There’s no doubt that Ted Lasso, the runaway Apple TV+ smash hit starring Jason Sudeikis as an American football coach who moves to London to coach real football, contains some of the greatest writing and most carefully crafted characters to grace our screens in years, if not decades. It’s also a complete and utter desert when it comes to LGBTQIA+ representation. A veritable wasteland.
Or is it? It’s entirely possible that Ted Lasso has a number of queer characters tucked up its sleeve, and is waiting for season 3 to reveal them. We’ve got six possible options about who, among the existing cast, could fit the bill. Continue reading “‘Ted Lasso’ lacks queer characters, but the show may be hiding them in plain sight”