Cody is the bleeding heart, comically insecure singer/bassist/songwriter protagonist of Chosen Fam. His crisis emerges when Trent breaks up with him at the end of the pilot. As Cody vows to win Trent back, he is forced to sit with the most disquieting variable: himself.
Dani is the cis female butch-leaning Sagittarius mixed Black and white drummer of Chosen Fam- a hedonistic, heartbreaking stud who can’t hold down a job, and skips from hookup to hookup. After losing her most recent job, she was forced to move back into her mom’s house, totally cramping her sexually-liberated lifestyle.
Evie is a socially awkward, nerdy bisexual journalist, Chosen Fam’s band manager, and Cody’s roommate and longtime best friend, who recently started working for QUNTY, a feminist blog. When an editor position opens up at QUNTY, she is determined to land the job, but has to “play the game” to get the position- something that directly contradicts her felt integrity as a writer.
Maddox is Chosen Fam’s guitarist- an accommodating, diligent, Black Transmasculine lawyer Pisces with an embattled relationship with their given mother. Maddox wishes to start a family of their own with longtime partner, Anna, and has taken great strides to divorce themself from their toxic mother, who has been known to manipulate, gaslight, and invalidate them. Maddox wants, more than anything, to make Anna happy and start a family of their own.
Anna is a Latinx ex-punk femme Libra elementary school teacher who is disenchanted with she and Maddox's attempts to create a family. She just lost her job, and has enormous student debt from grad school, which puts her at a disadvantage in she and Maddox starting their family.
Jax is an outgoing, genuine, genderqueer sagittarius and guitarist of the band, DISARM, who in recent years, has progressed from small-time indy shows to landing a multi-year contract with DISCORD. More than anything, Jax wants to play music. The other DISARM members are fame-motivated, and willing to sacrifice their radical politics for money and recognition. Jax needs to find genuine friends, who will value them over the other distractions.
Cody’s current partner- a charming and educated artist who is used to getting what he wants in the bedroom and in life. He loves Cody for who he is, but wants attention in a way Cody cannot give.
Ryan is a fashionable, Philz-coffee-drinking lifestyle blogger at QUNTY. She loves having a flashy title next to her name, and status is exactly what is propelling her to secure the Senior Editor position. Little do we know, however, what further designs lurk beneath the surface.