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Nina and Sam, two sexually progressive New Yorkers, take off for LA in search of spiritual awakening in a sect-like yoga retreat. The producers, writers, directors and actresses Natalia Leite and Alexandra Roxo approach dating, trending health, and queer themes in a sincere and unapologetic way that will leave you hysterical at the end of each episode.
Here are some series similar to the Guardian-acclaimed ‘Be Here Nowish’.
You probably don’t need an introduction to ‘Girls’ or Lena Dunham. Set in New York, the show delves into the daily lives of four young women, exploring issues such as female sexuality, job stability, and other twists and turns we face in our daily lives.
‘Girls’ is probably what Nina and Sam’s lives were before the appeal of crystals and Ayahuasca took them to LA.
‘Sex and The City’ is the show that paved the way for positive representations of female sexuality on TV.
If Carrie and Samantha were in their twenties in 2016, they would probably succumb to all the strange and hilarious trends Nina and Sam explore.
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‘The Girl’s Guide to Depravity’ is a mix of ‘Be Here Nowish’ and ‘Sex and The City’.
It’s about two successful young women, Lizzie and Samantha, having fun while avoiding being hurt by men. In order to do so, they follow a list of rules.
This series is hilarious and resolutely modern.
Mindy Lahiri is a New York-based OB/GYN obsessed with pop culture, fashion and finding love. The show not only shines a light on a successful woman of colour, but on a confident woman comfortable in her own body.
Unapologetically exploring her sexuality, Mindy is a great role model for women of any age, colour or size.
If you’re looking for more TV series like ‘Be Here Nowish’, portraying romantic and sexual relationships through a female gaze, check out the following.
With very different focus points, such as the LGBT community and sex work, ‘The L Word’ and ‘Secret Diary of a Call Girl’ offer interesting insights into female sexuality.
The critically acclaimed ‘The L Word’ followed the daily lives and love stories of a group of lesbian women in LA.
Even though it did receive its fair share of criticism, it was a crucial step for LGBT representation on TV.
‘Secret Diary Of A Call Girl’ follows the adventures of Hannah Baxter, a high-class call girl in London.
Praised and criticised for its portrayal of both female sexuality and prostitution, the show remains a must-watch if you’re looking for an alternative perspective.
More and more shows focus on empowering women; ‘Be Here Nowish’ is an outstanding example of modern women exploring their own desires with a lot of humour.
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