TV Shows With The Coming Out Trope (
)

Mom, Dad, I’m queer.

13 Reasons Why

A student kills herself after a series of culminating failures, brought on by select individuals within their school.

Network:
Airdates: 2017 - current

1600 Penn

Just your everyday, average, presidential family.

Network:
Airdates: 2012 - 2013

90210

We’re not in Kansas anymore.

Network:
Airdates: 2008 - 2013

A Girl Thing

A Girl Thing is a mini-series that revolves around a New York city street, a coffee house and a shrinks office. Dr. Beth Noonan is the therapist to one star per hour.

Network:
Airdates: 2001

All in the Family

Boy the way Glen Miller played
Songs that made the hit parade.
Guys like us we had it made,
Those were the days.

Network:
Airdates: 1971 - 1979

All My Children

AMC is your typical terrible-good daytime soap opera. It featured the legendary Erica Kane played by Susan Lucci. Since Erica Kane is probably one of the most famous soap opera characters of all time, it was pretty groundbreaking when her daughter Bianca Montgomery came out to her as a lesbian December 2000.

Network:
Airdates: 1970 - 2011

Alpha House

Four Republican senators share the same D.C. house rental, and face re-election battles, looming indictments, and parties — all with a sense of humor.

Network:
Airdates: 2013 - 2014

Anyone But Me

Sixteen-year-old lesbian, Vivian, moves from Manhattan to Westchester, while attempting to maintain her relationship with her girlfriend Aster .

Network: , ,
Airdates: 2008 - 2011

Bad Girls

How did women in prison merit a happy ending? No idea, but it did!

Network:
Airdates: 1999 - 2006

Beating Heart

Six love stories in Korea.

Network:
Airdates: 2005

Black Mirror

Looking into the dark mirror of the future of technology.

Network: ,
Airdates: 2011 - current

Blue Mountain State

A football themed comedy on the Manly Spike Channel. We had low hopes. They were still too high.

Network:
Airdates: 2010 - 2011