Must-See LGBTQ TV: 'The Handmaid's Tale' wraps season two, 'Harlots' returns

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The season finale of The Handmaid’s Tale will be released on Hulu on Wednesday. The second season of the critically acclaimed drama has been continuing to tell the gruesome story of the lives of subjugated women in the dystopian Gilead. The show also focuses on two lesbian characters, out actress Samira Wiley’s Moira and Alexis Bledel’s Emily, and the particular hardships they face in this world. In the season two finale, Serena and the other Wives strive to make change; Emily learns more about her new Commander; Offred faces a difficult decision. The Handmaid’s Tale: Wednesday on Hulu.

Another Hulu drama centered on women, Harlots, premieres its second season the same day. Set in 18th century England, Harlots focuses on several sex workers of the era, all entangled in a feud between two brothels. In the first season, a romance began between two of the women, Violet and Amelia, both of whom will continue to play a role in season two. In the premiere, an unyielding new Justice makes a surprise arrest, and Margaret and Nancy must race to find witnesses to give evidence against Lydia Quigley. Harlots: Wednesday on Hulu.

Sunday, July 8: Pose (9pm, FX); Claws (9pm, TNT)

Monday: Andi Mack (8pm, Disney); Dietland (9pm, AMC)

Tuesday: The Bold Type (8pm, Freeform); Animal Kingdom (9pm, TNT); Younger (10pm, TV Land) Humans, (11pm, AMC)

Wednesday: The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu); Harlots (Hulu); Young and Hungry (8pm, Freeform); The Originals (9pm, The CW); Queen Sugar (10pm, OWN)

Thursday: Nashville (9pm, CMT); American Woman (10pm, Paramount)

Friday: Quantico (8pm, ABC)