From Never Have I Ever to And Just Like That there’s a lot of LGBTQIA goodness coming out in June
BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY NETFLIX
Happy Pride season DIVAs! Are you wanting to immerse yourself in LGBTQIA stories this month? Well, we’ve got great news, there’s so much queer content coming out this June that you can devour. Whether you’re looking for reality TV, drama or comedy, there’s a lot to choose from.
Here’s what’s already come out this month that you may have missed…
In the third season of this Spanish comedy-drama, Nerea tackles the world of online dating in hopes of finding her dream girl.
Love Allways (Paramount+)
The streaming platform’s new pansexual dating show premiered on 2 June and is perfect viewing for fans of reality TV.
Queens Of The Universe(Paramount+)
The season two premiere aired also aired on 2 June. If you’ve not tuned in yet, you can look forward to escaping into the wonderful world of drag as you watch queens from all around the globe compete in a singing competition.
The Idol (HBO Max, Sky Atlantic and NOW)
Directed by Euphoria’s Sam Levinson, this new series if full of LGBTQIA actors however it also garnered a lot of drama before the first episode even aired. According to Rolling Stone, it’s “more toxic and way worse than you’ve heard”. So, proceed with caution.
And this is what you have to look forward to…
The Ultimatum: Queer Love (Netflix)
The final three episodes of every sapphics latest obsession, Netflix’s The Ultimatum: Queer Love, will be released tomorrow (June 7) and we’ll finally get to see which of the cast end up engaged or leave single OR with someone else. The drama in so far on the show has had us holding our breath for what’s to come. Here’s our round-up of episodes 1-4 and 5-7.
Never Have I Ever (Netflix)
This fourth season, which is available from 8 June, will be bittersweet as it will also be the final one and we’ll have to say goodbye to these wonderful characters. Prepare for more farewells, friendship and love triangle chaos this time around. It’s perfect viewing for your next Netflix binge.
Human Resources (Netflix)
Speaking of final seasons, season two of the Big Mouth spin-off will be released on 9 June. This final chapter will continue to explore the daily lives of the various creatures who make up the cast, including the pansexual love bug Sonya Poinsettia. Oh, an of course we can’t wait to hear more of Keke Palmer who voices Rochelle.
The Crowded Room (Apple TV+)
In Apple TV’s new psychological thriller, Tom Holland takes on the role of a murderer. And from the trailer it looks like queer actor Sasha Lane and her boo might just be two of his victims. We’ll have to find out more on 9 June.
The Stroll (HBO Max, Sky Atlantic, NOW)
Earlier this year, this documentary premiered to UK audiences at the opening of the 27th edition of BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival and now the film which traces the history of the Meatpacking District in New York City – told through the lens of transgender sex workers – will be reaching an even wider audience when it comes to streaming platforms on 21 June.
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In this upcoming comedy-drama series, Miss Benny will take on the leading role of Marco Mejia, a gender non-conforming queer person who lands a role at a prestigious cosmetics company led by Madolyn Addison, who happens to be played by gay icon Kim Kattrall! The cast is jam-packed with LGBTQIA talent and is sure to become an instant queer fave when it premieres on 22 June.
And Just Like That… (HBO, Sky Atlantic, NOW)
It’s almost time for the second season of the Sex And The City reboot and that means “queer, non-binary, Mexican Irish diva” Che Diaz is back! Oh, and if you’re hungry for more Kim Cattrall, it was recently announced that she would briefly reprise her role of Samantha Jones by making a cameo. We can’t wait for this instalment to premiere on 22 June.
And last, but my no means least, on 30 June we’ll finally get to see the Netflix adaptation of the hugely popular graphic novel by non-binary cartoonist ND Stevenson. This animated feature film is made up of a wonderfully queer cast with Chloë Grace Moretz voicing the titular shapeshifting teen, Eugene LEe Yang as Ambrosius Goldenloin, RuPaul as Nate Knight and Indya Moore as Alamzapam Davis.
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