, a two-part follow-up was shown in 2000. The series later inspired an American adaptation of the show under the same name which ran for five seasons between 2000, to August 7, 2005. A more contemporary American reboot was also released on Peacock in 2022

LGBTQ+ rep: Queer Men

Genre: Drama

Starring: Aiden Gillen, Charlie Hunnam, Craig Kelly

Creators: Russell T. Davies

Rating: 18

Episode Run Time: 48m

8. HEARTSTOPPER (2022 - present)

Adapted from the webcomic and graphic novel of the same name by Alice Oseman, HEARTSTOPPER is a British coming-of-age romantic comedy-drama series on Netflix. The series primarily tells the story of Charlie Spring (Joe Locke), a gay schoolboy who falls in love with classmate Nick Nelson (Kit Connor), whom he sits next to in his new form. It also explores the lives of Tao (William Gao), Elle (Yasmin Finney), Tara (Corinna Brown) and Darcy (Kizzy Edgell). Series 2 is set to be released later this year.