Take me to the Queers: LGBTQ+ Narratives

Take me to the Queers: LGBTQ+ Narratives

Explore OTV's rich, intersectional content through these programs that center LGBTQ+ experiences.

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Take me to the Queers: LGBTQ+ Narratives
  • GOOD ENOUGH

    2 seasons

    Attempting to hold their family together, the YGQ learns how to love and accept themselves as they navigate secret hook-ups, mental-crises and a series of scandalous shenanigans. But as the tight-knit clique attempts to heal from previous traumas they must collectively face the consequences that ...

  • #OTVLIVE: Queers Got Talent

    Queers Got Talent, created and hosted by Devin Niecy, is empowering and promoting creative expression in the LGBTQ+ community while showcasing their talents to the world. The talent show is set to a DJ Dapper soundtrack and includes queer icons Marquise Vilson, B Hawk Snipes, and J Mase III as ju...

  • Quare Life

    1 season

    Four queer women of color negotiate professional and personal relationships on Chicago's south side.

    //CAST AND CREW//
    M Shelly Conner (Creator/Producer/Writer)
    Myra Boone (Pilot Producer/AD)
    Jessica King (Director)
    Christian Mejia (Cinematographer)
    Alistair Slaughter (Sound Engineer)
    Dru Monta...

  • Hot Tea With the Hotties

    The Unfriendly black hotties are a collective of black drag queens that resembles a sorority.
    Led by Bambi Banks Coulee, Kenzie Coulee, Khloe Coulee, and Miss Toto the hotties strive to bring Black queers with strong voices to the forefront so they have the confidence to express themselves freely...

  • Damaged Goods

    1 season

    Barely surviving the city of Chicago, Damaged Goods centers around four messy young adults will experience a complete loss of self-identity, which propels them onto a path of uncertainty.

  • Black Girl Magic

    5 seasons

    Black Girl Magic is a drag show starring a lineup of all black performers. Queens pay tribute to important black women with a diverse showcase that captures the breadth of talents and creativity within black drag community. Tune in LIVE with The Vixen every month!

  • Night Night

    1 season

    A recovering alcoholic gets blackmailed into contract killing to save his family from scandal, shaking his hold over his sobriety and his life in general.

  • Choose Me: An Abortion Story

    1 season

    A Chicago-based web series about a single, non-monogamous, queer woman who does not want to be a mother.

  • Brown Girls

    1 season

    Brown Girls is an intimate story of the friendship between two women of color. While Leila and Patricia come from completely different backgrounds, their friendship is ultimately what they lean on to get through the messiness of their mid-twenties.

  • Afternoon Snatch

    1 season

    Afternoon Snatch is an unapologetically queer web comedy about heartbreak and the importance of community.

  • Symbiotic
    1 season

    Symbiotic

    1 season

    Symbiotic explores two disabled women as they try to navigate their adult lives after impulsively moving in together.

  • Starving Artists

    1 season

    Chicago comedy duo Aasia and Dewayne go to extravagant lengths to reach their goals of international stardom and complete world domination. A show about being young, gifted, and black in a world that praises straight, white, and wack.

  • Kissing Walls

    2 seasons

    Kissing Walls is a romantic comedy that follows two friends as they struggle to build their careers while simultaneously navigating the ever-evolving and often complicated “new rules” of 21st century dating as queer men of color.

  • Full Out
    1 season

    Full Out

    1 season

    A story of ambition, manipulation, betrayal, and self-discovery, Full Out follows a closeted dancer as she struggles to regain her glory following a devastating injury.

  • Inertia

    Inertia is a visual musical experience by Brandon Markell Holmes. An exploration of black thought, existence & trauma ; through the lens of [MODERN Technological Narcissism]&[The Civil Rights Movement] - into the premature journey of Black JOY , acceptance, Existential tyranny , Religion , Binary...

  • Quare Life - Pilot

    Four queer women of color negotiate professional and personal relationships on Chicago's south side.

    //CAST AND CREW//
    M Shelly Conner (Creator/Producer/Writer)
    Myra Boone (Pilot Producer/AD)
    Jessica King (Director)
    Christian Mejia (Cinematographer)
    Alistair Slaughter (Sound Engineer)
    Dru Monta...

  • F*ck Yes
    1 season

    F*ck Yes

    1 season

    F*ck Yes is a modern sex-ed series focused on improving communication (and sex) between consenting adults. In this episode, a couple negotiates a threesome.

  • Hair Story - Pilot Concept

    In Hair Story, a pilot for Serial Dreamer, residents of an artsy Black co-op tell their wild stories to an out-of-work drag queen as she styles their hair to pay her rent.

    // MUSIC VIDEO / DREAM SEQUENCE //

    WATCH THE FULL VIDEO: http://www.weareo.tv/presents/bsayf

    Apple: https://itunes.apple....

  • Serial Dreamer

    4 items

    In Hair Story, a pilot for Serial Dreamer, residents of an artsy Black co-op tell their wild stories to an out-of-work drag queen as she styles their hair to pay her rent.

    // MUSIC VIDEO / DREAM SEQUENCE //

    WATCH THE FULL VIDEO: http://www.weareo.tv/presents/bsayf

    Apple: https://itunes.apple....

  • Sur La Nuit

    A soliloquy to the night, reflecting on love, loss, and identity. presented thru the lens of otherness - queer identity, race, familial dynamics, gender, and access into classical art forms.

    //CAST & CREW//
    ALEXA GRÆ - Artist/Composer
    Jon Wes - Creator/Videographer/Editor
    Matthew Ozawa - Creat...

  • #BraveFuturesJOBURG

    7 items

    Brave Futures Film Race challenges creatives, filmmakers and storytellers of all skills levels to produce a film in 48 hours or less.

  • If I Was Your Girl - Collection

    6 items

    A collection of films by Coquie Hughes.

    People let you see what they want you to see when you first meet them, but time always reveal the true essence of a person.

  • Kiki 4 The Qulture

    Kiki 4 The Qulture was produced by A Queer Pride, a collection of seasoned professionals from Chicago's nightlife landscape, working together to celebrate Pride throughout the year. A Queer Pride is Abhijeet, Bambi Banks-Couleé, JForPay and Scott Cramer.

    Kiki 4 The Qulture is an intergeneration...

  • The Most Fab Fabitat

    A series of drag performances by Chicago-based performers hosted by drag artist Lucy Stoole.