Must-See LGBTQ TV: 'Welcome to Chechnya' premiere and 'Canada's Drag Race'

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

On Tuesday, acclaimed documentary Welcome to Chechnya premieres on HBO. With unfettered access and a commitment to protecting anonymity, this documentary exposes Chechnya’s underreported atrocities while highlighting a group of people who are confronting brutality head-on. The film follows these LGBTQ activists as they work undercover to rescue victims and provide them with safe houses and visa assistance to escape persecution. Welcome to Chechnya: Tuesday, 10pm on HBO.

On Thursday, a new Drag Race spin-off Canada’s Drag Race premieres on World of Wonder Presents. The competition show features 12 Canadian drag queens, including a Ilona Verley, a two-spirit Indigenous artist, Anastarzia Anaquway, the reigning Miss Black Continental, and more. The show will be judged by out stars Brooke Lynn Hytes, Jeffrey Bower-Chapman, and fashion star Stacey McKenzie. Canada’s Drag Race: Thursday on WOW Presents Plus.

Sunday, June 28: 2020 BET Awards (8pm, BET); Hightown (8pm, Starz); Grantchester (9pm, PBS); The Chi (9pm, Showtime); Snowpiercer (9pm, TNT)

Monday: I May Destroy You (9pm, HBO)

Tuesday: Welcome to Chechnya (10pm, HBO)

Wednesday: Legendary (HBO Max); The 100 (8pm, The CW);

Thursday: Canada’s Drag Race (WOW Presents Plus); Doom Patrol (HBO Max); Search Party (HBO Max); Council of Dads (8pm, NBC); Burden of Truth (8pm, The CW); In the Dark (9pm, The CW); The Bold Type (10pm, Freeform)

Friday: RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars (8pm, VH1)