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One listener tells a story about his young niece being crushed that she wasn’t old enough to watch a French film about two women falling in love… so he asks the Guncles for help finding family-friendly LGBTQ+ media to share with his niece.  Survey winner Alice hops on the pod to play Workshop/Greenlight/Blacklist and present “Gauntie of the Week”: Greek poet and OG Lesbian, Sappho.


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Gauntie of the Week

LGBTQ+ content for family and kids

Ben and Tommy’s list


  • Sailor Moon ~ specifically season 3

  • Stephen Universe ~ animated TV show and movie on Cartoon Network, filled with queer characters, many of them aliens

  • Cardcaptor Sakura (2020, Netflix) ~ 4th grader collecting magical cards, there are romantic crush subplots, and the older brother has a boyfriend

  • Adventure Time: Distant Lands (2020, HBOMax) Princess Bubblegum and Marceline the Vampire Queen have a compelling relationship and in one episode they even kiss on a battlefield

  • In A Heartbeat, animated short film ~ 4 min, two schoolboys fall in love, won a bunch of awards

  • Lumberjanes  ~ Award Winning graphic novel

  • The Legend of Korra the sequel to the Avatar, The Last Airbender:  She ends up walking into the sunset hand in hand with her best friend who is female.



  • The Fosters (Netflix - PG13) ~ TV show

  • Love Simon (PG13) 

  • Bend it Like Beckham (PG13)

  • Prom the movie musical (Netflix - PG13) ~ two lesbians going to their Prom

  • The Fosters ~ a blended multi-racial family of a lesbian couple and their kids

  • Dante and Aristotle Discover the Secrets of the Universe ~ coming of age novel about two teenage boys.

  • Ma Vie En Rose (R), no sex or nudity, difficult issues ~ A boy wants to be a girl and how his family hates that.

  • Fun Home graphic novel, by Alison Bechdel ~ about a young lesbian coming out, whose father turns out to be gay and is a mortician and gets hit by a car and dies.

  • Fun Home the Musical

  • The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert ~ 1994 Australian drag movie