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List of LGBT characters in television and radio

This is a list of live action LGBT characters in television and radio. This list is for bisexual, gay, lesbian, and transgender fictional characters that appear in various television (includes TV movies and web series), radio, and podcast programs. It is organized by orientation and alphabetically by surname (i.e. last name) or singular name if there is none.

Roles include lead, main, recurring, supporting, and guest.



Character Portrayed by Show Notes
Emaline Addario Sydney Sweeney Everything Sucks! For the first half of the season, Emaline dates Oliver, a male classmate. Following their breakup Emaline becomes attracted to classmate Kate Messner, they admit they like each other and later kiss, making her possibly bisexual.[1]
Cassie Ainsworth Hannah Murray Skins [Citation needed:January 2018]
Frankie Alan Ruta Gedmintas Lip Service It's made very clear she likes girls, and she also slept with a man.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Irene Adler Lara Pulver Sherlock A dominatrix who offers her services to men and women. She's had sex with various men and a female member of the British royal family. (However, although she has shown sexual and romantic attraction towards Sherlock, Adler calls herself a lesbian.[2])
Akemi Michelle Ang Xena: Warrior Princess [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lily Aldrin Alyson Hannigan How I Met Your Mother In a long-term relationship with Marshall Eriksen, but also expresses attraction to women on multiple occasions, especially about her friend Robin Scherbatsky, and says that one of her life goals before marrying Marshall was to have a "lesbian relationship."[3]
Christina "Chris" Alonso Lina Esco S.W.A.T. [4]
Adam Eduardo Alvaro Tyler Posey Jane the Virgin In season 4 episode 5, he reveals to Jane that he is bisexual.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Jez Andrews Lloyd Everitt Casualty Jez joined the series in 2016 and was characterised as a "young, ludicrously handsome and very openly bisexual" paramedic.[5]
Ariadne Sophia Lauchlin Hirt Olympus [Citation needed:January 2018]
Baum Arndt Philipp Christopher Origin He had a relationship with a man and a woman.[6]
Astrid Josefin Asplund Vikings Astrid is a shield-maiden and becomes Lagertha's lover. In the second half of season 4, they have been together for several years. In season 5, she is kidnapped and wedded to Harald Finehair. Pregnant with an unwanted child, Astrid confronts Lagertha in battlefield and asks Lagertha to kill her. When Lagertha hesitates, Astrid lunges at Lagertha with her sword and is killed.[7]
Jane Austen N/A Doctor Who Clara Oswald mentions her romance with the celebrated author, stating that Jane Austen 'is a phenomenal kisser'. In another episode says to her friend Rigsy, 'Sometimes Jane Austen and I 'prank each other'. She's the worst, I love her. Take that how you like.'[Citation needed:January 2018]
Nathaniel Baltimore Hugh Davidson Saul of the Mole Men [Citation needed:January 2018]
Magnus Bane Harry Shum, Jr. Shadowhunters Explicitly states interest in both men and women,[8] then proceeded to show interest in starting a relationship with one of the main male characters (Alec Lightwood). They officially started a relationship in Episode 6 of Season 2 and were established to be in love in Episode 10 of the same season, when they exchanged "I love yous". He's had romantic relationships with women before, with the vampire Camille Belcourt being the one that stings the most.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Sarah Barnes Loui Batley Hollyoaks "I don't know if she'd suddenly turned, though. Maybe she was more bisexual than anything." - Loui Batley on her character's sexuality.[9]
Tyler Barrol Ashton Holmes Revenge He dates Ashley Davenport but later seduces a male character.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Nancy Bartlett Sandra Bernhard Roseanne [Citation needed:January 2018]
Tim Bayliss Kyle Secor Homicide: Life on the Street In the first episode concerning the matter he flatly stated he was "not gay" and did not formally declare himself to be bisexual until Season 7, but even then he did not want to be deemed "a crusader". This way of treating his sexuality is believed to have made the network uncomfortable.[10]
Freddie Baxter Freddie Fox Cucumber, Banana Described by roommate Dean Monroe as being "kind of anything" in reference to his sexuality.[11] He is confirmed as being bisexual by actor Freddie Fox.[12]
Steven Beale Aaron Sidwell EastEnders The buildup to Steven's 2008 exit involved in a bisexual love triangle storyline among him, Stacey, and Christian Clarke (John Partridge), who is Jane's gay brother.[13][14] He returned in 2016 with a girlfriend, Lauren Branning (Jacqueline Jossa).[15]
Juliet Becker Rae Baker The Bill [Citation needed:January 2018]
Tobias Beecher Lee Tergesen Oz He had a wife and then has a relationship with his female lawyer; while in prison he has a relationship with Chris Keller and a few sexual encounters with other inmates.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Mariana Belcombe Anna Madeley The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister Mariana is Anne Lister's secret lover.[16][17]
Ben David Quirk Please Like Me Ben is a one-night stand of Josh's during the initial stages of his open relationship with Arnold. Ben is later hospitalized, facing a possibly life-threatening surgery, causing a dilemma for Josh as to whether or not it is appropriate to visit him. Josh ends up doing so, which frustrates Arnold and creates the defining rift in their relationship. Josh later tries to get back in contact with Ben, but he has begun a relationship with a woman, identifying as sexually fluid.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Claire Bennet Hayden Panettiere Heroes Claire Bennet is shown liking men and being seriously involved with a boyfriend. In season 4 episode "Hysterical Blindness", she's kissed by her roommate Gretchen Berg. Although she later spurned Gretchen's interest in her, in "Pass/Fail" she apologizes for having done so and admits that she wants, and is ready, to be with her. They hold hands as they walk away. The series was cancelled and their relationship was not further developed.[18]
Gretchen Berg Madeline Zima Heroes Gretchen Berg is a college student of Arlington University who becomes Claire Bennet's roommate and befriends her. In season 4 episode "Hysterical Blindness", she is revealed to be bisexual when she confesses to Claire that she has a crush on her, and kisses her.[18]
Beth Kari Matchett Wonderfalls [Citation needed:January 2018]
Maddie Bishop Fola Evans-Akingbola Siren Maddie has a boyfriend, Ben, but she is receptive to the attraction that Ryn (a mermaid) has shown towards her.[19]
Margot Bishop Sonya Walger The Catch She had an affair with Felicity.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Maya Bishop Danielle Savre Station 19 Maya tells her friends Andy Herrera and Victoria Hughes that taking care of herself includes "lots of sex" with "a series of ladies and gents" (S1 episode "Contain the Flame").[20]
Grace Black Tamara Wall Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jerri Blank Amy Sedaris Strangers with Candy [Citation needed:January 2018]
Alana Bloom Caroline Dhavernas Hannibal Alana expresses interest in Will Graham in the first season, enters a relationship with Hannibal Lecter in the second season, and ultimately marries and has a child with Margot Verger. Bryan Fuller has repeatedly referred to her as bisexual.[21][22][23][24]
Wolfgang Bogdanow Max Riemelt Sense8 In season finale, is shown to be engaging in a threesome with Kala and her husband, Rajan.
Anne Bonny Clara Paget Black Sails Anne was lover and life-partner with fellow pirate Jack Rackham before she met Max, a prostitute in a Nassau brothel, and they became lovers.[25][26]
Brendan Boulter Steven Burrell Family Affairs [citation needed]
Haddie Braverman Sarah Ramos Parenthood Has happily been in relationships with both men and women.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Meri Brown Meri Brown Sister Wives [27]
Charlie Buckton Esther Anderson Home and Away When Charlie first arrived in the Bay, Channel Seven described her as having a "bone to pick and the prowess to do it" in reference to her father's relationship with Morag Bellingham (Cornelia Frances), which Charlie disapproved of because her mother had only recently died.[28][29]
Rosita Bustillos Tamara Duarte Wynonna Earp During the Season 2 Episode 9 episode 'Forever Mine, Never Mind', Rosita invites Waverly Earp to share a hot tub with her. During the course of the scene, they share a kiss that Waverly initiates, but Rosita returns. They both break away, knowing that they both owe fidelity to their respective lovers.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Diane Butcher Sophie Lawrence EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Caroline Buxton Tandi Wright Shortland Street [Citation needed:January 2018]
Caitlin Zelda Williams Teen Wolf Initially introduced as a lesbian character in her first appearance in season 3a, she was subsequently brought back for an episode of season 3b and was identified as bisexual.[30]
Lockie Campbell Nick Rhys Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Cecelia Cannon Caitlin Barlow Teachers Cecelia's sexuality has been speculated about by other characters throughout the show. During a party in Season 2 Episode 7 Cecelia makes out with a woman and tells her she is bisexual.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Amanita Caplan Freema Agyeman Sense8 Dyed her hair in the colors of the bisexual pride flag.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Brenna Carver Haley Ramm Chasing Life Brenna has been in a relationship with two boys and two girls throughout the show. She has explicitly stated multiple times she is bisexual and joins the LGBT+ club in her school.[31]
Mateo Castellano Jake Canuso Benidorm [Citation needed:January 2018]
Beatrix "Bird" Castro Vanessa Morgan Finding Carter Bird kissed Carter's old friend named Madison, who is a girl, in I Knew You Were Trouble but never clearly stated her sexual preferences.[32]
Cassidy Joe Gilgun Preacher Although mostly attracted to women, Cassidy makes several comments throughout the series about having sex with men, usually under the influence of drugs. In season 3 he kisses and shows attraction towards Eccarius, indicating that their relationship will be more than platonic.[33][34]
Rosie Chadderton Lorna Pegler Is Harry on the Boat? [Citation needed:January 2018]
August Chandler Andre Myers Cheetah in August August is struggling with understanding his sexuality between men, while exploring women.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Ethan Chandler Josh Hartnett Penny Dreadful [Citation needed:January 2018]
Piper Chapman Taylor Schilling Orange is the New Black (Web television) Having had a previously relationship with another woman prior to the start of the series, she was initially engaged to a man in the first season.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Rick Cheesecloth Andrew Woodall Gimme Gimme Gimme [Citation needed:January 2018]
Oscar Cherniak Shawn Erker [Citation needed:January 2018]
Chloe Nina Liu The Secret Life of Us [Citation needed:January 2018]
Grace Choi Chantal Thuy Black Lightning Becomes the girlfriend of Anissa Pierce.[35]
Cassandra Cillian Lindy Booth The Librarians Admitted having feelings for Jenkins and later kissed a lady vampire. [Citation needed:January 2019]
Quentin Coldwater Jason Ralph The Magicians Dates Alice Quinn in season 1, and dates Eliot Waugh in season 3. [Citation needed:July 2018]
Daniel Colson Mark Dobies One Life to Live [Citation needed:January 2018]
John Constantine Matt Ryan Legends of Tomorrow He slept with Sara Lance and kissed Gary Green. Canonic bisexuality established in 1992 comic.[36]
Marissa Cooper Mischa Barton The O.C. Shae have relationships with Ryan and Alex through the series.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Jay Copeland Jaime Passier-Armstrong Shortland Street [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lindsey Corkhill Claire Sweeney Brookside [Citation needed:January 2018]
Delphine Cormier Évelyne Brochu Orphan Black Fell for Cosima and began helping her learn more about her nature as a clone.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Tim Cornish Lee Williams No Night Is Too Long [Citation needed:January 2018]
Leonardo da Vinci Tom Riley Da Vinci's Demons [Citation needed:January 2018]
Angela Darmody Aleksa Palladino Boardwalk Empire [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ashley Davies Mandy Musgrave South of Nowhere [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ezri Dax Nicole de Boer Star Trek: Deep Space Nine As another host of the symbiont Dax, Ezri, like Jadzia Dax, has memories and romantic feelings toward both men and women. However, in the mirror universe, her counterpart Ezri Tigan (who had not joined with Dax) is a lesbian.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Jadzia Dax Terry Farrell Star Trek: Deep Space Nine [Citation needed:January 2018]
Beauchamp Day Thomas Gibson Tales of the City [Citation needed:January 2018]
Pamela "Pam" Swynford de Beaufort Kristin Bauer van Straten True Blood [Citation needed:January 2018]
Julián de La Mora Darío Yazbek Bernal La Casa de las Flores [Citation needed:August 2018]
Beatriz de Souza Bruna Marquezine Nada Será Como Antes (The Country's Future) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Comte de Vache James Greene Let Them Eat Cake [Citation needed:January 2018]
Craig Dean Guy Burnet Hollyoaks Had an affair with John Paul McQueen while with girlfriend Sarah Barnes. He found it difficult to choose between them, admitting he loved them both.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Logan Delos Ben Barnes Westworld Logan has sex with two female hosts and one male host. On the same night that he flirts with a male guest, he also kisses a female host. He engages in an orgy with both sexes. [37]
Carina DeLuca Stefani Stampinato Grey's Anatomy [Citation needed:August 2018]
Bo Dennis Anna Silk Lost Girl Bo is a succubus, a Fae that survives by feeding from life force and the energy created from sex with males or females. Bo becomes romantically and sexually involved with Dyson (a Light Fae detective) and Lauren (a human doctor). ("....she's a sexual creature and she falls in love with both Dyson and Lauren." - Anna Silk on her character's sexual orientation.[38])
Sonny Dhillon Pal Aron Coronation Street [Citation needed:January 2018]
Dayanara Diaz Dascha Polanco Orange is the New Black Though appearing to be straight for the first five seasons, Dayanara begins a relationship with Dominga "Daddy" Duarte when she realises she is going to be in prison for life.[Citation needed:August 2018]
Rosa Diaz Stephanie Beatriz Brooklyn Nine-Nine Rosa came out as bisexual in Episode 9, Season 5.[39]
Christina Dichiera Jacinta Stapleton Stingers Had an affair with the daughter of her unit's commander, and with a woman while working undercover.[40][41]
Alison DiLaurentis Sasha Pieterse Pretty Little Liars She have previous relationships with men, buy finally get engaged with Emily Fields.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Debbie Dingle Charley Webb Emmerdale Had a brief relationship with Jasmine Thomas (Jenna Coleman), but has mainly been with men, including Andy Sugden (Kelvin Fletcher) and Cameron Murray (Dominic Power).[Citation needed:January 2018]
Mary Dittrich Lisa Joyce Boardwalk Empire [Citation needed:January 2018]
Shell Dockley Debra Stephenson Bad Girls [Citation needed:January 2018]
Rich Dotcom Ennis Esmer Blindspot [Citation needed:January 2018]
Caitlin Dowd Bonnie Somerville Cashmere Mafia [Citation needed:January 2018]
Will Drake Cheyenne Jackson American Horror Story: Hotel Initially self-identifies as gay, but he later reveals he is a closeted bisexual who fears the prejudice others have regarding bisexuality.[42]
Haley Dunphy Sarah Hyland Modern Family In an interview in November 2017, Hyland revealed that Haley Dunphy is bisexual.[43]
Waverly Earp Dominique Provost-Chalkley Wynonna Earp Had been with long-term boyfriend Champ until she met Nicole Haught and fell for her. Nicole is the first woman Waverly had ever been attracted to and was caught off guard by her feelings for Nicole.[44]
Kat Edison Aisha Dee The Bold Type [45]
Karen Ellis Tanya Franks Family Affairs [Citation needed:January 2018]
Camille Engelson Allison Scagliotti Stitchers Her only known relationship was with boyfriend Linus. In episode 4 of Season 2 she says "Dirk and I only dated for about a week. I dated his sister a lot longer." In Season 3, Camille falls in love with medical examiner Amanda Weston and in episode 4 says to Amanda, "My life makes sense with you in it." Bisexuality confirmed by actress.[46]
Eretria Ivana Baquero The Shannara Chronicles She had feelings for Wil in Season 1 and became the love interest of Princess Lyria in Season 2.[47]
Nina Farr Rebekah Gibbs Casualty [Citation needed:January 2018]
Felicity Shivani Ghai The Catch She had an affair with Margot Bishop.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Linda Ferguson Beth Dover Orange is the New Black (Web television) Had a relationship with Joe Caputo in season 4 and was involved with Carrie "Big Boo" Black in season 5 during the riot.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Morris Fischer Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden [Citation needed:January 2018]
Kris Fisher Gerard McCarthy Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Flowerdew The Goon Show [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sonia Fowler EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Billie Frasier Starved [Citation needed:January 2018]
Fred Archie Bunker's Place [Citation needed:January 2018]
Donna Freedman Margot Robbie Neighbours [Citation needed:January 2018]
Gabrielle Renee O'Connor Xena: Warrior Princess the relationship between Xena and her faithful sidekick Gabrielle. Over the course of six seasons (1995-2001), the two became best friends, but despite the love they obviously felt for each other, they never officially became a couple.[48]
Gael Tommy Martinez Good Trouble [49]
Felix Gaeta Battlestar Galactica [Citation needed:January 2018]
Gaia Jaime Murray Spartacus: Gods of the Arena [Citation needed:January 2018]
Tabitha Galavan Jessica Lucas Gotham [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ian Gallagher Shameless (UK) Originally starts as a purely gay character, but reveals in later seasons that he has engaged in heterosexual relationships.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Monica Gallagher Annabelle Apsion
Chloe Webb
Shameless (UK)
Shameless (US)
Married to Frank Gallagher, but has female lovers as well.[50]
Esther García Hospital Central Dated several men before marrying Maca.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Ferdinand "Ferdy" Garcia This Life [Citation needed:January 2018]
Anna Garner Louisa Krause The Girlfriend Experience [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jasmine Garza Luvia Petersen Continuum [51]
Conrad Gates Footballers' Wives [Citation needed:January 2018]
DSI Stella Gibson Gillian Anderson The Fall In the third episode of the second season, she mouth-kisses Reed Smith (Archie Panjabi) to drive away the advances from a male, and the two then headed to Gibson's hotel room but Smith changed her mind.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Júlia Azevedo Gomes Letícia Colin Nada Será Como Antes (The Country's Future) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Dr. Emily Grace Georgina Reilly Murdoch Mysteries Emily had relationships with male characters (most notably, George Crabtree and Leslie Garland). In Season 8 episode "High Voltage", she meets suffragette Lillian Moss. Emily falls in love with her and has a romantic relationship with Lillian.[52]
Will Graham Hugh Dancy Hannibal While show runner Bryan Fuller initially described Will as heterosexual, he has confirmed that Will is in love with Hannibal.[53] While describing Will and Hannibal's relationship, Fuller says: "You can have this intimate connection with somebody that then causes you to wonder where the lines of your own sexuality are. And we didn't quite broach the sexuality. It was certainly suggested, but the love is absolutely on the table. There is love between these two men, and confusion between these two men." He has also confirmed that the attraction between him and Hannibal is mutual.[54][55][56][57][58]
Angela Graves Alexis Bristowe Congeria (Podcast) Secondary character in season one. She is a single female with a questionable criminal background who makes references to her past romantic relationship with the lead character, Jenny Walker. (Some of their relationship history is referenced in "minisodes" exclusive to members of Shudder streaming service.)[citation needed]
Clarke Griffin Eliza Taylor The 100 Romantically involved with male character Finn and Lesbian characters Lexa and Niylah. In the Season 4 premier, she confesses to her mother in tears that she was in love with Lexa.[59]
Rosie Gulliver Sarah Solemani Bad Education Dated multiple men and also dated a female former student.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Eleanor Guthrie Hannah New Black Sails Has a complicated on-again, off-again relationship with Charles Vane. In the beginning of season one she and Max, who is a woman, are lovers.[60]
Rana Habeeb (aka Rana Nazir) Bhavna Limbachia Coronation Street Rana is a married Muslim woman and has an affair with Kate Connor.[61]
Remy "Thirteen" Hadley Olivia Wilde House Is seen in sexual and romantic relationships with males and females. In one episode, she talks about her bisexuality to a co-worker.[62]
Hadley Hale Lindsey Haun True Blood [Citation needed:January 2018]
Evelyn Harper Holland Taylor Two and a Half Men [Citation needed:January 2018]
Owen Harper Burn Gorman Torchwood Had sexual relationships/interest in men (Colin, Mark Lynch) and women (Katie Russel, Gwen Cooper)[Citation needed:January 2018]
Chad Harris-Crane Passions [Citation needed:January 2018]
Holly Hart Sandra Huggett Family Affairs Had a relationship with Susie Ross, then with Dave Matthews.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Larry Henderson John Lithgow Trial & Error [Citation needed:January 2018]
Summer Henderson Krysta Rodriguez Trial & Error [Citation needed:January 2018]
David Hide Jason Durr Casualty [Citation needed:January 2018]
Miles Hollingsworth III Eric Osborne Degrassi: The Next Generation
Degrassi: Next Class
Has had romantic relationships with females, and one male. Though he was hesitant to label himself, he finally comes to terms with his sexuality, and comes out as bisexual in the forth season.[63]
Jean Holloway Naomi Watts Gypsy Married to a man, and sexually involved with Sidney Pierce.[64]
Mr. Wilberforce C. Humphries John Inman Are You Being Served?
Grace and Favour
John Inman played Mr. Humphries in all 69 episodes of Are You Being Served? that aired between 1972 and 1985 and in all 12 episodes of its follow up Grace And Favour that aired in 1992 and 1993.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Tony Hills EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Holly Billie Piper True Love Is romantically and is implied to be sexually involved with Karen.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Susan Ivanova Babylon 5 [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jase Sinchronicity [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jason United States of Tara [Citation needed:January 2018]
Audrey Jensen Bex Taylor-Klaus Scream Refers to herself as bicurious.[65]
Ianto Jones Gareth David-Lloyd Torchwood Has a secret relationship with a woman at the beginning of the show, then later starts a relationship with main character Jack Harkness.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Ivan Jones Emmerdale
Samantha Jones Kim Cattrall Sex and the City Though most of her relationships were with men, she had an affair with a woman.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Amber Kalirai Coronation Street [Citation needed:January 2018]
Karen Kaya Scodelario True Love She is Holly's lover. [Citation needed:January 2018]
Barbara Kean Erin Richards Gotham Was involved romantically with Renee Montoya.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Annalise Keating Viola Davis How to Get Away With Murder She has had relationships with both men and women (such as Sam Keating, Nate Lahey, and Eve Rothlo). [Citation needed:December 2018]
Christopher "Chris" Keller Christopher Meloni Oz [66]
Kelly Gugu Mbatha-Raw Black Mirror
Episode: "San Junipero"
Once married to a man she loved, Kelly is living a free-spirited existence in a simulated reality where she dates men — until she meets Yorkie, a lesbian. She falls in love with Yorkie and chooses to remain together with her.[67]
Alex Kelly Olivia Wilde The O.C. She have relationships with Marissa Cooper and Seth Cohen while she was on the series.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Tina Kennard Laurel Holloman The L Word She had relationships with men and women in the series, the most important of all with Bette.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Pat Kerrigan Liz May Brice Bad Girls Has a relationship with her cellmate Sheena William. Had a boyfriend before going to prison.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Jane Kerkovich-Williams Eliza Coupe Happy Endings She had a "lesbian stage" during college, although she is married to Brad Williams.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Killian Griffin McElroy The Adventure Zone Married Carey Fangbattle in the finale of the Balance arc.[68]
Judy King Blair Brown Orange is the New Black (Web television)[Citation needed:January 2018]
Marcus "Dizzee" Kipling Jaden Smith The Get Down [Citation needed:January 2018]
Molly Kroll Clementine Ford The L Word [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lena Kundera All My Children [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lagertha Katheryn Winnick Vikings Lagertha is a shield-maiden and a Queen. In season 4 she enters into a relationship with Astrid, a shield-maiden, and they are together for several years. In season 5, after Astrid was kidnapped and wedded to a king, a pregnant Astrid meets Lagertha in battle and asks to be killed. Lagertha didn't want to do it, but Astrid lunges at her and Lagertha is forced to kill Astrid.[7]
C.J. Lamb Amanda Donohoe L.A. Law [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sara Lance Caity Lotz Arrow
Legends of Tomorrow
Was in a relationship with Nyssa al Ghul and Oliver Queen but has a preference for women (Invasion Crossover). She is also in a relationship with Ava Sharpe.[69]
Miranda Lang The Secret Life of Us [Citation needed:January 2018]
Laura Laura Ainsworth Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Max Lawson Family Affairs [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sophie-Anne Leclerq Evan Rachel Wood True Blood [Citation needed:January 2018]
Hannibal Lecter Mads Mikkelsen Hannibal Has been in relationships with women as well as being in love with a man, Will Graham.[23]
Series creator Bryan Fuller said about the relationship between Lecter and Graham, "I feel one is om[ni]sexual and one is heterosexual and there's a lot of influence going back and forth"; but he did not specifically identify which of the two.[70]
Matty Levan Sebastian de Souza Skins Though this aspect of the character isn't explicitly mentioned in the series, early scripts of the series were, and the production team considered this trait still true of the character.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Maggie Lin Julia Taylor Ross Saving Hope Has previously dated men. She becomes romantically interested in Dr. Sydney Katz and they kiss and have sex. Later, Zach Miller sets up an online dating profile for Maggie that includes interest in male and female candidates. In season 5, she reunited with Sydney and they begin dating.[71][unreliable source?]
Portia Lin / Two / Rebecca Melissa O'Neil Dark Matter Portia Lin was shown as being sexual with men until episode 3x01, in which she hallucinates about another woman, a dead colleague, and kisses her. In episode 3x10, it is revealed that Portia (who used to be named Rebecca) was in love with Dr. Irena Shaw and in a romantic relationship with her. Portia used the image of Irena to create the Android.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Rudy Lom Mackenzie Crook Almost Human He's seen making references to liking both male and female characters in the first and only season of the show, as shown in an episode where he tells a male performance evaluation board member that he could possibly be "the one", and another when he's talking to Dorian and John about talking to women in the dance club.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Danny Lomax Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Julien Lowe The Shield [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ruby / Red Lucas Meghan Ory Once Upon a Time In season one she was in love with Peter, who dies tragically. In season five episode "Ruby Slippers", she reveals to Mulan that what she should have been searching for, instead of her pack, was someone like Dorothy Gale. Her True Love kiss awakens Dorothy from a sleeping spell and after this they become lovers.[72]
Lucretia Lucy Lawless Spartacus: Blood and Sand
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena
Spartacus: Vengeance
[Citation needed:January 2018]
Mary Agnes MacNue Merritt Wever Godless After her husband is killed, she takes over the role of the town's mayor, wears her late husband's clothes, and becomes involved in a same-sex relationship with Callie Dunne.[73]
Helen Magnus Amanda Tapping Sanctuary [Citation needed:January 2018]
Mandy Mia Kirshner 24 [Citation needed:January 2018]
Mango Saturday Night Live [Citation needed:January 2018]
Christian Mann Verbotene Liebe [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sarah Manning Tatiana Maslany Orphan Black She initiates a steamy encounter with a woman and her boyfriend at a bar, but mostly with the other woman. She has also been romantically involved with Cal, who fathered her daughter Kira.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Countess Elizabeth Johnson Lady Gaga American Horror Story: Hotel Was involved in a polyamorous relationship with Rudolph Valentino and Natacha Rambova. Through the decades she has had many other lovers both male and female including Donovan, Tristan Duffy, Ramona Royale and her husband James Patrick March.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Mark Luke Bilyk Lost Girl Mark is shown as being attracted to females and has sex with Bo Dennis, then as his friendship with Vex grows their relationship becomes romantic.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Evony Fleurette Marquise
/ The Morrigan
Emmanuelle Vaugier Lost Girl The Morrigan, leader of the Dark Fae, seduces males and allows herself to be seduced by women (Bo in Season 2 and Lauren in Season 4).[Citation needed:January 2018]
Sharon 'Shaz' Marshall Lindsey Fawcett Bad Girls Forms a relationship with Denny Blood in prison, but presumed bisexual.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Cara Mason Tabrett Bethell Legend of the Seeker [Citation needed:January 2018]
Maya Esther Povitsky Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Debbie McAllister Natalie Roles The Bill [Citation needed:January 2018]
Michelle McBride Maria Bello Goliath Ex-wife of Billy McBride, Michelle kisses Callie Senate in episode "It's Donald". She enters into a same-sex affair with her.[74]
Mini McGuinness Freya Mavor Skins [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sally McKenna Sarah Paulson American Horror Story: Hotel Sally fell in love with two musicians, a man and a woman, and later had a threesome with them.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Paige Michalchuk Lauren Collins Degrassi: The Next Generation Has dated a number of male characters, and one female character. Her actress, Lauren Collins, believes that Paige doesn't label herself, though she is often referred to in the media and by fans as bisexual.[75][76][77]
Freya Mikaelson Riley Voelkel The Originals In a relationship with Keelin.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Rebekah Mikaelson Claire Holt The Originals Had affairs with Nadia Petrova, Sage and who knows who else.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Nicole Miller Shortland Street [Citation needed:January 2018]
Nico Minoru Lyrica Okano Runaways After breaking up with Alex Wilder, Nico begins developing feelings for Karolina Dean. At a dance, Karolina hesitatingly kisses Nico and pulls back, but Nico reciprocated. In a later episode, Nico initiates their second kiss. That night, she and Karolina are seen together, spooning as they sleep.[78]
Eva Kviig Mohn Lisa Teige Skam Eva never explicitly states her sexuality, but she was in relationships with men and she kisses several times Vilde Lien Hellerud. The creator of the show confirmed she was bisexual.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Angela Montenegro Michaela Conlin Bones Once had a relationship with a woman (which was briefly rekindled in the show's fourth season), she is married to Jack Hodgins, with whom she has a son.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Dylan Moreland The L Word [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lorna Morello Yael Stone Orange is the New Black [Citation needed:January 2018]
Toby Nance Crystal Lowe Primeval: New World [Citation needed:January 2018]
Neal Maulik Pancholy Whitney [Citation needed:January 2018]
Kira Nerys Nana Visitor Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Her Mirror universe counterpart, Intendant Kira, is bisexual and shown surrounded by a mixed-gender harem. She's eventually depicted being in a romantic relationship with her universe's Ezri Tigan.[79]
Nikki Ideal [Citation needed:January 2018]
Vince Noir Noel Fielding The Mighty Boosh [Citation needed:January 2018]
Dr. Eleanor O'Hara Eve Best Nurse Jackie [Citation needed:January 2018]
Clara Oswald Jenna Coleman Doctor Who Was in a relationship with Danny Pink. Has a romance with Jane Austen who she refers to as a "phenomenal kisser". In the Series 7 episode 'Asylum of the Daleks', Clara Oswin mentions to Rory, 'First boy I ever fancied was called Rory...actually, she was called Nina." [80]
Patrick Charles Cottier Please Like Me [Citation needed:January 2018]
Danny Pennant Gary Lucy EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Valencia Perez Gabrielle Ruiz Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Lindsay Peterson Thea Gill Queer as Folk (US) Lindsay is in a partner relationship with Melanie Marcus, but had an affair with a man, Sam Auerbach, in season 4. She and Melanie break up because of it, but reconcile in season 5.[81][82]
Sarah Pfefferman Amy Landecker Transparent (Web television) Sarah was married to a man, and was briefly engaged to a woman. She describes herself as bisexual throughout the third season.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Brittany S. Pierce Heather Morris Glee Was in a long-term relationship with Santana, which culminated in a marriage, but have romantic relationships with Artie Abrams and Sam Evans through the series.[83]
Sidney Pierce Sophie Cookson Gypsy Ex-girlfriend of one of Jean Holloway's male patients, she becomes sexually involved with her.[84]
Alice Pieszecki Leisha Hailey The L Word [Citation needed:January 2018]
Niles Pottinger James Murray Defiance [Citation needed:January 2018]
Michelle Prado Floriana Lima Allegiance [85]
Natacha Rambova Alexandra Daddario American Horror Story: Hotel She and her husband Rudolph Valentino were both involved in a polyamorous relationship with the young Elizabeth Johnson.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Amy Raudenfeld Rita Volk Faking It After Amy and her best friend Karma pretend to be in a lesbian relationship Amy realises she does in fact love Karma and begins to question her sexuality. Throughout the series she dates both men and women before entering a relationship with her childhood friend Sabrina.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Randy Patrick Roach Trailer Park Boys [Citation needed:January 2018]
Christine Reade Riley Keough The Girlfriend Experience [Citation needed:January 2018]
Shannon Reed Isla Fisher Home and Away [Citation needed:January 2018]
Spencer Reid Matthew Gray Gubler Criminal Minds [Citation needed:September 2018]
Evelyn Rey Nora Arnezeder Origin Rey mentioned that she once had a relationship with a woman.[86] She has also had a relationship with a man.[87]
Charlotte Richards ("Mum" / "Goddess") Tricia Helfer Lucifer In episode "Sympathy for the Goddess" (season 2, ep 17), Charlotte is delighted when a female searches her body from knees to shoulders. As Detective Chloe Decker conducts a full pat-down on Charlotte, she smiles and says "Oh, you're being incredibly thorough. I like it." The intimation that Charlotte may be open to same-sex activity is self-evident.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Rider Daniel Black Skins [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jane Rigsby Claire Tyler Is Harry on the Boat? [Citation needed:January 2018]
Natalia Rivera Aitoro Jessica Leccia Guiding Light [Citation needed:January 2018]
Kenya Rosewater Mia Kirschner Defiance [Citation needed:January 2018]
Nolan Ross Gabriel Mann Revenge He is bisexual and has dated men and women.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Susan Ross Heidi Swedberg Seinfeld [Citation needed:January 2018]
Susie Ross Tina Landini Family Affairs [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ravi Roy Stephen Uppal Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ramona Royale Angela Bassett American Horror Story: Hotel Was involved in a decade long relationship with the Countess but later left her for a rapper named Prophet Moses.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Rudy French Stewart Mom [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ryn Eline Powell Siren Ryn, a mermaid, is attracted to Maddie. She has also shown interest in Ben, Maddie's boyfriend.[19]
Oliver Sabel Jo Weil Verbotene Liebe [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ellaria Sand Indira Varma Game of Thrones [88]
Jean-Ralphio Saperstein Ben Schwartz Parks and Recreation [Citation needed:January 2018]
Toshiko Sato Naoko Mori Doctor Who
Dated and slept with a woman (Mary) in Torchwood episode "Greeks Bearing Gifts" (2x07) , and had mutual romantic feelings for Owen Harper.[Citation needed:November 2018]
Jenny Schecter Mia Kirshner The L Word Was in a relationship with Tim at the beginning of the series but has relationships with women the rest of the series.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Ricky Schwartz Matthew Fahey Awkward [Citation needed:January 2018]
Kalinda Sharma Archie Panjabi The Good Wife [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sameen Shaw Sarah Shahi Person of Interest [Citation needed:January 2018]
Adam Sheldrake Vince Leigh Family Affairs [Citation needed:January 2018]
Eleanor Shellstrop Kristen Bell The Good Place In "Michael's Gambit", the final episode of season 1, she describes Tahani Al-Jamil as "a hot, rich fraud with legs for days", then adds "Side note, I might legit be into Tahani."[Citation needed:January 2018]
Chuck Shurley/God Rob Benedict Supernatural He mentions having had both boyfriends and girlfriends in the eleventh season's twentieth episode Don't Call Me Shurley.[89]
Ella Simms Katie Cassidy Melrose Place 2.0 [Citation needed:January 2018]
Grayson Sinclair Christopher Villiers Emmerdale [Citation needed:January 2018]
Number Six Tricia Helfer Battlestar Galactica [Citation needed:January 2018]
Eric Slater Tom Courtenay Unforgotten Eric was in a heterosexual marriage and had secret Gay relationships with Jimmy Sullivan and another man called Nicholas (the latter is seen only in a photograph).[90]
Petra Solano Yael Grobglas Jane the Virgin Petra has been in relationships with both men and woman including Rafael Solano but is now dating a woman.[citation needed]
River Song Alex Kingston Doctor Who Mentions in passing that she had a second wife during the series 9 Christmas special.[91]
Sophia Brina Palencia Star-Crossed [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ali Spencer Kelli Hollis Emmerdale [92]
Olivia Spencer Crystal Chappell Guiding Light [Citation needed:January 2018]
Leo Spiller Will McCormack Dirt [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lucy Spiller Courteney Cox Dirt Although she has always dated men, she had a sexual relationship with her friend Tina Harrod.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Maya St. Germain Bianca Lawson Pretty Little Liars Was romantically involved with Emily Fields.[93]
June Stahl Ally Walker Sons of Anarchy [Citation needed:January 2018]
Michael Stevens Anthony Head Little Britain [Citation needed:January 2018]
Stewart Kenny Ireland Benidorm [Citation needed:January 2018]
Helen Stewart Simone Lahbib Bad Girls Engaged to a man at the beginning of series 1, but forms a relationship with prisoner Nikki Wade.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Jacqueline Stewart Janine Duvitski Benidorm [Citation needed:January 2018]
Tony Stonem Nicholas Hoult Skins He's in a relationship at the beginning with Michelle (And he cheats on her with other women), but in an episode he shows sexual curiosity for his friend Maxxie Oliver.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Victor Strand Colman Domingo Fear the Walking Dead Confirmed bisexual by the actor.[94]
Robert Sugden Ryan Hawley Emmerdale Robert starts having an affair with Aaron Dingle whilst engaged to Chrissie White. Their affair is exposed as Robert is outed, his marriage to Chrissie ends as him and Aaron enter into a relationship. Robert later confirms his bisexuality to Aaron expressing he had kept it hidden since being a teenager when his father had beat him for it.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Susan Hilary Jardine Van Helsing Susan had an abusive boyfriend when the series began. In episode 1.09 she kisses her friend Vanessa (Van) Helsing on the lips and attempts physical intimacy with her.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Anna Taggaro Daniella Alonso One Tree Hill Anna was the first LGBT character to be introduced onto the show.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Brett Talbot Cody Saintgnue Teen Wolf [95]
Tamsin Rachel Skarsten Lost Girl After she is done with him she shares a male one night stand with Bo, then initiates a friends with benefits relationship with her in Season 5.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Stahma Tarr Jaime Murray Defiance [Citation needed:January 2018]
Marissa Tasker Brittany Allen All My Children [Citation needed:January 2018]
Charity Tate Emma Atkins Emmerdale Had a brief relationship with Zoe Tate but is generally represented as a 'man's woman' or 'femme fatale' and has had many more relationships with men and been married more than once.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Adrianna Tate-Duncan Jessica Lowndes 90210 He has had relationships with men (The most important with Navid) although she had an affair with a girl named Gia.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Tina Tevetino Izzie Steele Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Came out as bisexual in Season 2, episode 3. [Citation needed:January 2018]
Thea Melissa Roxburgh Valor [96]
Jasmine Thomas Jenna Coleman Emmerdale [Citation needed:January 2018]
Thor Noah Le Gros The Get Down [Citation needed:January 2018]
Tara Thornton Rutina Wesley True Blood [Citation needed:January 2018]
Bob Thompson Dermot Mulroney American Horror Story: Cult He has a purely sexual relationship with reporter Serina Belinda. Although later it is discovered that he has a masculine sexual exclave.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Number Three Lucy Lawless Battlestar Galactica [Citation needed:January 2018]
Dell Toledo Michael Chiklis American Horror Story: Freak Show He had relations with Ethel Darling and Desiree Dupree, but he was in love with a gigolo named Andy.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Toni Topaz Vanessa Morgan Riverdale Toni kissed Jughead, but later said she preferred girls.[97]
Callie Torres Sara Ramirez Grey's Anatomy Callie realized she's bisexual in season 4. She has had romances with men (Mark Sloan, George O'Malley) and women (Arizona Robbins, Erica Hahn, Penelope Blake).[98]
Paul Torres Adan Canto The Following [Citation needed:January 2018]
Gina Tribbiani Drea De Matteo Joey In the Season 2 episode "Joey and the Holding Hands", it is implied that Gina may be bisexual.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Phil Tyler Dervla Kirwan True Dare Kiss [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jeremy Usborne Robert Webb Peep Show Hinted in earlier series', and confirmed in Series 9 in episodes 'Gregory's Beard' and 'Threeism', where Jeremy starts an affair with his current girlfriend Megan's boyfriend Joe, and discusses his sexuality openly with roommate Mark Corrigan.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Dutch Velders Ruta Gedmintas The Strain Dutch had romantic feelings for Nikki Taylor and Vasiliy Fet, as well as engaging in sex with both. When asked, she described her sexuality as "I specialise in passionate, destructive relationships".[Citation needed:August 2018]
Vex Paul Amos Lost Girl BDSM submissive with a favorite dominatrix in Season 2, he has a sexual fantasy involving Mark in Season 5 and the two of them become a couple.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Nyssa-Vex Wallis Day Krypton Nyssa was in a same-sex relationship in the past.[99] (Those born in the House of Vex or marry into it use "Vex" as their surname.)
Villanelle Jodie Comer Killing Eve Villanelle is a psychopathic assassin.[100]
Karen Walker Megan Mullally Will & Grace [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jake Peralta Andy Samberg Brooklyn Nine Nine Jake is currently married to a woman, Amy Santiago, but has been attracted to several men and has asked them out.[Citation needed:August 2018]
Elise Wassermann Clémence Poésy The Tunnel Elise has had sex with men based on an emotionally detached physical necessity. She had never experienced instinctual attraction for anyone until she met Eryka Klein, and falls in love with her (the first time Elise has felt this way about someone).[101][102]
Tyrell Wellick Martin Wallström Mr. Robot Tyrell's sexuality has never been explicitly stated, but he often uses sex in order to reach his goals and seems pretty comfortable kissing and performing sex acts with both women and men. He has a wife with whom he is implied to be sexually active in the first season of the show, and confesses his love for the main character of the show, Elliot Alderson, who is a man, in the second season. It has been confirmed by the show creator Sam Esmail that he does indeed love Elliot.[103][104]
Helena "H.G." Wells Jaime Murray Warehouse 13 In 2.11, Helena stated "many of my lovers were men".[105] In the series' finale Myka reveals that Helena is dating a woman named Giselle.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Jacob Wells Nico Tortorella The Following [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ilana Wexler Ilana Glazer Broad City [106]
Darryl Whitefeather Pete Gardner Crazy Ex-Girlfriend He married a woman but after their separation is dating "White Josh", even singing a song declaring himself Bisexual.[107]
Jackson Whittemore Colton Haynes Teen Wolf Jackson was in a relationship with girlfriend Lydia Martin from seasons 1 to 3 before moving to London. Jackson returned to season 6 with his boyfriend Ethan.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Jodie Wilde Montana Manning Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Mark Wilde Callum Blue As If [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sheena Williams Laura Rogers Bad Girls Has a child with her boyfriend but forms a relationship with fellow prisoner Pat Kerrigan and intends to stay with her even after release.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Clarice Willow Polly Walker Caprica [Citation needed:January 2018]
Palmer Wyland Jaime King The Class [Citation needed:January 2018]
Xena Lucy Lawless Xena: Warrior Princess [Citation needed:January 2018]
Yasuko 'Yoko' Haruka Kuroda Ideal [Citation needed:January 2018]
Zero Adam Senn Hit the Floor [Citation needed:January 2018]
Aleksandra Zimińska Marta Wierzbicka Na Wspólnej Most notable "bisexual" person, probably only, in contemporary Polish pop culture. Na Wspólnej is a popular Polish soap opera. Aleksandra Zimińska is in a romantic relationship with Klaudia Bracka, played by Polish actress Julia Trembecka.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Zoroaster Gregg Chillin Da Vinci's Demons [Citation needed:January 2018]


Character Portrayed by Show Notes
Aaron Ross Marquand The Walking Dead Aaron is the series' first gay male character.[108]
Agron Dan Feuerriegel Spartacus [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ace Stephen Colbert The Ambiguously Gay Duo Creator Robert Smigel confirmed that one of the characters is gay and the other straight but never specified which one of them.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Sam Adama Sasha Roiz Caprica [109]
Kenny Al-Bahir Rami Malek The War At Home [Citation needed:January 2018]
Alan Bryan Safi Young & Hungry [Citation needed:January 2018]
Noah Alexander Footballers' Wives [Citation needed:January 2018]
Alistair Finneas O'Connell Glee Spencer's boyfriend who joins the glee club.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Drew Alister Brendan Fehr The Night Shift [Citation needed:January 2018]
Wesley Alvarez Rudy Martinez Dear White People Wesley and Lionel Huggins have a relationship in season two of the show.[citation needed]
Blaine Anderson Darren Criss Glee Has several relationships with men, including a relatively long-term on-and-off relationship with Kurt Hummel that ends with them getting married.[110]
Andrew Craig Ferguson Sean Saves the World [Citation needed:January 2018]
Matteusz Andrzejewski Jordan Renzo Class [Citation needed:January 2018]
Titus Andromedon Tituss Burgess Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Extravagant and affectionate roommate of the protagonist.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Andy Matt Bomer American Horror Story: Freak Show Gigolo who had relations with Dell Toledo.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Luke Ashton The Bill [Citation needed:January 2018]
Austin Ryan McGuinnis Ugly Betty Although he started as Justin Suarez's rival, he ended up becoming his boyfriend.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Trevor Ayliss Tracey Ullman Tracey Ullman: A Class Act
Tracey Takes On...
A male character written and frequently performed by actress-comedian Tracey Ullman. The character was originally created for a comedy special and was later adapted for the HBO comedy series, Tracey Takes On.... Trevor works as a flight attendant; he fathers a child with a female co-worker (season 1, episode "Family"). He lives London with his partner Barry (Michael McKean). Significant sketch: "Childhood" (season 2).[Citation needed:January 2018]
Renly Baratheon Gethin Anthony Game of Thrones Publicly married to Margaery Tyrell but actually in a secret relationship with her brother Loras Tyrell. Margaery is aware of their relationship and is supportive.[111]
Barnes Ernie Grunwald Supernatural At the end of The Real Ghostbusters (season 5 episode 9) it is confirmed that he is in a relationship with Demian.[112][113]
Thomas Barrow Rob James-Collier Downton Abbey [Citation needed:January 2018]
Finn Barton Emmerdale [Citation needed:January 2018]
Dom Basaluzzo Murray Bartlett Looking [Citation needed:January 2018]
Noah Baxter Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sean Beasley Sean Maher The Playboy Club He is in a marriage of convenience with Alice, a lesbian who works as a Playboy Bunny.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Rusty Beck Graham Patrick Martin The Closer
Major Crimes
Young murder witness who lives with police captain Sharon Raydor. In the season two finalie, Rusty comes out as gay to Sharon and fears rejection. However, Sharon accepts him completely and makes it clear to him. He later comes out to the Major Crimes squad near the beginning of season 3 to a complete lack of surprise and becomes open afterwards, trying and failing to date a coworker. In season 4, while trying to identify murder victim Mariana Wallace, Rusty meets her brother Gustavo "Gus" Wallace who becomes romantically interested in him. After initially resisting Gus' advances due to distance and his fears of Gus no longer liking him if they date, Rusty enters into a relationship with Gus. Despite this, Rusty is shown to be uncomfortable with being gay, shying away from holding Gus' hand in public which causes them some problems. In "Off the Wagon", Rusty tells Gus he loves him for the first time and intends to spend his life with Gus, something that Gus reciprocates.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Ben Bradley Cooper
Adam Scott
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp
Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later
[Citation needed:July 2018]
Jack Benjamin Sebastian Stan Kings [Citation needed:January 2018]
Dr. Oliver Berg Doctors [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sol Bergstein Sam Waterston Grace and Frankie [Citation needed:January 2018]
Henry Best Vincent Franklin Cucumber
[Citation needed:January 2018]
Marco Bianco EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Kyle Bishop Andy Mientus Smash [Citation needed:January 2018]
Stuart Bixby Derek Jacobi Vicious Stuart and Freddie Thornhill have been together for almost 50 years.[114]
Eric Black Judging Amy [Citation needed:January 2018]
Billie Blaikie Alan Cumming The L Word [Citation needed:January 2018]
Larry Blaisdell Buffy the Vampire Slayer [Citation needed:January 2018]
Richie Blake The Secret Life of Us [Citation needed:January 2018]
Helen Blakemore Water Rats [Citation needed:January 2018]
Stanford Blatch Willie Garson Sex and the City [Citation needed:January 2018]
Max Blum Adam Pally Happy Endings He had an important relationship with Grant during the series.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Dr. Simon Bond David Sturzaker Doctors [Citation needed:January 2018]
Brad Bottig Brock Ciarlelli The Middle Hinted heavily that he was gay during season 1-6. Character finally came out in season 7 to his best friend, Sue Heck.
Aaron Brennan Neighbours [Citation needed:January 2018]
Rory Brown Rory Cowan Mrs. Brown's Boys [Citation needed:January 2018]
Bouffant Let Them Eat Cake [Citation needed:January 2018]
Edwin Bouwhuis Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden [Citation needed:January 2018]
Drew Boyd Queer as Folk (US) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Brad Henry Zaga 13 Reasons Why After coming out as gay, Tony said that Brad was his boyfriend.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Brendan Brady Emmett J. Scanlan Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Mike Brake Night and Day [Citation needed:January 2018]
Rory Brears Waterloo Road [Citation needed:January 2018]
Brian Graham Duff Ideal [115]
Tom Brisley Adam Ray Grange Hill [Citation needed:January 2018]
Courtney Brown ER [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ben Bruckner Robert Gant Queer as Folk (US) Married to main character Michael, has HIV.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Russell Bryant After Henry [Citation needed:January 2018]
Marco Buis Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden [Citation needed:January 2018]
Conor Byrne Family Affairs [116]
Carl Being Human (UK) Carl is a gay vampire. He shares a flat with his human boyfriend Dan until he accidentally kills him during sleep. The police is looking for him so Carl escapes to Brazil.[117]
Carlos (the Scientist) Welcome to Night Vale (Podcast / Radio) Carlos is the boyfriend, then later husband of Cecil Palmer.[118]
Leon Carp Roseanne [Citation needed:January 2018]
Luke Carson Vincent Leclerc This Life (2015) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Doug Carter PJ Brennan Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Steven Carrington Al Corley
Jack Coleman
Dynasty (1981) Self-identifies as homosexual, but has relationships with both men and women. He is among the earliest Gay main characters included in an American television series.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Steven Carrington James Mackay Dynasty (2017) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Johnny Carter Sam Strike
Ted Reilly
EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Owen Cavanaugh Dallas Roberts The Good Wife [Citation needed:January 2018]
Charles Rhys Darby A Series of Unfortunate Events [119]
Keith Charles Mathew St. Patrick Six Feet Under [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jeremy Chetri Varun Saranga Wynonna Earp [Citation needed:January 2018]
Barry Clark EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Christian Clarke John Partridge EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Tom Clarke Matt Greenwood The A Word [Citation needed:January 2018]
Oswald Cobblepot / The Penguin Robin Lord Taylor Gotham Talks about his love for Edward Nygma.[120]
Deran Cody Jake Weary Animal Kingdom [Citation needed:January 2018]
Paul Coker Jonny Labey EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Stephen Colbert Stephen Colbert The Colbert Report Implied on several episodes.[121][122] Later confirmed on an episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.[123]
Buddy Cole Scott Thompson The Kids in the Hall Most commonly appears as a commentator delivering monologues directly to the camera about gay culture; but he also appears in some multi-character sketches. Character later revived in 2014 on The Colbert Report as a correspondent to the 2014 Winter Olympics.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Jamie Collier Daniel Anthony Casualty [Citation needed:January 2018]
Bryan Collins Andrew Rannells The New Normal David Sawyer's husband.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Gordon Collins Brookside [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sam Colloby Jonathan Kerrigan Casualty [Citation needed:January 2018]
Connor Little Britain [Citation needed:January 2018]
Major Lance Corcoran Tom Hollander The Night Manager Corcoran, 'Corky' for short, is Roper's right-hand man.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Micheletto Corella Sean Harris The Borgias [Citation needed:January 2018]
Corey Michael Johnston Teen Wolf [124]
Rico Constantino WWE [Citation needed:January 2018]
Officer John Cooper Southland [Citation needed:January 2018]
Alan J. Corbett Dustin Milligan Supernatural Openly displays feelings for Ghostfacers team leader Ed which is noted by Ed's best friend Harry who thinks its bad for the team. When Corbett's ghost is trapped in a loop of his own death, Ed is able to snap him out of it by telling Corbett he loves him though it is unclear whether Ed was telling the truth. This is significant as it was earlier stated that the type of ghost Corbett was could only be reached on a rare occasion by someone they had a close emotional connection to in life.[113]
Kevin Cozner Marc Evan Jackson Brooklyn Nine-Nine Captain Holt's husband. [Citation needed:July 2018]
Ian Craig The Archers (Radio) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Mitch Crumb Crumbs [Citation needed:January 2018]
Hugh Culber Wilson Cruz Star Trek: Discovery Is the partner of Paul Stamets.[Citation needed:January 2019]
Roger Curbishley Doctor Who [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jesse D'Amato Dane DeHaan In Treatment [Citation needed:January 2018]
Vince D'Angelo Bobby Cannavale Will & Grace Boyfriend and later Will's husband.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Jodie Dallas Billy Crystal Soap [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lieutenant Jim Dangle Thomas Lennon Reno 911! [Citation needed:January 2018]
Coco Davis Charles Levin The Golden Girls [Citation needed:November 2018]
Felix Dawkins Jordan Gavaris Orphan Black [Citation needed:January 2018]
Chevalier de Lorraine Evan Williams Versailles [Citation needed:January 2018]
Toby De Silva Matthew Needham Casualty [Citation needed:January 2018]
Marco Del Rossi Adamo Ruggiero Degrassi: The Next Generation Although he had a false relationship with Ellie Nash, he ended up in a relationship with Dylan Michalchuk.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Michael Delaney All My Children [Citation needed:January 2018]
Phil Delaney Queer as Folk (UK) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Canton Everett Delaware III Mark Sheppard Doctor Who [125]
Demian Devin Ratray Supernatural At the end of The Real Ghostbusters (season 5 episode 9) it is confirmed that he is in a relationship with Barnes.[112][113]
Silas Dengdamoor Lee Majdoub Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Panto's boyfriend.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Marcus Dent Coronation Street [Citation needed:January 2018]
Derrick Spencer Neville Days of Our Lives Introduced in November 2014 as a bellhop in the Salem Inn, he flirted with Paul Narita on several occasions. He then played an important part in the developing gay love triangle involving Will Horton, Paul Narita and Sonny Kiriakis. After the first gay double date on a US daytime soap (Will/Sonny and Derrick/Paul), where it was revealed that Derrick was cut off by his family after coming out, he slept with Paul and hoped they would continue dating and see where things would go. With the change in head writers and the new writing regime axing the historic gay storyline, Derrick suddenly disappeared after mid-August, 2015.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Ted Dinard Mark Withers Dynasty (1981) Steven Carrington's former boyfriend from New York City.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Ted Dinard Michael Patrick Lane Dynasty (2017) Steven Carrington's ex-boyfriend.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Aaron Dingle Danny Miller Emmerdale [Citation needed:January 2018]
Rodolfo do Vale Alejandro Claveaux Nada Será Como Antes (The Country's Future) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Richie Donado Raúl Castillo Looking Patrick's boyfriend and love of his life.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Billy Douglas Ryan Phillippe One Life to Live [Citation needed:January 2018]
Dino Doyle Gary Hollywood Mrs. Brown's Boys [Citation needed:January 2018]
Scott Drinkwell Ross Adams Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Edward Drummond Leo Suter Victoria [Citation needed:January 2018]
Kenneth duBeke Benidorm [Citation needed:January 2018]
Eddie Daniel Franzese Looking Agustín's boyfriend and later husband.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Russell Edgington Denis O'Hare True Blood [Citation needed:January 2018]
Blane Edwards In Living Color [Citation needed:January 2018]
Hank Eliot As the World Turns [Citation needed:January 2018]
Georg Eschweiler Lindenstraße [Citation needed:January 2018]
Gino Esposito Neighbours [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ethan Jonathan Howard Dominion [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ethan Charlie Carver Teen Wolf He's romantically involved with Danny and later Jackson Whtitemore.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Damon Evangelista Ryan Jamaal Swain Pose [126]
Bernd Fabrius Mit Herz und Handschellen [Citation needed:January 2018]
Howie Fairbanks Andrew Francis The L Word [Citation needed:January 2018]
Tom Farrell Gimme Gimme Gimme [Citation needed:January 2018]
Gavin Featherly The Brittas Empire [Citation needed:January 2018]
David Ferrán Física o Química Despite his initial hostility, he ends up being Fernando's boyfriend.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Matt Fielding Melrose Place [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jason Figueroa Peter Rini Orange is the New Black (Web television) Husband of Natalie Figueroa, assistant warden of Litchfield Prison.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Leonard Finch Al Weaver Grantchester Closeted Anglican curate in 1950s England. Loves Daniel Marlowe, but he breaks Leonard's heart.[127]
Don Finlayson Number 96 TV's first regular gay character, he was a heroic lawyer who had several long running boyfriends and was in the groundbreaking Australian show for its entire five-year run from 1972 - 77.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Oliver Fish Scott Evans One Life to Live [Citation needed:January 2018]
David Fisher Michael C. Hall Six Feet Under [Citation needed:January 2018]
Christopher Fletcher Home and Away [Citation needed:January 2018]
Captain James Flint Toby Stephens Black Sails In the second season it is revealed that he had a romantic and sexual relationship with Thomas Hamilton. Show runners Robert Levine and Jon Steinberg continuously refer to Flint as 'gay' rather than 'bisexual'.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Florian Alex Rich GLOW [128]
Carsten Flöter Lindenstraße [Citation needed:January 2018]
Fred Fonseca EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Bill Forbes Jack Coleman The Vampire Diaries [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jamie Forrest Karl Urban Shortland Street [Citation needed:January 2018]
Aidan Foster Neighbours [129]
Jonny Foster Emmerdale [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jude Adams Foster Hayden Byerly The Fosters Develops romantic feelings for his male best friend Connor Stevens early in the show. In season 2, after mixed signals and Connor coming out as gay himself, the two begin dating. Although Jude was initially reluctant to accept the label 'gay', in the episode "More Than Words" Jude officially comes out to Connor by saying "Hi, I'm Jude, and I'm gay" and that "I'm super gay. For you" after his refusal to label himself nearly leads to a breakup and a conversation with his friend Cole, who is trans, about the power of labels. In "Lucky", Jude goes as far as admitting to being in love with Connor who loves him back.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Karl Foster Coronation Street [Citation needed:January 2018]
Alonso Frame Russell Tovey Doctor Who [Citation needed:January 2018]
Tom Friendly M. C. Gainey Lost [112]
Hernando Fuentes Alfonso Herrera Sense8 Lito's secret boyfriend.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Luke Fuller Billy Campbell Dynasty (1981) Has a relationship with Steven Carrington.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Ian Gallagher Cameron Monaghan Shameless (US) Starts off the show a closeted 15-year-old in a relationship with his married, much-older boss, Kash Karib. Later he starts a physical relationship with Mickey Milkovich, which develops through the series. Season 4 ends with both of them out of the closet. He also had a short relationship with Lloyd, who was old enough to be his grandfather and Trevor.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Mr. Gallant Evan Peters American Horror Story: Apocalypse [Citation needed:October 2018]
Ben Galloway Family Affairs [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jamie Gangel Beautiful Thing [Citation needed:January 2018]
William "Butch" Gamble Normal, Ohio [Citation needed:January 2018]
Gary Steve Carell The Ambiguously Gay Duo Creator Robert Smigel confirmed that one of the characters is gay and the other straight but never specified which one of them.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Gavin Trey Gerrald Orange is the New Black (Web television) Had a secret gay relationship with Jason Figueroa.[Citation needed:August 2018]
Dirk Gently Samuel Barnett Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Show creator Max Landis stated that before the series was cancelled he had planned a romance between Dirk and Lieutenant Assistent.[130]
Michel Gerard Yanic Truesdale Gilmore Girls [Citation needed:January 2018]
Craig Gilmore The Bill [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ethan Gold Fab Filippo Queer as Folk (US) Violin player, had a short-lived relationship with main character Justin Taylor.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Fred Gonzalez Brookside [Citation needed:January 2018]
John Goodwin Neal Bledsoe Smash [Citation needed:January 2018]
Cyrus Goodman Joshua Rush Andi Mack At the end of the first season, Cyrus realizes that he's in love with his friend Jonah and comes out of the closet with his friends.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Grant James Wolk Happy Endings Max's ex-boyfriend; they start dating again after they run into each other on Valentine's Day.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Albert Grant Big Love [Citation needed:January 2018]
Neil Grayling James Gaddas Bad Girls [Citation needed:January 2018]
Eddie Gregg Hill Street Blues [Citation needed:January 2018]
Marshall Gregson Keir Gilchrist United States of Tara Tara's son, he becomes Lionel's boyfriend.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Todd Grimshaw Coronation Street [Citation needed:January 2018]
Hercules Grytpype-Thynne The Goon Show (Radio) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Guinness Henderson Wade American Horror Story: Roanoke [Citation needed:January 2018]
Nate Gurney Waterloo Road [Citation needed:January 2018]
José "Joey" Gutierrez Juan Pablo Raba Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. An Inhuman who was revealed to previously have had a boyfriend.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Craig Gutteridge Cutting It [Citation needed:January 2018]
Naveed Haider Gurjeet Singh Ackley Bridge He arrives at the end of season 1 to make up a fake marriage arrangement with Nasreen Paracha to conceal their sexualities.[Citation needed:July 2018]
Thomas Hamilton Rupert Penry-Jones Black Sails [Citation needed:January 2018]
T.J. Hammond Sebastian Stan Political Animals [Citation needed:January 2018]
Oliver Hampton Conrad Ricamora How To Get Away With Murder [Citation needed:January 2018]
Robert Hanson Martin Sheen Grace and Frankie After having an affair with his law-partner Sol for 20 years they finally come out to their wives and children to get married to each other.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Derek Harkinson EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Harry Mike & Molly [Citation needed:January 2018]
Michael Harper My Family [Citation needed:January 2018]
Shane Harvey Michael J. Willett Faking It Is openly gay from the pilot.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Ste Hay Kieron Richardson Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Richard Heller 24 [Citation needed:January 2018]
Alex Henley Skins He kiss Matty Levan in one episode.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Mason Hewitt Khylin Rhambo Teen Wolf [Citation needed:January 2018]
Carter Heywood Michael Boatman Spin City [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lionel Higgins DeRon Horton Dear White People [Citation needed:January 2018]
Louis Hines Murder One [Citation needed:January 2018]
Kieron Hobbs Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ken Hodges Christopher Guard Casualty [Citation needed:January 2018]
Saul Holden Ron Rifkin Brothers & Sisters [Citation needed:January 2018]
Clayton "Clay" Louis Hollingsworth Monte Markham The Golden Girls [Citation needed:November 2018]
Curtis Holt / Mister Terrific Echo Kellum Arrow Holt is married to a man.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Ray Holt Andre Braugher Brooklyn Nine-Nine [Citation needed:January 2018]
Emmett Honeycutt Peter Paige Queer as Folk (US) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Scott Hope Fab Filippo Buffy the Vampire Slayer [Citation needed:January 2018]
Will Horton Chandler Massey
Guy Wilson
Days of Our Lives [131][132]
Dr. George Huang Law & Order: SVU Psychiatrist who works with the Special Victims Unit; his sexuality is briefly mentioned.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Kurt Hummel Chris Colfer Glee The first and main gay character of Glee. He was Blaine Anderson's boyfriend ad later fiancé, had a short relationship with a boy named Adam and an unrequited crush on his later stepbrother Finn Hudson. Finally he marries Blaine.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Bob Hunter Desperate Housewives [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ian Kyle Riabko 90210 He have a relationshi with Teddy Montgomery.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Shane Ince Cutting It [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jake My Family [Citation needed:January 2018]
Kenny James My Name Is Earl [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jared Sam Pancake Svetlana [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jason Game On [Citation needed:January 2018]
Bernard Jasser Nathan Lee Graham LA to Vegas Bernard is a gay flight attendant.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Geoffrey Jellineck Paul Dinello Strangers with Candy He is in a secret love affair with Mr. Noblet, the history teacher.[133]
Ashley Jennings EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jerry Nicholas Gonzalez True Blood [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jesus / Paul Monroe Tom Payne The Walking Dead [134] In episode 14 of season 7, he mentions having had a hard time getting close to boyfriends.
Steve Jinks Aaron Ashmore Warehouse 13 New Warehouse agent in Season 3.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Joe Grey's Anatomy [Citation needed:January 2018]
Johnathan Help Me Help You [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ted Johnston Trailer Park Boys [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lucas Jones Ryan Carnes General Hospital [Citation needed:January 2018]
Samuel Josiah "Sammy Jo" Jones Rafael de la Fuente Dynasty (2017) Has a one-night stand with Steven Carrington.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Stuart Alan Jones Aidan Gillen Queer as Folk (UK) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Warren Jones This Life (1996) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Josh Josh Thomas Please Like Me [Citation needed:January 2018]
Julian and Sandy Round the Horne [Citation needed:January 2018]
Justin Ryan Carnes Desperate Housewives [Citation needed:January 2018]
Kash Karib Chris Bisson (UK)
Pej Vahdat (US)
Shameless (UK)
Shameless US
Had an affair with 15-year-old Ian Gallagher at the show's beginning.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Dave Karofsky Max Adler Glee Despite bullying Kurt, he kisses him, revealing his sexual orientation. Then he has a short romance with Blaine.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Richard Katimski My So-Called Life [Citation needed:January 2018]
Major Bill Keane, MD Ricky Schroder The Andromeda Strain [Citation needed:January 2018]
Kevin Keller Casey Cott Riverdale He had an affair with Joaquin DeSantos and a flirtation with Moose Mason.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Kimon Levi Meaden Olympus [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jude Kincade Brent Antonello Hit the Floor [Citation needed:January 2018]
Brian Kinney Gale Harold Queer as Folk (US) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Nate Kinski Neighbours [Citation needed:January 2018]
Victor J. Kinzer bloomingOUT (Radio) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sonny Kiriakis Freddie Smith Days of Our Lives [135]
Jason Kirk Emmerdale [Citation needed:January 2018]
Leo Kraft Mit Herz und Handschellen [Citation needed:January 2018]
Kravitz Griffin McElroy The Adventure Zone In a long term relationship with Taako.[68][136]
Elias Kronish Keith David Future Man Elias is married to Marigold but during his youth it was revealed that Elias was having an affair with Leslie, a man.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Nate Kulina Nick Jonas Kingdom [Citation needed:January 2018]
Malcolm Laffley Beggars and Choosers [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jim Lahey Trailer Park Boys [Citation needed:January 2018]
Paul Lambert Emmerdale [Citation needed:January 2018]
Agustín Lanuez Frankie J. Alvarez Looking Married with Eddie.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Larry Caprica [Citation needed:January 2018]
Joseph Lasile Michael Arden Kings [Citation needed:January 2018]
Oliver Lawson Kristopher Turner This Life (2015) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Kyle Lendo The Class [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lenny This Life (1996) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Leon Coronation Street [Citation needed:January 2018]
Tom Levitt Christian Borle Smash [Citation needed:January 2018]
Duke Lewis, Jr. Skyler Maxon Faking It [Citation needed:January 2018]
Kyle Lewis Brett Claywell One Life to Live [Citation needed:January 2018]
Will Lexington Chris Caramck Nashville [Citation needed:January 2018]
Alec Lightwood Matthew Daddario Shadowhunters Held secretive feelings for his childhood friend Jace Wayland, who was initially oblivious, and straight. Later, Alec develops romantic feelings for and is attracted to Magnus Bane, which helped him come to terms with his sexuality.[137] Came out publicly during his arranged wedding to a woman he could not love. In a relationship with Magnus and recently confessed he loved him romantically, feelings which Magnus reciprocated.
Rick Lincoln Luke MacFarlane The Night Shift [Citation needed:January 2018]
Omar Little The Wire [Citation needed:January 2018]
Mateo Fernando Aquino Liwanag Nico Santos Superstore [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lloyd Entourage [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ollie Lloyd Keiynan Lonsdale Dance Academy [Citation needed:January 2018]
John Lord The Bill [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sebastian Love Little Britain [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lucas Eddie Ramos Teen Wolf [124]
Luke Lee Williams Ideal Brian's boyfriend in Series 3.[138]
Luke Corbin Bleu The Middle In season 9 episode "The Other Man", Luke is a friend of Sue Heck's boyfriend and became involved with Sue's best friend Brad Bottig.[citation needed]
Lukewarm Porridge [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jamal Lyon Jussie Smollett Empire [Citation needed:January 2018]
Prince Lykos Wayne Burns Olympus [Citation needed:January 2018]
Mac Beaver Falls [Citation needed:January 2018]
Macca Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Eric "Mac" MacFarlane E.N.G. [Citation needed:January 2018]
James Mackie EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Andrew "Macca" MacKenzie Neighbours [Citation needed:January 2018]
Adam Macy The Archers (Radio) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Rick Macy In the Flesh [Citation needed:January 2018]
Mickey Maguire Shameless (UK) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Danny Mahealani Keahu Kahuanui Teen Wolf Is openly gay and was in a relationship with Ethan.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Nathan Maloney Charlie Hunnam Queer as Folk (UK) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Mani Sinchronicity [Citation needed:January 2018]
Vijay Maraj Dante Scott Degrassi: Next Class He had a short romance with Tristan Milligan.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Anthony Marentino Mario Cantone Sex and the City [Citation needed:January 2018]
Cricket Marlowe Leslie Jordan American Horror Story: Roanoke [Citation needed:January 2018]
Scott Marsh My Family [Citation needed:January 2018]
Oscar Martinez Oscar Nunez The Office [Citation needed:January 2018]
Syed Masood Marc Elliott EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Kevin Matheson Russell Tovey Looking Have an affair with Patrick.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Maulpey Philip Charles MacKenzie Brothers [Citation needed:January 2018]
Noah Mayer As the World Turns [Citation needed:January 2018]
Billy Mayhew Daniel Brocklebank Coronation Street [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ted Mayo United States of Tara [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ronny McCarthy Tyler Ritter The McCarthys [Citation needed:January 2018]
Bazil McCourtey Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lee McDermott Desperate Housewives [Citation needed:January 2018]
Mac McDonald Rob McElhenney It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia He had relationships with women in the first couple of seasons, but later he's noticeably attracted to men and has feelings for his best friend Dennis. In Season 12's episode "Hero or Hate Crime?", Mac officially comes out and accepts that he's gay.[139][140]
David McDowell Dan Castellaneta The Tracey Ullman Show David raises his teen daughter Francessca (Tracey Ullman) with his partner, William (Sam McMurray).[Citation needed:January 2018]
William McDowell Sam McMurray The Tracey Ullman Show William, along with his partner, David (Dan Castellaneta) raise their teenage daughter Francessca (Tracey Ullman) together.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Jack McFarland Sean Hayes Will & Grace [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jonathon McKenna Shortland Street [Citation needed:January 2018]
McKinley Michael Ian Black Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp
Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later
[Citation needed:July 2018]
Louis McManus Michael Urie Partners [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jack McPhee Kerr Smith Dawson's Creek Despite being profiled as the new love interest of Joey Potter, he ended up accepting his sexuality and starting a relationship with Doug Whitter.[Citation needed:January 2018]
John Paul McQueen James Sutton Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Dylan Michalchuk Degrassi: The Next Generation Marco Del Rossi's boyfriend.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Craig Middlebrooks Billy Eichner Parks and Recreation [Citation needed:January 2018]
Mickey Milkovich Noel Fisher Shameless (US) Has a relationship with Ian Gallagher, which begins as a "friends with benefits" relationship but develops into more. Starts show in the closet, but later comes out because of the threat of losing Ian.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Nathan Miller Jarod Joseph The 100 [Citation needed:January 2018]
Tristan Milligan Degrassi
Degrassi: Next Class
A somewhat effeminate boy, he had an affair with a teacher but then he ended up being Miles Hollinsworth III's boyfriend. He was also dated during an episode with Vijay Maraj.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Ben Mitchell EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Dean Monroe Fisayo Akinade Cucumber
[Citation needed:January 2018]
Simon Monroe Emmett J. Scanlan In the Flesh [Citation needed:January 2018]
Teddy Montgomery Trevor Donovan 90210 Despite her romance with Erin Silver, she ended up realizing her sexuality after a one-night stand with Ethan.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Buddy Morgan Joseph Gordon-Levitt That 70s Show [Citation needed:January 2018]
Edward Philippe Mott Evan Peters American Horror Story: Roanoke [Citation needed:January 2018]
Patrick Murray Jonathan Groff Looking [Citation needed:January 2018]
Steven Myron The Sarah Silverman Program [Citation needed:January 2018]
Paul Narita Christopher Sean Days of Our Lives The first love of long-time gay character Sonny Kiriakis (one half of Days's gay "super-couple" Will and Sonny, the first married gay couple on a US daytime soap) and a successful professional baseball player, Paul came to Salem in November, 2014. He was immediately loved by fans and became part of a frontburner storyline that included his coming out, discovering that he is the son of John Black (Days of Our Lives) (an iconic long-term character) and a love triangle between him, Sonny and Will Horton, which also involved the newly introduced fourth gay character on the show, Derrick. Unfortunately, since head writers Christopher Whitesell and Gary Tomlin were replaced by Josh Griffith and Dena Higley, with their material starting to air in mid-August, Paul has appeared only a handful of times, and the frontburner storyline involving him, Sonny, Will and Derrick was axed by the new regime, which involved the killing of the gay legacy character Will, which led to a huge backlash from fans right before the show's 50th anniversary.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Nasir Pana Hema Taylor Spartacus [Citation needed:January 2018]
Neil Days of Our Lives [Citation needed:January 2018]
Steve Newlin Michael McMillian True Blood [Citation needed:January 2018]
Dave Nice Harry Enfield Harry Enfield's Television Programme [141]
Chuck Noblet Stephen Colbert Strangers with Candy He is in a secret love affair with Mr. Jellineck, the art teacher.[133]
Michael Novotny Hal Sparks Queer as Folk (US) Has two serious relationships in the series, then marries Ben and adopts a teenager.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Will O'Brien Mile High [Citation needed:January 2018]
Fearghal O'Farrell Come Fly With Me [Citation needed:January 2018]
Maxxie Oliver Mitch Hewer Skins [Citation needed:January 2018]
Diego Olvera Juan Pablo Medina La Casa de las Flores [Citation needed:August 2018]
Colin Osborne Mark Bonnar Unforgotten Colin is married to Simon Osborne.[142]
Simon Osborne Charlie Condou Unforgotten Simon is the husband of Colin Osborne.[142]
Patrick Osbourne Justin Hartley Revenge Was married to a woman, later it was revealed he is gay.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Adam Osman Pal Aron Casualty [Citation needed:January 2018]
Brett Owen Family Affairs [Citation needed:January 2018]
Max Owens Jayson Blair The Hard Times of RJ Berger Despite his appearance as a joker and a soccer player, in the last episode he is caught kissing with a boy in the school showers.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Tony Padilla Christian Navarro 13 Reasons Why Though not explicitly gay in the book, Tony tells Clay he's gay on the eighth episode of season one.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Lord Alfred Paget Jordan Waller Victoria [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ted Paige Coronation Street [Citation needed:January 2018]
Cecil Gershwin Palmer Welcome to Night Vale (Podcast / Radio) Cecil is a gay radio host who develops a crush on Carlos (the scientist) later becoming his boyfriend, and then husband.[118]
Chunk Palmer Christopher Jackson Bull [Citation needed:January 2018]
Chris Pappas Neighbours [Citation needed:January 2018]
Elliot Park Rex Lee Young & Hungry [Citation needed:January 2018]
Zane Park Shannon Kook Degrassi: The Next Generation [Citation needed:January 2018]
Dan Parker Adam Sinclair As If [Citation needed:January 2018]
Michael Patel J.J. Totah Champions [citation needed]
Patrick Teddy Sears American Horror Story: Murder House [Citation needed:January 2018]
Patrick Michael Arden Anger Management [Citation needed:January 2018]
Russell Paxton Lady in the Dark (Film, radio, TV) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Alexander Perry Queer as Folk (UK) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Dan Peterson Queer as Folk (US) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Philippe I, Duke of Orléans Alexander Vlahos Versailles [Citation needed:January 2018]
Frank Pickle The Vicar of Dibley [Citation needed:January 2018]
Desi Piscatella Brad William Henke Orange is the New Black (Web television) Reveals to Piper Chapman he is proudly gay, and will not accept her flirty advances.[Citation needed:August 2018]
Wyatt Plank Brandon Routh Partners [Citation needed:January 2018]
Spencer Porter Marshall Williams Glee Have a boyfriend named Alistair.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Lance Powell The Bill [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lance Powell Brookside [Citation needed:January 2018]
Mitchell Pritchett Jesse Tyler Ferguson Modern Family Married to Cam.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Justin Pulice RealTV [Citation needed:January 2018]
Rab The Book Group [Citation needed:January 2018]
Eric Raleigh Jordan Woods-Robinson The Walking Dead Aaron's boyfriend.[143]
Blair Ramos Mark Indelicato Dead of Summer Is open about his sexuality and is potentially in a relationship with Drew, a trans man.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Gavin Ramsbottom Benidorm [Citation needed:January 2018]
Leslie Rappaport Check It Out! [Citation needed:January 2018]
Hartley Rathaway Andy Mientus The Flash [Citation needed:January 2018]
Simon Raymond EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Vaughn Redden Neighbours [Citation needed:January 2018]
Fernando Redondo Física o Química [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lafayette Reynolds Nelsan Ellis True Blood [Citation needed:January 2018]
Pol Requena Plats Bruts [Citation needed:January 2018]
Rich As Is [Citation needed:January 2018]
Rico Doctors [Citation needed:January 2018]
Allen Rissbrook Jamie Kristian As If [Citation needed:January 2018]
Archdeacon Robert Simon McBurney Rev. [Citation needed:January 2018]
Cameron Roberts Queer as Folk (UK) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ed Roberts Emmerdale [Citation needed:January 2018]
Dr. Greg Robinson Doctors [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lito Rodriguez Miguel Ángel Silvestre Sense8 A famous actor in the closet, Hernando's secret boyfriend.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Sal Romano Mad Men [Citation needed:January 2018]
Marco Romero E. J. Bonilla Revenge [Citation needed:January 2018]
Albert Rosenfield Miguel Ferrer Twin Peaks Coded queer in the original series.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Colin Russell EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sandy Ryerson Stephen Tobolowsky Glee [Citation needed:January 2018]
Marco Salazar Freddie Smith 90210 [Citation needed:January 2018]
Salim Omid Abtahi American Gods Salim has sex with the Jinn and later shows to be in love with him. He is closeted. [Citation needed:January 2019]
Salim Omid Abtahi Sleeper Cell He is a closeted Islamic fundamentalist. [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jack Samuels Colton Haynes American Horror Story: Cult Samuels was in a relationship with Harrison Wilton, and had a one-night stand with Kai Anderson.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Michael Sanchez Rafael de la Fuente Empire [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lucas Sanders Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sanjay Weeds [Citation needed:January 2018]
Saul As Is [Citation needed:January 2018]
David Sawyer Justin Bartha The New Normal Bryan Collins' husband.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Falk von Schermbeck SK Kölsch [Citation needed:January 2018]
Theodore "Ted" Schmidt Scott Lowell Queer as Folk (US) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Thorsten Schmidt Mit Herz und Handschellen [Citation needed:January 2018]
Scott Roseanne [Citation needed:January 2018]
Colin Scott Waterloo Road [Citation needed:January 2018]
Norman Scott Ben Whishaw A Very English Scandal Norman was the secret lover of Jeremy Thorpe.[144][145]
Sean Sean Hayes Sean Saves the World [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sami Shafiq Family Affairs [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ryan Shaver Tommy Dorfman 13 Reasons Why After coming out as gay, Tony said that Ryan was his ex-boyfriend.[Citation needed:January 2018]
TJ Shaw Patrick Stafford Major Crimes Best friend of Rusty Beck in early season 4. During a conversation with psychologist Doctor Joe, its suggested that TJ is interested in Rusty romantically. Rusty confirms TJ is gay, but he is deeply closeted, having not told anyone besides Rusty or gone on a date with another guy. In "Hostage to Fortune", after Rusty neglected their friendship too much due to his obsession with identifying Alice Herrera, TJ ended their friendship after thinking Rusty was asking him out for coffee instead of just asking for his help.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Philip Shea Tyler Young Eyewitness Philip is an openly gay teen who moves from NYC to a conservative small town to live with his foster parents. He also witnesses a triple homicide when making out his love interest, Lukas.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Kevin Sheffield All My Children [Citation needed:January 2018]
Benny Sherwood Percelle Ascott Wizards vs Aliens Comes out as gay during the series.[146]
Dean Silverman Home and Away [147]
Silvio Dear White People [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sir Don Johnson A Series of Unfortunate Events [119]
Isaak Sirko Ray Stevenson Dexter [112]
Charlie Smith Greg Austin Class [Citation needed:January 2018]
George Smith Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Luke Smith Tommy Knight Doctor Who
The Sarah Jane Adventures
Had the series The Sarah Jane Adventures not ended after the death of Elizabeth Sladen, executive producer/showrunner Russell T Davies intended to have Luke come out as gay.[148][149]
Sebastian Smythe Grant Gustin Glee Have sexual interest in Blaine Anderson.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Leonard Snart (aka Citizen Cold) Wentworth Miller Legends of Tomorrow Leonard Snart's doppelgänger known as Citizen Cold from Earth-X is revealed to be in a relationship with Ray Terrill in season 3, episode 8.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Luke Snyder As the World Turns [Citation needed:January 2018]
Mark Solomon One Life to Live [Citation needed:January 2018]
Vito Spatafore The Sopranos [Citation needed:January 2018]
Doug Spearman Noah's Arc [Citation needed:January 2018]
Spike Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Brian Spukowski The Sarah Silverman Program [Citation needed:January 2018]
Hank St. Clare Kevin Daniels Sirens [Citation needed:January 2018]
Marc St. James Michael Urie Ugly Betty [Citation needed:January 2018]
Paul Stamets Anthony Rapp Star Trek: Discovery The first Star Trek character to be intended as gay from creation, and is the partner of Hugh Culber.[Citation needed:January 2019]
Stanley Denis O'Hare American Horror Story: Freak Show [Citation needed:January 2018]
Clive Starr Family Affairs [Citation needed:January 2018]
Alex Staton Orlando Wells As If [Citation needed:January 2018]
Riley Stavros Argiras Karras Degrassi: The Next Generation [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ivo Steadman No Night Is Too Long [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sean Steel Family Affairs [Citation needed:January 2018]
Steve Michael Ian Black Reaper [Citation needed:January 2018]
Connor Stevens The Fosters Before coming out, he kissed his best friend Jude Adams Foster, in the youngest same sex kiss in TV history. He also flirts with Jude a lot and sends him a lot of mixed signals before Jude confronts him, leading to their kiss. He comes out as gay to his father on Season 2 episode "Not That Kind of Girl" and in episode "The End of the Beginning" he begins a relationship with Jude. Following his coming out to his father, he is shown to be out to everyone, openly acknowledging his relationship with Jude in the season 3 premier "Wreckage" when confronted by a classmate and unhesitatingly declaring himself gay at an LGBTQ prom when asked for his sexuality. In "Lucky" he instantly tells Jude he loves him too when Jude tells Connor he loves him.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Clark Stevenson Joey Haro Awkward [Citation needed:January 2018]
Josh Stevenson Waterloo Road [Citation needed:January 2018]
James Stinson Wayne Brandy How I Met Your Mother [Citation needed:January 2018]
Frank Stone Dream Team [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sam Strickland Leslie Odom, Jr. Smash [Citation needed:January 2018]
Justin Suarez Mark Indelicato Ugly Betty Always had a great sense of fashion, denied his sexuality at the beginning of the show, but later pseudo comes out by stepping onto the dance floor at a wedding with his boyfriend.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Jimmy Sullivan Harley Alexander-Sule Unforgotten Jimmy was the gay lover of Eric Slater (Eric is bisexual).[90]
Lance Sullivan Cyril Nri Cucumber [Citation needed:January 2018]
Taako Justin McElroy The Adventure Zone Justin McElroy has stated that Taako is gay on multiple occasions. He is in a long term relationship with Kravitz.[68][136]
Yosh Takata ER [Citation needed:January 2018]
Klaus Taube SK Kölsch [Citation needed:January 2018]
Alf Taylor Neighbours [Citation needed:January 2018]
Justin Taylor Randy Harrison Queer as Folk (US) Has an on-and-off open relationship with the character Brian, many other sexual partners, and one short-lived romance with Ethan, a gifted violin player. He is an artist, and was 17 years old at the show's beginning.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Ryan Taylor Tinsel Town [Citation needed:January 2018]
Pray Tell Billy Porter Pose [126]
Ray Terrill Russell Tovey Legends of Tomorrow Revealed to be in a relationship with Leonard Snart's doppelgänger, Citizen Cold, from Earth-X in season 3, episode 8.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Thomas Manifest Sheldon Best Thomas fled Jamaica's homophobic persecution as a stowaway on Flight 828, intending to reunite with his boyfriend later. [Citation needed:October 2018]
Charlie Thomas The Archers (Radio) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Daffyd Thomas Matt Lucas Little Britain [Citation needed:January 2018]
Darren Thompson Danny Horn Emmerdale [Citation needed:January 2018]
Harry Thompson Parry Glasspool Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Freddie Thornhill Ian McKellen Vicious Freddie has been in a relationship with Stuart Bixby for almost five decades. They finally tie the knot in series 2.[114]
Jeremy Thorpe Hugh Grant A Very English Scandal Thorpe was the leader of the Liberal Party for nine years and a closeted homosexual who had affairs with men.[144][145]
Tim Degrassi: The Next Generation [Citation needed:January 2018]
Michael "Mouse" Tolliver Tales of the City [Citation needed:January 2018]
Tony Ken Marino Reaper [Citation needed:January 2018]
Simon Trader The Secret Life of Us [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lionel Trane Michael J. Willett United States of Tara Marshall's boyfriend.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Troy Benidorm [Citation needed:January 2018]
Panto Trost Christopher Russell Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Silas' boyfriend.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Ben Trueman Michael Obiora Hotel Babylon Ben is the flamboyant, openly gay front desk receptionist at the hotel. He is a main character, appearing in all four seasons of the series.[150][151]
Will Truman Eric McCormack Will & Grace He had a lot of romantic relationships, finally marries Vince D'Angelo.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Cameron Tucker Eric Stonestreet Modern Family Mitchell Pritchett's husband and Lily's adoptive father.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Sean Tully Coronation Street [Citation needed:January 2018]
Edward Tunstall EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Dennis Tyler True Dare Kiss [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jez Tyler Britannia High [Citation needed:January 2018]
Vince Tyler Queer as Folk (US) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Loras Tyrell Finn Jones Game of Thrones In a secret relationship with Renly Baratheon who is married to Loras' sister, Margaery Tyrell.[152]
Richie Valentine Emun Elliott Threesome [Citation needed:January 2018]
Isak Valtersen Tarjei Sandvik Moe Skam Came out as gay in the third season and is in a long-term relationship with his boyfriend Even.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Andrew Van de Kamp Shawn Pyfrom Desperate Housewives Son of Rex and Bree Van de Kamp, comes out of the closet, although his mother does not accept it.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Erik van der Woodsen Connor Paolo Gossip Girl Serena Van der Woodsen's little brother, had some relationships with men during the series.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Enrique "Rickie" Vasquez Wilson Cruz My So-Called Life [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jesús Velásquez Kevin Alejandro True Blood Lafayette's boyfriend.[Citation needed:January 2018]
PC Jake Vickers Jacob Ifan Cuffs Openly gay protagonist who develops a relationship with lawyer Simon Reddington.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Tony Vincent Lee Warburton Casualty [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lukas Waldenbeck James Paxton Eyewitness Lukas is a closeted teen living in a conservative small town, who when making out with his love interest, Philip, witnesses a triple homicide.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Kevin Walker Matthew Rhys Brothers & Sisters Gay lawyer, later married with Scotty Wallden.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Gustavo "Gus" Wallace Rene Rosado Major Crimes In season 4, the character of Gus is introduced as a young man searching for his missing sisters who meets openly gay protagonist Rusty Beck in his search. During the course of the fourth and fifth seasons, Rusty and Gus fall in love with the two beginning a relationship and affirming their love for each other in season 5. While never explicitly stated as gay, Gus only ever mentions men when talking about potential other dates and another character comments at one point that Rusty and Gus "bat for the same team" while they are having relationship problems and are forced to stay together for a long period of time.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Joe Wallace EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Connor Walsh Jack Falahee How To Get Away With Murder [Citation needed:January 2018]
Harry Doyle Russell Tovey Quantico [Citation needed:January 2018]
Eric Walsh One Life to Live [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jackson Walsh Marc Silcock Emmerdale [Citation needed:January 2018]
Scotty Wandell Luke Macfarlane Brothers & Sisters Kevin Walker's boyfriend and later husband.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Chad Warwick Zachary Quinto American Horror Story: Murder House [Citation needed:January 2018]
Cliff Waters Paul Regina Brothers [Citation needed:January 2018]
Andrew Watson Neighbours [Citation needed:January 2018]
Eliot Waugh Hale Appleman The Magicians [Citation needed:January 2018]
Peter Webster The Book of Daniel [Citation needed:January 2018]
George Weiss Kevin Hill [Citation needed:January 2018]
Andrew Wells Tom Lenk Buffy the Vampire Slayer Appears to have an interest in male character Xander and expresses a possible interest in his friend Warren Mears. He also calls Johnathon Lenk "the cutest" at one point. In the comic book series, he comes out as gay after drinking a potion that makes him his "ideal man." However, he panics afterwards when he's no longer affected by the potion.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Jason West Gavin & Stacey [Citation needed:January 2018]
Tim Whistler The Brittas Empire [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lawrence White Emmerdale [Citation needed:January 2018]
Edgar Wield Dalziel and Pascoe [153]
Matt Wilding Waterloo Road [Citation needed:January 2018]
Josh "White Josh" Wilson David Hull Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Josh Wilson Weeds [Citation needed:January 2018]
Harrison Wilton Billy Eichner American Horror Story: Cult He recognizes himself as gay despite being married to a woman. He has a relationship with Jack Samuels.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Doug Witter Dawson's Creek Have a relationhip with Jack McKafee.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Mr. Wolfe Suburgatory [Citation needed:January 2018]


Character Portrayed by Show Notes
Nyssa al Ghul Katrina Law Arrow Was in a relationship with Sara Lance. It is also strongly implied her father also passed her up on her inheritance because of her sexuality, and ensuing relationship with Sara.[154]
Della Alexander Michelle Joseph EastEnders Della and her girlfriend Binnie Roberts were the first lesbian couple to be featured in EastEnders. Their inclusion was an attempt to portray positive examples of homosexual characters.[155] Their lesbian kiss accounted for some 45 percent of viewer complaints to the BBC regarding EastEnders in 1994; provoking more complaints than any other television programme that year (according to research published by the Broadcasting Standards Council in 1995).[156]
Alice / Tilly Rose Reynolds Once Upon a Time Reveals her true love is Robin (Zelena's daughter) in episode "The Eighth Witch". She enters into a romantic relationship with Robin.[157]
Alice Leah Renee The Playboy Club She is a Playboy Bunny in a marriage of convenience with Sean, a gay man.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Alisha Juliana Harkavy The Walking Dead Former girlfriend of Tara Chambler.[158]
Elena Alvarez Isabella Gomez One Day at a Time (2017) In season 1 episode 10, Elena is seen wearing a white suit for her quinces instead of a dress. Earlier in the episode, she comes out to her mother, saying "...I see myself loving a woman".[159]
Luisa Alver Yara Martinez Jane the Virgin [Citation needed:January 2018]
Frankie Anderson Katharine Isabelle Rookie Blue Frankie is a homicide detective and becomes involved with Gail Peck (season 6). In the series finale episode, she surprises Gail's roommates when she comes out of Gail's bedroom to get a cup of coffee.[160]
Winter Anderson Billie Lourd American Horror Story: Cult Winter recognizes herself as a lesbian. She had a short relationship with Ivy Mayfair-Richards.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Ariel ("Ari") Eden Epstein Sweetbitter [161]
Arika Shivani Ghai Dominion [Citation needed:January 2018]
Athena Paris Jefferson Xena: Warrior Princess [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jojo Baines Tamzin Malleson Marcella Jojo is the partner of Sascha Kyte.[162]
Lily Baker Jessica Harmon Supernatural Mentions accidentally killing her girlfriend.[113]
Regina Barnes Paula Marshall Out of Practice [Citation needed:January 2018]
Susanna Barnett Megan Ketch Jane the Virgin [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lena Barnum Katherine Moennig Ray Donovan Lena was once involved with Jeannie.[163]
Josephine Barry Deborah Grover Anne with an E Aunt Josephine had a long-term partner, Gertrude (now deceased).[164]
Thelma Bates Jemima Rooper Hex [Citation needed:January 2018]
Diana Berrigan Marsha Thomason White Collar [Citation needed:January 2018]
Carrie "Big Boo" Black Lea DeLaria Orange Is the New Black (Web television) She fell for Linda Ferguson.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Maggie Blackamoor David Walliams Little Britain [Citation needed:January 2018]
Denny Blood Alicya Eyo Bad Girls Has an on/off relationship with Shell Dockley, before dating fellow prisoner Shaz Wiley.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Esther Bloom Jazmine Franks Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Cheryl Blossom Madelaine Petsch Riverdale Cheryl kissed several males on the show, but had no formal relationship with any of them. After going to see Love, Simon with Toni Topaz, she admits that she previously loved a friend named Heather when she was in junior high. In 2x17, Cheryl and Toni kiss. (Madelaine Petsch initially said that Cheryl was "still figuring out what her sexuality is" and thought her to be bisexual.[165] However, Petsch revised her initial assumption and described Cheryl as "definitely a lesbian".[166]) In episode 3x12, Cheryl self-identifies as lesbian.[167]
Shelley Bower Alexandra Wescourt Brookside [Citation needed:January 2018]
Klaudia Bracka Julia Trembecka Na Wspólnej One of the most notable "lesbian" person, in contemporary Polish pop culture. Na Wspólnej is a popular Polish soap opera. Klaudia Bracka is in an romantic relationship with bisexual girl, Aleksandra Zimińska.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Charlie Bradbury Felicia Day Supernatural Friend of Sam and Dean Winchester who reveals herself to be a lesbian in her first episode, stating she can't flirt her way past a guard as he's not a girl. She later kisses Gilda and flirts with a girl at her LARPing tournament. She later develops a crush on Dorothy Baum.[113]
Virginia Braithwaite Julie Graham At Home with the Braithwaites Virginia had a long-term affair with Tamsin and was infatuated with Megan Hartnoll.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Amy Breslin Heléne Yorke The Good Fight Her partner is Maia Rindell.[168][169]
Brunhilda Brittney Powell Xena: Warrior Princess She fell in love with Gabrielle in the Season 6 episode "The Rheingold".[Citation needed:January 2018]
Judy Bryant Betty Bobbitt Prisoner [Citation needed:January 2018]
Louise Bryant Kristen Sieh Boardwalk Empire While Louise's sexuality isn't explicitly stated, the only romantic/sexual relationship she has on-screen is with a women.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Susan Bunch Jessica Hecht Friends Girlfriend of Carol Willick. They marry in episode "The One with the Lesbian Wedding".[170][171]
Bullet Bex Taylor-Klaus The Killing Bullet is a teenager and lives on the street with other runaways.[172]
Kimberley "Kim" Butterfield Daisy Wood-Davis Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Mary Jo Cacciatore Frankie Shaw Blue Mountain State [Citation needed:January 2018]
Helena Cain Michelle Forbes Battlestar Galactica [Citation needed:January 2018]
Alice Calvert Samantha Mathis Under the Dome [Citation needed:January 2018]
Naomi Campbell Lily Loveless Skins Naomi identifies as a lesbian in the canonical novel, and when people refer to her as a lesbian once she is "out" she confirms it several times. She feigns attraction to males before coming out as Emily's girlfriend, and she self identifies as a lesbian.[173]
Jane Canary Robin Weigert Deadwood Jane (aka Calamity Jane) returns the affection and physical interest that Joanie Stubbs reveals towards her.[174][175]
Spencer Carlin Gabrielle Christian South of Nowhere Struggles with her sexuality throughout season one before eventually entering (and later marrying) a relationship with friend, Ashley.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Wendy Carr Anna Torv Mindhunter Dr. Wendy Carr is a closeted psychologist and educator at a Boston university. She's in a relationship with the head of her department, Dr. Annaliese Stilman.[176]
(Wendy Carr is based on psychologist Dr. Ann Wolbert Burgess, a prominent Boston College professor whose work is based on treating survivors of trauma and abuse, and studying the thought process of violent criminals.)[177]
Tammy Cashman Melora Hardin Transparent College friend of Sarah, they reunite and marry.[178]
Alice Cassini Bridget Turner Doctor Who Partner of May Cassini (Season 3, episode 3).[179]
May Cassini Georgine Anderson Doctor Who Partner of Alice Cassini (Season 3, episode 3).[179]
Tina Carter Luisa Bradshaw-White EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Silvia Castro Marián Aguilera Los hombres de Paco [Citation needed:January 2018]
Cecile Kathy Burke Let Them Eat Cake [Citation needed:January 2018]
Tara Chambler Alanna Masterson The Walking Dead Tara was introduced as the first lesbian on The Walking Dead.[180] Tara was in a relationship with Alisha, who dies during an attack on the prison. Her next lover, Denise Cloyd, is also killed.[181]
Chase Kiersey Clemons Easy She falls in love with Jo.[182]
Chenoa Shein Mompremier Black Lightning Was in a one-year relationship with Anissa Pierce.[183]
Christine Parisa Fitz-Henley Falling Water Christine is the girlfriend of Detective Alexis Simms.[citation needed]
Denise Christopher Sakina Jaffrey
Karen David
Timeless Special Agent Christopher is married to Michelle and has a daughter and son with her.
(In season 2, episode 8, "The Day Reagan Was Shot", a young Denise is played by Karen David.)[184]
Dr. Denise Cloyd Merritt Wever The Walking Dead Girlfriend of Tara Chambler.[185]
Kathy Fern Clyde Anna Konkle Rosewood [Citation needed:January 2018]
Bethany Collins Mugga Manifest Bethany is married to Georgia and is a flight attendant on Flight 828. [Citation needed:October 2018]
Joey Collins Kate Bell Home and Away [Citation needed:January 2018]
Kate Connor Faye Brookes Coronation Street Kate dates several women. She was engaged to Caz Hammond.[186]
Samara Cook Claire Holt Pretty Little Liars Was in a relationship with Emily Fields.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Helen Cooper Ingrid Lacey Drop the Dead Donkey [Citation needed:January 2018]
Gina Cortes Monique Gabriela Curnen Elementary After Detective Cortes confronts Joan Watson, Sherlock Holmes posits that she may have been incensed because perhaps Watson slept with Cortes' significant other. To which Watson replied, "Considering she's gay and I'm not, I think that's highly unlikely".[187]
Fiona Coyne Annie Clark Degrassi: The Next Generation Though she previously dated a male classmate, Fiona begins to develop feelings for classmate Imogen. She later comes out as a lesbian, and the two briefly date.[188]
Theodora Crain Kate Siegel The Haunting of Hill House Theo becomes involved with Trish Park and lets Trish touch her. Theo and Trish move in together.[189][190]
Lana Crawford Bridget Neval Neighbours [191]
Courtney Crimsen Michele Selene Ang 13 Reasons Why Courtney was closeted until the finale episode of season 2 ("Bye"), when she came out to her adoptive gay parents.[192]
Robyn Crisp Minnie Crowe Coming of Age [Citation needed:January 2018]
Samantha 'Sam' Black Crow Devery Jacobs American Gods Sam has a girlfriend, Natalie.[193]
Cruz Maria-Elena Laas Vida [194]
Bridey Cruz Floriana Lima The Family [195]
Elizabeth Cruz Roma Maffia Nip/Tuck Lesbian anesthesiologist very close to the protagonists.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Dani Demi Lovato Glee She was Santana Lopez's girlfriend for a while.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Kim Daniels Olivia Hallinan Sugar Rush Lesbian protagonist, at first in love with her best friend Sugar, but later becomes girlfriend of Saint.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Alex Danvers Chyler Leigh Supergirl The episodes Crossfire and Changing deal with Alex's realisation that she is attracted to girls and her coming out.[196] In Medusa, her mother describes Alex as gay.
Greer Danville Gracie Dzienny Chasing Life A popular rich girl at Brenna's school, it becomes clear that both Greer and Brenna are attracted to each other. They briefly date before her parents are unhappy with her dating a "trouble-maker" like Brenna. They briefly date again before Greer ends up moving.[197]
Teri Darego Wunmi Mosaku The End of the F***ing World [198]
Daria Florence Kasumba Dominion [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ashley Davies Mandy Musgrave South of Nowhere Her romantic and sexual relationship with Spencer Carlin is a popular lesbian ship called "Spashley."[Citation needed:January 2018]
Shay Davydov Ksenia Solo Orphan Black [Citation needed:January 2018]
Caroline Dawson Sarah Lancashire Last Tango in Halifax Married to Kate McKenzie.[199]
Carmen de La Pica Morales Sarah Shahi The L Word [Citation needed:January 2018]
Karolina Dean Virginia Gardner Runaways Karolina Dean develops feelings for Nico Minoru. At the dance, she initiates a kiss with her crush, to her surprise it's reciprocated. After her capture and subsequent liberation, she is reunited with Nico. To her delighted surprise, Nico initiates their second kiss. Later that night, she falls asleep in Nico's arms.[200]
Deborah (aka Deb-Deb) Julie Goldman The Mindy Project Dr. Jean Fishman's wife.[201]
Denise Lena Waithe Master of None Denise's sexuality and how it impacts her relationship with both her friends and family is explored in S2E8 Thanksgiving[202]
Clare Devlin Nicola Coughlan Derry Girls [citation needed]
Midge Dexter Julie Kavner Tracey Takes On... A character frequently performed by actress Julie Kavner. Midge Dexter is a closeted pro-golfer and girlfriend to Chris Warner (Tracey Ullman). She's forced to come out publicly in season one, episode "Romance" after Chris gives her an ultimatum. Tracey Takes On... took home GLAAD Media Awards in 1996 and 1999.[203]
Kathleen "Dixie" Dixon Jane Hazlegrove Casualty [Citation needed:January 2018]
Franky Doyle Carol Burns Prisoner [Citation needed:January 2018]
Franky Doyle Nicole da Silva Wentworth [Citation needed:January 2018]
Dr. Maggie Doyle Jorja Fox ER [Citation needed:January 2018]
Roberta Drays Patti Kim The Killing Roberta is the security chief at the Wapi Eagle Casino and is in a relationship with Nicole Jackson, head of the Kalimish tribe.[204]
Dominga "Daddy" Duarte Vicci Martinez Orange is the New Black [Citation needed:August 2018]
Faith Duluth Breeda Wool The Faith Diaries (Web TV)[205]
Frances Dunhill Cassidy Freeman The Playboy Club She begins dating Nick Dalton to provide him with a politically acceptable public "girlfriend" and to make her appear heterosexual to her father.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Callie Dunne Tess Frazer Godless Callie is the town's schoolteacher and was previously a prostitute in its brothel. She's in love with Mary Agnes McNue.[206]
Adena El-Amin Nikohl Boosheri The Bold Type [207]
Nicole Ellis Luna Blaise Fresh Off the Boat In season four, she reveals that she is gay.[citation needed]
Emilie Julie Christiansen Heartless Emilie falls in love with Sofie.[208]
Emma Julia Davis Sally4Ever [209][210]
Kelly Epson Vanessa Lengies Hawthorne [Citation needed:January 2018]
Darya Esford Narges Rashidi The Girlfriend Experience Esford is the dominant ex-lover of Erica Myles.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Tilly Evans Lucy Dixon Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Dana Fairbanks Erin Daniels The L Word She was the girlfriend of Alice Pieszecki and Lara Perkins during the series.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Carey Fangbattle Griffin McElroy The Adventure Zone Carey is married to Killian.[68]
Teresa Fenchurch Leanne Best Home Fires A closeted lesbian in 1940s England, Teresa moved to Great Paxford after the head master at the Liverpool school where she taught discovered the relationship between her and Connie Ward, another teacher at the school.[211]
Joan "The Freak" Ferguson Maggie Kirkpatrick Prisoner [Citation needed:January 2018]
Joan Ferguson Pamela Rabe Wentworth Was in a relationship with an inmate Jianna Riley.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Macarena Fernández-Wilson Patricia Vico Hospital Central [Citation needed:January 2018]
Marina Ferrer Karina Lombard The L Word Jenny Schecter's ex-girlfriend.[Citation needed:January 2018]
PC Danielle Ferrington Niamh McGrady The Fall She reveals to DSI Stella Gibson that she was "gay".[Citation needed:January 2018]
Emily Fields Shay Mitchell Pretty Little Liars Emily comes out in season one and is involved in several relationships throughout the seasons. She is engaged to Alison DiLaurentis.[212]
Dr. Jean Fishman Niecy Nash The Mindy Project [213]
Emily Fitch Kathryn Prescott Skins Was in a relationship with Naomi Campbell.[173]
Jenny Flint Catrin Stewart Doctor Who Married to Madame Vastra, who mentioned that Jenny's family shunned her for her sexuality.[214]
Amy Flower Sophia Di Martino Flowers [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lena Adams Foster Sherri Saum The Fosters Married to Stef Adams Foster.[215]
Stef Adams Foster Teri Polo The Fosters Married to Lena Adams Foster.[215]
Dorothy Gale Teri Reeves Once Upon a Time Dorothy is awakened from a sleeping spell with a True Love kiss from Ruby (aka Red Lucas). She is in love with Ruby and they become lovers.[216]
Robin Gallagher Julie Benz Desperate Housewives [Citation needed:January 2018]
Regina George Seychelle Gabriel Revenge She has a crush on Charlotte Grayson where they both once drunkenly kissed.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Georgia Eva Kaminsky Manifest Georgia is married to Bethany Collins. [Citation needed:October 2018]
Marigold Gilchrist Amara Miller 1600 Penn [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jen Gilmore Amy Downham Hollyoaks [217]
Sharon Gilmour Margot Knight Prisoner [Citation needed:January 2018]
Opal Gilstrap Ilfenesh Hadera She's Gotta Have It [218]
Grace Catherine Sephia Marc Maron and the Temple of Doom (Radio) Drama on radio talk show Morning Sedition.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Lt. Alisha Granderson Christina Elmore The Last Ship [Citation needed:January 2018]
Shakima Greggs Sonja Sohn The Wire [Citation needed:January 2018]
Tammy Gregorio Vanessa Ferlito NCIS: New Orleans Tammy is introduced in season 3. In 3x18 she describes herself as 'gay' and has been confirmed as a lesbian by producers.[219]
Greta Sophie Guillemin The Frozen Dead She is the partner of Irène Ziegler.[220]
Bianca Grieve Anita Hegh Janet King After working undercover on an investigation headed by Janet King, AFP Sergeant Grieve is assigned to protect her. They had both previously shown signs of a mutual interest, but kept it under control. They yield to their desire when Bianca is guarding Janet at home and become sexually involved. It develops into a romantic relationship.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Erica Hahn Brooke Smith Grey's Anatomy Have a short romantic relationship with Callie Torres.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Nico Hamada Ellen Tamaki Charmed Nico is a detective and she's dating Melanie Vera.[221][222]
Lydia Hart Lydia Kelly Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Beverly Harris Estelle Parsons Roseanne [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jenny Hartmann Lucy Scherer Hand aufs Herz [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ruby Haswell Alicya Eyo Emmerdale [92]
Nicole Haught Katherine Barrell Wynonna Earp Officer Nicole Haught was flirtatious but cautious towards Waverly Earp. They became a couple after Waverly confessed to Nicole that she wanted to be with her.[44] In Season 2 we find out that Nicole has an estranged wife named Shae who she married impulsively not long after they'd met. In the final episode of the season, Nicole receives signed divorce papers from Shae.
Janis Hawk Christine Woods FlashForward [Citation needed:January 2018]
Maddie Heath Amy James-Kelly Coronation Street [Citation needed:January 2018]
Heather Stephanie Hyam Doctor Who In the first episode of series 10, Heather and Bill admit they 'really liked' each other, before they part ways. In the series 10 finale, 'The Doctor Falls', Heather returns to save Bill's life. When Bill requires confirmation of whether or not she's dead, Heather kisses her. From there, they save the Doctor and depart the T.A.R.D.I.S. to have presumably eternal adventures in space and time as a couple at last.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Emma Hernandez Mishel Prada Vida [194][223]
Nora Hildegard Scarlett Byrne The Vampire Diaries Nora was in love with Mary Louise at the time of her death and was engaged to her.[224]
Carolyn Hill Aisha Hinds Under the Dome [Citation needed:January 2018]
Neika Hobbs Nia Long Dear White People Neika is engaged to her partner Monique.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Isabelle Hodes Allie Grant Weeds [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jeri Hogarth Carrie-Anne Moss Daredevil
Jessica Jones
Iron Fist
The Defenders
Jeri is a high-power attorney. She wanted to divorce her wife Wendy Ross-Hogarth so that she could be with her mistress Pam.[225]

(Jeri Hogarth is the first lesbian character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In Marvel Comics her character was named Jeryn Hogarth and was male.)[226]

Cassidy Holland Anna Silk Being Erica [Citation needed:January 2018]
Laura Hollis Elise Bauman Carmilla Laura is in a long-term relationship with Carmilla Karnstein.[227]
Elsie Hughes Shannon Woodward Westworld In the first episode of Season 1, after finishing analyzing the 'host' Clementine Pennyfeather, Elsie's colleague leaves the room. Finally alone, Elsie takes this moment to tenderly kiss the dormant Clementine. She shows zero such affection for any men in the show.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Hurley Griffin McElroy The Adventure Zone Lesbian, lover of Sloane.[68]
Kelly Hurst Nicky Talacko Family Affairs [Citation needed:January 2018]
Linh Xuan Huy Kae Alexander Collateral Linh, an illegal immigrant, is the lover of vicar Jane Oliver.[228]
Ilainus Musetta Vander Xena: Warrior Princess [Citation needed:January 2018]
Nicole Jackson Claudia Ferri The Killing Corrupt head of the Kalimish tribe and manager of the Wapi Eagle Casino. She's in a relationship with Roberta Drays, the casino's security chief.[229]
Maia Jeffries Anna Jullienne Shortland Street [Citation needed:January 2018]
Candace Jewell Ion Overman The L Word Has an affair with Bette Porter.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Jez Lindsey Dawson Shameless (UK) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jo Jacqueline Toboni Easy She falls in love with Chase.[182]
Beth Jordache Anna Friel Brookside [Citation needed:January 2018]
Naomi Julien Petra Letang EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Kate Kane / Batwoman Ruby Rose The FlashElseworlds Kate is seen for the first time at the end of The Flash series' season five Arrowverse crossover episode "Elseworlds, Part 1".[230] She is officially introduced in the Arrow season seven crossover episode "Elseworlds, Part 2".
Karen Malkia Stampley The Chi [Citation needed:August 2018]
Karn Laura Matthews EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Carmilla Karnstein Natasha Negovanlis Carmilla Carmilla is in a relationship with Laura Hollis.[227]
Sydney Katz Stacey Farber Saving Hope Sydney struggled to come to terms with her sexual identity and her faith (Orthodox Judaism). In season 3, Sydney admits to Maggie Lin that she's attracted to women and they kiss. After this she broke up with her fiancé Hershel and came out as a lesbian. She and Maggie grow closer and they have sex. In season 4, it's revealed that she loves Maggie, but departs to Israel with her new girlfriend. In season 5, Sydney and Maggie are reunited and begin a romantic relationship.[231][232]
Keelin Christina Moses The Originals In a relationship with Freya Mikaelson. She states her previous relationship was also with a woman.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Delle Seyah Kendry Mayko Nguyen Killjoys She flirts with Yalena "Dutch" Yardeen and eventually kisses her. She seduces Aneela.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Kennedy Iyari Limon Buffy the Vampire Slayer [Citation needed:January 2018]
Janet King Marta Dusseldorp Janet King She was life partners with Ashleigh Larsson and they had two children, which Janet gave birth to after in vitro fertilisation. Two years after the death of Ash, she becomes sexually involved with Sergeant Bianca Grieve, who had been assigned to protect her from harm. Their mutual attraction develops into a romantic relationship.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Ruka Kishimoto Juri Ueno Last Friends [Citation needed:January 2018]
Eryka Klein Laura De Boer The Tunnel Eryka falls in love with Elise Wassermann.[101][102]
Jocelyn Knight Charlotte Rampling Broadchurch A barrister for the prosecution, she confesses her long-held love for Maggie Radcliffe and becomes romantically involved with her.[233][234]
Phyllis Kroll Cybill Shepherd The L Word Had relationships with Alice Pieszecki and Joyce Wischnia.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Alice Kwan Sherry Cola Good Trouble [49]
Sascha Kyte Victoria Broom Marcella Sascha is the partner of Jojo Baines.[162]
Ashleigh Larsson Aimee Pedersen Janet King Ashleigh was the life partner of Janet King and the co-parent of their two children.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Charlotte Lau Amy Yamazaki Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Laura Angel M. Wainwright Underemployed Involved with Sophia Swanson.[235]
Danny Lawrence Sharon Belle Carmilla Danny has unrequited romantic feelings for her friend Laura Hollis. This crush is the root of the mutual antagonism between her and Carmilla Karnstein.[227]
Agnes 'Lee' Lebachi Adelayo Adedayo Origin Had a relationship with a female AI.[236]
Dr. Kim Legaspi Elizabeth Mitchell ER [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jodi Lerner Marlee Matlin The L Word Bette Porter's ex-girlfriend.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Emily Levinson Alison Louder Being Human [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lauren Lewis Zoie Palmer Lost Girl Dr. Lauren Lewis spends years as a pledged servant to The Ash (leader of the Light Fae) so that she can find a cure for her comatose girlfriend's mysterious illness. Lauren and Bo, a succubus Fae, fall in love. Their relationship became popularly known by the portmanteau word Doccubus,[237] a blend of "Doctor"+"Succubus". ("I think we finally understand that her love for Bo is honest and genuine and real." - Zoie Palmer on her character's relationship with Bo.[238])
Lexa Alycia Debnam-Carey The 100 After the funeral of Clarke's prior love interest, Lexa mentions that she "had someone special too." Lexa goes on to describe how her love, Costia, had been abducted, tortured, and beheaded by a political enemy. Later, Lexa kisses Clarke in her tent before the battle. In Season 3 Lexa gets on her knees in front of Clarke, and pledges herself to her in no uncertain terms. Later in the season, Lexa and Clarke make love. In the scene after their union, Lexa gets shot and dies. In the next season, Clarke confesses to her mother that she loved Lexa.[239]
Lou Linklatter Breeda Wool Mr. Mercedes [240]
Jo Lipsett Sarah-Jane Potts Waterloo Road [Citation needed:January 2018]
Anne Lister Maxine Peake The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister Anne Lister lived an open lesbian lifestyle in 19th century Yorkshire. She was nicknamed "Gentleman Jack" by local townspeople.[16][241]
Kate Littlejohn Susannah Flood For the People Kate is involved with ATF agent Anya Ooms.[242]
Sandy Lopez ER [Citation needed:January 2018]
Santana Lopez Naya Rivera Glee Previously dated glee club member, Puck. In season 2 she struggles with her feelings for best friend Brittany and later comes out to her as a lesbian. She's later outed in season 3. Was in a relationship with Brittany and is now married to her.[243]
Olivia Lord Portia de Rossi Nip/Tuck [Citation needed:January 2018]
Mary Louise Teresa Liane The Vampire Diaries Mary Louise was in love with Nora at the time of her death and was engaged to her.[224]
Lao Ma Jacqueline Kim Xena: Warrior Princess [Citation needed:January 2018]
Cat MacKenzie Laura Fraser Lip Service [Citation needed:January 2018]
Tara Maclay Amber Benson Buffy the Vampire Slayer Was romantically involved in a serious relationship with Willow Rosenberg.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Elizabeth "Mac" Macmillan Tammy MacIntosh Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Dr. 'Mac' is Miss Phryne Fisher's best friend and confidante. She doesn't conceal her sexual nature and sports menswear in public (fedora, trousers, waistcoat, ascot, two tone oxfords).[244]
Maggie Debi Mazar Younger Best friend and roommate of Liza Miller.[245]
Melanie Marcus Michelle Clunie Queer as Folk (US) Melanie is in a domestic partner relationship with Lindsay Peterson. They break up after Lindsay has an affair with a man and are later reunited.[246]
Marion Joan Severance American Horror Story: Asylum Marion is the love interest of Lana Winters.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Mandy Marquez Doctors [Citation needed:January 2018]
Deborah "Dee" Marshall Ashley D. Kelley Insatiable [Citation needed:August 2018]
Eddy Martínez Ser Anzoategui Vida [194]
Tea Marvelli Skins (US) [247]
Jo Masters The Bill [Citation needed:January 2018]
Max Jessica Parker Kennedy Black Sails She had a relationship with Eleanor Guthrie and is in a relationship with Anne Bonny. Max is a former sex worker and expresses no sexual or romantic interest towards men whatsoever. In Season 4 she faces the difficult choice to either lose everything or marry a man, and she chooses not to marry someone she could never feel attraction towards.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Ally Mayfair-Richards Sarah Paulson American Horror Story: Cult Ally is married Ivy Mayfair-Richards.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Ivy Mayfair-Richards Alison Pill American Horror Story: Cult Married to Ally Mayfair-Richards and has an affair with Winter Anderson.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Kate McBride Hill Street Blues [Citation needed:January 2018]
Paige McCullers Lindsey Shaw Pretty Little Liars Emily Field's ex-girlfriend.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Shane McCutcheon Katherine Moennig The L Word Lesbian of androgynous appearance. She has had relationships with Carmen de la Pica Morales, Molly Kroll, Jenny Schecter, Dawn Denbo, Cindi Tucker, and others.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Marilyn McGrath Gail Strickland HeartBeat McGrath is a nurse practitioner and co-founder of a women's clinic. She is in a long-term relationship with Patty.
The character of Marilyn McGrath was a groundbreaker as the first main character in a U.S. prime time series that identified as a lesbian.[248]
Marilyn McGrath-Dufresne Kristin Lehman Ghost Wars Marilyn is the town's doctor. She is married to Val McGrath-Dufresne.[249]
Val McGrath-Dufresne Luvia Petersen Ghost Wars Val is the mayor of the small Alaskan town. She is married to Marilyn McGrath-Dufresne.[249]
Kate McKenzie Nina Sosanya Last Tango in Halifax Married to Caroline Dawson.[199]
Betty McRae Ali Liebert Bomb Girls [Citation needed:January 2018]
Cissy Meldrum You Rang, M'Lord? [Citation needed:January 2018]
Kate Messner Peyton Kennedy Everything Sucks! Kate spends the season struggling with her sexual orientation and enters a relationship with her friend Luke after a rumour of her being gay is spread around school. After realizing and admitting that she's a lesbian, Kate and classmate Emaline reveal their attraction for each other, and later kiss.[250]
Mickey Dot-Marie Jones The Faith Diaries (Web TV)[251]
Patricia "Tricia" Miller Madeline Brewer Orange Is the New Black (Web television)[Citation needed:January 2018]
Minya Alison Wall Xena: Warrior Princess [Citation needed:January 2018]
Tara Mohr Annapurna Sriram Billions After a cocaine-snorting lesbian sex tryst that was secretly videotaped, she was blackmailed into spying on her employer, the U.S. Attorney. She was not seen again in the series after being caught snooping by a coworker.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Moira Samira Wiley The Handmaid's Tale Moira is captured in a dyke purge, punished for being a lesbian, and kept in captivity. She is later able to escape to Canada. We learn that her girlfriend Odette was rounded up in a dyke purge, reclassified as un-woman, and died in the Colony.[252]
Monique Zee James Dear White People Monique is engaged to her partner Neika Hobbs.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Bianca Montgomery Eden Riegel All My Children [Citation needed:January 2018]
Molly Montgomery Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Renee Montoya Victoria Cartagena Gotham Was in a relationship with Barbara Kean (a bisexual) in the past.[253]
Sian Moore Georgia Henshaw Cucumber
[Citation needed:January 2018]
Ellen Morgan Ellen DeGeneres Ellen [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lillian Moss Sarah Mitich Murdoch Mysteries A suffragette, Lillian was disowned by her family for refusing to marry a hand-picked husband. Her real name is Helen Walker and was once involved with a married woman. She was attracted to Dr. Emily Grace from the moment they met, and she subsequently enters into a romantic relationship with her.[254]
Blanche Mottershed Alex Kingston Upstairs, Downstairs [Citation needed:January 2018]
Mulan Jamie Chung Once Upon a Time Although earlier episodes hinted at the possibility of Mulan being romantically interested in Phillip, Aurora's beloved, actress Jamie Chung later clarified that such was never actually the case, and that Mulan's heart unequivocally belonged to Aurora.[255]
Emma Muller Hand aufs Herz [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sam Murray Heather Peace Lip Service [Citation needed:January 2018]
Myfanwy Little Britain [Citation needed:January 2018]
Erica Myles Anna Friel The Girlfriend Experience [256]
Najara Kathryn Morris Xena: Warrior Princess [Citation needed:January 2018]
Nicky Nichols Natasha Lyonne Orange Is the New Black (Web television) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Cosima Niehaus Tatiana Maslany Orphan Black The creators have been a bit inconsistent in identifying Cosima's sexuality. Graeme Manson once said he thinks "Cosima's been 'bisexual' (if you had to codify it), but maybe she's ready to self-identify as gay. She would defend her freedom to choose, no matter where nature placed her in the spectrum."[257] Later on Twitter, he confirmed that she is indeed gay.[258] Additionally, Cosima did label herself as a lesbian when she accidentally came out while giving a speech as her sister Alison.
P. Ninny Lena Waithe Dear White People Ninny is a butch lesbian who at first did not want to admit that she was a lesbian.[259]
Niylah Jessica Harmon The 100 In the premier of Season 3, Niylah makes love to Clarke Griffin. During Season 4, Niylah and Clarke are sleeping together, and she comforts Clarke after a brutal decision.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Eunice Noon Gemma Whelan The End of the F***ing World [198]
Heather Novack Natalie Paul The Sinner Novack is a detective and uncloseted.[260]
Allie Novak Kate Jenkinson Wentworth [Citation needed:January 2018]
Alex Nuñez Deanna Casaluce Degrassi: The Next Generation Paige Michalchuk's girlfriend.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Ofglen / Ofsteven / Emily Alexis Bledel The Handmaid's Tale She's forced to watch the hanging of her lesbian lover for gender treachery. Ofglen is also convicted of being a gender traitor, but instead of death the government punishes her with female genital mutilation to stop her from having "unnatural" urges. Prior to capture, her wife Sylvia and son were able to escape to Canada.[261]
Jane Oliver Nicola Walker Collateral Jane is a vicar in a relationship with Linh Xuan Huy, an illegal immigrant.[228]
A.M. Onymous Erin B. Lillis SubverCity Transmit (Podcast) Host of the SubverCity Transmit LGBTQIA-centric speculative fiction podcast. Throughout the series, during the introductions and follow-ups to the episode's featured stories, she makes references to her past relationships with women, love letters from female admirers and one particular mysterious "one that got away" for whom she still pines.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Anya Ooms Caitlin Stasey For the People An ATF agent, she is romantically involved with prosecutor Kate Littlejohn.[242]
Pam Susie Abromeit Jessica Jones Pam was the mistress of Jeri Hogarth. Her affair with Jeri drove Wendy Ross-Hogarth to file for divorce. She was forced to kill a mind-controlled Wendy to save Jeri's life, then ended her relationship with Jeri.[262]
Nasreen Paracha Amy-Leigh Hickman Ackley Bridge Nasreen comes out to her mother as a lesbian and tells her she's in love with another woman (series 1, episode 5).[Citation needed:July 2018]
Trish Park Levy Tran The Haunting of Hill House Trish is Theodora Crain's girlfriend and whom Theo allows to be touched by. They move in together.[189][190]
Gina Patrick Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Patty Gina Hecht HeartBeat Patty is the partner of Marilyn McGrath.[248]
Helena Peabody Rachel Shelley The L Word [Citation needed:January 2018]
Felicia "Snoop" Pearson Felicia Pearson The Wire [Citation needed:January 2018]
Gail Peck Charlotte Sullivan Rookie Blue Gail is a police officer. Although in the first three seasons she has a history with men, in season 4 she comes out to herself after she meets forensic pathologist Holly Stewart. She told a fellow officer that being with Holly made her feel different and better (s5, ep.3). After distance between them due to a misunderstanding, Gail told Holly that she didn't want to end up a sad, sorry woman who had thrown away the most wonderful person she had ever met (s5, ep.7). Their relationship ends when Gail forgoes moving to America with Holly because of her pending adoption of a daughter (s5, ep.11). She later meets detective Frankie Anderson and becomes involved with her (season 6). (Showrunner Tassie Cameron, Charlotte Sullivan, and exec producer Noelle Carbone identified Gail as being lesbian.[263][264][265])
Aline Penhallow Eileen Li Shadowhunters Had a secret relationship with a woman named Carolyn.[266] Actress Eileen Li has stated that Aline is a lesbian.[267]
Lara Perkins The L Word [Citation needed:January 2018]
Wendy Peyser Clea DuVall American Horror Story: Asylum Was in a relationship with Lana Winters.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Kelsey Phillips Nia Jervier Dear White People Kelsey described herself as a "gold star" lesbian in season 2/episode 4.[259]
Anissa Pierce / Thunder Nafessa Williams Black Lightning [268]
Dr. Malaya Pineda Melanie Chandra Code Black [Citation needed:January 2018]
Bette Porter Jennifer Beals The L Word She had romances with Tina Kennard, Jodi Lerner, Candace Jewell, Alice Pieszecki, among others.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Bill Potts Pearl Mackie Doctor Who Bill is the first openly and exclusively homosexual, full-time companion character in Doctor Who's history. She falls for Heather in the first episode of Series 10, 'The Pilot'. In the finale episode, Heather returns. When Bill questions her status as a living creature, Heather kisses her, asking whether the kiss felt real or not (it did). From there, Heather makes Bill an immortal like her, and they depart the T.A.R.D.I.S. as a couple to have adventures in time and space for eternity.[269]
Sian Powers Sacha Parkinson Coronation Street Was in a relationship with and engaged to Sophie Webster.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Maggie Radcliffe Carolyn Pickles Broadchurch Editor of the local newspaper, she becomes romantically involved with Jocelyn Knight.[233]
Jane Ramos Rosario Dawson Jane the Virgin [citation needed]
Logan Rawlings Ashley Tisdale Young and Hungry [270]
Reagan Yvette Monreal Faking It [271]
Carla Rinaldi Tania Raymonde Death Valley Rinaldi is revealed to be lesbian in episode "Zombie Fights", when she makes out with barmaid Julia.[272]
Maia Rindell Rose Leslie The Good Fight Her partner is Amy Breslin.[273][274]
Zoë Rivas Ana Golja Degrassi: The Next Generation
Degrassi: Next Class
Briefly dates two male friends, Miles and Drew. Zoë realizes her she's gay when she falls in love with Grace Cardinal, although she is only seen as a friend. She comes out to boyfriend Winston in season 3. She later becomes Rasha Zuabi's girlfriend. Her mother does not accept her and kicks her out.[275]
Arizona Robbins Jessica Capshaw Grey's Anatomy She had several relationships, the main one with her ex-wife Callie Torres. She also had relationships with Lauren Boswell (with whom she cheated Callie), Eliza Minnick and currently has a relationship with Karina DeLuca.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Roberta "Bob" Carlease Burke Shameless A truck driver. She becomes involved with Monica Gallagher.[276]
Binnie Roberts Sophie Langham EastEnders [Citation needed:January 2018]
Tess Roberts Fiona Button Lip Service [Citation needed:January 2018]
Maya Robertson Laura Donnelly Hex [Citation needed:January 2018]
Robin Tiera Skovbye Once Upon a Time Revealed to be in love with Alice (the daughter of Captain Hook and Mother Gothel) in episode "The Eighth Witch". She begins a relationship with her.[277]
Christine Rodd Trudy Hellier Neighbours [Citation needed:January 2018]
Root Amy Acker Person of Interest [Citation needed:January 2018]
Willow Rosenberg Alyson Hannigan Buffy the Vampire Slayer Though only showing attraction to and having relationships with male characters in the first 3 seasons, she begins dating Tara Maclay in season 4. Identifies as a lesbian in Season 5. In two long-term lesbian relationships during the series, including the first long-term lesbian relationship of a lead character on network television.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Pippy Rosewood Gabrielle Dennis Rosewood [Citation needed:January 2018]
Molly Ross Sara Thompson Burden of Truth Molly is in a relationship with Luna Spence.[citation needed]
Wendy Ross-Hogarth Robin Weigert Jessica Jones Wife of Jeri Hogarth. She filed for divorce when she discovered Jeri's affair with her secretary, Pam. Wendy was a doctor at a free clinic and financially supported Jeri while the latter was in law school.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Eve Rothlo Famke Janssen How to Get Away with Murder Notably had a past relationship with fellow defense attorney Annalise Keating. When talking about their past and how a part of her is still in love with Annalise, Eve remarks that she has "been with plenty of other women"[278] since the end of their relationship years ago.[279][280]
Dalia Royce Suburgatory [Citation needed:January 2018]
Simone Russell Lena Cardwell / Chrystee Pharris / Cathy Jenéen Doe Passions [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sam Jeanna Han Scream Queens Known by the nickname "Predator Lez". In love with Chanel #3. She's killed by the Red Devil.[281]
Saint Sarah-Jane Potts Sugar Rush Kim's girlfriend in season 2.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Layla Salim Kick [Citation needed:January 2018]
Peach Salinger Shay Mitchell You [282]
Sally Catherine Shepherd Sally4Ever Sally comes out when she meets Emma and becomes involved in a relationship with her.[209][210]
Samantha Tara Joshi Shadowhunters Girlfriend of Ollie Wilson.[283][284]
Jessie Sammler Once and Again [Citation needed:January 2018]
Maggie Sawyer Floriana Lima Supergirl She has a girlfriend in one of the episodes, and acts as Alex's love interest and the catalyst to her coming out.[285] The comics character she is based on is lesbian as well.[286]
Jackie Schneider Romi Trower Kick [Citation needed:January 2018]
Vivienne "Scotty" Scott Letitia Wright Cucumber
[Citation needed:January 2018]
Callie Senate Molly Parker Goliath She seduces Michelle McBride (bisexual) and begins a lesbian affair with her.[287]
Ava Sharpe Jes Macallan Legends of Tomorrow Mentions that she is 'not really the husband kind' and has a relationship with Sara Lance.[288]
Dr. Irena Shaw Zoie Palmer Dark Matter In episode 3x10, Irena Shaw is seen as having been in love, and in a romantic relationship, with Rebecca (aka Portia Lin / Two). Rebecca used Irena's image to create the Android.[289]
Leslie Shay Lauren German Chicago Fire [Citation needed:January 2018]
Alexis Simms Sepideh Moafi Falling Water Alexis is a homicide detective. She's in a relationship with Christine.[citation needed]
Ximena Sinfuego Lisseth Chavez The Fosters In episode 5x10, "Sanctuary", Ximena comes out to Callie.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Katie Singer Once and Again [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sloane Griffin McElroy The Adventure Zone Lesbian, lover of Hurley.[68]
Bea Smith Danielle Cormack Wentworth [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sofie Julie Zangenberg Heartless Sofie is a succubus that must feed from the life force of humans to survive. If she feeds too much and drains her prey, her victim bursts into flames and is incinerated. She meets Emilie and for the first time in her life feels attraction and falls in love.[208]
Rose Solano Bridget Regan Jane the Virgin [citation needed]
Veronica Sole Hospital Central [Citation needed:January 2018]
ADA Serena Southerlyn Law & Order [Citation needed:January 2018]
Luna Spence Star Slade Burden of Truth Luna is a First Nation native in a relationship with Molly Ross.[citation needed]
Ali Spencer Emmerdale [92]
Karen Spencer The Bold and the Beautiful [Citation needed:January 2018]
Norma Starkey Shameless (UK) [Citation needed:January 2018]
Niki Stevens Kate French The L Word [Citation needed:January 2018]
Holly Stewart Aliyah O'Brien Rookie Blue Holly is a forensic pathologist and becomes involved in a romantic relationship with Gail Peck (seasons 4 and 5). She breaks up with Gail when, after landing a job in San Francisco, Gail declines moving with her to America (s5, ep.11).[290]
Annaliese Stilman Lena Olin Mindhunter Dr. Annaliese Stilman is the head of the psychology department at a Boston university. She's in a relationship with Wendy Carr. Although Wendy is closeted, Annaliese is more open in public with her feelings for Wendy and what they are together.[176]
Frankie Stone Elizabeth Hendrickson All My Children [Citation needed:January 2018]
Maggie Stone Elizabeth Hendrickson All My Children [Citation needed:January 2018]
Joanie Stubbs Kim Dickens Deadwood Falls in love with Jane Canary.[174][175]
Sophia Swanson Michelle Ang Underemployed [291]
Sylvia Clea DuVall The Handmaid's Tale Wife of Ofglen, she escaped to Canada with their son.[292]
Zoe Tate Emmerdale [Citation needed:January 2018]
Emily Taylor Hollyoaks [Citation needed:January 2018]
Mandy Thomas Home and Away [293]
Rae Thomas Jossara Jinnaro Passions [Citation needed:January 2018]
Nonnie Thompson Kimmy Shields Insatiable [Citation needed:August 2018]
Ezri Tigan Nicole de Boer Star Trek: Deep Space Nine The mirror universe version of Ezri Dax is referred to as not being interested in men and has a romantic and sexual relationship with the mirror universe's version of Kira Nerys. The two women share an on-screen kiss and Ezri flirts with other female characters. It's unclear whether her lack of attraction to men is unique to the alternate universe or because this Ezri never received the Dax symbiont, as well as their memories and desires.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Camilla Torres Tatiana Maslany Orphan Black She asks Dr. Delphine Cormier out to dinner. Delphine confirms this to a mirthful Cosima when she enters the room after Camilla leaves.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Desiree Upton Home and Away [294]
Uriel Katrine De Candole Dominion [Citation needed:January 2018]
Madame Vastra Neve McIntosh Doctor Who She is married to Jenny Flint. This is confirmed in the episode The Snowmen.[295]
Alex Vause Laura Prepon Orange Is the New Black (Web television) Piper Chapman's principal love interest. Alex and Piper were ex-girlfriends prior to their imprisonment in Litchfield Penitentiary. In Season 5, episode 12, Piper asks Alex to marry her and Alex accepts.[296]
Melanie "Mel" Vera Melonie Diaz Charmed Mel is in a relationship with Nico Hamada.[221][222]
Margot Verger Katharine Isabelle Hannibal [Citation needed:January 2018]
Veronica All in the Family [Citation needed:January 2018]
Violet Hannah John-Kamen Cucumber
[Citation needed:January 2018]
Nikki Wade Mandana Jones Bad Girls In a relationship with Officer Helen Stewart.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Ann Walker Christine Bottomley The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister Ann is Anne Lister's lover. She accepts Lister's proposal to live together as partners, followed by a Church blessing in which she becomes her "wife".[16][241]
Jenny Walker Erin B. Lillis Congeria (Podcast) Lead character. She is a private investigator and mentions her past romantic relationship with Angela Graves. (Some of their relationship history is referenced in "minisodes" exclusive to members of Shudder streaming service.)[297]
May-Li Wang Stacy Liu The Dumping Ground May-Li is a care worker and in series 3, May-Li is revealed to be in a relationship with another woman and had adopted children.[298]
Connie Ward Rachael Elizabeth Home Fires Connie was in a secret relationship with colleague Teresa Fenchurch.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Chris Warner Tracey Ullman Tracey Takes On... A character written and frequently performed by actress-comedian Tracey Ullman. Chris is girlfriend to pro-golfer Midge Dexter (Julie Kavner). Chris and Midge come out publicly in season one, episode "Romance"; Chris is kidnapped and sent to a "homosexual de-programming center" Straight Ways in season three, episode "Religion." Tracey Takes On... took home GLAAD Media Awards for both episodes (1996, 1999[203]).
Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren Uzo Aduba Orange Is the New Black (Web television) Susanne fell for Piper Chapman when Piper arrived in the prison. She's in a romantic relationship with Maureen Kukudio.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Poussey Washington Samira Wiley Orange Is the New Black (Web television) Poussey's feelings for Tasha "Taystee" Jefferson were unrequited. She developed a relationship with Brook Soso.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Crickett Watts Brandi Burkhardt Hart of Dixie Crickett came out to everyone just as she was about to renew her vows with Stanley Watts. After this she started dating Jaysene.[299]
Kerry Weaver ER [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sophie Webster Brooke Vincent Coronation Street [Citation needed:January 2018]
Bridget Westfall Libby Tanner Wentworth [Citation needed:January 2018]
Amanda Weston Anna Akana Stitchers Romantic girlfriend of Camille Engelson.[Citation needed:January 2018]
Nina Williams Tyla Abercrumbie The Chi [Citation needed:August 2018]
Carol Willick Jane Sibbett Friends Girlfriend of Susan Bunch. They marry in season 2 episode "The One with the Lesbian Wedding".[170][171]
Dr. Freya Wilson Lu Corfield Doctors [Citation needed:January 2018]
Henrietta "Hen" Wilson Aisha Hinds 9-1-1 "Hen" is married to Karen Wilson. They are together raising the son of Hen's ex-girlfriend (Eva).[300]
Karen Wilson Tracie Thoms 9-1-1 Karen is married to Henrietta Wilson.[300]
Olivia 'Ollie' Wilson Alexandra Ordolis Shadowhunters Ollie is a detective and in a relationship with Samantha.[284][283]
Lana Winters Sarah Paulson American Horror Story: Asylum Lana was locked in Briarcliff asylum for being a lesbian. She was in a secret relationship with Wendy Peyser.[301]
Hillary Winthrop Ashley Hinshaw Workaholics [302]
Camille Wray Stargate Universe [Citation needed:January 2018]
Doc Meh Yewll Defiance [Citation needed:January 2018]
Yolanda Shakira Barrera GLOW [303]
Yorkie Mackenzie Davis Black Mirror
Episode: "San Junipero"
Yorkie is living in a simulated reality within which she meets Kelly, a bisexual woman. They fall in love and Yorkie enters into a romantic relationship with her.[304]
Irène Ziegler Julia Piaton The Frozen Dead Ziegler is openly lesbian and the captain of the St. Martin detective squad.[305][306] She's in a committed relationship with Greta.
Rasha Zuabi Dalia Yegavian Degrassi: Next Class Zoë Rivas' Muslim girlfriend.[Citation needed:January 2018]


Character Portrayed by Show Notes
Aaron Elliot Fletcher The Fosters Trans man [307]
Candy Abundance Angelica Ross Pose Trans woman[308]
Elektra Abundance Dominique Jackson Pose Trans woman[308]
Lulu Abundance Hailie Sahar Pose Trans woman[308]
Unique Adams Alex Newell Glee Trans woman [309]
Angelique Jonny Beauchamp Penny Dreadful Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Miss Artiphys Karen Dior Xena: Warrior Princess Trans woman in the Season 2 Episode "Here She Comes... Miss Amphipolis". [Citation needed:January 2018]
Maya Avant Karla Mosley The Bold and the Beautiful Trans woman [310]
Ivan Aycock Kelly Lynch The L Word Trans man [Citation needed:January 2018]
Hannah/Matty Barton Grace Cassidy
Ash Palmisciano
Emmerdale Trans man "[311]
Shannon Beiste/Sheldon Dot-Marie Jones Glee Trans man [312]
Erica Bettis Helen Shaver The Education of Max Bickford Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Helen Brears Bethany Black Cucumber
Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Cotton Brown Amiyah Scott Star Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Denise Bryson David Duchovny Twin Peaks Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sophia Burset Laverne Cox Orange Is the New Black Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Carla Eve Lindley Mr. Robot Trans woman. Not a large character known as 'Hot Carla' the local pyromaniac. [Citation needed:January 2018]
Blessing Chambers Hollyoaks Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Cecilia Chung Ivory Aquino When We Rise Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Cole Tom Phelan The Fosters Trans man [Citation needed:January 2018]
Maxine Conway Wentworth Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jason Costello Hollyoaks Gay trans man [Citation needed:January 2018]
Hayley Cropper Julie Hesmondhalgh Coronation Street Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Davina Alexandra Billings Transparent Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Allyson Del Lago Jen Richards Nashville Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Charlotte DiLaurentis Vanessa Ray Pretty Little Liars Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Martin Dunbar Matt Greenwood Waterloo Road Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Angel Evangelista Indya Moore Pose Trans woman[308]
Blanca Evangelista Mj Rodriguez Pose Trans woman [308]
Gittel Hari Nef Transparent Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ms. Hudson Candis Cayne Elementary Straight trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Janette Maria Clara Spinelli Supermax Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Tara Jewkes Ariel Ivo Reid Casualty Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
María José Paco León La Casa de las Flores Trans woman [Citation needed:August 2018]
Judy Rebecca Root Boy Meets Girl Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lola Shakina Nayfack Difficult People Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sopia Lopez Nip/Tuck Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Anna Madrigal Olympia Dukakis Tales of the City Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Nomi Marks Jamie Clayton Sense8 Lesbian trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Cindy McCauliff Lisa Edelstein Ally McBeal Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Alexis Meade Rebecca Romijn Ugly Betty Trans woman. Initially portrayed by Elizabeth Penn Payne for the first twelve episodes of her appearance (when she was listed in the credits as "Masked Lady").[313]
Mia Chloë Sevigny Hit & Miss Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Molly Milkovich Shameless (US) Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Ava Moore Nip/Tuck Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Linda Murkland Linda Gray All That Glitters Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Hans Neeman Tracey Ullman The Tracey Ullman Show Trans man [Citation needed:January 2018]
Noah Elliot Fletcher Faking It Gay trans man [307]
Cassandra O'Brien Zoë Wanamaker Doctor Who Trans woman [314]
Arun Parmar Rebecca Hazlewood Bad Girls Trans woman inmate, also hinted to be bisexual. [Citation needed:January 2018]
Pastor Patricia Bones Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Cherry Peck Willam Belli Nip/Tuck Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Maura Pfefferman Jeffrey Tambor Transparent Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Carmelita Rainer Candis Cayne Dirty Sexy Money Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Drew Reeves Zelda Williams Dead Of Summer Trans man. He is also gay, or possibly bisexual, and ends up in a relationship with another man. [Citation needed:January 2018]
Tony Sawicki Tatiana Maslany Orphan Black Trans man [Citation needed:January 2018]
Shea Trace Lysette Transparent [Citation needed:January 2018]
Kyle Slater Riley Carter Millington EastEnders Trans man[315]
Julia Smith Veronica Mars Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Sally St. Claire Annie Wallace Hollyoaks Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Edie Stokes Veronica Redd The Jeffersons Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Max Sweeney The L Word Bisexual trans man [Citation needed:January 2018]
Jesse Sweetland Sadie O'Neil Bellevue Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Liz Taylor Denis O'Hare American Horror Story: Hotel Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Lup Griffin McElroy The Adventure Zone Trans woman.[68][316]
Adam Torres Degrassi: The Next Generation Trans man [Citation needed:January 2018]
Trevor Elliot Fletcher Shameless (US) Gay trans man [307]
Buck Vu Ian Alexander The OA Trans man [Citation needed:January 2018]
Whiterose B. D. Wong Mr. Robot Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Cameron Wirth Laverne Cox Doubt Trans woman [Citation needed:January 2018]
Zoe Jeffrey Carlson All My Children Trans woman [317]

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