I have noticed that in general media programming — even if there is a compelling gay character present — it’s very rare that such a character is female. Beyond shows like The L Word, it’s actually a very difficult task to think of cool, queer female characters in the media who have agency within a show, or have personalities that extend beyond their sexual identity.
The following list is a bit of a mixed bag — it’s not all American, they aren’t tokenised and many of the women featured definitely aren’t good girls. Diversity, yay!

5 GREAT QUEER LADIES IN CONTEMPORARY POP CULTURE

 I have noticed that in general media programming — even if there is a compelling gay character present — it’s very rare that such a character is female. Beyond shows like The L Word, it’s actually a very difficult task to think of cool, queer female characters in the media who have agency within a show, or have personalities that extend beyond their sexual identity.

The following list is a bit of a mixed bag — it’s not all American, they aren’t tokenised and many of the women featured definitely aren’t good girls. Diversity, yay!

5 GREAT QUEER LADIES IN CONTEMPORARY POP CULTURE

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    A friend of mine wrote this nugget, if anyone is interested in queerness. I KNOW YOU ALL ARE.
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