The Young and the Restless

The Young and the Restless


The Newmans and the Abbotts represent Genoa City’s upper class. Powerful businessman Victor Newman runs Newman Enterprises and has never stopped loving his former flame and wife, Nikki Reed Newman. Jack Abbott and his sister, Ashley, are closely connected with the Newman family, both personally and professionally. The battle supreme in Genoa City has been going on for years between Katherine Chancellor and Jill Foster Abbott. The Winters family, Williams family and recent newcomers round out the socially and ethnically diverse town.

Queer Plotline Timeline

While it’s implied, it’s not until the 2017 season that we get lesbians,

Notable Queer-Centric Episodes

  • Aug 3, 2017 – Mariah and Tessa shared an intimate moment that led to an unexpected passionate kiss.


There are 4 queer characters listed for this show; none are dead.

Regulars (3)

Katherine Chancellor

 Jeanne Cooper

Mariah Copeland

 Camryn Grimes

Tessa Porter

 Cait Fairbanks

Recurring (1)

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