Based on a YA novel by screenwriter Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith, Trinkets follows the friendship of three high school girls who bond at a Shoplifters Anonymous meeting.

Elodie (Brianna Hildebrand), Moe (Kiana Madeira), and Tabitha (Quintessa Swindell) become friends after finding each other at a Shoplifters Anonymous meeting. The characters have different personalities and personas in school, keeping their friendship a secret: Elodie is a leabian introvert; Moe favors punk style; while Tabitha comes from a wealthy family. They form a deep bond after finding out that they (almost) all have a shoplifting habit. Each also finds in the others strength as they navigate their own problems such as family and school issues.

Elodie is a lesbian, but at the beginning of the series has never been in a relationship. Mel and Tabitha try hard to be her wing women. She has never had to come out, she had a supportive family who gave her the environment to be herself since birth.

Notable Queer-Centric Episodes

  • Season 1 Episode 4 “Happy F*cking Birthday” – Elodie kisses a girl for the first time.
  • Season 1 Episode 8 “Monday I’m in Love” – After Sabine gets Elodie to steal a pair of glasses for her, they kiss for the first time.
  • Season 2 Episode 3 “Disconnected” – Elodie meets Jillan in band class.
  • Season 2 Episode 5 “Works in Progress” – Elodie and Jillan kiss for the first time and Jillan freaks out a little bit because she is not out.


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

Regular (1)

Recurring (2)

Guest (1)

This page was last edited on September 7th, 2020.
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