This is a list of art about being LGBT and/or containing LGBT characters and/or made by LGBT people that other LGBT people might like to distract them from the horror of the universe. Please note some of these stories have ensemble casts and lots of parts or episodes; they don’t all have 100% queer people 100% of the time. I’ve seen/read every piece that doesn’t have an asterisks (I’ve got to keep my reading list somewhere, right). Please consume responsibly and keeps these creators employed.

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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, Benjamin Alire Sáenz, 2012

Barracuda, Christos Tsiolkas, 2013* (Adapted for TV 2016)

Girlhood, Cat Clark, 2017

History is All You Left Me, Adam Silvera, 2017

Hot Milk, Deborah Levy, 2016

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Rick Riordan, 2015-2017

Release, Patrick Ness, 2017

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, Becky Albertlli, 2015

The Art of Being Normal, Lisa Williamson, 2015

The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky, 1999 (Adapted for film 2012)

The Raven Cycle, Maggie Stiefvater, 2012-2016

The Song of Achilles, Madeleine Miller, 2011

They Both Die at the End, Adam Silvera, 2017

Unboxed, Non Pratt, 2016

What We Left Behind, Robin Talley, 2015


Boys Don’t Cry, writers Kimberly Peirce & Andy Bienen, director Kimberly Peirce, 1999*

Boy Meets Girl, writer & director Eric Schaeffer, 2014

Break Free (short), writer Ruby Rose, director Phillip Lopez, 2014

G.B.F., writer George Northy, director Darren Stein, 2013

Gay Mean Girls (short), writer & director Heyishi Zhang, 2015

J. Edgar, writer Dustin Lance Black, director Clint Eastwood, 2011*

Love, Simon, writers Isaac Aptaker & Elizabeth Berger, director by Greg Berlanti, 2018 (Based on the 2015 novel Simon Vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli)

Milk, writer Dustin Lance Black, director Gus van Sant, 2008

Moonlight, writer & director Barry Jenkins, 2016*

Mean Girls, writer Tina Fey, director Mark Waters, 2004

The Perks of Being a Wallflower, writer & director Stephen Chbosky, 2012 (Based on the 1999 novel by Stephen Chbosky)

The Imitation Game, writer Graham Moore, director Morten Tyldum, 2014


Barracuda, writers Blake Ayshford & Belinda Chayko, director Robert Connolly, 2016 (Based on the 2013 novel by Christos Tsiolkas)

Banana, writer & creator Russell T. Davis, 2015*

Class, writer & creator Patrick Ness, 2016

Cucumber, writer & creator Russell T. Davis, 2015*

Doctor Who, created 1963 by Sydney Newman, C. E. Webber, Donald Wilson, reboot 2005-present

Grace and Frankie, creators Marta Kauffman & Howard J. Morris, 2015-present

Orange is the New Black, creator Jenji Kohan, 2013-present

Ordinary Lies, writer & creator Danny Brocklehurst, 2015-present

Sense8, creators Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski, J. Michael Straczynski, 2015-2017*

Torchwood, creator Russel T. Davis, 2005-present

When We Rise, creator Dustn Lance Black, 2017*

Music Videos

Blue Neighbourhood trilogy, Troye Sivan, director Tim Mattia, 2015

Genghis Kahn, Miike Snow, director Ninian Doff, 2016

Girls Like Girls, Hayley Kiyoko, director Austin S. Winchell and Hayley Kiyoko, 2015

On Your Side, The Veronicas, writer & director Ruby Rose, 2016

Secret, Huntington, director Alex Gabbott, 2014

Sleepover, Hayley Kiyoko, director Hayley Kiyoko, 2017

Take Me to Church, Hozier, director Brendan Canty and Conal Thomson, 2013

Youth, Troye Sivan, direcor Malia James, 2016

Wild, Troye Sivan ft. Alessia Cara, director Malia James, 2016


Tofu, creator Russell T. Davis, presenter Benjamin Cook, 2015*