Chantal Williams, Queen Sugar
Chantal Williams (Reagan Gomez)
On the cable drama Queen Sugar, Chantal Williams is a Black Lives Matter activist introduced in 1×06 “As Promised”. She met Nova Bordelon, a journalist and activist, when they both took part in a radio interview related to the Black Lives Matter movement. Chantal hit on Nova just after their encounter, they met again in the following episode, and began dating, although their interactions on screen were limited to brief scenes.
The relationship ended when they could not agree on their approach to BLM, and Chantal took issue with Nova’s ex being a white cop on the racist police force they were fighting against. They broke up, agreeing they were too different for their relationship to continue.
- 4 episodes. 1x06, 1x07, 1x08, 1x10
Female love interests:
- Nova Bordelon (Rutina Wesley, bisexual, regular, 13 episodes)
Relationship story arc with a woman: Yes
No male love interests
Relationship story arc with a man: No
Male love interest after being identified as a lesbian? No
Filter Relationship Arc:
Storyline during sweeps? No
 A relationship story arc is defined as explicit, developed on screen, and lasting more than 3 episodes. It is listed as questionable or subtext if romance is only implied, mentioned instead of shown on screen, part of a dream sequence, or otherwise not explicit for the viewer.
 Sweeps episodes air in February, May, July and November, the periods when advertising rates are set. A character is marked as "sweeps" when there is a very limited number of episodes that address their sexuality, all air during sweeps period, and the storyline is otherwise ignore/dropped.