Netflix and Queer

2018 is around the corner. Thank goodness, I say, because 2017 has been pretty uneven. And thankfully, Netflix has some queer shows coming up in 2018 for us!

One Day at a Time

Returns January 26, 2018

I’m so excited I could shriek. Finally y’all get to see what I saw (part of) this summer! You have no idea how happy I am. Keeping these episodes secret for half the year has been killing me. My wife and I have been making jokes (at home only, Mike! I swear!) from the four episodes we saw filmed, as well as the clips we saw at the tapings. The first season ended with Victor, Elena’s father, sodding off at her Quincés, that comemierda. What will season two bring? I can’t tell you, but I think you’ll like it.

Jessica Jones

Returns March 8, 2018.

When we last left our anti-hero, her lawyer friend Jeri Hogarth had lost her wife at the hands of her lover. We’ve seen Jeri here and there since, in the other Defender-verse shows. She seems to be doing alright. But then again, Jessica hasn’t upended her life in 23 months. God knows what Jessica will do to her.


Finale airs in 2018.

If I was a betting woman, I’d say the finale for Sense8 will be August 8th. All I want to know is if Nominta get married and if Wolfgang survives. Oh, fine, and if Lito gets to be happy and famous. Maybe just a little. I’m not happy that Sense8 is ending. I get that it was super expensive to film, but it’s not like they didn’t know that from the proposals of the show.

And Some Other Shows…

There are of course some other shows coming back to Netflix in 2018, and while they have queer female and trans characters, I wouldn’t go so far as to be happy about that…

Are there some Netflix returns or new shows you’re looking forward to? Give us a shout in the comments!

About Mika Epstein

Mika has been deep in the fandom world since she could say 'Trekkie.' With over two decades experience in running fansites and organizing communities, she's taken on the challenge of delving into the recesses of television for queers long forgotten. Making this site with Tracy is nothing short of serendipity. Mika lives with her wife and their cats in Southern California. Of course she has a hybrid, but she'd rather ride her bicycle.

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