Noah's Arc follows the lives of four African-American men in Los Angeles. Noah, the protagonist of the series, is a struggling screenwriter who falls for Wade, a fellow screenwriter who is questioning his sexuality. Outspoken HIV counselor Alex has some self-confidence issues and is struggling to hold onto his sexy anesthesiologist boyfriend, Trey. Ricky is the promiscuous owner of a clothing store on Melrose Avenue. Economics professor Chance struggles to maintain his sanity after moving in with his boyfriend Eddie and Eddie's daughter, Kenya.
From cult classic “Queer as Folk,” through the iconic, female-fronted “The L Word,” to “Orange Is the New Black” and its stellar and incredibly diverse cast, these are some of the shows that dared to challenge heteronormativity in the mainstream media and paved the way to the LGBTQ+ representation that is thankfully becoming the norm today. With their original portrayal of characters all along the LGBTQ+ spectrum, these shows helped so many people finally feel seen.