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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 in various television (includes TV movies and web series), radio, and podcast programs. The orientation can be portrayed on-screen, described in the dialogue or mentioned. 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.

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Character Portrayed by Show Notes
Ida Abbott Gillian Vigman Life Sentence Ida left her husband to be with Poppy. [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Frankie Alan Ruta Gedmintas Lip Service It's made very clear she likes girls, and she also slept with a man.[Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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 An off-screen romance between the celebrated author and Clara Oswald is implied in two episodes. In "The Magician's Apprentice", Clara states that Austen "is a phenomenal kisser."[Citation needed:March 2019]
In episode "Face the Raven", Oswald 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:July 2019]
Nathaniel Baltimore Hugh Davidson Saul of the Mole Men [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Nancy Bartlett Sandra Bernhard Roseanne [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Jerri Blank Amy Sedaris Strangers with Candy [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Diane Butcher Sophie Lawrence EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Caroline Buxton Tandi Wright Shortland Street [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Amanita Caplan Freema Agyeman Sense8 Dyed her hair in the colors of the bisexual pride flag.[Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
August Chandler Andre Myers Cheetah in August August is struggling with understanding his sexuality between men, while exploring women.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Ethan Chandler Josh Hartnett Penny Dreadful [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Rick Cheesecloth Andrew Woodall Gimme Gimme Gimme [Citation needed:July 2019]
Oscar Cherniak Shawn Erker Renegadepress.com [Citation needed:July 2019]
Chloe Nina Liu The Secret Life of Us [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Quentin Coldwater Jason Ralph The Magicians Dates Alice Quinn in season 1, and falls in love with Eliot Waugh in season 3. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Daniel Colson Mark Dobies One Life to Live [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Jay Copeland Jaime Passier-Armstrong Shortland Street [Citation needed:July 2019]
Lindsey Corkhill Claire Sweeney Brookside [Citation needed:July 2019]
Delphine Cormier Évelyne Brochu Orphan Black Fell for Cosima and began helping her learn more about her nature as a clone.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Tim Cornish Lee Williams No Night Is Too Long [Citation needed:July 2019]
Leonardo da Vinci Tom Riley Da Vinci's Demons [Citation needed:July 2019]
Angela Darmody Aleksa Palladino Boardwalk Empire [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ashley Davies Mandy Musgrave South of Nowhere [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Jadzia Dax Terry Farrell Star Trek: Deep Space Nine [Citation needed:July 2019]
Beauchamp Day Thomas Gibson Tales of the City [Citation needed:July 2019]
Pamela "Pam" Swynford de Beaufort Kristin Bauer van Straten True Blood [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Comte de Vache James Greene Let Them Eat Cake [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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 Stefania Spampinato 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:July 2019]
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
Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists
She have previous relationships with men, buy finally get engaged with Emily Fields.[Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Mary Dittrich Lisa Joyce Boardwalk Empire [Citation needed:July 2019]
Shell Dockley Debra Stephenson Bad Girls [Citation needed:July 2019]
Rich Dotcom Ennis Esmer Blindspot [Citation needed:July 2019]
Caitlin Dowd Bonnie Somerville Cashmere Mafia [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Felicity Shivani Ghai The Catch She had an affair with Margot Bishop.[Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Morris Fischer ____ Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden [Citation needed:July 2019]
Kris Fisher Gerard McCarthy Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
Flowerdew Peter Sellers The Goon Show [Citation needed:July 2019]
Sonia Fowler Natalie Cassidy EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Billie Frasier Laura Benanti Starved [Citation needed:July 2019]
Donna Freedman Margot Robbie Neighbours [Citation needed:July 2019]
Gabrielle Renee O'Connor Xena: Warrior Princess She and Xena became best friends over the course of the series, 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 Alessandro Juliani Battlestar Galactica [Citation needed:July 2019]
Gaia Jaime Murray Spartacus: Gods of the Arena [Citation needed:July 2019]
Tabitha Galavan Jessica Lucas Gotham [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ian Gallagher Gerard Kearns Shameless (UK) Originally starts as a purely gay character, but reveals in later seasons that he has engaged in heterosexual relationships.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Monica Gallagher Annabelle Apsion
Chloe Webb
Shameless (UK)
Shameless (US)
Married to Frank Gallagher, but has female lovers as well.[50]
Esther García Fátima Baeza Hospital Central Dated several men before marrying Maca.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Ferdinand "Ferdy" Garcia Ramon Tikaram This Life [Citation needed:July 2019]
Anna Garner Louisa Krause The Girlfriend Experience [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jasmine Garza Luvia Petersen Continuum [51]
Conrad Gates Ben Price Footballers' Wives [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Inka Gisladottior Samantha Soule Tales of the City In a relationship with Eli Heller. She has a threesome with him and Shawna Hawkins. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Júlia Azevedo Gomes Letícia Colin Nada Será Como Antes (The Country's Future) [Citation needed:July 2019]
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]
Inez Green Leah Gibson Jessica Jones One of Jeri Hogarth's lovers. [Citation needed:July 2019]
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]
Michael Guerin Michael Vlamis Roswell, New Mexico Michael is an alien. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Rosie Gulliver Sarah Solemani Bad Education Dated multiple men and also dated a female former student.[Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Evelyn Harper Holland Taylor Two and a Half Men [Citation needed:July 2019]
Owen Harper Burn Gorman Torchwood Had sexual relationships/interest in men (Colin, Mark Lynch) and women (Katie Russel, Gwen Cooper)[Citation needed:July 2019]
Chad Harris-Crane Donn Swaby
Charles Divins
Passions [Citation needed:July 2019]
Holly Hart Sandra Huggett Family Affairs Had a relationship with Susie Ross, then with Dave Matthews.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Shawna Hawkins Ellen Page Tales of the City [Citation needed:July 2019]
Eli Heller Benjamin Thys Tales of the City In a relationship with Inka Gisladottior. He has a threesome with her and a male actor. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Larry Henderson John Lithgow Trial & Error [Citation needed:July 2019]
Summer Henderson Krysta Rodriguez Trial & Error [Citation needed:July 2019]
David Hide Jason Durr Casualty [Citation needed:July 2019]
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 fourth season.[63]
Jean Holloway Naomi Watts Gypsy Married to a man, and sexually involved with Sidney Pierce.[64]
Nolan Hotchkiss Chris Mason Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Tony Hills Mark Homer EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Holly Billie Piper True Love Is romantically and is implied to be sexually involved with Karen.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Susan Ivanova Claudia Christian Babylon 5 [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jase Daniel Percival Sinchronicity [Citation needed:July 2019]
Audrey Jensen Bex Taylor-Klaus Scream Refers to herself as bicurious.[65]
Elizabeth Johnson Lady Gaga American Horror Story: Hotel Countess Johnson 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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Ivan Jones Daniel Brocklebank 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:July 2019]
Amber Kalirai Nikki Patel Coronation Street [Citation needed:July 2019]
Karen Kaya Scodelario True Love She is Holly's lover. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Barbara Kean Erin Richards Gotham Was involved romantically with Renee Montoya.[Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Pat Kerrigan Liz May Brice Bad Girls Has a relationship with her cellmate Sheena William. Had a boyfriend before going to prison.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Jane Kerkovich-Williams Eliza Coupe Happy Endings She had a "lesbian stage" during college, although she is married to Brad Williams.[Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Marcus "Dizzee" Kipling Jaden Smith The Get Down [Citation needed:July 2019]
Molly Kroll Clementine Ford The L Word [Citation needed:July 2019]
Lena Kundera Olga Sosnovska All My Children [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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 Abi Tucker The Secret Life of Us [Citation needed:July 2019]
Tourmaline Larou Karla Crome Carnival Row Tourmaline and Vignette Stonemoss were lovers in the past and are now close friends. In season 1 she has been shown as having feelings for Vignette. She survives in the Burgue as a sex worker in a Fae brothel, where her clients have been male. (It's possible that she may be lesbian and prefers sexual intimacy and romantic love with women.)[70]
Laura Laura Ainsworth Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
Max Lawson ____ Family Affairs [Citation needed:July 2019]
Sophie-Anne Leclerq Evan Rachel Wood True Blood [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[71]
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:July 2019]
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.[72][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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Danny Lomax Stephen Billington Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
Julien Lowe Michael Jace The Shield [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[73]
Lucretia Lucy Lawless Spartacus: Blood and Sand
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena
Spartacus: Vengeance
She has had sexual and romantic relationships with both men and women.[74]
Kith Lyonne Sarita Choudhury Jessica Jones Was in a relationship with Jeri Hogarth, while Jeri was also having a secret affair with Wendy. They broke up. Twenty-five years later, Jeri tries to renew their relationship. [Citation needed:July 2019]
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 romantic same-sex relationship with Callie Dunne.[75][76]
Helen Magnus Amanda Tapping Sanctuary [Citation needed:July 2019]
Mandy Mia Kirshner 24 [Citation needed:July 2019]
Mango Chris Kattan Saturday Night Live [Citation needed:July 2019]
Christian Mann Thore Schölermann Verbotene Liebe [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Sharon 'Shaz' Marshall Lindsey Fawcett Bad Girls Forms a relationship with Denny Blood in prison, but presumed bisexual.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Cara Mason Tabrett Bethell Legend of the Seeker [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jason Maurio Andrew Lawrence United States of Tara [Citation needed:July 2019]
Maya Esther Povitsky Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Debbie McAllister Natalie Roles The Bill [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[77]
Mini McGuinness Freya Mavor Skins [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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.[78][79][80]
Freya Mikaelson Riley Voelkel The Originals In a relationship with Keelin.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Rebekah Mikaelson Claire Holt The Originals Had affairs with Nadia Petrova, Sage and who knows who else.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Nicole Miller Sally Martin Shortland Street [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[81]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Dylan Moreland Alexandra Hedison The L Word [Citation needed:July 2019]
Lorna Morello Yael Stone Orange is the New Black [Citation needed:July 2019]
Toby Nance Crystal Lowe Primeval: New World [Citation needed:July 2019]
Neal Maulik Pancholy Whitney [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[82]
Nicki Nicola Reynolds Ideal [Citation needed:July 2019]
Vince Noir Noel Fielding The Mighty Boosh [Citation needed:July 2019]
Dr. Eleanor O'Hara Eve Best Nurse Jackie [Citation needed:July 2019]
Clara Oswald/Oswin Oswald Jenna Coleman Doctor Who In episode "Into the Dalek", she was in a relationship with Danny Pink, and in others she indicated attraction towards the male incarnations of The Doctor (eps. "Eleventh", "The Time of the Doctor", "Twelfth", "Deep Breath").[Citation needed:March 2019]
In episode "The Magician's Apprentice", she has an implied off-screen romance with Jane Austen, whom she refers to later as a "phenomenal kisser".[Citation needed:March 2019]
A further implied reference occurs in episode "Face the Raven", in which she says about Austen, "I love her. Take that how you like."[Citation needed:March 2019]
In the narrative of the series, Clara is "fragmented" through time and space. One of these fragments is named Oswin Oswald. In the episode "Asylum of the Daleks" (series 7), Oswin says to Rory Williams, "First boy I ever fancied was called Rory...actually, she was called Nina. I was going through a phase."[83]
Patrick Charles Cottier Please Like Me [Citation needed:July 2019]
Danny Pennant Gary Lucy EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
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]
Valencia Perez Gabrielle Ruiz Crazy Ex-Girlfriend [Citation needed:September 2019]
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.[84][85]
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:July 2019]
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.[86]
Sidney Pierce Sophie Cookson Gypsy Ex-girlfriend of one of Jean Holloway's male patients, she becomes sexually involved with her.[87]
Alice Pieszecki Leisha Hailey The L Word She has had relationships and hookups with men and women and identifies as bisexual.[88]
Niles Pottinger James Murray Defiance [Citation needed:July 2019]
Michelle Prado Floriana Lima Allegiance [89]
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:July 2019]
Lenora Rauch Maria Schrader Deutschland 86 She's openly bisexual. [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Randy Patrick Roach Trailer Park Boys [Citation needed:July 2019]
Christine Reade Riley Keough The Girlfriend Experience [Citation needed:July 2019]
Shannon Reed Isla Fisher Home and Away [Citation needed:July 2019]
Spencer Reid Matthew Gray Gubler Criminal Minds [Citation needed:July 2019]
Evelyn Rey Nora Arnezeder Origin Rey mentioned that she once had a relationship with a woman.[90] She has also had a relationship with a man.[91]
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:July 2019]
Rider Daniel Black Skins [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jane Rigsby Claire Tyler Is Harry on the Boat? [Citation needed:July 2019]
Natalia Rivera Aitoro Jessica Leccia Guiding Light [Citation needed:July 2019]
Kenya Rosewater Mia Kirschner Defiance [Citation needed:July 2019]
Nolan Ross Gabriel Mann Revenge He is bisexual and has dated men and women.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Susan Ross Heidi Swedberg Seinfeld [Citation needed:July 2019]
Susie Ross Tina Landini Family Affairs [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ravi Roy Stephen Uppal Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Rudy French Stewart Mom [Citation needed:July 2019]
Sophia Russo Kelli Giddish The Good Wife A private investigator, Sophia is married (to a man) and is lovers with Kalinda Sharma.[92]
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:July 2019]
Ellaria Sand Indira Varma Game of Thrones [93]
Jean-Ralphio Saperstein Ben Schwartz Parks and Recreation [Citation needed:July 2019]
Toshiko Sato Naoko Mori Doctor Who
Torchwood
Dated and slept with a woman (Mary) in Torchwood episode "Greeks Bearing Gifts" (2x07) , and had mutual romantic feelings for Owen Harper.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Madeline Scott Rachelle Lefevre Proven Innocent [Citation needed:July 2019]
Inara Serra Morena Baccarin Firefly Known as a Companion, she's a courtesan for upper-class clients and dignitaries, male or female.[94]
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:July 2019]
Ricky Schwartz Matthew Fahey Awkward [Citation needed:July 2019]
Kalinda Sharma Archie Panjabi The Good Wife Has an ex-husband, dates Cary, and has been involved with female lovers (Lana Delaney, Sophia Russo).[92][95]
Sameen Shaw Sarah Shahi Person of Interest [Citation needed:July 2019]
Adam Sheldrake Vince Leigh Family Affairs [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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.[96]
Ella Simms Katie Cassidy Melrose Place 2.0 [Citation needed:July 2019]
Grayson Sinclair Christopher Villiers Emmerdale [Citation needed:July 2019]
Number Six Tricia Helfer Battlestar Galactica [Citation needed:July 2019]
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).[97]
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.[98]
Sophia Brina Palencia Star-Crossed [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ali Spencer Kelli Hollis Emmerdale [99]
Olivia Spencer Crystal Chappell Guiding Light [Citation needed:July 2019]
Leo Spiller Will McCormack Dirt [Citation needed:July 2019]
Lucy Spiller Courteney Cox Dirt Although she has always dated men, she had a sexual relationship with her friend Tina Harrod.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Maya St. Germain Bianca Lawson Pretty Little Liars Was romantically involved with Emily Fields.[100]
June Stahl Ally Walker Sons of Anarchy [Citation needed:July 2019]
Michael Stevens Anthony Head Little Britain [Citation needed:July 2019]
Donald Stewart Kenny Ireland Benidorm [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Jacqueline Stewart Janine Duvitski Benidorm [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Vignette Stonemoss Cara Delevingne Carnival Row In the past, Vignette was in a relationship with Tourmaline Larou. She and Tourmaline have remained close friends.[70][101]
Victor Strand Colman Domingo Fear the Walking Dead Confirmed bisexual by the actor.[102]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Anna Taggaro Daniella Alonso One Tree Hill Anna was the first LGBT character to be introduced onto the show.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Brett Talbot Cody Saintgnue Teen Wolf [103]
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:July 2019]
Stahma Tarr Jaime Murray Defiance [Citation needed:July 2019]
Marissa Tasker Brittany Allen All My Children [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Tina Tevetino Izzie Steele Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Came out as bisexual in Season 2, episode 3. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Thea Melissa Roxburgh Valor [104]
Jasmine Thomas Jenna Coleman Emmerdale [Citation needed:July 2019]
Thor Noah Le Gros The Get Down [Citation needed:July 2019]
Tara Thornton Rutina Wesley True Blood [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Number Three Lucy Lawless Battlestar Galactica [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Toni Topaz Vanessa Morgan Riverdale Toni kissed Jughead, but later said she preferred girls.[105]
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).[106]
Paul Torres Adan Canto The Following [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Phil Tyler Dervla Kirwan True Dare Kiss [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Nyssa-Vex Wallis Day Krypton Nyssa was in a same-sex relationship in the past.[107] (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.[108]
Karen Walker Megan Mullally Will & Grace [Citation needed:July 2019]
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).[109][110]
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.[111][112]
Helena "H.G." Wells Jaime Murray Warehouse 13 In 2.11, Helena stated "many of my lovers were men".[113] In the series' finale Myka reveals that Helena is dating a woman named Giselle.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Jacob Wells Nico Tortorella The Following [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ilana Wexler Ilana Glazer Broad City [114]
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.[115]
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:July 2019]
Jodie Wilde Montana Manning Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
Mark Wilde Callum Blue As If [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Clarice Willow Polly Walker Caprica [Citation needed:July 2019]
Palmer Wyland Jaime King The Class [Citation needed:July 2019]
Xena Lucy Lawless Xena: Warrior Princess She loved Gabrielle.[48]
Yasuko 'Yoko' Haruka Kuroda Ideal [Citation needed:July 2019]
Zero Adam Senn Hit the Floor [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Zoroaster Gregg Chillin Da Vinci's Demons [Citation needed:July 2019]

GayEdit

Character Portrayed by Show Notes
Aaron Ross Marquand The Walking Dead Aaron is the series' first gay male character.[116]
Agron Dan Feuerriegel Spartacus [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Sam Adama Sasha Roiz Caprica [117]
Kenny Al-Bahir Rami Malek The War At Home [Citation needed:July 2019]
Alan Bryan Safi Young & Hungry [Citation needed:July 2019]
Noah Alexander Marcel McCalla Footballers' Wives [Citation needed:July 2019]
Alistair Finneas O'Connell Glee Spencer's boyfriend who joins the glee club.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Drew Alister Brendan Fehr The Night Shift [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[118]
Andrew Craig Ferguson Sean Saves the World [Citation needed:July 2019]
Matteusz Andrzejewski Jordan Renzo Class Has relationship with Charlie Smith.[119]
Titus Andromedon Tituss Burgess Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Extravagant and affectionate roommate of the protagonist.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Andy Matt Bomer American Horror Story: Freak Show Gigolo who had relations with Dell Toledo.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Anwar Chaneil Kular Sex Education [Citation needed:July 2019]
Lucas Apert Stéphane Pitti Osmosis [Citation needed:July 2019]
Luke Ashton Scott Neal The Bill [Citation needed:July 2019]
Austin Ryan McGuinnis Ugly Betty Although he started as Justin Suarez's rival, he ended up becoming his boyfriend.[120]
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:July 2019]
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.[121]
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.[122][123]
Thomas Barrow Rob James-Collier Downton Abbey [Citation needed:July 2019]
Finn Barton Joe Gill Emmerdale [Citation needed:July 2019]
Dom Basaluzzo Murray Bartlett Looking [Citation needed:July 2019]
Noah Baxter Law Thompson Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Rusty Beck Graham Patrick Martin The Closer
Major Crimes
Young murder witness who lives with police captain Sharon Raydor. In the season two finale, 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:July 2019]
Ben Bradley Cooper
Adam Scott
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp
Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later
[Citation needed:July 2019]
Jack Benjamin Sebastian Stan Kings [Citation needed:July 2019]
Dr. Oliver Berg Laurence Penry-Jones Doctors [Citation needed:July 2019]
Sol Bergstein Sam Waterston Grace and Frankie [Citation needed:July 2019]
Henry Best Vincent Franklin Cucumber
Banana
[Citation needed:July 2019]
Ida Best Caldwell Tidicue Tales of the City Ida is a drag queen. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Marco Bianco Bart Ruspoli EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Erol Birkan Fahri Yardım Dogs of Berlin [Citation needed:July 2019]
Kyle Bishop Andy Mientus Smash [Citation needed:July 2019]
Stuart Bixby Derek Jacobi Vicious Stuart and Freddie Thornhill have been together for almost 50 years.[124]
Eric Black ____ Judging Amy [Citation needed:July 2019]
Billie Blaikie Alan Cumming The L Word [Citation needed:July 2019]
Larry Blaisdell ____ Buffy the Vampire Slayer [Citation needed:July 2019]
Richie Blake Spencer McLaren The Secret Life of Us [Citation needed:July 2019]
Helen Blakemore ____ Water Rats [Citation needed:July 2019]
Stanford Blatch Willie Garson Sex and the City [Citation needed:July 2019]
Max Blum Adam Pally Happy Endings He had an important relationship with Grant during the series.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Dr. Simon Bond David Sturzaker Doctors [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.
Bouffant Adrian Scarborough Let Them Eat Cake [Citation needed:July 2019]
Edwin Bouwhuis ____ Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden [Citation needed:July 2019]
John Bowers Kyle Clements Doom Patrol [Citation needed:July 2019]
Drew Boyd Matt Battaglia Queer as Folk (US) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Brad Henry Zaga 13 Reasons Why After coming out as gay, Tony said that Brad was his boyfriend.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Brendan Brady Emmett J. Scanlan Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
Mike Brake Dominic Rickhards Night and Day [Citation needed:July 2019]
Rory Brears ____ Waterloo Road [Citation needed:July 2019]
Aaron Brennan Matt Wilson Neighbours [Citation needed:July 2019]
Brian Graham Duff Ideal [125]
Tom Brisley Adam Ray Grange Hill [Citation needed:July 2019]
Courtney Brown ____ ER [Citation needed:July 2019]
Gino Brown Cameron J. Armstrong The Rookie Gino is a nurse at a hospital. He is in a relationship with rookie officer Jackson West.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Rory Brown Rory Cowan Mrs. Brown's Boys [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ben Bruckner Robert Gant Queer as Folk (US) Married to main character Michael, has HIV.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Bryan Michael Galante Good Trouble [Citation needed:July 2019]
Russell Bryant Jonathan Newth After Henry [Citation needed:July 2019]
Marco Buis ____ Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden [Citation needed:July 2019]
Conor Byrne ____ Family Affairs [126]
Carl Steve John Shepherd 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.[127]
Carlos (the Scientist) Dylan Marron Welcome to Night Vale (Podcast / Radio) Carlos is the boyfriend, then later husband of Cecil Palmer.[128]
Leon Carp Martin Mull Roseanne [Citation needed:July 2019]
Luke Carson Vincent Leclerc This Life (2015) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Doug Carter PJ Brennan Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Steven Carrington James Mackay Dynasty (2017) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Johnny Carter Sam Strike
Ted Reilly
EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Owen Cavanaugh Dallas Roberts The Good Wife [Citation needed:July 2019]
Charles Rhys Darby A Series of Unfortunate Events [129]
Keith Charles Mathew St. Patrick Six Feet Under [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jeremy Chetri Varun Saranga Wynonna Earp [Citation needed:July 2019]
Barry Clark Gary Hailes EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Christian Clarke John Partridge EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Tom Clarke Matt Greenwood The A Word [Citation needed:July 2019]
Oswald Cobblepot / The Penguin Robin Lord Taylor Gotham Talks about his love for Edward Nygma.[130]
Deran Cody Jake Weary Animal Kingdom [Citation needed:July 2019]
Paul Coker Jonny Labey EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Stephen Colbert Stephen Colbert The Colbert Report Implied on several episodes.[131][132] Later confirmed on an episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.[133]
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:July 2019]
Jamie Collier Daniel Anthony Casualty [Citation needed:July 2019]
Bryan Collins Andrew Rannells The New Normal David Sawyer's husband.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Gordon Collins ____ Brookside [Citation needed:July 2019]
Sam Colloby Jonathan Kerrigan Casualty [Citation needed:July 2019]
Connor ____ Little Britain [Citation needed:July 2019]
Major Lance Corcoran Tom Hollander The Night Manager Corcoran, 'Corky' for short, is Roper's right-hand man.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Micheletto Corella Sean Harris The Borgias [Citation needed:July 2019]
Corey Michael Johnston Teen Wolf [134]
Eddy Costa John Ventimiglia Jessica Jones Detective Costa is in a same-sex marriage and trying to adopt a child (season 3). [Citation needed:July 2019]
Rico Constantino ____ WWE [Citation needed:July 2019]
John Cooper Michael Cudlitz Southland [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[123]
Kevin Cozner Marc Evan Jackson Brooklyn Nine-Nine Captain Holt's husband. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ian Craig ____ The Archers (Radio) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Mitch Crumb Fred Savage Crumbs [Citation needed:July 2019]
Hugh Culber Wilson Cruz Star Trek: Discovery Is the partner of Paul Stamets.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Roger Curbishley Adam Rayner Doctor Who [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jesse D'Amato Dane DeHaan In Treatment [Citation needed:July 2019]
Vince D'Angelo Bobby Cannavale Will & Grace Boyfriend and later Will's husband.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Jodie Dallas Billy Crystal Soap [Citation needed:July 2019]
Lieutenant Jim Dangle Thomas Lennon Reno 911! [Citation needed:July 2019]
Coco Davis Charles Levin The Golden Girls [Citation needed:July 2019]
Felix Dawkins Jordan Gavaris Orphan Black [Citation needed:July 2019]
Chevalier de Lorraine Evan Williams Versailles [Citation needed:July 2019]
Toby De Silva Matthew Needham Casualty [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Michael Delaney ____ All My Children [Citation needed:July 2019]
Phil Delaney Jason Merrells Queer as Folk (UK) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Canton Everett Delaware III Mark Sheppard Doctor Who [135]
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.[122][123]
Silas Dengdamoor Lee Majdoub Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Panto's boyfriend.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Marcus Dent Charlie Condou Coronation Street [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Ted Dinard Mark Withers Dynasty (1981) Steven Carrington's former boyfriend from New York City.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Ted Dinard Michael Patrick Lane Dynasty (2017) Steven Carrington's ex-boyfriend.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Aaron Dingle Danny Miller Emmerdale [Citation needed:July 2019]
Rodolfo do Vale Alejandro Claveaux Nada Será Como Antes (The Country's Future) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Richie Donado Raúl Castillo Looking Patrick's boyfriend and love of his life.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Billy Douglas Ryan Phillippe One Life to Live [Citation needed:July 2019]
Dino Doyle Gary Hollywood Mrs. Brown's Boys [Citation needed:July 2019]
Scott Drinkwell Ross Adams Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
Edward Drummond Leo Suter Victoria [Citation needed:July 2019]
Kenneth DuBeke Tony Maudsley Benidorm [Citation needed:July 2019]
Eddie Daniel Franzese Looking Agustín's boyfriend and later husband.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Alex Edel Ludwig Trepte Deutschland 86 [Citation needed:July 2019]
Russell Edgington Denis O'Hare True Blood [Citation needed:July 2019]
Blane Edwards ____ In Living Color [Citation needed:July 2019]
Eric Effiong Ncuti Gatwa Sex Education [Citation needed:July 2019]
Hank Eliot ____ As the World Turns [Citation needed:July 2019]
Georg Eschweiler ____ Lindenstraße [Citation needed:July 2019]
Gino Esposito Shane McNamara Neighbours [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ethan Jonathan Howard Dominion [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ethan Charlie Carver Teen Wolf He's romantically involved with Danny and later Jackson Whittemore.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Damon Evangelista Ryan Jamaal Swain Pose [136]
Bernd Fabrius ____ Mit Herz und Handschellen [Citation needed:July 2019]
Howie Fairbanks Andrew Francis The L Word [Citation needed:July 2019]
Tom Farrell ____ Gimme Gimme Gimme [Citation needed:July 2019]
Gavin Featherly ____ The Brittas Empire [Citation needed:July 2019]
Fabio Fedeli Brando Pacitto Baby [Citation needed:July 2019]
David Ferrán ____ Física o Química Despite his initial hostility, he ends up being Fernando's boyfriend.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Matt Fielding ____ Melrose Place [Citation needed:July 2109]
Jason Figueroa Peter Rini Orange is the New Black (Web television) Husband of Natalie Figueroa, assistant warden of Litchfield Prison.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Leonard Finch Al Weaver Grantchester Closeted Anglican curate in 1950s England. Loves Daniel Marlowe, but he breaks Leonard's heart.[137]
Don Finlayson Joe Hasham 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 1972-1977.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Oliver Fish Scott Evans One Life to Live [Citation needed:July 2019]
David Fisher Michael C. Hall Six Feet Under [Citation needed:July 2019]
Christopher Fletcher Ashleigh Bell-Weir
Dylan McCready
Shaun Wood
Rian McLean
Home and Away [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Florian Alex Rich GLOW [138]
Carsten Flöter Georg Uecker Lindenstraße [Citation needed:July 2019]
Fred Fonseca Jimi Mistry EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Bill Forbes Jack Coleman The Vampire Diaries [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jamie Forrest Karl Urban Shortland Street [Citation needed:July 2019]
Aidan Foster Bob Morley Neighbours [139]
Jonny Foster Richard Grieve Emmerdale [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Karl Foster Chris Finch Coronation Street [Citation needed:July 2019]
Alonso Frame Russell Tovey Doctor Who [Citation needed:July 2019]
Tom Friendly M. C. Gainey Lost [122]
Hernando Fuentes Alfonso Herrera Sense8 Lito's secret boyfriend.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Luke Fuller Billy Campbell Dynasty (1981) Has a relationship with Steven Carrington.[Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Mr. Gallant Evan Peters American Horror Story: Apocalypse [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ben Galloway ____ Family Affairs [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jamie Gangel ____ Beautiful Thing [Citation needed:July 2019]
William "Butch" Gamble John Goodman Normal, Ohio [Citation needed:July 2019]
Samuel Garland Victor Garber Tales of the City [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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 [sic].[140]
Michel Gerard Yanic Truesdale Gilmore Girls [Citation needed:July 2019]
Craig Gilmore ____ The Bill [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ethan Gold Fab Filippo Queer as Folk (US) Violin player, had a short-lived relationship with main character Justin Taylor.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Fred Gonzalez ____ Brookside [Citation needed:July 2019]
John Goodwin Neal Bledsoe Smash [Citation needed:July 2019]
Cyrus Goodman Joshua Rush Andi Mack First gay main character on Disney Channel and the first to say the word “gay”; first has a crush on Jonah Beck, later has a crush on TJ Kippen and they get together in the series finale, marking the first gay romance on Disney Channel.[141]
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:July 2019]
Albert Grant ____ Big Love [Citation needed:July 2019]
Neil Grayling James Gaddas Bad Girls [Citation needed:July 2019]
Eddie Gregg ____ Hill Street Blues [Citation needed:July 2019]
Marshall Gregson Keir Gilchrist United States of Tara Tara's son, he becomes Lionel's boyfriend.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Todd Grimshaw Bruno Langley Coronation Street [Citation needed:July 2019]
Hercules Grytpype-Thynne Peter Sellers The Goon Show (Radio) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Guinness Henderson Wade American Horror Story: Roanoke [Citation needed:July 2019]
Nate Gurney ____ Waterloo Road [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Craig Gutteridge ____ Cutting It [Citation needed:July 2019]
Naveed Haider Gurjeet Singh Ackley Bridge Naveed arrives at the end of the second series to create a fake marriage arrangement with Nasreen Paracha so as to conceal their sexual orientations. He comes out in series 2, and has a short relationship with Matthew in series 3.[142]
Thomas Hamilton Rupert Penry-Jones Black Sails [Citation needed:July 2019]
T.J. Hammond Sebastian Stan Political Animals [Citation needed:July 2019]
Oliver Hampton Conrad Ricamora How To Get Away With Murder [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Derek Harkinson Ian Lavender EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Harrison Matthew Risch Tales of the City [Citation needed:July 2019]
Harry ____ Mike & Molly [Citation needed:July 2019]
Michael Harper ____ My Family [Citation needed:July 2019]
Shane Harvey Michael J. Willett Faking It Is openly gay from the pilot.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Ste Hay Kieron Richardson Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
Richard Heller ____ 24 [Citation needed:July 2019]
Alex Henley ____ Skins He kisses Matty Levan in one episode.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Mason Hewitt Khylin Rhambo Teen Wolf [Citation needed:July 2019]
Carter Heywood Michael Boatman Spin City [Citation needed:July 2019]
Lionel Higgins DeRon Horton Dear White People [Citation needed:July 2019]
Louis Hines ____ Murder One [Citation needed:July 2019]
Kieron Hobbs Jake Hendriks Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ken Hodges Christopher Guard Casualty [Citation needed:July 2019]
Saul Holden Ron Rifkin Brothers & Sisters [Citation needed:July 2019]
Clayton "Clay" Louis Hollingsworth Monte Markham The Golden Girls [Citation needed:July 2019]
Curtis Holt / Mister Terrific Echo Kellum Arrow Holt is married to a man.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Ray Holt Andre Braugher Brooklyn Nine-Nine [Citation needed:July 2019]
Emmett Honeycutt Peter Paige Queer as Folk (US) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Scott Hope Fab Filippo Buffy the Vampire Slayer [Citation needed:July 2019]
Will Horton Chandler Massey
Guy Wilson
Days of Our Lives [143][144]
Dr. George Huang BD Wong Law & Order: SVU Psychiatrist who works with the Special Victims Unit; his sexuality is briefly mentioned.[Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Bob Hunter Tuc Watkins Desperate Housewives [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ian Kyle Riabko 90210 He has a relationship with Teddy Montgomery.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Shane Ince ____ Cutting It [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jake ____ My Family [Citation needed:July 2019]
Kenny James ____ My Name Is Earl [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jared Sam Pancake Svetlana [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jason ____ Game On [Citation needed:July 2019]
Bernard Jasser Nathan Lee Graham LA to Vegas Bernard is a gay flight attendant.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Geoffrey Jellineck Paul Dinello Strangers with Candy He is in a secret love affair with Mr. Noblet, the history teacher.[145]
Ashley Jennings Tony Boncza EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jerry Nicholas Gonzalez True Blood [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jesus / Paul Monroe Tom Payne The Walking Dead [146] 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:July 2019]
Joe ____ Grey's Anatomy [Citation needed:July 2019]
Johnathan ____ Help Me Help You [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ted Johnston ____ Trailer Park Boys [Citation needed:July 2019]
Lucas Jones Ryan Carnes General Hospital [Citation needed:July 2019]
Samuel Josiah "Sammy Jo" Jones Rafael de la Fuente Dynasty (2017) Has a one-night stand with Steven Carrington.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Stuart Alan Jones Aidan Gillen Queer as Folk (UK) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Warren Jones ____ This Life (1996) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Josh Josh Thomas Please Like Me [Citation needed:July 2019]
Julian and Sandy ____ Round the Horne [Citation needed:July 2019]
Justin Ryan Carnes Desperate Housewives [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Richard Katimski ____ My So-Called Life [Citation needed:July 2019]
Major Bill Keane, MD Ricky Schroder The Andromeda Strain [Citation needed:July 2019]
Kevin Keller Casey Cott Riverdale He had an affair with Joaquin DeSantos and a flirtation with Moose Mason.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Kimon Levi Meaden Olympus [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jude Kincade Brent Antonello Hit the Floor [Citation needed:July 2019]
Brian Kinney Gale Harold Queer as Folk (US) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Nate Kinski Meyne Wyatt Neighbours [Citation needed:July 2019]
Victor J. Kinzer ____ bloomingOUT (Radio) [Citation needed:July 2019]
TJ Kippen Luke Mullen Andi Mack Cyrus Goodman’s love interest; first gay romance on Disney Channel[141][147]
Sonny Kiriakis Freddie Smith Days of Our Lives [148]
Jason Kirk ____ Emmerdale [Citation needed:July 2019]
Leo Kraft ____ Mit Herz und Handschellen [Citation needed:July 2019]
Kravitz Griffin McElroy The Adventure Zone In a long term relationship with Taako.[68][149]
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:July 2019]
Nate Kulina Nick Jonas Kingdom [Citation needed:July 2019]
Malcolm Laffley ____ Beggars and Choosers [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jim Lahey ____ Trailer Park Boys [Citation needed:July 2019]
Paul Lambert Mathew Bose Emmerdale [Citation needed:July 2019]
Agustín Lanuez Frankie J. Alvarez Looking Married with Eddie.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Larry ____ Caprica [Citation needed:July 2019]
Joseph Lasile Michael Arden Kings [Citation needed:July 2019]
Oliver Lawson Kristopher Turner This Life (2015) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Kyle Lendo ____ The Class [Citation needed:July 2019]
Lenny ____ This Life (1996) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Leon ____ Coronation Street [Citation needed:July 2019]
Tom Levitt Christian Borle Smash [Citation needed:July 2019]
Duke Lewis, Jr. Skyler Maxon Faking It [Citation needed:July 2019]
Kyle Lewis Brett Claywell One Life to Live [Citation needed:July 2019]
Will Lexington Chris Caramck Nashville [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[150] 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:July 2019]
Omar Little Michael K. Williams The Wire [Citation needed:July 2019]
Mateo Fernando Aquino Liwanag Nico Santos Superstore [Citation needed:July 2019]
Lloyd ____ Entourage [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ollie Lloyd Keiynan Lonsdale Dance Academy [Citation needed:July 2019]
John Lord ____ The Bill [Citation needed:July 2019]
Sebastian Love David Walliams Little Britain [Citation needed:July 2019]
Lucas Eddie Ramos Teen Wolf [134]
Luke Lee Williams Ideal Brian's boyfriend in Series 3.[151]
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:July 2019]
Jamal Lyon Jussie Smollett Empire [Citation needed:July 2019]
Prince Lykos Wayne Burns Olympus [Citation needed:July 2019]
Mac ____ Beaver Falls [Citation needed:July 2019]
Macca ____ Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
Eric "Mac" MacFarlane ____ E.N.G. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Guido Mack Sebastian Achilles Dogs of Berlin He is the partner of Erol Birkan. [Citation needed:July 2019]
James Mackie Paul Keating EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Andrew "Macca" MacKenzie John Morris Neighbours [Citation needed:July 2019]
Adam Macy ____ The Archers (Radio) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Rick Macy ____ In the Flesh [Citation needed:July 2019]
Mickey Maguire ____ Shameless (UK) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Danny Mahealani Keahu Kahuanui Teen Wolf Is openly gay and was in a relationship with Ethan.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Nathan Maloney Charlie Hunnam Queer as Folk (UK) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Alex Manes Tyler Blackburn Roswell, New Mexico [Citation needed:July 2019]
Mani ____ Sinchronicity [Citation needed:July 2019]
Vijay Maraj Dante Scott Degrassi: Next Class He had a short romance with Tristan Milligan.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Anthony Marentino Mario Cantone Sex and the City [Citation needed:July 2019]
Cricket Marlowe Leslie Jordan American Horror Story: Roanoke [Citation needed:July 2019]
Scott Marsh ____ My Family [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ben Marshall Charlie Barnett Tales of the City [Citation needed:July 2019]
Oscar Martinez Oscar Nunez The Office [Citation needed:July 2019]
Syed Masood Marc Elliott EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Mateo Dickie Hearts Tales of the City Mateo is deaf. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Kevin Matheson Russell Tovey Looking Have an affair with Patrick.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Maulpey Philip Charles MacKenzie Brothers [Citation needed:July 2019]
Noah Mayer Jake Silbermann As the World Turns [Citation needed:July 2019]
Billy Mayhew Daniel Brocklebank Coronation Street [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ted Mayo ____ United States of Tara [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ronny McCarthy Tyler Ritter The McCarthys [Citation needed:July 2019]
Bazil McCourtey ____ Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
Lee McDermott ____ Desperate Housewives [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[152][153]
David McDowell Dan Castellaneta The Tracey Ullman Show David raises his teen daughter Francessca (Tracey Ullman) with his partner, William (Sam McMurray).[Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Jack McFarland Sean Hayes Will & Grace [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jonathon McKenna ____ Shortland Street [Citation needed:July 2019]
McKinley Michael Ian Black Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp
Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later
[Citation needed:July 2019]
Louis McManus Michael Urie Partners [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
John Paul McQueen James Sutton Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
Dylan Michalchuk ____ Degrassi: The Next Generation Marco Del Rossi's boyfriend.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Craig Middlebrooks Billy Eichner Parks and Recreation [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Nathan Miller Jarod Joseph The 100 [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Ben Mitchell Matthew Silver
Morgan Whittle
Charlie Jones
Joshua Pascoe
Harry Reid
Max Bowden
EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Dean Monroe Fisayo Akinade Cucumber
Banana
[Citation needed:July 2019]
Simon Monroe Emmett J. Scanlan In the Flesh [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Travis Montgomery Jay Hayden Station 19 His husband died fighting a fire. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Buddy Morgan Joseph Gordon-Levitt That 70s Show [Citation needed:July 2019]
Edward Philippe Mott Evan Peters American Horror Story: Roanoke [Citation needed:July 2019]
Patrick Murray Jonathan Groff Looking [Citation needed:July 2019]
Steven Myron ____ The Sarah Silverman Program [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Nasir Pana Hema Taylor Spartacus [Citation needed:July 2019]
Neil ____ Days of Our Lives [Citation needed:July 2019]
Steve Newlin Michael McMillian True Blood [Citation needed:July 2019]
Dave Nice Harry Enfield Harry Enfield's Television Programme [154]
Chuck Noblet Stephen Colbert Strangers with Candy He is in a secret love affair with Mr. Jellineck, the art teacher.[145]
Michael Novotny Hal Sparks Queer as Folk (US) Has two serious relationships in the series, then marries Ben and adopts a teenager.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Will O'Brien ____ Mile High [Citation needed:July 2019]
Fearghal O'Farrell ____ Come Fly With Me [Citation needed:July 2019]
Maxxie Oliver Mitch Hewer Skins [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[155]
Simon Osborne Charlie Condou Unforgotten Simon is the husband of Colin Osborne.[155]
Patrick Osbourne Justin Hartley Revenge Was married to a woman, later it was revealed he is gay.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Adam Osman Pal Aron Casualty [Citation needed:July 2019]
Brett Owen ____ Family Affairs [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Lord Alfred Paget Jordan Waller Victoria [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ted Paige ____ Coronation Street [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[128]
Chunk Palmer Christopher Jackson Bull [Citation needed:July 2019]
Chris Pappas ____ Neighbours [Citation needed:July 2019]
Elliot Park Rex Lee Young & Hungry [Citation needed:July 2019]
Zane Park Shannon Kook Degrassi: The Next Generation [Citation needed:July 2019]
Dan Parker Adam Sinclair As If [Citation needed:July 2019]
Michael Patel Josie Totah
(J. J. Totah)
Champions [citation needed]
Patrick Teddy Sears American Horror Story: Murder House [Citation needed:July 2019]
Patrick Michael Arden Anger Management [Citation needed:July 2019]
Russell Paxton ____ Lady in the Dark (Film, radio, TV) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Alexander Perry ____ Queer as Folk (UK) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Dan Peterson ____ Queer as Folk (US) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Philippe I, Duke of Orléans Alexander Vlahos Versailles [Citation needed:July 2019]
Frank Pickle ____ The Vicar of Dibley [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Spencer Porter Marshall Williams Glee Have a boyfriend named Alistair.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Lance Powell ____ The Bill [Citation needed:July 2019]
Lance Powell ____ Brookside [Citation needed:July 2019]
Mitchell Pritchett Jesse Tyler Ferguson Modern Family Married to Cam.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Justin Pulice RealTV [Citation needed:July 2019]
Rab ____ The Book Group [Citation needed:July 2019]
Eric Raleigh Jordan Woods-Robinson The Walking Dead Aaron's boyfriend.[156]
Flaco Ramirez Juan Castano Tales of the City [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Gavin Ramsbottom ____ Benidorm [Citation needed:July 2019]
Leslie Rappaport ____ Check It Out! [Citation needed:July 2019]
Hartley Rathaway Andy Mientus The Flash [Citation needed:July 2019]
Simon Raymond Andrew Lynford EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Vaughn Redden ____ Neighbours [Citation needed:July 2019]
Fernando Redondo ____ Física o Química [Citation needed:July 2019]
Lafayette Reynolds Nelsan Ellis True Blood [Citation needed:July 2019]
Pol Requena ____ Plats Bruts [Citation needed:July 2019]
Rich ____ As Is [Citation needed:July 2019]
Rico ____ Doctors [Citation needed:July 2019]
Allen Rissbrook Jamie Kristian As If [Citation needed:July 2019]
Archdeacon Robert Simon McBurney Rev. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Cameron Roberts ____ Queer as Folk (UK) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ed Roberts ____ Emmerdale [Citation needed:July 2019]
Dr. Greg Robinson ____ Doctors [Citation needed:July 2019]
Lito Rodriguez Miguel Ángel Silvestre Sense8 A famous actor in the closet, Hernando's secret boyfriend.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Sal Romano Bryan Batt Mad Men [Citation needed:July 2019]
Marco Romero E. J. Bonilla Revenge [Citation needed:July 2019]
Fred Rooney Dean Scofield Archie Bunker's Place [Citation needed:July 2019]
Albert Rosenfield Miguel Ferrer Twin Peaks Coded queer in the original series.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Colin Russell ____ EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Sandy Ryerson Stephen Tobolowsky Glee [Citation needed:July 2019]
Marco Salazar Freddie Smith 90210 [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Salim Omid Abtahi Sleeper Cell He is a closeted Islamic fundamentalist. [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Michael Sanchez Rafael de la Fuente Empire [Citation needed:July 2019]
Lucas Sanders ____ Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden [Citation needed:July 2019]
Sanjay Maulik Pancholy Weeds [Citation needed:July 2019]
Saul ____ As Is [Citation needed:July 2019]
David Sawyer Justin Bartha The New Normal Bryan Collins' husband.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Falk von Schermbeck Dick Martens SK Kölsch [Citation needed:July 2019]
Theodore "Ted" Schmidt Scott Lowell Queer as Folk (US) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Thorsten Schmidt Martin Rapold Mit Herz und Handschellen [Citation needed:July 2019]
Scott Fred Willard Roseanne [Citation needed:July 2019]
Colin Scott _____ Waterloo Road [Citation needed:July 2019]
Norman Scott Ben Whishaw A Very English Scandal Norman was the secret lover of Jeremy Thorpe.[157][158]
Sean Sean Hayes Sean Saves the World [Citation needed:July 2019]
Sami Shafiq ____ Family Affairs [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ryan Shaver Tommy Dorfman 13 Reasons Why After coming out as gay, Tony said that Ryan was his ex-boyfriend.[Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Kevin Sheffield ____ All My Children [Citation needed:July 2019]
Benny Sherwood Percelle Ascott Wizards vs Aliens Comes out as gay during the series.[159]
Dean Silverman Gary Brun Home and Away [160]
Silvio D.J. Blickenstaff Dear White People [Citation needed:July 2019]
Sir Don Johnson A Series of Unfortunate Events [129]
Isaak Sirko Ray Stevenson Dexter [122]
Charlie Smith Greg Austin Class [Citation needed:July 2019]
George Smith ____ Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[161][162]
Sebastian Smythe Grant Gustin Glee Have sexual interest in Blaine Anderson.[Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Luke Snyder Van Hansis As the World Turns [Citation needed:July 2019]
Mark Solomon ____ One Life to Live [Citation needed:July 2019]
Vito Spatafore Joseph R. Gannascoli The Sopranos [Citation needed:July 2019]
Chance Doug Spearman Noah's Arc [Citation needed:July 2019]
Spike ____ Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
Brian Spukowski Brian Posehn The Sarah Silverman Program [Citation needed:July 2019]
Hank St. Clare Kevin Daniels Sirens [Citation needed:July 2019]
Marc St. James Michael Urie Ugly Betty [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Stanley Denis O'Hare American Horror Story: Freak Show [Citation needed:July 2019]
Clive Starr Huw Bevan Family Affairs [Citation needed:July 2019]
Alex Staton Orlando Wells As If [Citation needed:July 2019]
Riley Stavros Argiras Karras Degrassi: The Next Generation [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ivo Steadman Marc Warren No Night Is Too Long [Citation needed:July 2019]
Sean Steel Sam Barriscale Family Affairs [Citation needed:July 2019]
Steve Michael Ian Black Reaper [Citation needed:July 2019]
Connor Stevens Gavin MacIntosh 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:July 2019]
Clark Stevenson Joey Haro Awkward [Citation needed:July 2019]
Josh Stevenson ____ Waterloo Road [Citation needed:July 2019]
James Stinson Wayne Brandy How I Met Your Mother [Citation needed:July 2019]
Frank Stone ____ Dream Team [Citation needed:July 2019]
Sam Strickland Leslie Odom, Jr. Smash [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Jimmy Sullivan Harley Alexander-Sule Unforgotten Jimmy was the gay lover of Eric Slater (Eric is bisexual).[97]
Lance Sullivan Cyril Nri Cucumber [Citation needed:July 2019]
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][149]
Yosh Takata ____ ER [Citation needed:July 2019]
Klaus Taube ____ SK Kölsch [Citation needed:July 2019]
Alf Taylor Frank Bren Neighbours [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Ryan Taylor ____ Tinsel Town [Citation needed:July 2019]
Pray Tell Billy Porter Pose [136]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Charlie Thomas ____ The Archers (Radio) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Daffyd Thomas Matt Lucas Little Britain [Citation needed:July 2019]
Darren Thompson Danny Horn Emmerdale [Citation needed:July 2019]
Harry Thompson Parry Glasspool Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[124]
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.[157][158]
Tim ____ Degrassi: The Next Generation [Citation needed:July 2019]
Tobias Tischbier Alexander Beyer Deutschland 86 [Citation needed:July 2019]
Michael "Mouse" Tolliver Marcus D'Amico
Murray Bartlett
Tales of the City (1993)
Tales of the City (2019)
[Citation needed:July 2019]
Tony Ken Marino Reaper [Citation needed:July 2019]
Simon Trader David Tredinnick The Secret Life of Us [Citation needed:July 2019]
Larry Trainor / Negative Man Matt Bomer Doom Patrol [Citation needed:July 2019]
Lionel Trane Michael J. Willett United States of Tara Marshall's boyfriend.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Troy ____ Benidorm [Citation needed:July 2019]
Panto Trost Christopher Russell Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Silas' boyfriend.[Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[163][164]
Will Truman Eric McCormack Will & Grace He had a lot of romantic relationships, finally marries Vince D'Angelo.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Cameron Tucker Eric Stonestreet Modern Family Mitchell Pritchett's husband and Lily's adoptive father.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Sean Tully ____ Coronation Street [Citation needed:July 2019]
Edward Tunstall Miles Anderson EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Dennis Tyler ____ True Dare Kiss [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jez Tyler ____ Britannia High [Citation needed:July 2019]
Vince Tyler ____ Queer as Folk (US) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Loras Tyrell Finn Jones Game of Thrones In a secret relationship with Renly Baratheon who is married to Loras' sister, Margaery Tyrell.[165]
Richie Valentine Emun Elliott Threesome [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Enrique "Rickie" Vasquez Wilson Cruz My So-Called Life [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jesús Velásquez Kevin Alejandro True Blood Lafayette's boyfriend.[Citation needed:July 2019]
PC Jake Vickers Jacob Ifan Cuffs Openly gay protagonist who develops a relationship with lawyer Simon Reddington.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Tony Vincent Lee Warburton Casualty [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Dylan Walker Eli Brown Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists [Citation needed:July 2019]
Kevin Walker Matthew Rhys Brothers & Sisters Gay lawyer, later married with Scotty Wallden.[Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Joe Wallace Jason Rush EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Connor Walsh Jack Falahee How To Get Away With Murder [Citation needed:July 2019]
Harry Doyle Russell Tovey Quantico [Citation needed:July 2019]
Eric Walsh ____ One Life to Live [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jackson Walsh Marc Silcock Emmerdale [Citation needed:July 2019]
Scotty Wandell Luke Macfarlane Brothers & Sisters Kevin Walker's boyfriend and later husband.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Chad Warwick Zachary Quinto American Horror Story: Murder House [Citation needed:July 2019]
Cliff Waters Paul Regina Brothers [Citation needed:July 2019]
Andrew Watson ____ Neighbours [Citation needed:July 2019]
Eliot Waugh Hale Appleman The Magicians [Citation needed:July 2019]
Peter Webster Christian Campbell The Book of Daniel [Citation needed:July 2019]
George Weiss ____ Kevin Hill [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Jackson West Titus Makin The Rookie Jackson is a rookie cop and the son of a high-ranking police official. He is in a relationship with Gino Brown, a hospital nurse.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Jason West ____ Gavin & Stacey [Citation needed:July 2019]
Tim Whistler ____ The Brittas Empire [Citation needed:July 2019]
Lawrence White John Bowe Emmerdale [Citation needed:July 2019]
Edgar Wield ____ Dalziel and Pascoe [166]
Matt Wilding ____ Waterloo Road [Citation needed:July 2019]
Josh "White Josh" Wilson David Hull Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Josh Wilson ____ Weeds [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Doug Witter Dylan Neal Dawson's Creek Has a relationship with Jack McPhee.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Mr. Wolfe Rex Lee Suburgatory [Citation needed:July 2019]

LesbianEdit

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.[167]
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.[168] 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).[169]
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.[170]
Alice Leah Renee The Playboy Club She is a Playboy Bunny in a marriage of convenience with Sean, a gay man.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Alisha Juliana Harkavy The Walking Dead Former girlfriend of Tara Chambler.[171]
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".[172]
Luisa Alver Yara Martinez Jane the Virgin [Citation needed:July 2019]
Frankie Anderson Katharine Isabelle Rookie Blue Frankie is a homicide detective and becomes involved with Gail Peck (season 6). Like Gail, she is snarky and satirical. She told Gail that her brother (Steve Peck) had once wanted to set them up because he thought they'd make a perfect match (6.09). In the series finale episode, she surprises Gail's roommates when she comes out of Gail's bedroom to get a cup of coffee.[173]
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:July 2019]
Ariel ("Ari") Eden Epstein Sweetbitter [174]
Arika Shivani Ghai Dominion [Citation needed:July 2019]
Athena Paris Jefferson Xena: Warrior Princess [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jojo Baines Tamzin Malleson Marcella Jojo is the partner of Sascha Kyte.[175]
Lily Baker Jessica Harmon Supernatural Mentions accidentally killing her girlfriend.[123]
Regina Barnes Paula Marshall Out of Practice [Citation needed:July 2019]
Susanna Barnett Megan Ketch Jane the Virgin [Citation needed:July 2019]
Lena Barnum Katherine Moennig Ray Donovan Lena was once involved with Jeannie.[176]
Josephine Barry Deborah Grover Anne with an E Aunt Josephine had a long-term partner, Gertrude (now deceased).[177]
Thelma Bates Jemima Rooper Hex [Citation needed:July 2019]
Diana Berrigan Marsha Thomason White Collar [Citation needed:July 2019]
Sarah Bishop Alex Kingston A Discovery of Witches Sarah is a witch. She is the partner of Emily Mather. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Carrie "Big Boo" Black Lea DeLaria Orange Is the New Black (Web television) She fell for Linda Ferguson.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Maggie Blackamoor David Walliams Little Britain [Citation needed:July 2019]
Denny Blood Alicya Eyo Bad Girls Has an on/off relationship with Shell Dockley, before dating fellow prisoner Shaz Wiley.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Esther Bloom Jazmine Franks Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[178] However, Petsch revised her initial assumption and described Cheryl as "definitely a lesbian".[179]) In episode 3x12, Cheryl self-identifies as lesbian.[180]
Shelley Bower Alexandra Wescourt Brookside [Citation needed:July 2019]
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 a romantic relationship with bisexual girl, Aleksandra Zimińska.[Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[123]
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:July 2019]
Amy Breslin Heléne Yorke The Good Fight Her partner is Maia Rindell.[181][182]
Brunhilda Brittney Powell Xena: Warrior Princess She fell in love with Gabrielle in the Season 6 episode "The Rheingold".[Citation needed:July 2019]
Judy Bryant Betty Bobbitt Prisoner [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Susan Bunch Jessica Hecht Friends Wife of Carol Willick. They marry in episode "The One with the Lesbian Wedding".[183][184]
Kimberley "Kim" Butterfield Daisy Wood-Davis Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
Mary Jo Cacciatore Frankie Shaw Blue Mountain State [Citation needed:July 2019]
Helena Cain Michelle Forbes Battlestar Galactica [Citation needed:July 2019]
Alice Calvert Samantha Mathis Under the Dome [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[185]
Jane Canary / Calamity Jane Robin Weigert Deadwood
Deadwood: The Movie
Jane returns the affection and physical interest that Joanie Stubbs reveals towards her.[186][187]
The movie is set ten years later, in 1889, during which time she and Joanie became estranged. Jane returns to Deadwood with the hope of winning Joanie back. They rekindle their relationship.[188]
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:July 2019]
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.[189]
(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.)[190]
Tammy Cashman Melora Hardin Transparent College friend of Sarah, they reunite and marry.[191]
Alice Cassini Bridget Turner Doctor Who Partner of May Cassini (Season 3, episode 3).[192]
May Cassini Georgine Anderson Doctor Who Partner of Alice Cassini (Season 3, episode 3).[192]
Tina Carter Luisa Bradshaw-White EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Silvia Castro Marián Aguilera Los hombres de Paco [Citation needed:July 2019]
Cecile Kathy Burke Let Them Eat Cake [Citation needed:July 2019]
Tara Chambler Alanna Masterson The Walking Dead Tara was introduced as the first lesbian on The Walking Dead.[193] Tara was in a relationship with Alisha, who dies during an attack on the prison. Her next lover, Denise Cloyd, is also killed.[194]
Chase Kiersey Clemons Easy She falls in love with Jo.[195]
Chenoa Shein Mompremier Black Lightning Was in a one-year relationship with Anissa Pierce.[196]
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.)[197]
Dr. Denise Cloyd Merritt Wever The Walking Dead Girlfriend of Tara Chambler.[198]
Kathy Fern Clyde Anna Konkle Rosewood [Citation needed:July 2019]
Bethany Collins Mugga Manifest Bethany is married to Georgia and is a flight attendant on Flight 828. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Joey Collins Kate Bell Home and Away [Citation needed:July 2019]
Kate Connor Faye Brookes Coronation Street Kate dates several women. She was engaged to Caz Hammond.[199]
Samara Cook Claire Holt Pretty Little Liars Was in a relationship with Emily Fields.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Helen Cooper Ingrid Lacey Drop the Dead Donkey [Citation needed:July 2019]
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".[200]
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.[201]
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.[202][203]
Lana Crawford Bridget Neval Neighbours [204]
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.[205]
Robyn Crisp Minnie Crowe Coming of Age [Citation needed:July 2019]
Samantha 'Sam' Black Crow Devery Jacobs American Gods Sam has a girlfriend, Natalie.[206]
Cruz Maria-Elena Laas Vida [207]
Bridey Cruz Floriana Lima The Family [208]
Elizabeth Cruz Roma Maffia Nip/Tuck Lesbian anesthesiologist very close to the protagonists.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Jess Damon Brooke Markham In the Dark Jess is in a romantic relationship with Vanessa (who is either bisexual or lesbian). [Citation needed:July 2019]
Dani Demi Lovato Glee She was Santana Lopez's girlfriend for a while.[Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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.[209] 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.[210]
Teri Darego Wunmi Mosaku The End of the F***ing World [211]
Daria Florence Kasumba Dominion [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ashley Davies Mandy Musgrave South of Nowhere Her romantic and sexual relationship with Spencer Carlin is a popular lesbian ship called "Spashley."[Citation needed:July 2019]
Elodie Davis Brianna Hildebrand Trinkets [Citation needed:July 2019]
Shay Davydov Ksenia Solo Orphan Black [Citation needed:July 2019]
Caroline Dawson Sarah Lancashire Last Tango in Halifax Married to Kate McKenzie.[212]
DeDe Halcyon Day Barbara Garrick Tales of the City A wealthy socialite that came out publicly after the death of her husband, she has a sexual affair with younger woman Margot Park. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Carmen de La Pica Morales Sarah Shahi The L Word [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[213]
Deborah (aka Deb-Deb) Julie Goldman The Mindy Project Dr. Jean Fishman's wife.[214]
Lana Delaney Jill Flint The Good Wife An FBI agent, Lana is one of Kalinda Sharma's lovers.[215][216]
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[217]
Clare Devlin Nicola Coughlan Derry Girls [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[218]
Kathleen "Dixie" Dixon Jane Hazlegrove Casualty [Citation needed:July 2019]
Franky Doyle Carol Burns Prisoner [Citation needed:July 2019]
Franky Doyle Nicole da Silva Wentworth [Citation needed:July 2019]
Dr. Maggie Doyle Jorja Fox ER [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[219]
Dominga "Daddy" Duarte Vicci Martinez Orange is the New Black [Citation needed:August 2018]
Faith Duluth Breeda Wool The Faith Diaries (Web TV)[220]
Claire Duncan Zosia Mamet Tales of the City [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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.[221][222]
Adena El-Amin Nikohl Boosheri The Bold Type [223]
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.[224]
Emma Julia Davis Sally4Ever [225][226]
Kelly Epson Vanessa Lengies Hawthorne [Citation needed:July 2019]
Darya Esford Narges Rashidi The Girlfriend Experience Esford is the dominant ex-lover of Erica Myles.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Tilly Evans Lucy Dixon Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
Dana Fairbanks Erin Daniels The L Word She was the girlfriend of Alice Pieszecki and Lara Perkins during the series.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Faith Alicia Vikander One Red Nose Day and a Wedding Faith, daughter of Fiona, marries Miranda, the daughter of Charles and Carrie, in this short film sequel to the film Four Weddings and a Funeral.[227][228]
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.[229]
Joan "The Freak" Ferguson Maggie Kirkpatrick Prisoner [Citation needed:July 2019]
Joan Ferguson Pamela Rabe Wentworth Was in a relationship with an inmate Jianna Riley.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Macarena Fernández-Wilson Patricia Vico Hospital Central [Citation needed:July 2019]
Marina Ferrer Karina Lombard The L Word Jenny Schecter's ex-girlfriend.[Citation needed:July 2019]
PC Danielle Ferrington Niamh McGrady The Fall She reveals to DSI Stella Gibson that she was "gay".[Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[230]
Dr. Jean Fishman Niecy Nash The Mindy Project [231]
Emily Fitch Kathryn Prescott Skins Was in a relationship with Naomi Campbell.[185]
Jenny Flint Catrin Stewart Doctor Who Married to Madame Vastra, who mentioned that Jenny's family shunned her for her sexuality.[232]
Amy Flower Sophia Di Martino Flowers [Citation needed:July 2019]
Lena Adams Foster Sherri Saum The Fosters Married to Stef Adams Foster.[233]
Stef Adams Foster Teri Polo The Fosters Married to Lena Adams Foster.[233]
Nicole Galassini Kellie Martin Army Wives Nicole is a captain and Army intelligence officer. She is in a relationship with Charlotte (Charlie) Mayfield.[234]
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.[235]
Robin Gallagher Julie Benz Desperate Housewives [Citation needed:July 2019]
Regina George Seychelle Gabriel Revenge She has a crush on Charlotte Grayson where they both once drunkenly kissed.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Georgia Eva Kaminsky Manifest Georgia is married to Bethany Collins. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Marigold Gilchrist Amara Miller 1600 Penn [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jen Gilmore Amy Downham Hollyoaks [236]
Sharon Gilmour Margot Knight Prisoner [Citation needed:July 2019]
Opal Gilstrap Ilfenesh Hadera She's Gotta Have It [237]
Grace Catherine Sephia Marc Maron and the Temple of Doom (Radio) Drama on radio talk show Morning Sedition.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Lt. Alisha Granderson Christina Elmore The Last Ship [Citation needed:July 2019]
Shakima Greggs Sonja Sohn The Wire [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[238]
Greta Sophie Guillemin The Frozen Dead She is the partner of Irène Ziegler.[239]
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:July 2019]
Erica Hahn Brooke Smith Grey's Anatomy Have a short romantic relationship with Callie Torres.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Nico Hamada Ellen Tamaki Charmed Nico is a detective and she's dating Melanie Vera.[240][241]
Lydia Hart Lydia Kelly Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
Beverly Harris Estelle Parsons Roseanne [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jenny Hartmann Lucy Scherer Hand aufs Herz [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ruby Haswell Alicya Eyo Emmerdale [99]
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 whom 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:July 2019]
Maddie Heath Amy James-Kelly Coronation Street [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Emma Hernandez Mishel Prada Vida [207][242]
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.[243]
Carolyn Hill Aisha Hinds Under the Dome [Citation needed:July 2019]
Neika Hobbs Nia Long Dear White People Neika is engaged to her partner Monique.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Isabelle Hodes Allie Grant Weeds [Citation needed:July 2019]
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 so that she could be with her mistress Pam. In season 3, Jeri is diagnosed with ALS and deals with the news by having a drug-fueled orgy with three call girls.[244][245][246]
(Jeri Hogarth is the first lesbian character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.[247][248] In Marvel Comics her character was named Jeryn Hogarth and was male.)
Cassidy Holland Anna Silk Being Erica [Citation needed:July 2019]
Laura Hollis Elise Bauman Carmilla Laura is in a long-term relationship with Carmilla Karnstein.[249]
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:July 2019]
Hurley Griffin McElroy The Adventure Zone Lesbian, lover of Sloane.[68]
Kelly Hurst Nicky Talacko Family Affairs [Citation needed:July 2019]
Linh Xuan Huy Kae Alexander Collateral Linh, an illegal immigrant, is the lover of vicar Jane Oliver.[250]
Ilainus Musetta Vander Xena: Warrior Princess [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[251]
Maia Jeffries Anna Jullienne Shortland Street [Citation needed:July 2019]
Candace Jewell Ion Overman The L Word Has an affair with Bette Porter.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Jez Lindsey Dawson Shameless (UK) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Melantha Jhirl Jodie Turner-Smith Nightflyers [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jo Jacqueline Toboni Easy She falls in love with Chase.[195]
Beth Jordache Anna Friel Brookside [Citation needed:July 2019]
Naomi Julien Petra Letang EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Kate Kane / Batwoman Ruby Rose ArrowElseworlds Kate is seen briefly for the first time at the end of The Flash series' season five Arrowverse crossover episode "Elseworlds, Part 1."[252] She is officially introduced in the Arrow season seven crossover episode "Elseworlds, Part 2".[253]
Karen Malkia Stampley The Chi [Citation needed:July 2019]
Karn Laura Matthews EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Carmilla Karnstein Natasha Negovanlis Carmilla Carmilla is in a relationship with Laura Hollis.[249]
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.[254][255]
Keelin Christina Moses The Originals In a relationship with Freya Mikaelson. She states her previous relationship was also with a woman.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Delle Seyah Kendry Mayko Nguyen Killjoys She flirts with Yalena "Dutch" Yardeen and eventually kisses her. She seduces Aneela.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Kennedy Iyari Limon Buffy the Vampire Slayer [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Ruka Kishimoto Juri Ueno Last Friends [Citation needed:July 2019]
Eryka Klein Laura De Boer The Tunnel Eryka falls in love with Elise Wassermann.[109][110]
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.[256][257]
Phyllis Kroll Cybill Shepherd The L Word Had relationships with Alice Pieszecki and Joyce Wischnia.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Alice Kwan Sherry Cola Good Trouble [49]
Sascha Kyte Victoria Broom Marcella Sascha is the partner of Jojo Baines.[175]
Ashleigh Larsson Aimee Pedersen Janet King Ashleigh was the life partner of Janet King and the co-parent of their two children.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Charlotte Lau Amy Yamazaki Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
Laura Angel M. Wainwright Underemployed Involved with Sophia Swanson.[258]
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.[249]
Agnes 'Lee' Lebachi Adelayo Adedayo Origin Had a relationship with a female AI.[259]
Dr. Kim Legaspi Elizabeth Mitchell ER [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jodi Lerner Marlee Matlin The L Word Bette Porter's ex-girlfriend.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Emily Levinson Alison Louder Being Human [Citation needed:July 2019]
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,[260] 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.[261])
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.[262]
Lou Linklatter Breeda Wool Mr. Mercedes [263]
Jo Lipsett Sarah-Jane Potts Waterloo Road [Citation needed:July 2019]
Anne Lister Maxine Peake
Suranne Jones
The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister
Gentleman Jack
Anne Lister lived an open lesbian lifestyle in 19th century Yorkshire. She was nicknamed "Gentleman Jack" by local townspeople.[16][264]
Kate Littlejohn Susannah Flood For the People Kate is involved with ATF agent Anya Ooms.[265]
Lommie Maya Eshet Nightflyers [Citation needed:July 2019]
Sandy Lopez ____ ER [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[266]
Olivia Lord Portia de Rossi Nip/Tuck [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[243]
Lao Ma Jacqueline Kim Xena: Warrior Princess [Citation needed:July 2019]
Cat MacKenzie Laura Fraser Lip Service [Citation needed:July 2019]
Tara Maclay Amber Benson Buffy the Vampire Slayer Was romantically involved in a serious relationship with Willow Rosenberg.[Citation needed:July 2019]
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).[267]
Maggie Debi Mazar Younger Best friend and roommate of Liza Miller.[268]
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.[269]
Marion Joan Severance American Horror Story: Asylum Marion is the love interest of Lana Winters.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Mandy Marquez ____ Doctors [Citation needed:July 2019]
Deborah "Dee" Marshall Ashley D. Kelley Insatiable [Citation needed:August 2018]
Eddy Martínez Ser Anzoategui Vida [207]
Tea Marvelli Sofia Black-D'Elia Skins (US) [270]
Jo Masters Sally Rogers The Bill [Citation needed:July 2019]
Emily Mather Valarie Pettiford A Discovery of Witches Emily is a witch. She is the partner of Sarah Bishop. [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Ally Mayfair-Richards Sarah Paulson American Horror Story: Cult Ally is married Ivy Mayfair-Richards.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Ivy Mayfair-Richards Alison Pill American Horror Story: Cult Married to Ally Mayfair-Richards and has an affair with Winter Anderson.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Charlotte (Charlie) Mayfield Ryan Michelle Bathe Army Wives Charlie is the civilian partner of Captain Nicole Galassini.[271]
Kate McBride Lindsay Crouse Hill Street Blues [Citation needed:July 2019]
Paige McCullers Lindsey Shaw Pretty Little Liars Emily Field's ex-girlfriend.[Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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.[272]
Marilyn McGrath-Dufresne Kristin Lehman Ghost Wars Marilyn is the town's doctor. She is married to Val McGrath-Dufresne.[273]
Val McGrath-Dufresne Luvia Petersen Ghost Wars Val is the mayor of the small Alaskan town. She is married to Marilyn McGrath-Dufresne.[273]
Greta McGraw Anna McGahan Picnic at Hanging Rock Greta was exiled from home by her father for being a lesbian. She's in a relationship with Marion Quade. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Kate McKenzie Nina Sosanya Last Tango in Halifax Married to Caroline Dawson.[212]
Betty McRae Ali Liebert Bomb Girls Betty is a closeted lesbian that falls for her straight friend, but is rejected by her. Later, she meets Teresa, who pursues her. They become romantically involved.[274]
Cissy Meldrum Catherine Rabett You Rang, M'Lord? [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[275]
Mickey Dot-Marie Jones The Faith Diaries (Web TV)[276]
Patricia "Tricia" Miller Madeline Brewer Orange Is the New Black (Web television)[Citation needed:July 2019]
Minya Alison Wall Xena: Warrior Princess [Citation needed:July 2019]
Miranda Lily James One Red Nose Day and a Wedding Miranda, daughter of Charles and Carrie, marries Faith, the daughter of Fiona, in this short film sequel to the film Four Weddings and a Funeral.[227][228]
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:July 2019]
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.[277]
Monique Zee James Dear White People Monique is engaged to her partner Neika Hobbs.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Bianca Montgomery Eden Riegel All My Children [Citation needed:July 2019]
Molly Montgomery Sophie Isaacs Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
Renee Montoya Victoria Cartagena Gotham Was in a relationship with Barbara Kean (a bisexual) in the past.[278]
Sian Moore Georgia Henshaw Cucumber
Banana
[Citation needed:July 2019]
Vivienne Moray Camilla Sparv Jacqueline Susann's Valley of the Dolls Vivienne is an artist living in Paris.[279]
Ellen Morgan Ellen DeGeneres Ellen [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[280]
Blanche Mottershed Alex Kingston Upstairs, Downstairs [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[281]
Emma Muller ____ Hand aufs Herz [Citation needed:July 2019]
Sam Murgatroyd Megan Parkinson Ackley Bridge Introduced in series two, Sam faces homophobic bullying from students. She then enters a relationship with Nasreen Paracha.[282]
Sam Murray Heather Peace Lip Service [Citation needed:July 2019]
Myfanwy ____ Little Britain [Citation needed:July 2019]
Erica Myles Anna Friel The Girlfriend Experience [283]
Najara Kathryn Morris Xena: Warrior Princess [Citation needed:July 2019]
Nicky Nichols Natasha Lyonne Orange Is the New Black (Web television) [Citation needed:July 2019]
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."[284] Later on Twitter, he confirmed that she is indeed gay.[285] 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.[286]
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:July 2019]
Eunice Noon Gemma Whelan The End of the F***ing World [211]
Heather Novack Natalie Paul The Sinner Novack is a detective and uncloseted.[287]
Allie Novak Kate Jenkinson Wentworth [Citation needed:July 2019]
Alex Nuñez Deanna Casaluce Degrassi: The Next Generation Paige Michalchuk's girlfriend.[Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[288]
Jane Oliver Nicola Walker Collateral Jane is a vicar in a relationship with Linh Xuan Huy, an illegal immigrant.[250]
Rachel "Bullet" Olmstead Bex Taylor-Klaus The Killing Bullet is a teenager and lives on the street with other runaways. She is trying to find a missing friend and helps the detectives in their search for the killer (Season 3). Bullet is murdered by him.[289]
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:July 2019]
Anya Ooms Caitlin Stasey For the People An ATF agent, she is romantically involved with prosecutor Kate Littlejohn.[265]
Pam Susie Abromeit Jessica Jones Pam was the mistress of Jeri Hogarth. Her affair with Jeri drove Wendy, Jeri's wife, to file for divorce. She was forced to kill a mind-controlled Wendy to save Jeri's life, then ended her relationship with Jeri.[290]
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 in the first series.[291] In the second series, she begins a relationship Sam Murgatroyd.[282]
Margot Park May Hong Tales of the City Margot struggled to adapt to the FtM transition of her girlfriend (who changed his name to "Jake"), but eventually left the relationship and became involved with DeDe Halcyon Day. [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[202][203]
Gina Patrick Dannielle Brent Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
Patty Gina Hecht HeartBeat Patty is the partner of Marilyn McGrath.[272]
Helena Peabody Rachel Shelley The L Word [Citation needed:July 2019]
Felicia "Snoop" Pearson Felicia Pearson The Wire [Citation needed:July 2019]
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). She told another fellow officer that going to the Peck family dinner was supposed to be her first gathering with them as a lesbian, and had hoped it would have been with Holly (s5, ep.9). Their relationship ends when Gail forgoes moving to America with Holly because of her intent to become the adoptive parent of an orphaned girl (s5, ep.11). Gail 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.[292][293][294] Had the series been renewed for a seventh season, Gail and Holly would have been reunited.[295])
Aline Penhallow Eileen Li Shadowhunters Had a secret relationship with a woman named Carolyn.[296] Actress Eileen Li has stated that Aline is a lesbian.[297]
Lara Perkins Lauren Lee Smith The L Word [Citation needed:July 2019]
Wendy Peyser Clea DuVall American Horror Story: Asylum Was in a relationship with Lana Winters.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Kelsey Phillips Nia Jervier Dear White People Kelsey described herself as a "gold star" lesbian in season 2/episode 4.[286]
Anissa Pierce / Thunder Nafessa Williams Black Lightning [298]
Dr. Malaya Pineda Melanie Chandra Code Black [Citation needed:July 2019]
Poppy Claudia Rocafort Life Sentence Poppy is the girlfriend of Ida Abbott. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Bette Porter Jennifer Beals The L Word She had romances with Tina Kennard, Jodi Lerner, Candace Jewell, Alice Pieszecki, among others.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Alex Portnoy Brianne Tju Light as a Feather [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[299]
Sian Powers Sacha Parkinson Coronation Street Was in a relationship with and engaged to Sophie Webster.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Marion Quade Madeleine Madden Picnic at Hanging Rock She's in a relationship with Greta McGraw. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Maggie Radcliffe Carolyn Pickles Broadchurch Editor of the local newspaper, she becomes romantically involved with Jocelyn Knight.[256]
Ramona Judy Reyes One Day at a Time Member of Penelope's therapy group.
Jane Ramos Rosario Dawson Jane the Virgin [Citation needed:July 2019]
Logan Rawlings Ashley Tisdale Young and Hungry [300]
Reagan Yvette Monreal Faking It [301]
Carla Rinaldi Tania Raymonde Death Valley Rinaldi is revealed to be lesbian in episode "Zombie Fights", when she makes out with barmaid Julia.[302]
Maia Rindell Rose Leslie The Good Fight Her partner is Amy Breslin.[303][304]
Zoë Rivas Ana Golja Degrassi: The Next Generation
Degrassi: Next Class
Briefly dates two male friends, Miles and Drew. Zoë realizes 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 sexual orientation and kicks her out.[305]
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:July 2019]
Roberta "Bob" Carlease Burke Shameless A truck driver. She becomes involved with Monica Gallagher.[306]
Binnie Roberts Sophie Langham EastEnders [Citation needed:July 2019]
Tess Roberts Fiona Button Lip Service [Citation needed:July 2019]
Maya Robertson Laura Donnelly Hex [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[307]
Robin Maya Hawke Stranger Things Comes out to her friend Steve Harrington when he tells Robin that he has a crush on her. Robin is the first non-straight character to be included in the series.[308][309][310]
Christine Rodd Trudy Hellier Neighbours [Citation needed:July 2019]
Root Amy Acker Person of Interest [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Pippy Rosewood Gabrielle Dennis Rosewood [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[244]
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"[311] since the end of their relationship years ago.[312][313]
Dalia Royce ____ Suburgatory [Citation needed:July 2019]
Simone Russell Lena Cardwell / Chrystee Pharris / Cathy Jenéen Doe Passions [Citation needed:July 2019]
Sam Jeanna Han Scream Queens Known by the nickname "Predator Lez". In love with Chanel #3. She's killed by the Red Devil.[314]
Ruthie Lily Newmark Sex Education [Citation needed:July 2019]
Saint Sarah-Jane Potts Sugar Rush Kim's girlfriend in season 2.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Layla Salim ____ Kick [Citation needed:July 2019]
Peach Salinger Shay Mitchell You [315]
Sally Catherine Shepherd Sally4Ever Sally comes out when she meets Emma and becomes involved in a relationship with her.[225][226]
Samantha Tara Joshi Shadowhunters Girlfriend of Ollie Wilson.[316][317]
Jessie Sammler Evan Rachel Wood Once and Again [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[318] The comics character she is based on is lesbian as well.[319]
Jackie Schneider Romi Trower Kick [Citation needed:July 2019]
Vivienne "Scotty" Scott Letitia Wright Cucumber
Banana
[Citation needed:July 2019]
Rose Seithathi Florence Kasumba Deutschland 86 She's in a relationship with Lenora Rauch. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Callie Senate Molly Parker Goliath She seduces Michelle McBride (bisexual) and begins a lesbian affair with her.[320]
Ava Sharpe Jes Macallan Legends of Tomorrow Mentions that she is 'not really the husband kind' and has a relationship with Sara Lance.[321]
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.[322]
Leslie Shay Lauren German Chicago Fire [Citation needed:July 2019]
Alexis Simms Sepideh Moafi Falling Water Alexis is a homicide detective. She's in a relationship with Christine. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ximena Sinfuego Lisseth Chavez The Fosters In episode 5x10, "Sanctuary", Ximena comes out to Callie.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Katie Singer Mischa Barton Once and Again [Citation needed:July 2019]
Sloane Griffin McElroy The Adventure Zone Lesbian, lover of Hurley.[68]
Bea Smith Danielle Cormack Wentworth [Citation needed:July 2019]
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.[224]
Rose Solano Bridget Regan Jane the Virgin [Citation needed:July 2019]
Veronica "Vero" Sole Carolina Cerezuela Hospital Central [Citation needed:July 2019]
ADA Serena Southerlyn Elisabeth Röhm Law & Order [Citation needed:July 2019]
Luna Spence Star Slade Burden of Truth Luna is a First Nation native in a relationship with Molly Ross. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ali Spencer Kelli Hollis Emmerdale [99]
Karen Spencer Joanna Johnson The Bold and the Beautiful [Citation needed:July 2019]
Norma Starkey ____ Shameless (UK) [Citation needed:July 2019]
Niki Stevens Kate French The L Word [Citation needed:July 2019]
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).[323] She breaks up with Gail when, after landing a job in San Francisco, Gail declines moving with her to America (s5, ep.11). (Co-executive producer and writer Sherry White, who would have been the showrunner had the series been renewed for another season, said they planned to reunite Gail and Holly.[295])
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.[189]
Frankie Stone Elizabeth Hendrickson All My Children [Citation needed:July 2019]
Maggie Stone Elizabeth Hendrickson All My Children [Citation needed:July 2019]
Joanie Stubbs Kim Dickens Deadwood
Deadwood: The Movie
Falls in love with Jane Canary (Calamity Jane).[186][187]
In the movie, set in 1889, she and Jane became estranged during that passage of time. Jane returns to Deadwood in search of Joanie and to try to win her back. They are reunited and their relationship is rekindled.[188]
Sophia Swanson Michelle Ang Underemployed [324]
Sylvia Clea DuVall The Handmaid's Tale Wife of Ofglen, she escaped to Canada with their son.[325]
Zoe Tate Leah Bracknell Emmerdale [Citation needed:July 2019]
Emily Taylor ____ Hollyoaks [Citation needed:July 2019]
Teresa Rachel Wilson Bomb Girls Teresa is a Women's Army Corps sergeant. She flirts with and seduces Betty McRae. They eventually become involved in a romantic relationship.[274]
Mandy Thomas ____ Home and Away [326]
Rae Thomas Jossara Jinnaro Passions [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Desiree Upton Simone Robertson Home and Away [327]
Uriel Katrine De Candole Dominion [Citation needed:July 2019]
Madame Vastra Neve McIntosh Doctor Who She is married to Jenny Flint. This is confirmed in the episode The Snowmen.[328]
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.[329]
Melanie "Mel" Vera Melonie Diaz Charmed Mel is in a relationship with Nico Hamada.[240][241]
Margot Verger Katharine Isabelle Hannibal [Citation needed:July 2019]
Veronica ____ All in the Family [Citation needed:July 2019]
Violet Hannah John-Kamen Cucumber
Banana
[Citation needed:July 2019]
Nikki Wade Mandana Jones Bad Girls In a relationship with Officer Helen Stewart.[Citation needed:July 2019]
Ann Walker Christine Bottomley
Sophie Rundle
The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister
Gentleman Jack
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][264]
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.)[330]
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.[331]
Connie Ward Rachael Elizabeth Home Fires Connie was in a secret relationship with colleague Teresa Fenchurch.[Citation needed:July 2019]
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[218]).
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:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
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.[332]
Kerry Weaver Laura Innes ER [Citation needed:July 2019]
Sophie Webster Brooke Vincent Coronation Street [Citation needed:July 2019]
Bridget Westfall Libby Tanner Wentworth [Citation needed:July 2019]
Amanda Weston Anna Akana Stitchers Romantic girlfriend of Camille Engelson.[Citation needed:July 2019]
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".[183][184]
Dr. Freya Wilson Lu Corfield Doctors [Citation needed:July 2019]
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).[333]
Karen Wilson Tracie Thoms 9-1-1 Karen is married to Henrietta Wilson.[333]
Olivia 'Ollie' Wilson Alexandra Ordolis Shadowhunters Ollie is a detective and in a relationship with Samantha.[317][316]
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.[334]
Hillary Winthrop Ashley Hinshaw Workaholics [335]
Camile Wray Ming-Na Wen Stargate Universe [Citation needed:July 2019]
Doc Meh Yewll Trenna Keating Defiance [Citation needed:July 2019]
Yolanda Shakira Barrera GLOW [336]
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.[337]
Irène Ziegler Julia Piaton The Frozen Dead Ziegler is openly lesbian and the captain of the St. Martin detective squad.[338][339] She's in a committed relationship with Greta.
Rasha Zuabi Dalia Yegavian Degrassi: Next Class Zoë Rivas' Muslim girlfriend.[Citation needed:July 2019]

TransgenderEdit

Character Portrayed by Show Notes
Aaron Elliot Fletcher The Fosters Trans man[340]
Candy Abundance Angelica Ross Pose Trans woman[341]
Elektra Abundance Dominique Jackson Pose Trans woman[341]
Lulu Abundance Hailie Sahar Pose Trans woman[341]
Unique Adams Alex Newell Glee Trans woman[342]
Angelique Jonny Beauchamp Penny Dreadful Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Miss Artiphys Karen Dior Xena: Warrior Princess Trans woman in the Season 2 Episode "Here She Comes... Miss Amphipolis". [Citation needed:July 2019]
Maya Avant Karla Mosley The Bold and the Beautiful Trans woman [343]
Ivan Aycock Kelly Lynch The L Word Trans man [Citation needed:July 2019]
Hannah/Matty Barton Grace Cassidy
Ash Palmisciano
Emmerdale Trans man[344]
Shannon Beiste/Sheldon Dot-Marie Jones Glee Trans man [345]
Erica Bettis Helen Shaver The Education of Max Bickford Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Helen Brears Bethany Black Cucumber
Banana
Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Cotton Brown Amiyah Scott Star Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Denise Bryson David Duchovny Twin Peaks Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Sophia Burset Laverne Cox Orange Is the New Black Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Carla Eve Lindley Mr. Robot Trans woman. Not a large character known as 'Hot Carla' the local pyromaniac. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Blessing Chambers Modupe Adeyeye Hollyoaks Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Cecilia Chung Ivory Aquino When We Rise Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Cole Tom Phelan The Fosters Trans man [Citation needed:July 2019]
Maxine Conway Socratis Otto Wentworth Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jason Costello Victoria Atkin Hollyoaks Gay trans man [Citation needed:July 2019]
Hayley Cropper Julie Hesmondhalgh Coronation Street Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Davina Alexandra Billings Transparent Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Allyson Del Lago Jen Richards Nashville Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Charlotte DiLaurentis Vanessa Ray Pretty Little Liars Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Martin Dunbar Matt Greenwood Waterloo Road Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Angel Evangelista Indya Moore Pose Trans woman[341]
Blanca Evangelista Mj Rodriguez Pose Trans woman[341]
Gittel Hari Nef Transparent Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ms. Hudson Candis Cayne Elementary Straight trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Janette Maria Clara Spinelli Supermax Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Tara Jewkes Ariel Ivo Reid Casualty Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Lola Shakina Nayfack Difficult People Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Sopia Lopez Jonathan Del Arco Nip/Tuck Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Anna Madrigal Olympia Dukakis Tales of the City Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Nomi Marks Jamie Clayton Sense8 Lesbian trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Cindy McCauliff Lisa Edelstein Ally McBeal Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
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").[346]
Mia Chloë Sevigny Hit & Miss Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Molly Milkovich ____ Shameless (US) Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Ava Moore Famke Janssen Nip/Tuck Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Linda Murkland Linda Gray All That Glitters Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Nia Nal / Dreamer Nicole Maines Supergirl Trans woman[347]
Hans Neeman Tracey Ullman The Tracey Ullman Show Trans man [Citation needed:July 2019]
Noah Elliot Fletcher Faking It Gay trans man [340]
Cassandra O'Brien Zoë Wanamaker Doctor Who Trans woman [348]
Arun Parmar Rebecca Hazlewood Bad Girls Trans woman inmate, also hinted to be bisexual. [Citation needed:July 2019]
Pastor Patricia ____ Bones Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Cherry Peck Willam Belli Nip/Tuck Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Maura Pfefferman Jeffrey Tambor Transparent Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Carmelita Rainer Candis Cayne Dirty Sexy Money Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
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:July 2019]
Tony Sawicki Tatiana Maslany Orphan Black Trans man [Citation needed:July 2019]
Shea Trace Lysette Transparent [Citation needed:July 2019]
Kyle Slater Riley Carter Millington EastEnders Trans man[349]
Julia Smith ____ Veronica Mars Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Sally St. Claire Annie Wallace Hollyoaks Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Edie Stokes Veronica Redd The Jeffersons Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Max Sweeney Daniela Sea The L Word Bisexual trans man [Citation needed:July 2019]
Jesse Sweetland Sadie O'Neil Bellevue Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Liz Taylor Denis O'Hare American Horror Story: Hotel Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Lup Griffin McElroy The Adventure Zone Trans woman[68][350]
Adam Torres Jordan Todosey Degrassi: The Next Generation Trans man [Citation needed:July 2019]
Trevor Elliot Fletcher Shameless (US) Gay trans man[340]
Buck Vu Ian Alexander The OA Trans man [Citation needed:July 2019]
Whiterose B. D. Wong Mr. Robot Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Cameron Wirth Laverne Cox Doubt Trans woman [Citation needed:July 2019]
Zoe Jeffrey Carlson All My Children Trans woman[351]

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