The best LGBTQIA+ shows to stream

The best LGBTQIA+ shows to stream

Enjoy these series and movies with positive LGBTQIA+ characters and storylines.

Stiekyt is on Showmax

Stiekyt (2022)

An actor moonlighting at a struggling drag club finds himself in a position with more than just his marriage or career at stake.

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The L Word: Generation G S3 is on Showmax

The L Word: Generation Q S3

Jennifer Beals reprises her role as Bette Porter more than a decade later for this series sequel.

The Fallout is now streaming on Showmax

The Fallout (2022)

Follow the emotionally moving and gripping drama about a teenager trying to cope with complex trauma in the aftermath of a school shooting, now on Showmax.

The Sex Lives of College Girls S1-2

The Sex Lives of College Girls S1-2

This fun series follows four freshmen roommates trying to balance their newfound independence with the challenges of college life.

Gentleman Jack on Showmax

Gentleman Jack S1-2

Yorkshire, England, 1832. Anne Lister defies the expectations of her sex in this award-winning British drama miniseries. 

Call Me By Your Name (2017)

Call Me By Your Name (2017)

Writing, acting, cinematography, location, music all join to create a gorgeous, moving story of first love.

We’re Here

We’re Here

It’s all in a gay’s work for this fabulous trio as they bring their message of upliftment and positivity to small towns across the USA.

Euphoria S1-2

Euphoria S1-2

This adults-only series about teenage life is the HBO series everyone is talking about. Season 2 comes to Showmax in weekly express episodes.

Wig is on Showmax

Wig (2019)

Drawing on unfiltered access to some of New York’s most famed drag artists, Wig follows legendary drag queen Lady Bunny as she aims to resurrect Wigstock for a new generation. 

No Hiding Here (2021)

No Hiding Here (2021)

A closeted celebrity and a beloved small town drama teacher are forced into hiding together when a school event is marred by scandal. Can the unlikely duo face the truth about themselves or will circumstances tear them apart?

Moffie (2019)

Moffie (2019)

Set in Apartheid South Africa, this powerful film follows a young man who has been recruited to the army during the war on the Angolan border. But he is hiding a potentially dangerous secret. 

Skeef on Showmax

Skeef (2020)

This documentary shines light on the lives of LGBTQI+ people in South Africa from all walks of life, and on queer identity.

Rafiki (2018)

Rafiki (2018)

“Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives,” but Kena and Ziki long for something more. When love blossoms between them, the two girls are forced to choose between happiness and safety.

(S)he (2020)

(S)he (2020)

After qualifying to compete in the Olympic trials for swimming, intersex teen Penny is forced to undergo gender treatment in this heartfelt local drama. 

Kanarie (2018)

Kanarie (2018)

Comedian Schalk Bezuidenhout gets serious as an Apartheid-era troepie who’s a fish out of water in the army. 

Sally4Ever on Showmax


The raunchy, no-holds-barred British comedy will have you howling and cringing in equal measure.