28 Best LGBTQ+ Movies and Shows to Watch on Hulu this Pride Month
June 9, 2023
Happy Pride month! To celebrate, we’re highlighting the best queer titles on Hulu.
Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of LGBTQ+ television and cinema, and explore inspiring stories of love, self-discovery, struggle, and fearlessness with these LGBTQ+ movies and shows streaming now.
You can find even more incredible LGBTQ+ content from our Pride Never Stops Hub, including live coverage of 2023 Pride parades all across the U.S. for all Hulu subscribers.
Best LGBTQ Movies
Celebrate Pride month with these LGBTQ+ movies on Hulu.
When a young artist (Rowan Blanchard) is forced to join her high school track team, she decides to use the opportunity to pursue her crush. However, she finds herself falling for a different (and very unexpected) teammate who shows her what real love feels like.
Crush is a Hulu Original produced by Maya Rudolph and Natasha Lyonne, streaming right now.
Fire Island (2022)
Parties, romance, and a tropical island vacation. Need we say more? Fire Island is an unapologetic, modern-day rom-com surrounding a group of queer best friends who set out to have the best summer of their lives. If you’re looking for laugh-out-loud moments and ALL the drama, Fire Island is the perfect Pride month pick.
Watch: Fire Island
The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)
Set in the bible belt of America during the early ‘90s, this queer coming-of-age film follows Cameron (Chloe Grace Moretz), a young teen who is sent to a religious conversion camp after her parents discover she was being intimate with another girl.
Elena Undone (2010)
Elena is a mother and the wife of a pastor. Peyton is an accomplished writer who is confident in her sexuality. Both of their lives change forever when their paths cross, opening Elena’s world to a life she would have never imagined for herself before Peyton came along.
Watch: Elena Undone
Tell It to the Bees (2019)
After Lydia’s husband abandons her and their young son, Charlie, she is left to keep it all together on her own. That is until she meets Jean — the new doctor in town who happens to be caring for Charlie.
Watch: Tell It to the Bees
Joey is desperate to leave her dead-end town to live a more vibrant life. She almost makes it out when she meets and falls in love with Reyna, a married mother of two. AWOL is a romance drama about unexpected love between two people and the forces that try to keep them apart.
Jack and Diane (2012)
Nothing hinders love like bad timing as told in this coming-of-age romance film. Jack and Diane are two teenagers who meet one summer night in New York City and the sparks fly instantly. But, Jack is leaving the country soon and Diane must make an impact to keep their love alive before Jack leaves.
Watch: Jack & Diane
Free Fall (2013)
Marc’s life seemed cut and dry — he’s a soon-to-be-father and a good husband with a promising career as a policeman. And then he meets fellow police officer, Kay, who opens up a side of himself Marc never knew existed. Now he must choose between his family and his feelings for Kay as his once-stable life spirals out of control.
Watch: Free Fall
Swan Song (2021)
Don’t miss the iconic Jennifer Coolidge in this fun and fabulous film about Pat Pitsenbager — a retired hairstylist who escapes his nursing home to style a surprising client (a corpse). The process forces Pat to confront his own ghosts and reclaim the sparkle he’s lost in retirement.
Watch: Swan Song
Just Friends (2018)
Sparks flew instantly for Yad and Joris, but things outside of their control begin getting in the way of being together — including their overbearing mothers. Can love really conquer all for this unlikely pair with completely different backgrounds?
Watch: Just Friends
Deep in Vogue (2019)
Celebrate the vibrance of queer art spaces and self-expression through the stories of Northern Vogue and its people. Deep in Vogue is an LGBTQ+ documentary film that explores the importance of safe spaces for queer artists in Manchester, England.
Watch: Deep in Vogue
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
Set in 18th-century France, a young artist named Marianne is commissioned to paint the wedding portrait of a bride-to-be, Héloïse, when the two unexpectedly fall in love. Portrait of a Lady on Fire will have you mesmerized from beginning to end.
Watch: Portrait of a Lady on Fire
Moonlight is the life story of Chiron, a man who was once a shy and withdrawn kid from a broken home. As he gets older, Chiron must choose his destiny — does he continue living the only way he’s ever known or will he make better choices while coming to terms with his identity and sexuality?
*Moonlight requires a Showtime add-on subscription.
Supernova follows a gay couple as they travel across England while coping with a serious diagnosis. Don’t miss this 2020 tearjerker starring Oscar®-winning actors, Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth.
The Thing About Harry (2020)
The Thing About Harry is a Freefrom movie that follows the unlikely friendship between Sam and his high school bully, Harry, as they reluctantly carpool home from college together. During the trip, their dynamic changes when Sam comes out as pansexual. Can these two former foes develop a relationship now that they have much more in common than before?
Watch: The Thing About Harry*
*The Thing About Harry requires a Hulu+ Live subscription. Regional restrictions, blackouts, and additional terms apply.
The World to Come (2020)
The World to Come is a period drama about forbidden love. Abigail is a 19th-century housewife whose journal entries are much more complex than her stoic demeanor leads her husband to believe. She quickly forms a bond with her new neighbor, Tallie, making their respective husbands jealous of their connection as they secretly fall in love.
Watch: The World to Come
Happiest Season (2020)
Pride month may be the unofficial kickoff to summer, but this LBGTQ+ holiday movie is funny and heartwarming enough to watch any time of year.
The Happiest Season made history as the first LGBTQ+ Christmas movie to come from a major Hollywood studio. It follows lesbian couple Abby (Kristen Stewart) and Harper (Mackenzie Davis) home for the holidays, where Harper struggles to come out to her conservative parents.
Watch: Happiest Season
Best LGBTQ+ Shows & Docuseries
Start streaming these LGBTQ+ shows on Hulu this Pride month and beyond.
Set in the world of the 2018 film Love, Simon, this Hulu Original series follows a new student at Creekwood High School, Victor. Watch his journey of self-discovery, as he faces challenges at home, adjusts to a new city, and struggles with his sexual orientation in this spinoff series.
Watch: Love, Victor
RuPaul’s Drag Race
It was over a decade ago that RuPaul’s Drag Race first brought the glamor and fierce fabulosity of drag into living rooms across America. The Emmy®-winning VH1 competition series, credited as one of the most important queer shows in history, follows contestants through a series of challenges to crown the next queen of drag.
Seasons 1 – 9 are streaming now on Hulu.
Can’t get enough drag? Check out these drag movies and shows on Hulu.
Watch: RuPaul’s Drag Race
The Roses were an elite and wealthy family until their business manager was convicted of fraud, causing them to lose everything. Well, almost everything. All that’s left to their name is a tiny rural town they once bought as a joke — Schitt’s Creek.
Can the Rose family adjust to the humble lifestyles of the non-rich or famous? Find out by watching all six seasons of this heart-warming, LGBTQ+ character-driven comedy starring Dan Levy, Eugine Levy, Catherine O’Hara, and Annie Murphy.
Watch: Schitt’s Creek
Model, actress, and LGBTQ+ icon, Cara Delevingne, goes on a journey of self-discovery to explore the many intricate facets of human sexuality. From monogamy to queerness to body image — no topic is off limits on Plant Sex.
Watch: Planet Sex
The L Word
The SHOWTIME® drama, The L Word, explores the lesbian scene in Los Angeles by following a group of friends (both gay and straight) through personal stories surrounding careers, family, inner struggle, friendship, and romantic relationships.
Watch: The L Word
Euphoria is a wildly popular drama series that follows the life of Rue (Zendaya) and her high school classmates as they navigate love, identity, gender, addiction, trauma, and friendship.
Stream both seasons of the Emmy-winning series and more shows like Euphoria now.
*Euphoria requires a Max add-on subscription.
Pose is a groundbreaking LGBTQ+ drama series that tells stories from inside New York City’s ball culture during the height of the HIV/AIDS crisis in the ‘80s and ‘90s. This four-time Emmy-winning show stars Michaela Jaé Rodriguez as Blanca, an HIV-positive trans woman who provides support for queer youth who have been rejected by their families.
Stream all three seasons of Pose on Hulu.
Will & Grace
Known for paving the way for LGBTQ+ television, the wildly popular sitcom Will & Grace broke ground in the ’90s by becoming one of the first popular shows with gay characters. The nothing-off-limits comedy centers on two best friends, Will (Eric McCormack) and Grace (Debra Messing), and their lives in New York City with hysterical pals Jack (Sean Hayes) and Karen (Megan Mullally).
Watch every season of this Emmy-winning series streaming now on Hulu.
Watch: Will & Grace
The Bisexual is a Hulu original dramedy following two roommates — Leila, a bisexual woman fresh from a breakup with her long-time girlfriend, and Gabe, a straight man with dating problems of his own. The unlikely duo help each other open their worlds to new experiences. For Leila, it’s dating men. For Gabe, it’s experiencing London’s queer scene.
Watch: The Bisexual
The Real O’Neals
The O’Neils are a family unlike others in their tight Chicago neighborhood, but matriarch Eileen tries everything she can to make them look like the perfect all-American family. Follow the O’Neils as they learn to let go of their idea of “perfect” and embrace who they are, as they are.
Stream both seasons of The Real O’Neals on Hulu now.
Watch: The Real O’Neals
One of the best docuseries to cover LGBTQ+ civil rights, Pride is an FX Original that chronicles the queer legacy of the Civil Rights movement along with the ongoing fight for marriage equality, the evolution of transgender rights, and so much more.
From the FBI surveillance of homosexuals during the 1950s “Lavender Scare” to the culture wars of the ’90s, six renowned LGBTQ+ directors explore the community’s battle for rights in America.