Faith (Breeda Wool)
UnReal follows the making of popular reality and dating show Everlasting. Faith was introduced as one of the contestants vying for bachelor Adam’s affections. In 1×05 Adam chose Faith for a visit to her hometown in Mississippi. After an aggressive make out session with Adam, Faith confessed to show producer Rachel that she was more interested in her best friend Amy and admitted that the two of them have had “unholy thoughts, but we’ve never acted on them”.
Turned out Faith went on the show to try and fix her own feelings. After Rachel told her she didn’t need any fixing, Faith feel elated and was ready to come out to the whole town. However, Rachel didn’t think it was wise for her to come out in front of her very conservative town so she convinced Adam to give Faith a ring and ask her to continue on the show, to which she agreed. Later in the season Faith suggested to Adam that he chose her so that he could continue to sleep with whoever he wanted without commitment. Adam declined and Faith left the show.
Faith and Amy’s story continued in spin-off web series UnReal: The Faith Diaries, where Faith and Amy, in 2-3 minute episodes, came to terms with their sexualities and their love for each other while relocating to LA.
Show creator Sarah Gertrude Shapiro stated one of the reasons behind the web series was to tell more of Faith and Amy’s story and the complicated decision that had Faith decide against coming out on the show itself: “For me, that was one of the most interesting decisions we made in Season 1, and it was a really important one. As [someone] who has been out as a queer person since I was 16, it was also super complicated to make that decision to have somebody not come out on TV, because it’s not the message I want to send.” (AfterEllen).
- 10 episodes.
Female love interests:
- Amy (Malea Mitchell, lesbian, guest; 1 episode)
Relationship story arc with a woman: No
Male love interests:
- Adam Cromwell (Freddie Stroma, regular, 12 episodes)
Relationship story arc with a man: Yes
Male love interest after being identified as a lesbian? Yes
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.