From the LWTV Archives: Raw FM

From the LWTV Archives: Raw FM

January 14, 2023 user-circle NikkiT

This week, I’m going to take you on an epic 90s journey to look at the Australian TV show, Raw FM.

From the LWTV Archives: First Queer Woman on a Telenovela

From the LWTV Archives: First Queer Woman on a Telenovela

December 17, 2022 user-circle NikkiT

This week, I went looking for the first queer woman character on a telenovela.

From the LWTV Archives: First Queer Woman on a Soap

From the LWTV Archives: First Queer Woman on a Soap

December 3, 2022 user-circle NikkiT

This week, I dove into the world of soap operas to find the first queer woman on a daytime American soap.

From the LWTV Archives: Queer TV Nuns

From the LWTV Archives: Queer TV Nuns

November 19, 2022 user-circle NikkiT

This week, in honor of the second season of Warrior Nun, I decided to take a look back at other queer nuns that have graced our television screens.

From the LWTV Archives: First Queer Character on a Sitcom

From the LWTV Archives: First Queer Character on a Sitcom

November 5, 2022 user-circle NikkiT

This week, we are diving into the database to find the first queer character that appeared on a sitcom.

From the LWTV Archives: Actor with the Most Queer Roles

From the LWTV Archives: Actor with the Most Queer Roles

October 15, 2022 user-circle NikkiT

This week, I was curious to find out which actor on LWTV holds the record for playing the most queer characters on TV.

From the LWTV Archives: First Happy Ending

From the LWTV Archives: First Happy Ending

October 1, 2022 user-circle NikkiT

This week, I wanted to find the first time on TV that queer women got a happy ending. Unsurprisingly, Friends was the winner.

From the LWTV Archives: First Queer Athlete

From the LWTV Archives: First Queer Athlete

August 27, 2022 user-circle NikkiT

In honor of #ALOTO, this week’s column looks into the first queer woman athlete in TV history!

Turns out, it is Niki Gunter on a 1977 episode of “Westside Medical”.

From the LWTV Archives: First Out and Proud Woman on TV

From the LWTV Archives: First Out and Proud Woman on TV

August 13, 2022 user-circle NikkiT

This week, I searched the LWTV archives for the first queer woman on TV that was out and proud. I found her in an episode of The Bold Ones, a medical drama from the 1970s.

From the LWTV Archives: First Show to Use the Word “Lesbian”

From the LWTV Archives: First Show to Use the Word “Lesbian”

July 23, 2022 user-circle NikkiT

This week, we are discussing the first show to actually use the word “lesbian” when referring to a queer character.

From the LWTV Archives: First Show with an implied gender queer character

From the LWTV Archives: First Show with an Implied Gender Queer Character

July 2, 2022 user-circle NikkiT

For this post, I went in search of the first recurring queer female, non-binary, or trans character to appear on television.