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Works with a supporting focus on LGBT people, themes and relationships. This goes beyond media featuring queer characters and/or developing a supporting LGBT Fanbase; the works listed here revolving around the lives of LGBT people and experiences, please make sure the character is either a main character or featured heavily and not just part of an ensemble.

See LGBT+ Creators for a list of queer performers and artists. Also see the sub-category Queer Romance for media specifically about LGBT relationships. There is also the sub-category Speculative Fiction LGBT for Speculative Fiction with heavy LGBT themes.

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These can be contrasted with series which develop an LGBT Fanbase but aren't specifically aimed at one, as well as with genres such as Yaoi, Yuri, and Slash note  which have LGBT romantic or sexual plotlines but are generally meant for a straight audience (even if some series have an LGBT+ Periphery Demographic).


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    Anime and Manga 

    Art 

    Comic Books 
  • 20 Fists
  • Alena
  • America Chavez (the America Chavez character is a lesbian raised by two women)
  • Angela: Queen of Hel (the title character is a queer female, and there is a romance subplot with her and a supporting transwoman character)
  • Archie Comics (Kevin Keller and Life With Kevin, both about a gay teenage boy)
  • Archie Comics (2015) (Jughead is about an asexual/aromantic male main character)
  • Associated Student Bodies
  • The Avant-Guards (LGBT sports series; the ensemble cast is queer and all women, containing several lesbian/bisexual and transgender main characters)
  • Avengers Academy (The ensemble cast includes a gay main character and a bisexual female main character, subject matter includes queer female romance, LGBT youth and coming out)
  • Avengers Arena (The ensemble cast includes a bisexual female character and gay character, there is a prominent (unrequited) Love Triangle storyline involving the gay character)
  • Avengers Undercover (The ensemble cast includes a bisexual female character and gay character, the gay character has a prominent storyline regararding unrequited love towards a straight character)
  • The Backstagers (LBGT youth-oriented series; most of the all male ensemble cast is queer, including a bisexual character, a gay character, and a transgender male character; there several queer male supporting characters, subject matter includes queer male romance and LGBT youth)
  • Batwoman (the Batwoman character is a lesbian, there are several lesbian/queer characters)
  • Bingo Love (lesbian main character, bisexual female main character, queer female romance)
  • Bloom (2019) (queer male romance story between two gay characters)
  • Blue Is the Warmest Color (lesbian main characters, queer female romance)
  • Cheat(er) Code (gay erotic comic book, the main character is gay, the supporting characters are gay and/or queer men, subject matter includes queer male sex/sexuality)
  • Circles
  • DC Comics Bombshells
  • Dolltopia
  • Drama (LGBT youth-oriented series, there is one gay supporting character along with his twin brother who is also gay, subject matter includes coming out, LGBT youth)
  • Far Sector (the main character is a bisexual woman)
  • Fence (LGBT sports series; the two main characters are gay/queer and the vast majority of supporting characters are male and either gay or queer. Subject matter includes queer male romance)
  • The Fire Never Goes Out
  • Gender Queer: A Memoir
  • Generation X (2017) (the ensemble cast includes two gay main characters and one lesbian main character along with a romance sub-plot with the two gay main characters)
  • Goldie Vance (queer female main character, queer female supporting character, queer female romance)
  • Heathen (2017)
  • Heathen City
  • Hellblazer (the Hellblazer character is a bisexual man)
  • Iceman (the Iceman character is gay)
  • Jem and the Holograms
  • Killer Condom
  • Kitty Pryde (the Kitty Pryde character is bisexual)
  • Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me
  • The Legend of Bold Riley
  • The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars (the main character is a bisexual woman, there is a queer female romance subplot between her and supporting character who is also a bisexual woman)
  • Life Is Strange (queer female romance story between the main character (a bisexual girl) and the deuteragonist (a lesbian))
  • Lumberjanes (queer ensemble cast includes a young trans girl and two young lesbian main characters, there is a non-binary male supporting character, subject matter includes LGBT Youth, LGBT acceptance, gender dysphoria, gender euphoria, queer female romance)
  • Life Of Melody
  • Love and Rockets
  • Midnighter (the character Midnighter is gay, as his partner Apollo, there are several other gay/queer male characters, subject matter includes queer male romance)
  • Money Shot (sexually-fluid ensemble cast; the plot centers around a bisexual woman, who later dates another bisexual female cast member)
  • Monstress
  • Morning Glories
  • Motor Crush (lesbian main character, lesbian supporting character, queer female romance)
  • The Movement (queer ensemble cast; asexual/aromantic main character, bisexual female main character, gay male main character, queer female main character)
  • My Friend Dahmer (gay main character, biopic)
  • My Very First Vampire Blood Drive
  • Northstar (the character Northstar is gay)
  • Patsy Walker, a.k.a. Hellcat! (gay and bisexual male supporting characters, queer male romance)
  • The Pride
  • Pride High
  • The Prince and the Dressmaker (a story about a prince who likes to dress in beautiful dresses, the main character describes himself as genderfluid/sometimes not feeling male, subject matter includes gender nonconformism, gender dysphoria, gender euphoria, gender fluidity, transphobia)
  • Rat Queens
  • Roadqueen: Eternal Roadtrip to Love
  • Runaways (the ensemble cast includes a young lesbian character and young bisexual girl character, and a genderfluid supporting character, subject matter included queer female romance and coming out)
  • Secret Six (bisexual male main character character, genderfluid supporting character)
  • Shadoweyes
  • Snotgirl
  • The Tea Dragon Festival
  • Unstoppable Wasp (the ensemble cast includes two lesbian supporting characters, subject matter includes queer female romance, homophobia, LGBT youth, and coming out)
  • West Coast Avengers (2018) (the ensemble cast includes a lesbian supporting character and bisexual male supporting character)
  • The White Trees: A Blacksand Tale (queer male ensemble cast)
  • The Wicked + The Divine
  • The Witch Boy (young reader series about a boy witch struggles to fit in with his family and witch clan, features a fantastic LGBT metaphor regarding gender and gender dysphoria, characters include a gender non-conforming boy, and several lesbian/queer female supporting characters, subject matter includes LGBT youth, fantastic transphobia metaphor, LGBT acceptence)
  • Wonder Woman (2006) (bisexual female main character, lesbian supporting character)
  • Wonder Woman (Rebirth)
  • The Woods (queer ensemble cast consisting of two gay main characters, a lesbian main character, transgender male main character, and an asexual/aromantic main character; subject matter includes coming out, and queer male romance and queer female romance)
  • X-Factor (2020) (the ensemble cast consists of a gay main character, who has a romance sub-plot with a gay supporting character and two bisexual/queer male main characters)
  • Y: The Last Man (bisexual female main character, lesbian main character)
  • Young Avengers (the ensemble cast is primarily queer, consisting of two gay main characters, a lesbian main character, and three bisexual male/queer male main characters, subject matter includes queer male romance)
  • Zodiac Starforce
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    Comic Strips 

    Fan Works 

    Films — Animated 

    Films — Live-Action 

    Literature 
  • Affinity
  • Amberlough
  • Anger Is a Gift (a young adult novel about a gay African-American teen dealing with racist policies at his school while overcoming tramua from a police brutality incident, there several LGBT supporting characters, subject matter incldues LGBT youth, queer male romance)
  • Annie on My Mind

    Live-Action TV 

    Music 

    Podcasts 

    Tabletop Games 
  • Thirsty Sword Lesbians (it's about disaster lesbians with swords)
  • Visigoths vs. Mall Goths (Proudly uses the tagline "there are a lot of bisexuals." Most of the pre-made NPCs are labeled as LGBTQ+ by the rulebook's demographic categorizations)

    Television Networks 

    Theatre 

    Video Games 

    Visual Novels 

    Web Animation 

    Webcomics 

    Web Original 
  • Thunder and Friends (Asexual titular character, Transgender main character and other bisexual and gay characters.)

    Web Videos 

    Western Animation 
  • Adventure Time: Distant Lands (bisexual female main characters, queer female romance)
  • Allen Gregory (gay supporting character, LGBT marriage, LGBT parenting/family)
  • Big Mouth (themes of sexuality and self-confidence include many LGBT storylines, usually focused on children who have just realized their identities. A main character (Jay) realizes he's bisexual, a Camp Gay side character has some character study about his sexuality and isolation among his peers, and other minor characters, who are pansexual and a trans girl, both have stories relating to their sexualities. Jessi's mother also has an affair with a woman who becomes her girlfriend until Season 3)
  • The Bravest Knight (two gay main characters, LGBT marriage, LGBT parenting/family)
  • Chozen (gay main character)
  • Danger & Eggs (transgender and non-binary supporting characters, themes of chosen family and acceptance)
  • The Dragon Prince (several supporting characters in leadership positions (both military and political) are in male or female same-sex relationships. Developing female same-sex romance)
  • Disenchantment (bisexual female lead)
  • Freedom Fighters: The Ray (gay main characters)
  • Harley Quinn (2019) (bisexual female main character, bisexual female supporting character, queer female romance)
  • The Hollow (there is a gay main character within the Power Trio)
  • Kaeloo (intersex main character)
  • Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts (gay main character, non-binary supporting character, pansexual supporting character, queer male romance, LGBT youth)
  • The Loud House (supporting character Clyde has two fathers, and main character Luna has a romance arc with another girl named Sam)
  • Magical Girl Friendship Squad (lesbian main character)
  • OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes (bisexual female main character, queer supporting characters)
  • Out, part of Disney/Pixar's SparkShorts (animated short about coming out revolving around two gay men with one coming out to his parents, subject matter includes coming out, and LGBT acceptance)
  • The Owl House (bisexual female main character, lesbian supporting character, queer female romance subplot, LGBT youth)
  • Ready Jet Go! (bisexual main character, LGBT allegory)
  • Rick & Steve: The Happiest Gay Couple in All the World (two gay main characters, lesbian supporting characters)
  • Rocko's Modern Life: Static Cling (reveals that the character formerly known as Ralph Bighead is a trans woman who changed her name to Rachel during a journey of self discovery. A major story element is her father Ed having to accept her new identity)
  • She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (LGBT youth-oriented series; Both the main character and deuteragonist/antagonist are female and lesbian/queer, there are also several LGBT supporting characters, most of them are lesbian/queer, subject matter includes queer female romance)
  • Steven Universe (gems are a One-Gender Race all coded as female, with a lot of Ship Tease between them and even human women. There is a lesbian romance between two different Gems, Ruby and Sapphire, with a recurring theme being the prejudice they face for being two different gems fused together permanently. One of the three main Crystal Gems, Pearl, is confirmed to have been in love with Rose Quartz (Steven's mother), and, according to one of the writers, was in some kind of requited relationship with her in the past. and Several of Steven's fusions are treated as nonbinary characters who use "they/them" pronouns)
  • Super Drags (drag queens)
  • Twelve Forever (lesbian main character)

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