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What are the current TV shows with gay male characters? Part 6

For those who are locked out of Part 5 (which is now open for subscribers only).

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by Anonymousreply 323March 22, 2023 7:04 AM

Part 5.

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by Anonymousreply 1August 28, 2022 6:52 PM

I miss the days when threads used to get to 600 before a new one was made.

by Anonymousreply 2August 28, 2022 7:05 PM

This is from The Lake on Prime Video

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by Anonymousreply 3August 28, 2022 7:05 PM

R2 Same, but I had to create a new thread as the other is only for subscribers now.

by Anonymousreply 4August 29, 2022 6:14 AM

This is hot.

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by Anonymousreply 5August 29, 2022 7:35 AM

Tu no eres especial on Netflix. Spanish show with a gay character. His name is Javi.

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by Anonymousreply 6September 2, 2022 3:45 PM

From Netflix's Alma.

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by Anonymousreply 7September 2, 2022 11:16 PM

The Lake on Video Prime has a gay storyline. I just finished the show and it's actually really funny. It consists of 8 episodes. The first half of the season was the strongest imo, definitely funnier than thr second half, but the whole show is good. Well worth the watch.

by Anonymousreply 8September 9, 2022 10:03 PM

I'm in love with Riley from The Lake. Rugged, bearded handsome. Totally my type.

by Anonymousreply 9September 11, 2022 5:40 AM

Riley and Justin

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by Anonymousreply 10September 11, 2022 9:03 AM

Interview With the Vampire looks pretty queer.

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by Anonymousreply 11September 11, 2022 9:17 AM

Welsh soap Pobol y Cwm(People of The Valley). Gay Iolo finally admitted to wanting something with bi Eifion. Tyler is currently single, Aaron may possibly be gay and Aled is supposed to be coming back.

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by Anonymousreply 12September 11, 2022 8:13 PM

The Gilded Age on HBO

by Anonymousreply 13September 11, 2022 8:15 PM

Heartbreak High.

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by Anonymousreply 14September 14, 2022 7:26 PM

The new upcoming season of Chucky is going to have a lot of gay content based on what I've seen from the trailer for it so far

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by Anonymousreply 15September 15, 2022 4:27 AM

Just finished Heartbreak High on Netflix. It was horrible, god awful. AVOID at all costs.

by Anonymousreply 16September 17, 2022 10:08 AM


The gay guy (Darren) is not gay, he's "nonbinary" and goes by "they". So it's not actually a gay storyline. Also, the guy he falls in love with is asexual, so NO sex goes on between them. Darren tries to have sex with him, but Cash doesn't want to. That's pretty much the gist of the pathetic "gay storyline". Once again they make up excuses for the gays not to have sex, this time it's that one of them is "asexual" (LOL!) Oh yeah, and then they queerbait by teasing that Amerie's boyfriend Malakai is bi or gay, yet it all fizzles out into nothing. I have no idea what the fuck that whole storyline even was. He has a threesome with another guy and a girl, he then dreams about guys naked, he says he doesn't know who he is, he meets a guy at a party who he has chemistry with, who he compliments and they even go hiking together. Yet NOTHING! Absolutely fucking NOTHING! comes out of it. What the fuck was the whole point of it then? As I said: clearly queerbaiting.

by Anonymousreply 17September 17, 2022 10:14 AM

Not worth mentioning yet (maybe they reveal more in season two?), but Disney's Terri Incognita hints at the lead's sidekick being gay and having a crush on a guy who has a crush on the lead's antagonist, a bully who also happens to be the son of the chief of police. The show has the twinkiest lead since Teen Wolf and Alex Ryder.

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by Anonymousreply 18September 17, 2022 10:46 AM

R17 Thanks, was thinking about watching it but looks like I'll avoid it. Was already on the fence since it looked like the main gay was already pretty much a stereotype.

by Anonymousreply 19September 17, 2022 3:28 PM

The new Vampire Academy show has changed two characters from brothers to lovers. I'm assuming this is J August Richard's first gay role since he came out.

by Anonymousreply 20September 17, 2022 3:53 PM

J Agust played a gay dad on HBO Max's GENERATION. His husband was played by John Ross Bowie of THE BIG BANG THEORY and SPEECHLESS.

by Anonymousreply 21September 17, 2022 4:10 PM

R21 He also played gay on the short lived drama Council of Dads

by Anonymousreply 22September 17, 2022 4:13 PM

R20 My main question is, does Max Parker play gay? Do we at least see him nude?

by Anonymousreply 23September 17, 2022 4:14 PM

For a show that doesn't have gay characters, Heartbreak High seems to have quite a lot of guy on guy action.

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by Anonymousreply 24September 17, 2022 10:18 PM

Homoerotic moment at Heartbreak High.

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by Anonymousreply 25September 17, 2022 10:19 PM

I believe that Max Parker's character is not gay r23 though I could be wrong. This Vampire Academy show is being helmed and executive produced by Julie Plec whose record with gay characters has been sorra mixed.

by Anonymousreply 26September 18, 2022 4:38 AM

[Quote] whose record with gay characters has been sorra mixed.

Terrible track record and a racist piece of shit.

by Anonymousreply 27September 18, 2022 5:02 AM

R24 Watch the show then, if you don't believe me. Yes, there was a MMF threesome and I thought Malakai (Amerie's bf) had a gay awakeneing after it happened, but he didn't. He's apparently straight. Amerie pictured two guys kissing, but it wasn't real. And yes, Darren (the femme nonbinary gay guy) had a bed scene with his crush Cash, he started to jerk him off, but Cash stopped it because he's asexual. Darren had two other brief (as in one second) sex scenes with random guys. That was it. Sure, Darren and Cash kissed a few times but it didn't lead anywhere as Cash is "asexual" (lmao), funny how they picked one of two gays to be asexual. Why couldn't it have been a straight asexual guy, or one of the dykes? Oh no, it had to be one of the gays! Of course. As I said, the show had a ton of queerbaiting stuff. The most insulting thing was teasing that Malakai was gay or bi. The "gay storyline" if you can even call it that, was pathetic. It was actually offensive. That's how bad it was.

by Anonymousreply 28September 18, 2022 1:49 PM

October should be good. Lots of gay shows to look forward too. Interview With the Vampire, The Midnight Club and season 2 of Chucky.

by Anonymousreply 29September 24, 2022 10:10 AM

One of Us Is Lying season 2 trailer is here! Gay Cooper is back. It will be released October 20th.

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by Anonymousreply 30September 28, 2022 2:10 PM

Imterview With the Vampire is already renewed for season 2! Yay! It hasn't even premiered yet!

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by Anonymousreply 31September 30, 2022 5:36 AM

Young Royals is coming back soon with season 2

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by Anonymousreply 32September 30, 2022 6:30 PM

An Australian anthology series called Summer Love has an episode featuring a gay couple played by gay actors. Not sure how to watch outside Australia though.

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by Anonymousreply 33October 1, 2022 5:21 AM

R18 I watched the entire show and not a single mention or even hint that the main's sidekick is gay. I have no idea why or how you got that impression? For me it looked like they wanted him to be with Uma.

by Anonymousreply 34October 1, 2022 11:11 AM

[Quote] The show has the twinkiest lead since Teen Wolf and Alex Ryder.

When was Posey a twink....?

by Anonymousreply 35October 1, 2022 11:40 AM

The Summer I Turned Pretty has a bi male character. The actor is stunning, like really gorgeous! Too bad he got very little to do first season. No boyfriend to speak of and only one gay kiss. The rest of the time he spent drooling over the main girl, ugh. Hopefully he gets a boyfriend next season as the show has already been renewed.

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by Anonymousreply 36October 1, 2022 7:09 PM

R36 More likely they'll flirt with the idea but ultimately pair him with a girl

by Anonymousreply 37October 1, 2022 7:16 PM

R31 Isn't that Wormhole or whatever his name was from GOT, the castrato with the most ridiculous manner of speaking? Might take some really good acting to put that out of mind.

by Anonymousreply 38October 1, 2022 7:57 PM

The Bastard Son & The Devil Himself on Netflix later this month

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by Anonymousreply 39October 6, 2022 3:39 PM

Guillermo on What We Do in the Shadows finally came out this season. Laszlo swings both ways, and now Nandor does, too.

by Anonymousreply 40October 6, 2022 3:56 PM

Showtime’s Queer As Folk reboot was just canceled after one season.

by Anonymousreply 41October 6, 2022 4:12 PM

The Midnight Club on Netflix has two gay (male) characters.

by Anonymousreply 42October 10, 2022 4:49 PM

R38 Watch the show. He is a very good actor. Especially the confessional scene. Some insane acting. I really hope he gets an emmy for that, he deserves one.

by Anonymousreply 43October 10, 2022 4:53 PM

R42 Anything good with the characters or are they just there? Was thinking about watching but am still on the fence.

by Anonymousreply 44October 10, 2022 5:00 PM

R42 Nothing really special so far. I haven't watched much though. The gay guy has AIDS (before you judge, this was in the 90s, so it's realistic, also, they're all dying, that's why they're there). The nurse is also gay. He talked about coming out. I like how they're slowly getting closer. Also, it's hilarious, but the nurse goes on and on about the movie IWTW, apparently he's a huge fan. Love the timing, just as we have a new IWTW show that is very gay.

by Anonymousreply 45October 10, 2022 5:07 PM

Sorry, that reply was meant for R44. I'm R42/R45.

by Anonymousreply 46October 10, 2022 5:08 PM

The Midnight Club is fucking awful. Do not watch, you have been warned.

Spoiler: everyone gets a love life except the gay guy... of course. He gets to kiss guys in the stories they tell, but not in real life. I thought he was bonding with Mike and that they would be a couple. But nope... nothing. What a letdown.

by Anonymousreply 47October 13, 2022 2:12 PM

New Zealand 🇳🇿 soap Shortland Street. Gay Jack seems as though he may be getting involved with his married new boss.

by Anonymousreply 48October 13, 2022 2:17 PM

Sorry, I meant Mark. His name is Mark. I'm talking about the nurse. He seemed sweet. It's odd he didn't have a thing with Spence.

by Anonymousreply 49October 13, 2022 2:18 PM

Also can't forget about Spanish mini series Smiley I believe coming out this year. Staring Carlos Cuevas.

by Anonymousreply 50October 13, 2022 2:22 PM

R50 Spanish Netflix shows tend to have some gay content even if they're not "gay shows" per se. Like this show... gay sidekick.

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by Anonymousreply 51October 13, 2022 2:46 PM

R51 Smiley is show about 2 gay characters. Based off a play written by Guillem Clua.

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by Anonymousreply 52October 13, 2022 3:42 PM

R52 LGTB? Why is the T creeping up in the acronym?

by Anonymousreply 53October 13, 2022 3:44 PM

Holy Family on Netflix has a gay storyline. It was not good. I do not recommend it.

Spoiler: at one point the gay guy ends up sleeping with a woman. No, I'm not kidding. At least there's one hot gay sex scene though. The first 3 or 4 episodes were actually good. Too bad it goes downhill from there.

by Anonymousreply 54October 16, 2022 1:05 AM

[quote] Netflix’s new LGTB series

Unfortunate they have lumped the alphabet in a gay romance story. It’s ruined now.

by Anonymousreply 55October 16, 2022 2:02 AM

Only according to overly sensitive prisspots like r55

by Anonymousreply 56October 16, 2022 2:05 AM

R50 Is it Spanish or Catalan? There's a difference. I only watch Spanish shows. I'm not a fan of Catalan shows. I didn't watch that other show he did because it was in Catalan.

by Anonymousreply 57October 16, 2022 6:24 AM

The West is moving backwards with gay characters on TV while parts of Asia are moving forwards. I spend my time watching shows from Thailand and the Philippines now. Hot men being gay and sexual with no woke bullshit.

by Anonymousreply 58October 16, 2022 4:47 PM

Every time I look at the LGBT sections of various streaming platforms it's so sad how few things actually feature gay men

by Anonymousreply 59October 16, 2022 4:52 PM

R58, "woke" people aren't responsible for homophobia. The House of Representatives just had a vote on gay marriage and most Republicans voted against it.

by Anonymousreply 60October 16, 2022 5:12 PM

There are more gay characters than ever on TV. Some people invent things to complain about

by Anonymousreply 61October 16, 2022 5:26 PM

The upcoming Blockbuster sitcom on Netflix will have gay actor Tyler Alverez playing gay (or queer)

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by Anonymousreply 62October 17, 2022 6:13 AM

Actually looks like he's bisexual for some reason

by Anonymousreply 63October 17, 2022 6:14 AM

The character on the show I mean

by Anonymousreply 64October 17, 2022 6:14 AM

Interview With the Vampire is super gay

by Anonymousreply 65October 17, 2022 10:56 PM

R65 Yes we know

by Anonymousreply 66October 17, 2022 11:03 PM

Just another show trying to go woke. Can't have gay white men anymore, they have to be POC or bisexual, you know... to be "inclusive".

by Anonymousreply 67October 18, 2022 2:45 PM

R62 I was excited until I heard he was bisexual... ugh. We don't have many gay latinos on tv (please stop using latinx... latinos themselves don't want to use it), but then he's supposed to be bisexual? Wanna bet he won't get any gay relationships, only straight ones?

by Anonymousreply 68October 18, 2022 2:47 PM

R67, there are still plenty of gay white characters. Thanks for revealing yourself as a racist

by Anonymousreply 69October 18, 2022 4:27 PM

BBC's Wreck

[quote] Ladhood’s Oscar Kennedy stars as Jamie, who boards the cruise ship from which his sister went missing after a chase with a knife-wielding psycho in a duck costume. He’s investigating what happened to her. The more questions he asks, the more horrifying the answers.

[quote] Being in a horror series is not ideal for any character, but LGBT characters fare particularly badly in the genre. Traditionally, they’re either characters who die early, or they are the killer themselves.

[quote] With Wreck, writer and creator Ryan J. Brown wanted to change this. That is why Jamie is gay and his sidekick Vivian (played by Thaddea Graham) is a lesbian.

[quote] Both get romances, and neither becomes a mass-murderer because of their sexual identity. In fact, these identities are the only thing they are sure about in the show's uncertain world.

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by Anonymousreply 70October 19, 2022 7:04 PM

Trailer for BBC's Wreck.

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by Anonymousreply 71October 19, 2022 7:07 PM

Can't wait to not be able to easily watch that in the US R70/R71

by Anonymousreply 72October 19, 2022 7:30 PM

They're going to reveal Tim Drake's bisexuality in season 4 of Titans and apparently they've cast his boyfriend

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by Anonymousreply 73October 19, 2022 9:51 PM

R73 I was just going to post this! Yay! And they have an out gay actor playing a gay character, that's good.

by Anonymousreply 74October 20, 2022 4:52 AM

Bosé on Paramount Plus will have a gay storyline. There's a gay kiss in the trailer.

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by Anonymousreply 75October 20, 2022 5:14 AM

Carlos Cuevas and Miki Esparbe at the Smiley photocall. Smiley is supposed to come out in December.

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by Anonymousreply 76October 20, 2022 8:25 PM

Found this on YouTube.

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by Anonymousreply 77October 21, 2022 6:06 PM

Found this too. Apparently it's from a Spanish series?

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by Anonymousreply 78October 22, 2022 5:28 AM

Looks like Jon K will play gay again in El Inmortal.

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by Anonymousreply 79October 22, 2022 6:38 AM

Trailer for El Inmortal. It looks good!

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by Anonymousreply 80October 22, 2022 10:02 AM

Jon K is so hot

by Anonymousreply 81October 22, 2022 4:46 PM

Big Bang Theory. Pretty sure half of them are out or in the closet

by Anonymousreply 82October 22, 2022 4:56 PM

Reginald The Vampire on SyFy has a subtle gay couple - Maurice and Mike. They don't outright say they're boyfriends but it's pretty obvious.

by Anonymousreply 83October 22, 2022 11:36 PM

R61 Quality over Quantity, always. The problem is when most of these supposed gay characters are just token, they do absolutely nothing, especially the basic gay interactions.

by Anonymousreply 84October 24, 2022 5:29 AM

There is so much gratuitous nudity in El Inmortal. Lots of dick shots. Love it!

by Anonymousreply 85October 27, 2022 6:36 PM

Growing needle between Porna and Citybus in Vienna - due to Stefanie doing his usual shady prissy diva act by trying to whip up the crowd for him after a Borna lob goes long.

by Anonymousreply 86October 27, 2022 6:58 PM

Completing my post in R84. While lesbians/bi females get all the action... Male homosexuality is still very much estigmatized in mainstream media.

by Anonymousreply 87October 27, 2022 7:02 PM

[quote] estigmatized

Is that Spanish for stigmatized?

by Anonymousreply 88October 27, 2022 7:09 PM

Ok, never mind. Yes, the show has a lot of male nudity. On the other hand very little gay stuff, if any. I think Jon's character was supposed to be bi? There was a MMF scene. I'm not sure though. Either way he didn't get much screen time, so it wasn't much of a loss.

by Anonymousreply 89October 27, 2022 7:24 PM

[quote]El Inmortal

Never heard of it...

by Anonymousreply 90October 27, 2022 8:13 PM

Any idea how an American can watch it (with subtitles at least, if not dubbed) without having to pay? Looks mildly interesting, but the trailers above give no indication of significant male nudity, and I'm not going to pay good money in just the hope of a few quick dick-glimpses.

The guys do look pretty hot though.

by Anonymousreply 91October 27, 2022 8:19 PM

The bastard son and the devil himself has a gay character named Gabriel and there's a gay storyline. It's very short though, so don't expect too much. I just finished the show and I liked it, despite the very little gay stuff.

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by Anonymousreply 92October 30, 2022 9:03 AM

Queerty wrote about the show.

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by Anonymousreply 93October 30, 2022 9:06 AM

After watching more episodes of Reginald the Vampire, it looks like they aren't a couple but just live together because vampires are nesters and live in groups. Lame.

by Anonymousreply 94November 4, 2022 5:34 PM

Tim and Bernard kissing in this season 4 preview for Titans. At about 40 seconds in

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by Anonymousreply 95November 5, 2022 10:34 PM

Sounds like Bernard will make sure Tim’s bo staff extends correctly.

by Anonymousreply 96November 6, 2022 12:13 AM

It's a little weird when you realize Tim is supposed to be 16 and Bernard seems to be at least in his early to mid 20s since he's the head of STAR Labs

by Anonymousreply 97November 6, 2022 3:53 AM

R97 They're probably gonna retcon Tim to be 18 (or older) for it to be less weird. It would also have the added benefit of making more sense for his parents to let him go off with a bunch of strangers. (But I'm probably giving the very well known shitty writing way too much credit.)

by Anonymousreply 98November 6, 2022 7:17 AM

[quote]It would also have the added benefit of making more sense for his parents to let him go off with a bunch of strangers.

I liked how Tim's father kept checking up on him in the first episode of S4. In the comics Tim's dad was worried about him being Robin. Tim eventually quit to assuage his fears IIRC, then his father gave him his blessings to be Robin.

by Anonymousreply 99November 6, 2022 7:22 AM

Why every soap opera thread is instant paywalled on DL? Also, what's is "pervsudz"?

by Anonymousreply 100November 7, 2022 6:26 AM

Partner Track was cancelled by Netflix so we lose yet another gay character.

by Anonymousreply 101November 9, 2022 8:39 AM

This sounds interesting.

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by Anonymousreply 102November 9, 2022 8:41 AM

We lose yet another gay character with the cancellation of Green Lantern before it even premiered.

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by Anonymousreply 103November 10, 2022 9:13 AM

R92 in the books for that series the two guys become a couple, hopefully the TV show follows through. It’s a big book series with Teens. Kind of brutal and dark, sort of amazing. Called Half Blood

by Anonymousreply 104November 10, 2022 10:25 AM

R104 I'm an adult and I actually liked it. It didn't feel too watered down for the teens either. As a YA novel I expected the worst. I was susprised by the adult language and adult themes. I liked it a lot. Not only the gay storyline either, the entire show was actually good. Nathan and Gabriel had mad chemistry too. The only thing that annoyed me was that they spent so much time on the straight love story, when the gay story was much more interesting.

by Anonymousreply 105November 10, 2022 11:01 AM

R104 Hopefully but I'm sure we'll see him continuing to hook up with Annalise

by Anonymousreply 106November 11, 2022 12:53 AM

I'm watching Titans and ALL the male characters seem gay, which one is the gay again? This is what happens when you only cast gay actors that can't play straight convincingly. And no, I'm not self-hating. Many gay actors can indeed play straight convincingly, but a few can't. I don't know if any of the actors are gay irl, but that's how they come across on the show.

by Anonymousreply 107November 12, 2022 9:09 AM

Is Jay Lycurgo gay? He seems to only play gay characters and he used tongue when kissing another guy on The Bastard Son. The kiss was very convincing, makes me think he's bi or gay irl.

by Anonymousreply 108November 12, 2022 9:14 AM

R108 Jay Lycurgo is bisexual in real life

by Anonymousreply 109November 12, 2022 4:30 PM

R109 Has he said that? Is he officially out?

by Anonymousreply 110November 12, 2022 4:37 PM

R109, are there receipts from an official coming out? Or are you assuming that from his social media (which I kind of assumed as well)?

by Anonymousreply 111November 12, 2022 4:37 PM

R111 What makes you think he's bi? He follows a ton of beautiful women on Insta, very few men, let alone gay men. From his Insta I'd suspect he's straight.

by Anonymousreply 112November 12, 2022 4:40 PM

R110 His wikipedia used to say it but looks like it was removed because of a mistake with the source and because there wasn't an official statement. I do think he's likely bisexual but unless he's pushed out like Kit Connor, he's likely going to wait to come out.

by Anonymousreply 113November 12, 2022 5:07 PM

Just binge-watched The English show Wrecked, and it's a pretty nice, gay themed slasher horror series. The final two episodes are quite scary when the viewer finds out what is going on. The gay (and lesbian) content is rather chaste (kissing and making out) not much nudity (a few ass shots), the gay guy is the lead and his story takes up most of the time of the series.

by Anonymousreply 114November 13, 2022 4:37 PM

So sorry, the show is called Wreck from the BBC.

by Anonymousreply 115November 13, 2022 4:39 PM

R114, where can you stream it? Netflix? Prime? Hulu?

by Anonymousreply 116November 13, 2022 4:56 PM

r116, no clue, but it's been renewed for a second season.

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by Anonymousreply 117November 13, 2022 5:01 PM

r116, according to the link at r117 ...

[quote] Fremantle will handle international distribution of the series.

Don't know what that means for the US or any other country.

by Anonymousreply 118November 13, 2022 5:03 PM

What is R114 talking about? I have him blocked.

by Anonymousreply 119November 13, 2022 5:09 PM

The Wreck. BBC show, r119.

by Anonymousreply 120November 13, 2022 5:28 PM

R120 Thanks. I wanted to watch it and I've looked for it everywhere, but I can't find it. I'm not a brit btw, so if it's on BBC I can't watch it.

by Anonymousreply 121November 14, 2022 8:45 AM

R121, have you tried a vpn?

by Anonymousreply 122November 14, 2022 1:54 PM

Season 2 of One of us is lying on Netflix was released today. I'm watching the first episode now.

by Anonymousreply 123November 16, 2022 11:04 AM

R123 It actually was released on October 20th

by Anonymousreply 124November 16, 2022 1:36 PM

R124 It was released on Netflix today. I'm Norwegian so I don't have Peacock.

by Anonymousreply 125November 16, 2022 1:51 PM

One Of Us Is Lying is pretty great. It's like Pretty Little Liars, but with one of the main cast being gay. Kris, the boyfriend, being the sassy voice of reason in a later episode of season two is pretty funny.

Spoiler for season two: That must be one hardcore reason why Jake was in rehab. Simon and Fiona got murdered to keep it a secret.

by Anonymousreply 126November 17, 2022 1:19 PM

Season 2 of One of us is lying sucked ass. Cooper had very little screen time and Kris had even less, he was basically MIA until the last 3 episodes or so. The dykes got plenty of screen time though, of course. They got to kiss plenty, unlike the gays who got like two pecks. Last season was much better.

by Anonymousreply 127November 17, 2022 5:59 PM

Trust me when I say season 2 of the show is NOT worth it. The gay storyline barely got any screen time (as in the gay MALE storyline, the dykes got plenty, of course). The general story was also much weaker and more boring than the first season.

by Anonymousreply 128November 17, 2022 6:00 PM

Ensemble horror mystery show 1899 features gay characters. Miguel Bernardeau (Guzman from Elite) is in the show.

Obviously, the show is not for those who demand gay and nothing but gay from their entertainment.

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by Anonymousreply 129November 18, 2022 11:10 AM

Season 6 of Elite sucked. It was really bad. The gays got very little screen time.

by Anonymousreply 130November 19, 2022 7:56 PM

Not one single sex scene between Patrick and Ivan this season :(

by Anonymousreply 131November 19, 2022 8:07 PM

Tim and Bernard have been flirting a lot on Titans. They have great chemistry. No kiss yet, but it'll happen eventually.

by Anonymousreply 132November 21, 2022 5:39 AM

Smiley trailer.

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by Anonymousreply 133November 21, 2022 9:46 AM

There is a Belgian detective show on Netflix called Unité 42. One of the characters in it is gay or at least same sex attracted. There isn’t much going on in terms of hook ups or relationships but that is pretty much the same for all the characters. He does at least get asked out. One of the others is a widow who imagines his dead wife, the girl has memories of her dead boyfriend and the final of the four is married with kids. It is a bit gruesome in places but fairly easy viewing if you enjoy that type of show.

by Anonymousreply 134November 21, 2022 1:26 PM

I’m still watching 1899, but there are 3 gay characters so far, 2 of whom are pretty damn sexy. Nothing very long or explicit though. Netflix seems to shy away from that.

by Anonymousreply 135November 21, 2022 3:24 PM

Elite seems pretty sexy

by Anonymousreply 136November 22, 2022 12:35 AM

Welcome to Chippendales starring Kumail Nanjiani and Murray Bartlett. With Dan Stevens, Juliette Lewis, Robin de Jesús, and Andrew Rannells as guest stars.

From Gay Times:

[quote] Discussing De Noia, Bartlett added: “There is this trope of the tragic gay character who never finds happiness and dies in the end; I was very aware of not playing into that. We had a chance to explore Nick’s sexuality in a way that was interesting and three-dimensional and doesn’t make him a tragic figure in that way.”

[quote] Welcome to the Chippendales premieres 22 November in the U.S. on Hulu and 11 January in the UK on Disney Plus.

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by Anonymousreply 137November 22, 2022 11:29 AM

R137 Gay Times saying the word "gay" was very unexpected.

by Anonymousreply 138November 22, 2022 3:40 PM

R136 Elite season 6 sucked ass. It was all about the 5' tranny ("he" reminds me of Elliott Page). No gay sex scene this season (the first season of Elite without one?) and Patrick and Ivan spent the second half of the season apart. Must have been the least gay season in forever.

by Anonymousreply 139November 22, 2022 3:46 PM

Wonder if they felt they had to even out the extremely gay 5th season R139

by Anonymousreply 140November 23, 2022 1:34 AM

Tim and Bernard finally kissed on Titans. It was so cute!

by Anonymousreply 141November 25, 2022 2:02 PM

R141 But unfortunately, since Tim's current canon age is apparently 16, dumb fucks online are now calling Bernard a pedophile...

by Anonymousreply 142November 26, 2022 1:51 AM

There will always be idiots online, but changing Bernard from a classmate of Tim's age to a 30 year old Starlabs director, while keeping Tim as 16 in the show, makes no sense. Certainly doesn't help with all the grooming accusations in the news.

by Anonymousreply 143November 26, 2022 2:14 AM

on Chucky you don't find out until after he "exploded" but Father Bryce was gay

by Anonymousreply 144November 26, 2022 2:39 AM

Looks like on People of The Valley. Tyler may create an Only Fans type page for himself.

by Anonymousreply 145November 26, 2022 7:28 PM

[quote]There will always be idiots online, but changing Bernard from a classmate of Tim's age to a 30 year old Starlabs director, while keeping Tim as 16 in the show, makes no sense.

Granted I wouldn't buy Bernard being a teen, but just because James Scully is 30 doesn't mean Bernard is. Hell, Joseph Morgan's character is 24 on the show. Bernard is probably meant to be very early twenties.

This is the same thing that tripped up some viewers of THE BASTARD SON...Gabriel is 19 but people assumed he was 29/30 because the character's ex was 29 and the actor playing Gabriel is 30.

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by Anonymousreply 147December 4, 2022 3:41 AM

R147, yep. The lips on Angel/guy from Elite were 100% meant for kissing. His sexy pout is almost obscene lol. Krester is sexy AF too. The fake priest was not hot to me tho.

by Anonymousreply 148December 4, 2022 3:53 AM

The Last of Us is getting an HBO Max adaptation soon, and Murray Bartlett is playing a gay character from the game named Frank.

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by Anonymousreply 149December 7, 2022 1:11 AM

Is Pedro Pascal family, too?

by Anonymousreply 150December 7, 2022 1:55 AM

Spanish gay miniseries Smiley comes out today on Netflix.

by Anonymousreply 151December 7, 2022 9:25 AM

Smiley was perfect. Typical romantic dramedy for the holidays, only this one was gay. I loved it.

by Anonymousreply 152December 9, 2022 5:46 PM

Zach Tinker on DOOL. Zach is AMAZING.

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by Anonymousreply 153December 9, 2022 5:55 PM

Firefly Lane, which recently released it's 2nd season on Netflix

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by Anonymousreply 154December 10, 2022 1:10 AM

Netflix's Smiley is very nice.

by Anonymousreply 155December 10, 2022 11:10 AM

Half Bad was cancelled. We lost yet another gay character.

by Anonymousreply 156December 10, 2022 4:59 PM

Netflix cancelling a show, especially a very queer one? Anyone surprised?

by Anonymousreply 157December 10, 2022 5:55 PM

Biggest thing about the show being cancelled is that we'll never see the two male characters actually get together like they apparently do in the books.

by Anonymousreply 158December 10, 2022 5:57 PM

Which show has the hottest bi, fluid, or gay male characters?

by Anonymousreply 159December 10, 2022 6:11 PM

SAS Rogue Heroes has some subtext

by Anonymousreply 160December 10, 2022 10:44 PM

R158 It fucking sucks. Netflix would rather suppport that stupid Heartstopper show which I can't stand. The guys do not act like normal teenagers, they don't party, drink or have sex. It feels like a watered down version for the masses. Once again the gays are neutered. And the show is celebrated. I don't get it. I hated that stupid fucking show. Going out for a date and buying fucking MILKSHAKES?! Are they 5 or 15? Even Elite is more realistic than this. And that scene where they were laying on the floor together I thought they would finally fuck, but no. They were just staring at each other, a small kiss, then Kit's character got up and left. As if two horny guys would not have sex?! Why is Heartstopper critically acclaimed again? Nothing about that show makes any sense. There is no way Kit's character would date Joe's character in real life. Don't even get me started with the two dimensional characters. They were either perfect or bullies. Again, they did not act like normal human beings, let alone two horny teenagers.

by Anonymousreply 161December 11, 2022 6:13 AM

I think Netflix hates sexual gay men because every show with gays (unless they are neutered like the Heartstopper gays) gets cancelled.

by Anonymousreply 162December 11, 2022 6:14 AM

Netflix has hundreds of gay movies and tv shows.

by Anonymousreply 163December 11, 2022 6:17 AM

R163 Most gay shows get cancelled after one season, this year just at the top of my head: Alma and Half Bad. Both shows had gay characters and both got cancelled. They don't give a shit about gay men.

by Anonymousreply 164December 11, 2022 6:23 AM

Elite is endless

by Anonymousreply 165December 11, 2022 6:27 AM

The creator of Elite supposedly has said that he has plans on where the show should go if it were to make it to season 10.

Yes Smiley is nice r155.

by Anonymousreply 166December 11, 2022 7:01 AM

Engagement is key when it comes to Netflix. Netflix only cares about what is going on at active Netflix accounts, what paying subscribers watch (and how long).

It comes down to the good ol' "If you like something, support it financially". If you watch Netflix shows illegally, don't whine when they get canceled.

by Anonymousreply 167December 11, 2022 9:06 AM

The gay guys on 1899 have sex and that's a Netflix show

by Anonymousreply 168December 11, 2022 5:26 PM

Half-Bad /The Bastard Son and the Devil Himself had little social media engagement and bad reviews but I am disappointed Netflix killed it.

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by Anonymousreply 169December 11, 2022 6:29 PM

So Reginald The Vampire ended the season with a gay kiss between two unexpected people... the super hot (dorky hot) slushy guy (who stripped off his shirt to show off his awesome bod) that Reginald spent half the season feeding off of, and the stoic vampire assistant that we all thought was in a relationship with the guy who sired Reginald.

And while on the one hand it did seem to come out of nowhere, on the other hand it actually felt right and earned "in the moment".

I have no idea if this show will get a season 2 or not. I enjoyed it for what it was, but I've heard exactly zero buzz about it. I think episode 8 was epically good, and showed just how much potential the show has. And it ended on a cliffhanger of sorts even though it completely wrapped all the main plot points of the first season.

by Anonymousreply 170December 11, 2022 7:15 PM

R170 I kinda figured that wasn't straight after he practically threw himself at Maurice in the previous episode. Good to see it went somewhere.

by Anonymousreply 171December 12, 2022 12:51 AM

Figured that *Todd* wasn't straight

by Anonymousreply 172December 12, 2022 12:51 AM

Arthur came out as gay on Emmerdale

by Anonymousreply 173December 12, 2022 10:57 PM

R136 Elite is trash. It went from my favourite Netflix tv series with gay characters to my most hated in season six.

They completely obliterated the gay male couple and the gay dad this season. They went all-in on the disgusting old kill-the-gays trope. It was a complete betrayal of their gay viewers and as someone who survived being stabbed and beaten in a gay bashing it was a bit traumatic for me to watch. I won’t be tuning in again.

Plus all the new characters are deadly dull as well. Such a disappointment.

by Anonymousreply 174December 12, 2022 11:34 PM

R174 I wonder if they got backlash after how gay season 5 was

by Anonymousreply 175December 13, 2022 1:05 AM

R174 I agree. It's such a shame because season 5 was so good. It actually reminded me of the first few seasons. It was just fun. OTT sure, but still funny and entertaining. Elite lost me with season 6. It was way too dark, too much homopobia and not enough happiness for the gays. Not enough gay sex either.

by Anonymousreply 176December 13, 2022 5:43 AM

So if I ever bother to watch "Elite", I'll know to stop after season 5. Good to know.

by Anonymousreply 177December 13, 2022 5:45 AM

R177 Yes, I do recommend Elite, season 5 was wonderful, and most of the series up to this had been very gay-positive. It was very frank in it's depictions of joyful gay male sexuality, something I'd never seen in a tv show before, and Manu Rios is just so beautiful, and a talented actor as well. I'm definitely going to follow his future projects.

by Anonymousreply 178December 13, 2022 6:04 AM

Elite isn't a feel-good show. Pretty much all characters get screwed over and don't get their happy endings. Expecting that the gay characters are being treated differently is, like, WTF?

by Anonymousreply 179December 13, 2022 9:33 AM

Frank in gay depictions? Not certain what you mean by “frank, “ but I don't know any gay people who live like the depiction on Elite. One thing I do like about the show is the inclusion of male bisexuality, fluidity, and mostly straight behavior.

by Anonymousreply 180December 13, 2022 12:28 PM

I’m still on S3 of Elite. The bi stuff was way hotter with Carla and Christian in S1. But Valerio is pretty sexy and Polo has always been the most beautiful guy on here to me. Not to mention that incredible scene with Ander in S2. Lordt.

I guess the next class is where we finally get the legendary Manu Rios. I’m so excited haha.

by Anonymousreply 181December 13, 2022 1:18 PM

R157 Cancelling a 'queer' show is always good.

by Anonymousreply 182December 15, 2022 8:26 PM

I love hot bi male content

by Anonymousreply 183December 15, 2022 9:00 PM

R182 thinks anything he doesn't like should be canceled

by Anonymousreply 184December 15, 2022 9:02 PM

They HATE gay men. And lesbians they barely tolerate.

by Anonymousreply 185December 15, 2022 11:14 PM

Finally watched Wreck. It was ok. I'll give it 4/10. The gay guy wasn't allowed to have sex, yet the lesbian was. That's a double standard and I'm sick of it. I would have given the show a 6/10 if they had treated the gay and lesbian characters equally.

by Anonymousreply 186December 25, 2022 6:55 AM

Not sure if mentioned but the Spanish Netflix show Holy Family has a gay storyline

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by Anonymousreply 187December 29, 2022 6:10 AM

1899 was just canceled. Noooooo!!!

by Anonymousreply 188January 3, 2023 12:58 AM

At this point I'm more surprised about any Netflix show that doesn't get canceled.

by Anonymousreply 189January 3, 2023 3:37 AM

What is the fate of Uncoupled?

by Anonymousreply 190January 3, 2023 4:28 AM

Actually watched all of Uncoupled, but it definitely needed something, in the way that you know a culinary dish needs something added but not quite sure what.

by Anonymousreply 191January 6, 2023 5:45 PM

How any of these shows actually have a countable audience once you exclude the critics ?

by Anonymousreply 192January 6, 2023 6:15 PM

The new series of Waterloo Road

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by Anonymousreply 193January 11, 2023 2:21 AM

[quote] El Inmortal Never heard of it...

Just casually browsing the thread that appears to apply to many of the shows named. These programs don't get much of an audience do they.

by Anonymousreply 194January 11, 2023 2:30 AM

Wolf Pack on Paramount Plus will have a gay male character, Harlan, played by Tyler Lawrence Gray. The trailer for it shows a gay kiss.

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by Anonymousreply 195January 20, 2023 3:19 AM

There's a gay male character named Ozzie on That 90s Show.

by Anonymousreply 196January 20, 2023 3:30 AM

R196 Unfortunately he's the least attractive of the cast

by Anonymousreply 197January 20, 2023 3:41 AM

R197 R196 here I agree, he's not attractive. But, the character was sweet and I loved his friendship with Kitty.

by Anonymousreply 198January 20, 2023 3:45 AM

R198 Oh yeah he was definitely sweet and he was great in most of his scenes but would've preferred Jay Kelso to be the gay character

by Anonymousreply 199January 20, 2023 3:50 AM

Omg! PT is over?! It's a miracle! Anyways, I'm really enjoying Arthur's gay storyline on Emmerdale. Too bad Marshall's homophobic dad got to him. He said being gay was disgusting in friday's episode. Arthur doesn't deserve that, he has been so kind to Marshall. I hope Arthur tells Marshall to fuck off. It's Marshall who has to make a move now.

by Anonymousreply 200February 5, 2023 5:27 PM

Lets make a list of tv shows with gay/bi male characters that got cancelled this year:


The Girl in the Mirror



Half Bad

Gossip Girl

Partner Track

by Anonymousreply 201February 5, 2023 5:29 PM

R201 Doom Patrol, One of Us is Lying, Uncoupled and Vampire Academy.

Some of those may have been late 2022.

by Anonymousreply 202February 5, 2023 5:45 PM

R202 Thanks. It makes me sad. I don't trust American tv shows anymore. They clearly hate gay characters (as in male, they love lesbians). I laughed when that idiot claimed Netflix cancel more lesbian shows than gay (male) shows. That is simply not true as the majority of gay shows have been cancelled. We basically only have Young Royals and Heartstopper left. And lesbians have more representation as is. If we lose 10 gay characters we have like 5 left. If the lesbians lose 10 they have like 100 left. There's a reason I only watch British shows these days, with Emmerdale, Hollyoaks and Waterloo Road.

by Anonymousreply 203February 5, 2023 5:52 PM

The Canadian show SkyMed was renewed! Good news among all the cancellations. That Australian show Heartbreak High was renewed too. I hope Malakai gets more screen time in season 2. He is clearly bi/gay.

by Anonymousreply 204February 5, 2023 5:53 PM

This show has been renewed for a second season.

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by Anonymousreply 205February 5, 2023 7:18 PM

This show was also renewed for a second season.

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by Anonymousreply 206February 5, 2023 7:19 PM

This is from the Indian Elite...

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by Anonymousreply 207February 5, 2023 7:19 PM

I still haven't watched it, are they gay guys in Heartbreak High actually gay or more non-binary, no labels type

by Anonymousreply 208February 5, 2023 7:51 PM

R208 One is gay but identifies as non-binary. There's another gay guy but he's asexual so he never has sex (how ridiculous). Then there's Malakai, a guy who had a MMF threesome. After the threesome he sorta had a gay awakening. I think he's bi or gay and I hope they explore more of that next season. They dropped a couple of hints about his sexuality last season but it never went any further. I kept waiting for something to happen but nothing did. It was such a letdown. I really hope they do more with him and his sexuality next season.

by Anonymousreply 209February 6, 2023 5:36 AM

I'm gonna need a flow chart

by Anonymousreply 210February 6, 2023 5:40 AM

R210 for what?

by Anonymousreply 211February 6, 2023 5:42 AM

Don’t know if anyone’s still watching Hollyoaks or is a longtime viewer, but recently I’ve been revisiting very old episodes that I saw as a preteen (early-mid 2000s), and I’ve noticed a massive retcon—that Ste Hay is actually a bisexual, pretty even Kinsey 3, though nowadays he’s played like a Kinsey 6 gay man in line with his actor (Kieron Richardson).

Ste’s 2006-9 inaugural storyline with love interest/babymama Amy Barnes shows him as being consistently and strongly in love and lust with her (albeit in an unhealthy way). His closet key, the much older and more villainous bisexual man Brendan, is upheld by many fans as Ste’s greatest love of all, but honestly seeing and remembering how abusive that relationship was—moreso than Ste & Amy’s—it’s hard to accept and stomach that. And even after Ste tried to move on from Brendan and from Amy (and I’m not sure he ever fully did move on from Amy), he went on to date a girl named Rae that he seemed genuinely crazy about and was happily prepared to have a baby with her, too. They were even shown in the aftermath of mutually pleasurable and consensual sex in a few episodes, as were Ste & Amy. Fast forward several years (through a few serial shortlived m/m relationships, and plenty of episodes of promiscuity), and once again he willingly gets into the same situation with yet another woman named Sierra. No other character expect him to pursue women or ‘act straight’ at this point in the timeline, but he’s still clearly interested in females sometimes too. How could Ste be a fully gay man, then?

It’s strange that he desired and pursued women as much as men until he turned about 28-30 years old, yet identified and called himself gay for most of that time, and then according to the show suddenly and quietly decided he was exclusively gay in behaviour as well as name after all. I really can’t get my head round it.

The only watertight explanation I can come up with is that actor Kieron lobbied for his bisexual character to only have romantic or love scenes with men after he came out, and due to Ste’s legacy and popularity they caves to that demand. There’s also probably an element that gay storylines have historically been big draws for the show, garnering wider and more loyal viewer demographics. Still, I think it’s a betrayal of the legit backstory of a beloved character people grew up with. I love Ste, whether he’s gay or bi or straight, but I’m a fan of the 2000s version as much as the current one, and the show is making it tricky to accept and enjoy both in their retconned canon.

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by Anonymousreply 212February 10, 2023 2:11 AM

Shrinking, with Jason Segal and Harrison Ford, on AppleTV+. Sassy gay best friend and lawyer Brian played by Michael Urie.

[quote]A grieving therapist starts to tell his clients exactly what he thinks. Ignoring his training and ethics, he finds himself making huge changes to people's lives - including his own.

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by Anonymousreply 213February 10, 2023 4:35 AM

The new ABC sitcom Not Dead Yet has a gay male character, though he's somewhat of a stereotype

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by Anonymousreply 214February 10, 2023 6:02 AM

CW show Kung Fu has 2 gay characters who are in a relationship.

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by Anonymousreply 215February 10, 2023 6:27 AM

R214 Of course. Wouldn't expect anything else from an American tv show. No offense to you Americans, but you treat your gay characters horribly. I never trust American tv shows. This is how bad it's gotten. I will never forgive how they treated Kevin on Riverdale. You also have a tendency to create asexual, neutered stereotypes. The few shows that have decent gay representation end up getting canceled. There are a few exceptions: Ghosts and Our Flag Means Death. Those shows are good. But in general: gay representation sucks in America. Thank god for British and Spanish tv shows.

by Anonymousreply 216February 10, 2023 6:28 AM

R212 We know Ste's son is going to come out as gay and have "mature storylines." Can't wait! Hollyoaks is not a soap to shy away from sex, including gay sex. Well... as much as can be shown on a British soap I guess. Still better than the neutered gay characters on American tv though.

by Anonymousreply 217February 10, 2023 6:30 AM

R217 really? Lucas will be gay? That’s interesting. The bi father-to-gay son timeline. Not to be too cynical, but I suppose the writers had to find some angle to make Lucas relevant and worth keeping on as a character—it’s a running joke on Brit soap boards that everyone forgets he exists and that he’s just a background NPC.

Tbh though, if you’d asked me to predict if and whether Ste would have a gay child, I would sooner have said that Leah would end up lesbian. The actress and the character favours the lesbian Jojo Siwa, for a start. Plus there’s the way she acts around female classmates vs. male.

But this is Hollyoaks, after all, where apparently no sexuality is set in stone, and anyone can be anything...

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by Anonymousreply 218February 10, 2023 12:47 PM

^^^ Leah isn't Ste's bio dad. My only question is that since they've recast Lucas with an older actor is he now older than his big sister?

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by Anonymousreply 220February 10, 2023 1:13 PM

R219 Ste raised Leah from infancy and he’s the only consistent father she’s ever known, so I don’t think that matters too much. Most of Ste’s storyline from 2007-2009 involved his efforts to be there for her and Amy, giving most of his time & money to support them (though admittedly he didn’t always make good choices on that road).

Plus, her real biological father easily and quite literally signed away any claim and access to her (thanks to dearly missed gay power couple James & Harry, no less), after just one half-hearted tokenistic attempt to reestablish contact when Leah was already a preteen.

For all intents and purposes, Ste is Leah’s only legitimate father.

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by Anonymousreply 221February 10, 2023 1:23 PM

I miss Harry and James together r221.

by Anonymousreply 222February 10, 2023 1:31 PM

R222 me too! Jarry were perfect for each other, one of my top three gay couples in all of Hollyoaks. Imo breaking them up permanently and killing Harry was the biggest misstep the show has made in recent times.

What do you make of the current James/Ste s/l, in light of that? Personally, I find it forced, clunky and hard to stomach. Ste had antipathy with James from the off, and I don’t think the characters or actors have romantic chemistry (and their only sexual spark is hate-based). Perhaps I’m being too cynical and too attached to the past, though...

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by Anonymousreply 223February 10, 2023 1:40 PM

they made a HUGE mistake when they killed off Harry

by Anonymousreply 224February 10, 2023 1:44 PM

R224 Didn't they kill him off because the actor made some stupid comments? So he basically got fired?

by Anonymousreply 225February 10, 2023 1:52 PM

R218, yes. Lucas will be either bi or gay, probably gay.

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by Anonymousreply 226February 10, 2023 1:55 PM

that new Lucas does look like a young Ste

by Anonymousreply 227February 10, 2023 2:17 PM

R127 hopefully for Lucas’ own good he doesn’t act too much like Ste used to, as well...

Our favourite chav disaster was a thieving joyriding drugdealing skirtlifting urchin terror as a teen (though we loved him, anyway)

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by Anonymousreply 228February 10, 2023 2:49 PM

That 911 show where they two men are supposidly not gay but seem to do everything but fuck. It is the longest cock tease I have ever seen.

by Anonymousreply 229February 10, 2023 3:11 PM

sorry forgot the clips from 911 as evidence

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by Anonymousreply 230February 10, 2023 3:15 PM

I don't believe he did r228 but allegedly Parry was upset with Bryan Kirkwood over what was being done to Jarry(James and Harry).

I don't think they were ever going to do Buck and Eddie. Which is the reason for the creation of Tarlos r230.

by Anonymousreply 231February 10, 2023 9:34 PM

[quote] allegedly Parry was upset with Bryan Kirkwood over what was being done to Jarry(James and Harry).

And he was RIGHT. I know actors are just actors, there to say the lines and look pretty. Yet sometimes the arrogance, hubris and myopia of some show runners show in face of actors’ valid criticisms is unreal.

Parry should go on another soap just to spite them, like Charlie Wernham did (well, ideally for longer and in a more impactful way than that, but...)

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by Anonymousreply 232February 10, 2023 10:10 PM

Looks like Uncoupled was saved by Showtime after Netflix cancelled it

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by Anonymousreply 233February 11, 2023 12:49 AM

r230, that looks like a show about 2 gay dads

by Anonymousreply 234February 11, 2023 2:37 AM

“Uncoupled” wasn’t great but it was entertaining. Glad Showtime picked it up. It had been in the Netflix Top 10 Shows in the U.S. for over a week (unusual for a gay-themed series) so I was surprised when it was canceled.

Not sure what the politics are over there now, they’ve let Scott Frank and Mike Flanagan get away from them and between them those guys wrote, directed, produced five of Netflix’s biggest, most popular limited series. I don’t get the Netflix strategy at all. And clearly client relations isn’t a strong suit.

by Anonymousreply 235February 11, 2023 4:06 AM

R235 The Girl in the Mirror was also in the top 10 yet was still canceled by Netflix. I was surprised because I thought the threshold to cancel Spanish shows was lower than for American because they are cheaper to produce. But it was canceled anyway, sigh. It was basically the only gay storyline I liked in 2022, so of course it had to get canceled. Typical my luck.

by Anonymousreply 236February 11, 2023 5:02 AM

I am happy for Uncoupled finding a new home at Showtime.

by Anonymousreply 237February 11, 2023 5:32 AM

R231 Actually he was in a controversy. I remember it well.

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by Anonymousreply 238February 11, 2023 11:24 AM

R238 internet MRAs cannot take a joke smh🙄

If you look at actual crime stats men stab women or other men at a much higher frequency. So actually Parry acting as a stabby woman is just representation for angry girls who can’t take the injustice anymore😔🙏👏

by Anonymousreply 239February 11, 2023 12:40 PM

That "big controversy" happened in 2016 and yet he was still in the show for another 3 years after, not that I watch Hollyoaks much nowadays, after all it's just a fluffy daytime soap aimed at teen to millennial audiences, used to be good hangover TV watching the catchup on Sunday mornings though.

by Anonymousreply 240February 12, 2023 10:00 AM

R226 if Lucas Hay does know that he’s gay at his young age (14, 15 now?), that presents a very interesting and unique challenge for his dad.

Because Ste didn’t even consciously know, explore or confront his own feelings for men until he was about age 20/21, and even after he did continued to live as a bisexual. Ste can generally empathise with Lucas as far as coming out or facing prejudice as a men, but honestly he doesn’t know what it’s like being out or navigating sex & love as a completely gay teen, because he wasn’t ever one himself.

by Anonymousreply 241February 12, 2023 10:14 AM

Actually for 911 it would be refreshing if they put those two together, a straight pussy hound finding out he loves a man.

by Anonymousreply 242February 12, 2023 2:44 PM

Seriously R241?! You must surely know that Hollyoaks is not a documentary and whatever writer has been being hired this week to write the next episode is not going to give a flying fuck about "canon" or anything other than what gets good viewing numbers and doesn't upset the advertisers.

by Anonymousreply 243February 13, 2023 5:55 PM

R243 perhaps they indeed care not at all about canon in the Hollyoaks writers’ room—I suspect you’re right.

But I hope they know that, in this instance and many others, along with the inconveniences in the bathwater they’re throwing out a very healthy and lively plot baby.

by Anonymousreply 244February 13, 2023 7:44 PM

From last year The Love Proposal.

by Anonymousreply 245February 13, 2023 8:44 PM

This sounds interesting. Tengo que morir todas las noches is a series about gay life in Mexico during the 80s, based on the book.

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by Anonymousreply 246February 17, 2023 7:28 PM

Bad Bunny will produce They Both Die at the End for Neftlix.

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by Anonymousreply 247February 17, 2023 7:31 PM

^ Could be interesting

by Anonymousreply 248February 17, 2023 7:36 PM

Sequel to John Dies At The End?

by Anonymousreply 249February 17, 2023 7:36 PM

The Spanish rom-com series In Love All Over Again on Netflix features a G(ay)BFF. It stars Georgina Amorós (Elite), Franco Masini (Rebelde) and Albert Salazar (The Boarding School: Las Cumbres).

It's quite funny and sexy, yet mostly straight, but you see a lot more of Franco Masini than in Rebelde where he plays a gay character.

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by Anonymousreply 250February 18, 2023 12:40 AM

R247 his shades have a little charm on them, that's so cute

by Anonymousreply 251February 18, 2023 12:46 AM

Pro-wrestler Sonny Kiss, on AEW Dynamite.

He doesn't show up on TV tapings very often, though, mostly because there are like 200 workers on the roster all fighting for airtime, and the idiot GM/booker Tony Khan doesn't have enough experience or talent in the job to handle it.

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by Anonymousreply 252February 18, 2023 12:50 AM

Came across this on youtube. One of the characters is gay.

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by Anonymousreply 253February 18, 2023 8:39 AM

This r245.

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by Anonymousreply 254February 18, 2023 9:18 AM

Rain Dogs does look like it could be fun, but as to a HBO original, it's actually a BBC original with HBO splashing some cash but that's fine, means the production values will be high.

by Anonymousreply 255February 18, 2023 12:46 PM

R246 Has this been released yet? I wonder if Paramount+ will show it in the US.

by Anonymousreply 256February 19, 2023 4:42 PM

R256 No, I think it will be released later this year. It's weird because there is very little information about it. Everything is from last year. But I know the series will be shown at a featival.

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by Anonymousreply 257February 19, 2023 5:12 PM

R256 One of the actors posted this. No words about when it will premiere, just that it will be in 2023.

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by Anonymousreply 258February 19, 2023 5:16 PM

Dirk gently's holistic detective agency. Now, i want a pink hair boyfriend in a cowboy hat

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by Anonymousreply 259February 26, 2023 11:15 PM

New heights on netflix

by Anonymousreply 260February 26, 2023 11:17 PM

It’s old (2017) but currently having a Nordic noir phase, and Borderliner has a gay lead. Tobias Santelmann (with beard) needs a wider audience

by Anonymousreply 261February 26, 2023 11:39 PM

The positively awful looking "Gotham Knights" that is starting on The CW soon includes the character Cullen Row, who is gay in the comics. Although because it is The CW, I would 1: set my expectations extremely low and 2: expect the show to be cancelled before the first season even finishes airing, especially given the current state of DCTV.

by Anonymousreply 262February 28, 2023 3:11 AM

Though they picked a trans actor for the role R262

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by Anonymousreply 263February 28, 2023 3:18 AM

R263 I mean... I had zero intention on watching it regardless.

by Anonymousreply 264February 28, 2023 3:25 AM

So the character in the Quantum Leap reboot who I thought was gay is just a gender non-conforming non-binary who dates women.

by Anonymousreply 265February 28, 2023 5:32 AM

Argentina Tierra de Amor y Venganza 2

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by Anonymousreply 266February 28, 2023 9:01 AM

It's only one episode but it's pretty big. Current Disney Channel show Bunk'd has an episode that aired tonight that featured a gay male couple in a prominent storyline. They're guest characters, but still pretty significant.

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by Anonymousreply 267March 4, 2023 12:51 AM

A couple of weeks ago the British show Wreck was mentioned without US viewers being able to see it. It's on Hulu now.

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by Anonymousreply 268March 4, 2023 5:52 AM

Paramount+' School Spirits has a gay character. It's from one of the Pretty Little Liars producers and it's like Ghosts (the TV show) meets 13 Reasons Why.

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by Anonymousreply 269March 9, 2023 3:14 PM

It's weird that while gay (male) tv characters are at an all time low, there are a ton of movies coming out this year and next year, with gay male characters. Heck, Jacob Elordi will star in not one, but two!

by Anonymousreply 270March 15, 2023 2:50 PM

That's not true at all that gay male characters are at an all-time low on TV.

by Anonymousreply 271March 15, 2023 3:38 PM

Shadow & Bone comes back tomorrow and adds pocket twink Jack Wolfe.

by Anonymousreply 272March 15, 2023 3:57 PM

R271 This year for gay males is literally this trope.

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by Anonymousreply 273March 15, 2023 5:46 PM

Last night, on "911 Lone Star" firefighters TK and Carlos told Rob Lowe (TK's father) to butt out of their wedding plans.

by Anonymousreply 274March 15, 2023 5:50 PM

Maybe the writers think he is still playing Chris from Parks and Recreation

by Anonymousreply 275March 15, 2023 6:35 PM

To me, there is so much gay entertainment, I actually struggle to keep up joining and canceling streaming platform subscriptions.

by Anonymousreply 276March 15, 2023 6:41 PM

R274 Their screen time together are so small that I have even forgot about them.

by Anonymousreply 277March 15, 2023 7:46 PM

r276 which parallel universe are you living in? Please take me there.

by Anonymousreply 278March 15, 2023 7:50 PM

R278 Same. I can count the gay male characters on tv on one hand. I have no idea what that idiot is talking about, probably why I already have him on ignore. There are a few gay movies coming out this year, but most people only care about tv shows. Many shows with gay male characters were cancelled this year and there weren't that many to start with. We went from like 15 tv shows with gay male characters to 5. Not really much to brag about.

by Anonymousreply 279March 15, 2023 7:59 PM

Tv shows with gay male characters that were recently cancelled:

One of Us is Lying

Gossip Girl 2.0

The Girl in the Mirror (Alma)

The Bastard Son and the Devil Himself

Roswell New Mexico

Rebelde 2.0


Partner Track

Fate: The Winx Saga

Queer as Folk 2.0

The Umbrella Academy


Tom Swift



by Anonymousreply 280March 15, 2023 8:11 PM

R280 Queer as Folk 2.0 is an offense, This shit shouldn't even exist.

by Anonymousreply 281March 15, 2023 8:17 PM

Tv shows with gay male characters that are not cancelled:

SkyMed (CBC)

The Lake (Prime Video)

Elite (Netflix)

Class (Netflix)

Young Royals (Netflix)

Heartstopper (Netflix)

Sagrada Familia (Holy Family) (Netflix)

911 Lone Star (Fox & Disney Plus)

Wolf Pack (Paramount Plus)

Sex Education (Netflix)

Ghosts (CBS)

Our Flag Means Death (HBO Max)

Chucky (Syfy)

Interview with the Vanpire (AMC)

Heartbreak High (Netflix)

by Anonymousreply 282March 15, 2023 8:18 PM

Unfortunately for me all the shows I liked were cancelled. I literally don't like any of the shows that got another season. Oh well.

by Anonymousreply 283March 15, 2023 8:22 PM

[quote] To me, there is so much gay entertainment, I actually struggle to keep up joining and canceling streaming platform subscriptions.

[quote] - r276 which parallel universe are you living in? Please take me there.

[quote] - R278 Same. I can count the gay male characters on tv on one hand.

WTF? How much time per day, week, month, or year do you expect to spend on watching recent, or past, gay themed entertainment alone? Do you have any interests besides obsessing about the lack of gay entertainment?


Tv shows with gay male characters that are not cancelled:

SkyMed (CBC)

The Lake (Prime Video)

Elite (Netflix)

Class (Netflix)

Young Royals (Netflix)

Heartstopper (Netflix)

Sagrada Familia (Holy Family) (Netflix)

911 Lone Star (Fox & Disney Plus)

Wolf Pack (Paramount Plus)

Sex Education (Netflix)

Ghosts (CBS)

Our Flag Means Death (HBO Max)

Chucky (Syfy)

Interview with the Vanpire (AMC)

Heartbreak High (Netflix)

Tv shows with gay male characters that were recently cancelled:

One of Us is Lying

Gossip Girl 2.0

The Girl in the Mirror (Alma)

The Bastard Son and the Devil Himself

Roswell New Mexico

by Anonymousreply 284March 15, 2023 8:38 PM

sorry, hit post too soon.

shows with gay characters which got cancelled

Star Trek: Discovery

Rebelde 2.0


Partner Track

Fate: The Winx Saga

Queer as Folk 2.0

The Umbrella Academy


Tom Swift




New shows with gay characters

Wreck, School Spirits, Rain Dogs.

by Anonymousreply 285March 15, 2023 8:44 PM

Wow, it looked like the person who claimed there were only 5 gay shows is lying!

by Anonymousreply 286March 15, 2023 8:47 PM

From 2021 Australia's The Newsreader starring Anna Torv. Sam Reid (Interview With a Vampire) plays a closet case.

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by Anonymousreply 287March 15, 2023 8:51 PM

Oh, I forgot one: the new Waterloo Road. There are a few other English soaps with gay characters too, though I didn't want to mention them because they rarely get storylines and they are mostly asexual. Anyways, those soaps are: Emmerdale, Coronation Street and EastEnders.

by Anonymousreply 288March 15, 2023 8:54 PM

Yellowjackets has assistant coach Ben. Season 2 starts on the 24th.

by Anonymousreply 289March 15, 2023 9:11 PM

R289 Another show with a dyke storyline shoved down my throat? No thanks. Also, my guess is this Ben dude will not get a gay love life.

by Anonymousreply 290March 15, 2023 9:17 PM

Well, Ben packed a bunch of condoms for a week-long trip, so he had something going on the side. He said something cryptic to Natalie about love being the reason they were all there. I was wondering if he had something going with the head coach. It's a stretch, I know, I just remember the coach's wife flinching from his kiss goodbye. I think we'll get some gay love life in flashbacks.

by Anonymousreply 291March 15, 2023 9:23 PM

Station 19 has two prominent gay storylines one with the gay guy running for mayor, and the other one with the lesbian having a nervous break down and her doctor wife trying to help.

by Anonymousreply 292March 15, 2023 9:57 PM

And Grey’s Anatomy has Schmidt, a recurring but interesting gay character

by Anonymousreply 293March 15, 2023 9:58 PM

And Call Me Kat until recently had Leslie Jordan as a gay guy, and hopefully they will be another gay character to replace him.

by Anonymousreply 294March 15, 2023 9:59 PM

Another show with gay male characters that wasn't mentioned is The Gilded Age.

Hamilton Burger is gay on the new Perry Mason.

by Anonymousreply 295March 15, 2023 10:01 PM

And So Help Me Todd has two recurring gay men, Marcia Gay Harden’s son )the governor’s aide) and his husband.

by Anonymousreply 296March 15, 2023 10:02 PM

And the Drew Barrymore’s daily talk show has Ross Matthews as her co-host.

by Anonymousreply 297March 15, 2023 10:04 PM

Lingo is hosted by RuPaul

by Anonymousreply 298March 15, 2023 10:05 PM

R297 Gross.

Her licking the boots of the AGP Dylan was awful.

by Anonymousreply 299March 15, 2023 10:06 PM

And various network game shows such as The $100,000 Pyramid, 25 Words or Less, Celebrity Family Feud, Celebrity Jeopardy, Pictionary and Celebrity Wheel of Fortune often have gay panelists and contestants.

by Anonymousreply 300March 15, 2023 10:08 PM

And Home Economics has Jimmy Tatro, who I guess is straight but gives off a nice masculine/dopey vibe, and his character’s sister and her wife are two of the funniest people on the show.

by Anonymousreply 301March 15, 2023 10:11 PM

Murphy's American Horror: New York was pretty gay centric.

HBO's The White Lotus so far had gay characters in their first two seasons.

by Anonymousreply 302March 15, 2023 11:30 PM

Some shows get canceled and find a new home, like Uncoupled, which was on Netflix and gets its second season on Showtime.

by Anonymousreply 303March 16, 2023 12:04 AM

Unless a show has a main gay character with a strong storyline, I personally don't care about it.

by Anonymousreply 304March 16, 2023 1:15 AM

I’m glad you told us now, so you don’t have to tell us later.

by Anonymousreply 305March 16, 2023 1:36 AM

For the dumb prick at R290

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by Anonymousreply 306March 16, 2023 8:13 AM

[quote] The Other Two is officially back in action.

[quote] The slash-and-burn direction from Warner Bros Discovery had some of us worried the best gay satire on TV might get the HBO Max axe, but we’ve reached the promised land.

[quote] New episodes are set to hit the streamer on May 4th, and this season is packed with a more wild guest star list than fans could’ve asked for.

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by Anonymousreply 307March 17, 2023 3:02 AM

R306 My mistake. I admit I was wrong and I'm glad I was wrong. My expectations for gay storylines from America are at an all time low though. I have been disappointed before. But at least it sounds like they won't shy away from his sexuality, since they're intriducing a boyfriend. This is good news!

by Anonymousreply 308March 18, 2023 11:26 AM

Can we please get some rules here? Please do not mention guest characters who show up for one episode. The gay male characters we should mention are the ones who a) get significant screen time (one of the main characters, aka regulars, or recurring if the screen time is big enough) and b) get a love life (at the very least they should be kissing other guys).

by Anonymousreply 309March 18, 2023 11:34 AM

As an aside, for UK based viewers I'm pleased to see that "Our Flag Means Death" has been picked up by the BBC and is on iPlayer.

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by Anonymousreply 310March 18, 2023 11:45 AM

Lucas just showed up on Hollyoaks. He is Ste's son and we know he will be gay because the writers have said so. They recast the character because they needed an older actor for more "adult" storylines. This should be good!

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by Anonymousreply 311March 18, 2023 11:53 AM

R310 Great show! I'm glad it got a second season.

by Anonymousreply 312March 18, 2023 1:23 PM

" In Our Blood" from Australia starring Tim Draxl (A Place To Call Home).

[quote]four-part musical drama inspired by Australia's radical response to AIDS in the 1980s. In Our Blood tells the story of a community grappling with a terrifying new disease. With no cure in sight, they realise they will need something truly radical to survive, trust.

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by Anonymousreply 313March 20, 2023 8:49 AM

Essex County on CBC based on a graphic novel by Jeff Lemire. DL fave Brian J. Smith plays a gay farmer raising his nephew. Daniel Maslany plays another gay character.

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by Anonymousreply 314March 21, 2023 7:11 AM

R310 God Rhys Darby is an awful actor.

by Anonymousreply 315March 21, 2023 7:33 AM

Has Brian had any straight roles since he came out? JW lol

by Anonymousreply 316March 21, 2023 10:26 PM

He has a new Hulu show coming out but I'm not sure if he's straight or gay in that

by Anonymousreply 317March 21, 2023 11:00 PM

Brian was also straight on that show he did with Jeremy Irvine, I'm blanking on the title right now

by Anonymousreply 318March 21, 2023 11:06 PM

R319 Treadstone

by Anonymousreply 319March 22, 2023 1:11 AM

^ Yep, that's it

by Anonymousreply 320March 22, 2023 2:30 AM

R319 l like Treadstone. A shame it's only one season

by Anonymousreply 321March 22, 2023 6:11 AM

Where can I watch Essex County outside of Canada? I googled but no luck...

by Anonymousreply 322March 22, 2023 6:58 AM

It's streaming for free on CBC GEM but I think it's Canada only

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