Must-See LGBT TV 5/3-9: 'Grace and Frankie' on Netflix, 'Kumu Hina' premiere, 'Penny Dreadful' season premiere, and more!

Grab the remote, set your DVR or queue up your streaming service of choice! GLAAD is bringing you the highlights in LGBT on TV this week. Check back every Sunday for up-to-date coverage in LGBT-inclusive programming on TV.

Best-selling writer, host of MSNBC's So Popular! and trans advocate Janet Mock will speak to Oprah on Super Soul Sunday about her New York Times best-selling memoir, Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More, and the #GirlsLikeUs project which she started. Super Soul Sunday: Sunday, 11am on OWN.

The second season of Penny Dreadful premieres this weekend on Showtime! In the premiere, Ethan flees London after the massacre he committed, Dr. Frankenstein works to bring Brona back to life, and Malcolm returns to London to find Evelyn Poole tormenting Vanessa with a barrage of disturbing occult images. Penny Dreadful: Sunday, 10pm on Showtime.

The documentary Kumu Hina will premiere on PBS' Independent Lens on Monday night. The film follows Hina Wong-Kalu, a transgender native Hawaiian teacher and cultural icon for Hawaii's mahu (those who embody both a male and female spirit). As Hina plans the school's final all-boy hula performance, she meets mahu sixth-grader Ho'onanani who is navigating the mixed reactions of friends and family. As Hina and Ho'onanani bond, the power of culture and tradition becomes clear as it helps instill a sense of pride and acceptance in the grade schooler. Kumu Hina: Monday, 10pm on PBS.

Monday night's episode of Banana focuses on trans character Helen played by British trans actress Bethany Black. In the episode, Helen turns to her parents for support after a jealous ex-boyfriend posts sexual videos of her on social media as revenge when he finds out she is moving on and dating new men. Banana is an interconnected sister series of Cucumber, both by Russell T. Davies. Cucumber & Banana: Monday, starting at 10pm on Logo.

All 13 episodes of the new half hour comedy Grace and Frankie premiere on Netflix on Friday! The show focuses on archenemies Frankie (out actress Lily Tomlin) and Grace (Jane Fonda) who find their lives changed completely and permanently entangled after their husbands Sol and Robert (Sam Waterston, Martin Sheen) announce they are in love with each other and plan to marry. Grace and Frankie: Friday, streaming on Netflix.

Sunday May 3: Brooklyn Nine-Nine (8:30pm, FOX); Nurse Jackie (9pm, Showtime); Game of Thrones (9pm, HBO); The Good Wife (9pm, CBS); Revenge (10pm, ABC); Penny Dreadful (10pm, Showtime)

Monday: Gotham (8pm, FOX); Dancing with the Stars (8pm, ABC); The Originals (8pm, CW); Jane the Virgin (9pm, CW); Kumu Hina (10pm, PBS); The Night Shift (10pm, NBC); The Returned (10pm, A&E); Cucumber & Banana (10pm, Logo)

Tuesday: The Flash (8pm, CW); Dancing with the Stars (8pm, ABC); Undateable (9pm, NBC); Weird Loners (9:30pm, FOX); Undateable (9:30pm, NBC);  Younger (10pm, TV Land); Newlyweds: The First Year (10pm, Bravo)

Wednesday: Young & Hungry (8pm, ABC Family); Modern Family (9pm, ABC); black-ish (9:30pm, ABC); Nashville (10pm, ABC); The Prancing Elites Project (10pm, Oxygen)

Thursday: Grey's Anatomy (8pm, ABC); Scandal (9pm, ABC); Dig (10pm, USA)

Friday: Lost Girl (10pm, Syfy); Grace and Frankie (streaming, Netflix)

Saturday: New Girls on the Block (4pm, Discovery Life); Orphan Black (9pm, BBC America)

On daytime, check your local listings for information about EllenThe Talk (CBS), The Gossip Table (VH1), The View (ABC) and The Chew (ABC). Soap operas Days of Our Lives on NBC and General Hospital on ABC (check local listings) both feature out characters. Don't miss Janet Mock speaking to Oprah for Super Soul Sunday on May 3.


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