Same-sex marriage has been legalized in twenty-eight countries, including the United States, and civil unions are recognized in many Western democracies. Civil Society. While same-sex marriage has made the most gains in Western democracies, antidiscrimination laws are gaining traction worldwide. In , seventy-three countries, including some that retain sodomy laws, had protections against employment discrimination [PDF] based on gender identity or sexual orientation.
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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT rights in Canada are some of the most advanced in the Americas and in the world. Same-sex sexual activity has been lawful in Canada since June 27, , when the Criminal Law Amendment Act also known as Bill C came into force upon royal assent. Canada is considered the most gay-friendly country in the world, being ranked first in the Gay Travel Index chart since , and among the five safest in Forbes magazine since Transgender people and cross-dressing practices have been recorded and documented in Canada for centuries.
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At the time, I had no idea how long this pandemic-induced isolation would stretch, but, regardless, I had evidence: a lifetime of searching for women-loving-women entertainment that often turned up empty results. But that finally seems to be changing. While the diversity of queer, female experiences is far from being comprehensively captured on TV screens , these lesbian TV shows are a great start. Embracing fully developed, complicated, lovable and sometimes unlikable queer characters is also an important part of being an ally.
This fall we have more queer women characters than ever before with more representation of women of color in pivotal roles and characters that identify as lesbian, bisexual and pansexual. From network to cable to streaming, show runners, writers and producers are finding more ways to be inclusive of LGBTQ women as part of their expansive casts and, in some cases, giving them starring roles. Here are 21 shows—new and returning—that are giving gay and bi women some screen time this fall. In another episode, Malin Akerman and Orlando Bloom seek a third party on Tinder and end up spending the night with someone they already know Kate Micucci. Funny, sexy and queer-inclusive, "Easy" is perfect for your next Netflix and chill.