CAUTION: Designated as “strong content,” subject matter regularly discusses and sometimes depicts violence and abuse. Viewer discretion is advised.
A rich blend of modern myth and dark fantasy in which contemporary fiction, historical drama and legend are seamlessly interwoven, The Sandman follows the people and places affected by Morpheus, the Dream King, as he mends the cosmic — and human — mistakes he’s made during his vast existence.
Queer Plotline Timeline
Johanna Constantine is bisexual (much like her alternate self, John Constantine), and helps Dream in multiple events.
Arguably, Lucifer Morningstar should be considered to be added, as angels are genderless — they have no gender at all. As the creator, Neil Gaiman, has stated that we cannot apply our conceptions of gender or sexuality to angels, Lucifer is not currently listed.
Notable Queer-Centric Episodes
- Season 1, Episode 3 "Dream a Little Dream of Me" - Dream tracks down Johanna Constantine in an attempt to get back his sand, which is held by her ex girlfriend.
- Season 1, Episode 5 "24/7" - When the power of dreams are unleashed, it's hell on earth at a diner.
There are 5 queer characters listed for this show; 3 are dead.