Control, also known as Kontrola, is a Polish lesbian-themed webseries directed by Natasza Parzymies. In April 2018, her team shot a little self-financed short film as part of an exam at the Warsaw Film School never imagining it would reach 5 million views on youtube and win over a large group of devoted fans all over the world.
As they’ve learned from the exposure of Control first episode, it was a very much-needed project in today’s society, especially in their home country Poland where same-sex love is still a taboo subject. The main characters are portrayed by Ada Chlebicka & Ewelina Pankowska. One episode of the webseries is officially released on Natasza Parzymies’ YouTube channel each month, you can follow her to get notified.
Just Another Love Story
Just Another Love Story is a romance-drama web series, directed and edited by Priyanka Karki in her directorial debut. The series stars Priyanka Karki, Shristi Shrestha, and Samyek Man Singh in the lead roles. The plot features a love triangle between two women, Amara and Maya, respectively (Priyanka Karki, Shristi Shrestha) and Aashu (Samyek Man Singh).
Septo (Season 2)
Septo is an independent Brazilian lesbian-themed webseries directed by Vitoria Real. It tells the story of Jessica, a healthy, record-breaking and promising career triathlete whose life is ruled and controlled by her father. After going through several difficult situations, Jessica begins to grow and make her own decisions. The second season continue to explore the relationship she’s building with her girlfriend Lua, and the impact it has on her soul-searching. Jessica Borges and Lua are portrayed by Alice Carvalho and Priscilla Vilela. Note: English subtitles in option.
Pink “Um amor de verão” is a brazilian webseries that follows three friends who spend the summer in a beach house located at Barra da Tijuca. The girls have managed to form a close-knit group where the boundaries between love and friendship, desire and affection no longer exist. Their devotion for one another manifests itself unhindered, in a special kind of relationship, allowing them to live their youth fully.
Girls Like Magic (Season 1)
Girls Like Magic is a queer-themed webseries shared by One More Lesbian. It explores the blurring lines of the friendship between Magic, a naive people-pleasing Brit and Jamie, a hard-edged, self-sabotaging lesbian as they fall for each other in more ways than one. The series was direced by Kit Williamson and written by Julia Eringer. It stars Shantell Yasmine Abeydeera and Julia Eringer.
Barbelle (Season 2)
Barbelle is a female written, directed, and produced modern soap opera created by Karen Knox & Gwenlyn Cumyn. The comic web series is featuring a cast of gay characters. The show follows the story of a newly famous pop star duo whose meteoric rise to stardom has led to a blitzkrieg on their personal lives.
Helping to fund this project is an investment in the future of a film industry that’s got equal parts rad women and awesome dudes. Season Two picks up where our Gay-Pop-Heartthrobs left off, but this time, they’re on tour. As the creators said it themselves: “Let’s give 20gayTeen the Lesbian SpiceWorld sequel it deserves”.
Magenta is a brazilian lesbian-themed webseries written and directed by Thaiane Soares. The work was produced by Linha Produções and Colabora Produções. Here is the official synopsis: After six years of relationship, the peaceful life of Manuella and Lisa is metamorphosed by a third person who sways their soul connection. The story studies three female characters as they constitute themselves under the rainbow. Nina and Manuella are portrayed by Giul Abreu and Priscila Buiar.
Queering (Season 2)
The second season of the remarkable webseries “Queering” continues to follow Devon, Harper and Val as they navigate love and life. Here is a reminder of the story: Just when Harper is ready to live the best phase of her lesbian life, the tables turn when her mother unexpectedly comes out as queer. The work was created by Leticia De Bortoli, the main characters are portrayed by Susan Gallagher, Sophia Grasso and Diana Oh.
Barbelle (Season 1)
Barbelle follows the story of a newly famous Toronto based pop-star duo, Veronica Vale and Alice O’Hara, whose meteoric rise to stardom has led to a blitzkrieg on their personal lives. The webseries was directe by Kelly Paoli, Karen Knox and Victoria Long. The show is shared on Youtube by KindaTV, and is starring Gwenlyn Cumyn and Naomi Gaskin.
It’s Complicated (Season 2)
The second season of It’s Complicated, created by Cheska Bacaltos, focus more on Alex learning how to face her feelings head on. Six months after Skye and Alex starts dating. Unfortunately (for Alex), Skye receives a scholarship in London. Alex pretends she’s cool. Lance, meanwhile, is so not. The playlist is shared by Off Color Media on YouTube. Skye and Alex are portrayed by Devin Drain and Samantha Gabrielsen. You can follow them on Twitter and Facebook.
Gal Pals (Season 2)
Season Two picks up a few months after where season one left off. Bee is finally doing okay while Edison stumbles upon a major problem that could crush her ~cool factor. It’s a show where girls just happen to like girls. As Cosima Niehaus once said, “My sexuality isn’t the most interesting thing about me.” While it’s important to see people grappling with their sexuality on screen, it’s just as important to see LGBT characters doing everyday things, like they do in real life. One of the objectives of GAL PALS is to paint a more realistic, less tragic portrait of gay characters. Gal pals is a webseries created by Sarah Soderquist & Kallie Tenney.
Féminin/Féminin (Season 2)
Féminin/Féminin is the brainchild of Chloé Robichaud and Florence Gagnon, president and founder of the Website LSTW (Lez Spread the Word). In this new series, the director Chloé Robichaud, whose first film Sarah préfère la course had a remarkable international career after its official opening at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, takes us back to the intersecting lives of a dozen characters and offers a new look on the world of lesbians in Quebec.
Twenty (Season 2)
The second season of Twenty continues to follow the story of Maya, her girlfriend Catalina, and her group of eclectic friends as they navigate careers, love, and life in their early twenties. This LGBT comedy has been described as “brutally honest and relatable” by Pride.com and “incredibly sincere and touching” by StarryMag. Subscribe to Twenty today to see what over 2 million people are talking about!
RED (Season 4)
The fourth season of RED the webseries continues to explore the passionate relationship of Liz and Mel. Both series fanatics, Brazilian writers Germana Belo and and Viv Schiller were particularly aware of the lack of LGBTQ content in Brazilian television and wanted to create an independent project o tell the story that they, as viewers, would like to see on TV. Liz and Mel are portrayed by Ana Paula Lima and Luciana Bollina.
The Leslie (Season 2)
The second season of the LGBT webseries called The Leslie, directed and written by Kate Johnson. Here is a synopsis: Leslie Clark just came out and is ready to do something she’s never done before: date women. Aided by her well-meaning, but exceedingly misguided straight friends, Leslie attempts to navigate this new dating landscape….one misadventure at a time.
“The Leslie” is a new queer, LGBT web series about dating, life, sex, Los Angeles, and what it means to be a woman who loves women. Leslie is portrayed by Kate Johnson.
Queering is an independent comedy web series that follows Harper, who is ready to live the best phase of her lesbian life, the tables turn when her mom unexpectedly comes out as queer. This LGBTQ show was created by Leticia De Bortoli. It is starring Sophia Graso as Harper, Susan Gallagher as Val and Ana Stan as Brit. All episodes were produced by Gancho Films.
Two Weeks is a nine-part LGBTIQ+ drama series that takes an honest look into the struggles several friends in their 20s face in their bid to overcome insecurities associated with love, life, and their own identity. Tired of watching content that relied on excessive queer stereotypes, series creator, Mary Duong, conceived Two Weeks as an answer to the general lack of representation that reflected the people, places and situations she grew up around. Two Weeks is a celebration of who we are. This nine episode series has been split over three different, intertwining story streams.
Same Same (Season 1)
Same Same, previously known as Scissr, has finally been released! It’s a webseries created and written by Lauren Augarten, produced by Stephanie Begg & Josh Mawer. Here is the official synospsis: Meeting through a social networking app, three women from very different backgrounds navigate life, love and the complexities of the modern queer experience. “Aviva, Corey, Emily & Niamh are four twenty-something women from very different backgrounds.
Navigating life and love in Brooklyn, New York, is easy for none of them. But when they meet through an iPhone app, the girls realize they have much more in common than they originally thought…” The protagonists are portrayed by Lauren Augarten, Paulina Singer, Kelly Sebastian and Jamie Clayton.
Esconderijo (Season 2)
Esconderijo is a brasilian LGBT webseries producted by 88 Soluções and Mané Filmes. The first season follows the reunion of Malu and Raquel, eight years after the troubled end of their relationship. Their reunion goes through different stages, and we are invited to explore their ill-resolved feelings. The story inspects the fine line between past and present, longing, hurt, anger and passion. The second season is more dramatic and ambitious in his artistic pretensions. The episodes were filmed in multiple locations, from the neighborhood of Paquetá to Rio de Janeiro. Raquel, Malu and Patricia are joined by new characters (eight in total) as the story becomes better known by the general public and more diverse.
Jade of Death – Season 1
Jade of Death is a fantasy thriller webseries created by Erin Good. Here is a synospsis: Small town girl Jade has a powerful ability. She can hear when and how people are going to die. She ran away from her hometown and gets by working at a seedy freak show carnival as the “Fortune-Teller of Death”, but now people are after her. There’s more to her past than she lets on, and there’s more to her abilities than she knows. Jade is portrayed by Bernie Van Tiel.
AfterEllen has just published an interesting article about a new webseries called Animal Warmth. We’ll be invited to follow the adventures of Jenna, a gifted artist and moderately successful professional with severe social anxiety. On the surface, her journey plays out through dating and romantic misadventures; but underneath, this is a story about Jenna falling in love with herself. Hijinks, some misinterpreted signals, and a little heartache pave the way for Jenna’s acceptance of her shy, awkward self as someone worthwhile and worthy of happiness.
She’d just prefer not to talk about it. Animal Warmth was created by Joshua Ray Malan and Kirsten Strough. The first episode will be released this Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2017 on Lady Les BoisYouTube Channel. New episodes will come out bi-weekly on every other Tuesday. The series is starring Yesii Henriquez, Mathew Kelly, Katie Preston and Leta Neustaedter.
RED (Season 3)
The third season of RED, a lesbian-themed brasilian webseries created by Viv Schiller, Germana & Fernanado Belo, is now available worldwide on Vimeo with english subtitles. Here is a synopsis that gives you an overview of the series since the first season: Liz (Ana Paula Lima) is used to have women lining out of her door to be with her, she always moves from hook-up to hook-up. She is caught by suprise with her feelings for Mel, a young rising star she meets on the set of a short film.
Mel is married to Henrique and portrayed by Luciana Bollina. In pursuit of a woman she can’t have, Liz start to experience something she never felt before. Working with her love interest everyday ends up challenging her once unshakable confidence. Their relationship is slowly materialized, not without difficulty. The first two seasons are available for free on Vimeo, just in case you want to taste the story before to support the project. Note: All episodes of the last season will be released for free every Tuesday on RED regular channel.
Brown Girls is a queer friendly series of seven episodes, written by Fatimah Asghar and directed by Sam Bailey. Here is a little reminder of the synopsis: “Brown Girls is an intimate story revolving around the friendship between two women of color. Leila (Nabila Hossain) is a South Asian-American writer just now owning her queerness.
Patricia (Sonia Denis) is a sex-positive Black-American musician who is struggling to commit to anything: job, art and relationships. While the two women come from completely different backgrounds, their friendship is ultimately what they lean on to get through the messiness of their mid-twenties”.
Different for Girls
Different for Girls is an original, successfully crowfunded, British web series written by Jacquie Lawrence and directed by Campbell X. The project gained an enormous attention after revealing its ambitions and cast, composed of Rachel Shelley, Caroline Whitney Smith, Sarah Soetaert, Nimmy March, Charlie Hardwick, Guinevere Turner, Helen Oakleigh, Tuyen Do and Sophie Ottley. The story is presented as a ground breaking drama of twelve episodes set in West London, aimed to an LGBTQ audience, featuring a group of lesbian and bisexual women whose lives and loves revolve around children, marriage, friendships, gay co-parenting, betrayal, people afraid to come out and divorce.
A melhor amiga da noiva
A melhor amiga da noiva is a brazilian (portuguese) webseries based on a fanfiction revolving around the Fifth Harmony singers: Camila Cabello and Lauren Jauregui. The story explores the relationship of Fernanda and Juliana who fall in love with each other but are afraid to go further by fear of ruining their friendship; until a trip change everything. The work was created by an independent studio called Ponto Ação Produções.
LA Web Series (Season 1)
LA Web Series is a sapphic-themed webseries of 8 episodes filmed by Ona Isart. It is starring Emma Maddock and Alexandra Swarens. This is ultimately a love story between two young women. Here is a brief synopsis of this work: “What they do explore is their pasts, they create present memories, and contemplate their future intent. Landon and Avery come from two different walks of life, but they happened to be in the same place at the same time. It wasn’t really the perfect moment to meet, but maybe that makes it better. After much obstinance from the two, they finally decide to spend the night walking around Los Angeles together.
There, they discuss certain things, and silence others, they slowly disclose memories hold closest to themselves. With Landon’s impending flight back home to England the next morning, they promise to meet up again, one day… An immeasurable amount of things happen in a week let alone a month, a month let alone a year, a year let alone several.”
La théorie du Y
La thérorie du Y is a Belgian (french) webseries written and directed by Caroline Taillet. The story is adapted from an eponym play she created in 2014. Her inspiration comes from her personal experiences and her memoir at the IAD, which dealt with “Bisexuality and theater”. Here is the synopisis: Anna and Matteo are on their way to a family meal, like every Sunday. But in Anna’s head, it boils, she can’t help imagining another reality … so far from her own. Today, without warning, everything explodes. A hand touches her, a look seduces her. Anna discovers a world she does not know. A world where she can be lost? “The Theory of Y” explores the desires and loves of today, with humour and delicacy.
Swerve is a slow-paced webseries written and directed by Jason Armstrong. The story revolves around Elise (portrayed by Sharon Belle), who has had it with just existing and decides to hitchhike her way to something better. Little does she know that her immediate future holds two women (Kat Inokai, Emily Alatalo) that will leave a lasting mark on her life.
Season one of Swerve gave us a story of love, loss, and self-discovery, but it left a lot of questions unanswered. After years on the run, searching for a life, the loss of Jen pushes Elise to return to her hometown in hopes of reconnecting with people she hasn’t seen in nearly a decade.