List of dramatic television series with LGBT characters
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This is a list of dramatic television series (including web television and miniseries) that feature noteworthy lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender characters. The orientation can be portrayed on-screen, described in the dialogue or mentioned.
|1979–1986||Prisoner||Network Ten||Franky Doyle
|Australian prison drama series. Known internationally as Prisoner: Cell Block H.|
|1981||Brideshead Revisited||Granada (UK)
|1981||Jacqueline Susann's Valley of the Dolls||CBS||Vivienne Moray||Camilla Sparv||Vivienne is lesbian and an artist.|
|1981–1987||Hill Street Blues||NBC||Eddie Gregg
Officer Kate McBride
|Eddie was a gay male sex worker who becomes friends with Mick Belker after helping him take down his pimp. He appeared in a few episodes before dying of AIDS in episode "Slum-Enchanted Evening". |
Kate comes out after being falsely accused of sexually harassing a female prisoner.
|1981–1989||Dynasty||ABC||Steven Carrington||Al Corley||The trials and tribulations of two feuding families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, both oil rich families in Denver, Colorado. At the end of the three-hour premiere episode "Oil", Blake Carrington reveals he is disgusted by Steven's homosexuality, and Steven's refusal to "conform" sets father and son at odds.|
|1983||One Summer||Channel 4||Kidder||James Hazeldine||Five-part drama series about two teenage boys from Liverpool who run away to Wales. They stay with Kidder, a reclusive gay painter.|
|1984||Celebrity||NBC||Mack Crawford||Joseph Bottoms||Mini-series spanning the life of three famous friends from 1950 to 1975.|
|1984–1996||CBS Schoolbreak Special||CBS||Todd Bowers||Richard Joseph Paul||Episode "What If I'm Gay?" first aired March 31, 1987.|
|1985||Hollywood Beat||NBC||George Grinsky||John Matuszak||George was a gay man who ran the coffee shop where the two principal characters hung out.|
|1986||Dress Gray||NBC||David Hand||Patrick Cassidy||Miniseries about the murder investigation of cadet David Hand. The character is seen mostly in flashback.|
|1986–1994||L.A. Law||NBC||Cara Jean "C.J." Lamb
|Cara is a British-born bisexual lawyer who has a brief involvement with Abby in Season 5. The two share a kiss in the 1991 episode "He's a Crowd" and later go on a date (off screen). |
This was during Greene's final episodes of the season and the relationship between the characters was not developed further. Donohoe also left the series the following year at the end of Season 6.
|1987||Two of Us||BBC||Matthew
|Gay teenager Matthew has strong friendship with Phil, who also has a girlfriend. |
Phil decides to run away with Matthew. The girlfriend goes to get him back.
Two versions were shot, one where the boys end up together (1987), one where Phil returns with girlfriend (1988). Includes famous shower scene with two men kissing for first time on British TV. Originally cut due to Section 28 legislation, and later shown in full.
|David Marshall Grant
|First primetime television program to show two men in bed together, in the 1989 episode "Strangers". Five of the show's ten sponsors dropped out, costing ABC $1.5 million.|
|Marilyn is a nurse practitioner and co-founder of a women's clinic. |
Patty is a chef and the partner of Marilyn.
HeartBeat is the first prime time series in the U.S. to include a lesbian (Marilyn McGrath) as a main character. Patty is a recurring character.
|1990||Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit||BBC||Jess||Charlotte Coleman||Lesbian schoolgirl grows up in a repressive Lancashire industrial district, finds love.|
|1990||Portrait of a Marriage||BBC Two||Vita Sackville-West
|Vita and Harold are homosexuals maintaining an open marriage in which both can pursue their same-sex preferences. |
Violet is bisexual.
Biopic miniseries about the love affair between Sackville-West and Trefusis (née Keppel).
|1990–2010||Law & Order||NBC||Serena Southerlyn||Elisabeth Röhm||Southerlyn came out as a lesbian in her final appearance, in "Ain't No Love".|
|1993||Tales of the City||PBS
|Anna Madrigal is a male-to-female transsexual. |
Michael Tolliver is an openly gay resident of Anna Madrigal's boarding house.
John Fielding is a closeted doctor who casually dates Michael.
D'orothea is a closeted lesbian model who has a romantic history with Mona Ramsey (Chloe Webb).
Beauchamp is presumed to be bisexual for he is seen having an affair with Mary Ann Singleton and later Jon Fielding.
The miniseries is adapted from the novel of the same name by Armistead Maupin.
The program resulted in a Congressional investigation into U.S. public television.
|1993||Wild Palms||ABC||Tully Woiwode
|Tully and Tommy were a gay couple and part of the 'Friends' rebel group.|
|1993–2005||NYPD Blue||ABC||Lt. Thomas Bale
PAA John Irvin
Officer Abby Sullivan
|John Irvin was a recurring character introduced in Season 2 as the openly gay 15th Precinct's Administrative Aide.|
Abby was a uniformed police officer in Seasons 4 and 5 who was a friend of Greg Medavoy (Gordon Clapp) and an open lesbian involved with a woman named Kathy (played by Lisa Darr).
|1993–1996||Sisters||NBC||Norma Lear||Nora Dunn||Norma was a minor character; a TV producer introduced in Season 4 who was an out-and-proud lesbian, (though her partner, Chris, never appeared onscreen).|
|1993–1999||Homicide: Life on the Street||NBC||Tim Bayliss||Kyle Secor||Tim Bayliss came out as bisexual in season 6, and was the first main character on a television drama to be a member of the LGBT community.|
Charles "Chaz" Pratt Jr.
Sam Jones III
|Dr. Kerry Weaver questions her sexual orientation in Season 7 when she falls in love with staff psychiatrist Kim Legaspi, but was afraid to admit it to Legaspi or herself. While Legaspi is openly lesbian and willing to pursue a romantic relationship, Weaver is closeted and suffers from internalized homophobia. In Season 8, Weaver began a new relationship with firefighter Lt. Sandy Lopez. As the two got close, Lopez told Kerry she refused to date a woman who was in the closet. Lopez forcibly outed Weaver with a passionate kiss in front of her co-workers. What followed over the next two seasons was a groundbreaking story for network television as the development of the romance between the two women was treated with the courtship, passion and arguments often reserved for heterosexual couples.|
|1994–2000||Party of Five||Fox||Ross Werkman
|Ross is openly gay and the violin teacher for Claudia Salinger (main character). |
Perry is lesbian and a professor at Julia Salinger's (main character) university (season 5).
Victor is openly gay and the nanny of Owen Salinger (season 6).
|1994–1995||My So-Called Life||ABC||Enrique 'Rickie' Vasquez||Wilson Cruz|
|1994–1996||Cardiac Arrest||BBC One||Dr. James Mortimer||Jonathan Dow|
|1995||Courthouse||CBS||Judge Rosetta Reide||Jennifer Lewis||Reide is a single mother involved in a relationship with her housekeeper.|
|1995–1997||Murder One||ABC||Louis Hines||John Fleck||Louis is the personal assistant to lead attorney Ted Hoffman (Daniel Benzali).|
|1995–1996||Live Shot||UPN||Lou Waller||Tom Byrd||Waller is the sportscaster at fictional television station KXZX.|
|1996||Matt Waters||CBS||Russ Achoa||Felix A. Pire||Russ is a gay high school student.|
|1996–2000||Profiler||NBC||George Fraley||Peter Frechette||While he was a main character, his being gay was only referenced a couple of times.|
|1996–1997||Relativity||ABC||Rhonda Roth||Lisa Edelstein||Rhonda is the lesbian sister of lead character Leo.|
|1996–1997||This Life||BBC||Warren Jones
Ferdinand "Ferdy" Garcia
|Warren is gay and one of the lead characters from season one. |
Ferdy is bisexual and Warren's on-off love interest (season 1). He begins coming to terms with his sexuality when he develops a relationship with Lenny (season 2).
Lenny is gay.
Sarah Newly is lesbian. She is attracted to Anna Forbes and tries to seduce her. 
|1997–2003||Buffy the Vampire Slayer||WB
|Larry, Xander's bully from season one, later tells Xander he's gay in season two. Scott Hope, a character in season three is revealed to be gay in season seven. Willow and Tara enter into a relationship in season 4. Kennedy, also a lesbian, is introduced in season 7 and becomes involved with Willow. Andrew was confirmed to be gay by series creator Joss Whedon although it was never directly stated on-screen.|
|Toby and Chris have an intense love/hate relationship.|
|1998||More Tales of the City||Showtime
| |
(Sequel to Tales of the City.)
|1998–2009||All Saints||Seven Network||Dr. Charlotte Beaumont||Tammy MacIntosh||Started out in the series identifying as a lesbian, but then had a relationship with a man, had a child, and is now more bisexual than gay.|
|1998–2004||Stingers||Nine Network||Christina Dichiera||Jacinta Stapleton||Christina is lesbian (Seasons 6–8). She is a young constable recruited into a deep cover unit of the Victorian Police and had a brief affair with the daughter of her unit's commander.|
|1998–2003||Dawson's Creek||WB||Jack McPhee
|Doug Witter constantly denied he was gay through most of the show but he finally came to terms with his relationship with Jack in the final episode of the series. Jack was originally a love interest for Joey, but after rumours of his sexuality begin to circulate the school, he comes out as gay in season 2. Jack shares a passionate kiss with Ethan in an episode titled "True Love". This kiss sparks a conversation with Jack's father in which he opens up about the struggle of feeling so different and finally earn's acceptance from his father.|
|1998–2002||Playing the Field||BBC One||Gabrielle Holmes
|Gabrielle Holmes begins a relationship with her teammate Angie Gill.|
|1998–2002||Felicity||WB||Javier Clemente Quintata
|Javier is Felicity's boss at Dean and Deluca; his partner throughout most of the series is Samuel. Ryan, the brother of Noel Crane, Felicity's on-and-off boyfriend, comes out as gay in the episode "Love and Marriage."|
|1999||Wasteland||ABC||Russell Baskind||Dan Montgomery, Jr.||Russell is a closeted soap opera star.|
|1999–||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||NBC||Dr. George Huang
|B. D. Wong
|Huang is a psychiatrist and FBI agent who frequently consults with the Special Victims Unit. He first casually mentions his homosexuality in the 2009 episode "Hardwired".|
Randall is the son of Detective Odafin Tutuola (Ice-T).
|1999–2007||The Sopranos||HBO||Vito Spatafore||Joseph R. Gannascoli||Vito was murdered in season 6 for being gay.|
|1999–2002||Once and Again||ABC||Jessie Sammler
|Evan Rachel Wood
|Jessie learns that she has romantic feelings for Katie in Season 3 and the two of them begin to secretly date in the series final episodes.|
|1999–2006||Bad Girls||ITV||Helen Stewart
"Mad" Tessa Spall
Liz May Brice
|Helen falls in love with Nikki, although in the first two seasons she is hesitant about her sexual orientation. She breaks up with Nikki, then dates a man, but helps Nikki in the appeal of her sentence. She comes out as lesbian at the end of season 3 when, after Nikki won her appeal and she goes to her victory party, Helen tells Nikki that she had been an idiot and admits "I want a woman". Helen and Nikki are reconciled. |
Nikki is a lesbian inmate sent to prison after killing a police officer she caught raping her girlfriend, Trisha. She falls in love with Helen, the governor of the prison wing. In season 2 they kiss and have sex for the first time.
Denny is a lesbian prisoner convicted of arson. Her girlfriend is Shaz and is sometimes involved with Shell.
Shaz is a lesbian prisoner convicted of manslaughter and the girlfriend of Denny.
Shell is a bisexual inmate involved with Denny and Jim Fenner.
Tessa is an aggressive lesbian prisoner that bullies Nikki, resulting in a fight between them.
Pat is a lesbian prisoner.
Sheena is a lesbian prisoner. She hooks up with Pat.
Lorna is lesbian and a prison officer.
Trisha is lesbian and Nikki's partner. She breaks up with Nikki.
Neil is gay and closeted for the most part.
|1999–2000||Queer as Folk||Channel 4||Stuart Alan Jones
|Ground-breaking Channel Four show which included scenes of a 15-year-old boy involved in gay sex acts. The shows sponsors, Scottish & Newcastle withdrew their sponsorship and canceled their Becks beer advertising, from the show.|
|2000||Frank Herbert's Dune||Sci Fi Channel||Baron Vladimir Harkonnen||Ian McNeice||The wicked Baron survives an assassination attempt involving a poisoned needle planted in the body of one of his male slave lovers.|
|2000–2012||Hospital Central||Telecinco||Esther García
|Nurse Esther had several relationships with men until she fell in love and married lesbian doctor Macarena.|
|2000–2005||Queer as Folk||Showtime||Melanie Marcus
Rae Ellen Bodie
|Melanie is lesbian. |
Lindsay is bisexual. She has an affair with Sam Auerbach in season 4.
Melanie and Lindsay are in a relationship and raising a daughter (Jenny) and son (Gus) together.
Brian and Justin are in a loose relationship.
Ben and Michael are in a relationship.
Dusty is lesbian and a friend of Melanie and Lindsay.
|2000–2002||Dark Angel||Fox||Cynthia 'Original Cindy' McEachin||Valarie Rae Miller||Cynthia is a lesbian. She has a short reunion with her ex-lover Diamond (Tangelia Rouse) in episode #1.15, "Shorties in Love".|
|2001||Dice||The Movie Network||Patrick Styvesant||Martin Cummins||Patrick's sexual orientation was ambiguous until he told a woman who tried to seduce him that he is gay in episode 5.|
|2001||Further Tales of the City||Showtime
DeDe Halcyon Day
|DeeDee is a lesbian. She came out at the end of More Tales of the City, and was romantically involved with D'orothea for a time before being separated. They are both reunited at the end and resume their romance. |
(Sequel to Tales of the City and More Tales of the City.)
|2001–2015||Degrassi: The Next Generation||CTV
|Marco Del Rossi
Miles Hollingsworth III
|Marco is gay. |
Dylan is Marco's boyfriend, also Paige's older brother.
Paige is bisexual.
Tim is gay and briefly dates Marco.
Alex is lesbian and Paige's girlfriend.
Riley is gay and initially struggles with his sexuality.
Zane is Riley's boyfriend.
Adam is a transgender male.
Fiona briefly dates Adam, then realizes she is lesbian.
Tristan is gay.
Imogen is bisexual or pansexual.
Jack dates Imogen.
In the break between seasons 13 and 14, Miles begins dating Tristan, suggesting that he is bisexual.
Zoe struggles with her sexuality until admitting to herself she is lesbian.
|2001–2005||The Secret Life of Us||Network 10||Simon Trader
|Simon is gay despite an extensive heterosexual love life in his early life. |
Richie is Gay despite at the start of the show he was in a relationship with Miranda.
Miranda despite having mainly heterosexual relationships through most of the show she falls in love with Chloe in series 3 as she explains "I'm Heterosexual, but I happened to have fallen in love with a woman".
Chloe is a lesbian.
|2001–2005||24||Fox||Mandy||Mia Kirshner||Mandy is an occasional character seen in Seasons 1, 2 and 4 who is a mercenary/assassin; she is bisexual.|
|2001–2005||Six Feet Under||HBO||David Fisher
|Michael C. Hall
Mathew St. Patrick
|Gay relationship among lead characters.|
|2001–2002||The Education of Max Bickford||CBS||Erica Bettis||Helen Shaver||Erica used to be a man named Steve; she went through a sex reassignment surgery.|
|2001–2002||Leap Years||Showtime||Gregory Paget||Garret Dillahunt||Series follows characters in three different time settings, 1993, 2001 and 2008. Gregory pursues heterosexual relationships in 1993 but in present and future time settings he is exclusively gay.|
|2001–2002||100 Centre Street||A&E||Attallah "Queenie" Sims||LaTanya Richardson||Attallah is ____.|
|2002||Tipping the Velvet||BBC Two||Nan Astly
|Nan is entranced by Kitty when she sees her perform. The two become friends and then lovers. Nan believes she is in love until Kitty betrays her. |
Nan lives with Diana for over a year she also has an affair with Zena.
Nan eventually settles down with Florence.
|2002–2003||Firefly||Fox||Inara Serra||Morena Baccarin||Inara is bisexual. She is a Companion, a woman who hires herself out as a courtesan to upper-class clients and dignitaries, male or female, that seek sexual pleasure and accompaniment at social functions. In episode 1x10, "War Stories", her client is a female Councilor.|
|2002–2008||The Shield||FX||Julien Lowe||Michael Jace||Lowe was a police officer who struggled with his homosexuality due to his devout Christian beliefs.|
Steven R. McQueen
|Nina leaves her husband Carl after finding out he has an affair with a man. |
Kyle is the sensitive gay character and music student tutored by lead character Ephram Brown.
Ephram is sensitive and accepting of Kyle and helps him come out.
|2002–2008||The Wire||HBO||Kima Greggs
Felicia "Snoop" Pearson
Michael K. Williams
Michael Kevin Darnall
|Kima and Omar are both consistently gay ensemble members. Throughout the show they each have multiple partners. |
William's sexuality is not openly discussed, but he is seen in a gay bar during Season 3.
|2003||Angels in America||HBO||Prior Walter
|2003–||NCIS||CBS||Ned Dorneget||Matt L. Jones||Ned was a Cyber operations Special agent who identified as gay.|
|2003–2011||One Tree Hill||WB||Anna Taggaro
|Appearing in season 2 only, Anna is a classmate of Peyton's who struggles with rumors of her sexuality before finally coming out as a lesbian. Her family has been denying this fact for many years and once the secret is out, they move to another place. |
In season 7, Josh stars as the leading male in Seven Dreams 'Til Tuesday. He is secretly gay fearing that if he came out his career would be ruined and his reputation as a party boy would come undone. After confiding in a friend and getting acceptance, he decides to come out but the reactions of the public are not shown.
Dr. Quentin Costa
Jonathan Del Arco
Portia de Rossi
|Liz Cruz is openly lesbian. |
Sophia Lopez is transgender and the trigger of a significant story arc in Season 1.
At the second season's finale, Ava Moore is revealed to be transgender, which causes deep consequences in the series.
Dr. Quentin Costa is openly bisexual.
Detective Kit McGraw is bisexual.
Cherry Peck is transgender and plays a significant role in Season 3.
Julia was married to Dr. Sean McNamara but following their divorce, fell in love and had a romance with Olivia in Season 4.
|2003–2007||The O.C.||Fox||Marissa Cooper
|Marissa and Alex, both bisexual, have a brief relationship in Season 2. |
Luke's father Carson is gay.
|Gecko, the show's "lizard man," has dialogue that indicates he is gay or bisexual. |
Fortune teller Sophie seduces cootch dancer Libby in one episode in Season 1.
|Sharon inadvertently came out in the first episode. |
Beth is bisexual and dated Sharon throughout the series.
|2004||Jack & Bobby||WB||Jimmy McCallister||Tom Cavanagh||Brother of Grace McCallister and uncle to the boys. Also a gay teenage character who commits suicide which emotionally affects Jack.|
|2004–2012||House||Fox||"Thirteen" (Dr. Remy Hadley)||Olivia Wilde||"Thirteen" is bisexual and has been shown in relationships with both men and women.|
|2004–2013||Shameless||Channel 4 (UK)||Ian Gallagher
|2004–2012||Desperate Housewives||ABC||Andrew Van De Kamp
|Manipulative Andrew claims to be gay but confesses to be bisexual. |
Justin is gay and Andrew's boyfriend.
Alex is Andrew's ex-husband.
Peter is the bisexual boyfriend of Andrew's mother.
Bob and Lee, a gay couple, move into Wisteria Lane in Season 4.
Katherine realizes she is bisexual.
Robin is lesbian and an ex-stripper. She dates Katherine (season 6).
|2004–2011||Rescue Me||FX||Mike Silletti||Michael Lombardi||Silletti (aka "Probie") initially secretly receives oral sex from a queer construction worker roommate, who later outs him to the other firefighters at Silletti's hall. Silletti then self-identifies as bisexual, but later reverts to stating he is heterosexual.|
|2004–2011||Entourage||HBO||Lloyd||Rex Lee||Assistant to super-agent Ari Gold.|
|2004–2009||Battlestar Galactica||Sci Fi Channel||Felix Gaeta
|Admiral Helena Cain had a romantic relationship with a civilian network analyst, Gina Inviere, who she later discovered was one of the model Six Cylons. |
In the webisodes The Face of the Enemy, Felix is shown to be in a romantic relationship with Lieutenant Louis Hoshi.
D'Anna, Gaius and six were shown to be in a relationship together.
|2004–2009||The L Word||Showtime||Bette Porter
Carmen de la Pica Morales
Max Sweeney (Moira Sweeney)
Lauren Lee Smith
|Bette and Tina are a lesbian couple who were in a relationship for seven years prior to the show's beginning. They are on and off throughout the show. |
Tina is shown to be with both men and women when she is not with Bette.
Tina and Helena have a brief relationship in season 2.
Bette has a relationship in Seasons 4 and 5 with Jodi.
Bette has a small fling with student Nadia Alice and Dana are together in Season 2.
Jenny discovers her lesbianism after an affair with Marina in Season 1.
Shane sleeps with many characters throughout the show and briefly considers marrying Carmen despite her ongoing affair with Cherie.
Shane has a brief relationship with Paige in Season 4, and a short tryst with Molly (Phyllis's Daughter).
Shane ends the show in a relationship with Jenny.
Dana's first love interest is Lara who she later gets back together with.
Alice also has a relationship with Bette's boss Phyllis.
Phyllis settles down with Bette's lawyer Joyce.
Max Sweeney (formerly Moira Sweeney) is a transgender man. He's in a relationship with Jenny who helps him during his transition.
|M. C. Gainey
|Tom is openly gay and one of the so-called 'Others' who reside on the island. He is later shown with a lover, Arturo. |
Arturo is gay.
|2004–2007||Veronica Mars||UPN||Seth Rafter
Jeremy Ray Valdez
|There are a number of positively portrayed minor gay characters in Veronica Mars, although for most being gay is incidental to their characters.|
|Joanie is a lesbian and falls in love with Jane. |
Jane (aka Calamity Jane) grows in love with Joanie and reciprocates her attention.
Sky One (UK)
Peggy the Ghost
|Thelma Bates has an unrequited love on her best friend Cassie Hughes, her love is so strong that she came back from the dead as a ghost to protect Cassie. |
Tom Wright has an unrequited crush on Leon Taylor.
Maya Robertson begins a relationship with Thelma after being killed and brought back as a ghost by Malachi.
|Moorat Aka Eunuch's Wedding, a sensitive story that unfolds their deprived and isolated world and yet portrays eloquently how they too are not far away from the human emotions and feelings and their world not much different to ours.|
|2005||Beating Heart||MBC||Kim Hae-jung||Harisu||Hae-jung is trans woman and sibling of lead character Kim Chang-wan.|
|2005||Commander in Chief||ABC||Vince Taylor||Anthony Azizi||Vince is the Special Aide to the President. In Episode 8, it is revealed that he is gay and has been found to have HIV.|
|2005||The Book of Daniel||NBC||Peter Webster||Christian Campbell||Peter is Daniel's 23-year-old gay Republican son.|
|2005||Inconceivable||NBC||Scott Garcia||David Norona||Scott is a gay attorney who works at the Family Options Fertility Clinic. In the pilot episode, he and his partner have their child.|
|2005||Eyes||ABC||Chris Didion||Rick Worthy|||
|2005–||Supernatural||The CW||Charlie Bradbury
Lee Rumohr/Valin Shinyei
|Charlie Bradbury is an openly gay computer hacker and IT employee who assisted Sam and Dean Winchester in cases in seasons 7, 8, 9, and 10. |
God, also known as Chuck Shurley, mentions having had girlfriends and boyfriends in the past (which suggests he's bisexual).
Jesse and Cesar Cuevas are gay and each other's spouse.
Barnes is _____.
Demian is _____.
Lily Baker is _____.
|2005–||Doctor Who||BBC||Captain Jack Harkness
|Jack Harkness is an omnisexual character from the 51st century, also appearing as the lead in spin-off series Torchwood. |
River Song is bisexual and has had relationships with both men and women (she is also from the 51st century, where pansexuality is a norm).
Madame Vastra, a Silurian, and her human wife Jenny Flint are lesbians.
Clara Oswald has mentioned romantic relationships with women and has had relationships with men on screen. (The word 'bisexual' was never used in the show but has been insinuated.)
Bill Potts is a lesbian and the first openly gay companion to the Doctor.
Time Lords can regenerate as male or female. In season 10 episode 11, "World Enough and Time", The Doctor tells Bill that Missy (aka The Master) had been his "man-crush"; adding, "We're billions of years beyond your petty human obsession with gender and its associated stereotypes."
|Angela is bisexual. She had a brief relationship with college friend Roxie, but later married Dr. Jack Hodgins.|
|2005–||Grey's Anatomy||ABC||Callie Torres
Steven W. Bailey
Alex Blue Davis
|Callie is bisexual. She and Erica embark on a romantic relationship during the fifth season until Erica abruptly leaves the hospital. Shortly after, Callie continues to explore her sexuality with Arizona, and the two eventually establish a relationship. |
Erica is lesbian.
Arizona is lesbian.
Lauren is ____. She had an affair with Arizona in Season 9.
Leah is _____. She had an affair with Arizona in Season 10.
Joe is gay. He's the bartender and owner of the bar that the doctors frequent.
Walter is gay and Joe's off-again on-again boyfriend. They end up adopting twins together (season 3).
Eliza is _____. She's introduced as a love interest for Arizona in Season 13.
Penelope (Penny) is _____. She was introduced as a love interest for Callie in Season 12.
Carina is bisexual. She's introduced in season 14 as a love interest for Arizona and Owen.
Casey is a transgender man who is a first-year surgical intern in Season 14.
Levi is gay and came out after Nico kissed him in the elevator. He had always felt an attraction to men but hadn't understood it.
Nico is the first openly gay surgeon in the series. He is attracted to Levi.
Captain Roy Till
DEA Agent Shlatter
|Sanjay declared his love for lead character Nancy Botwin but later speculated that it was a case of diva worship. |
Isabelle is the young daughter of lead characters Dean and Celia Hodes; she identifies as lesbian.
Till and Shlatter are professional partners at the Drug Enforcement Administration and also lovers.
|2005–2008||South of Nowhere||The N||Spencer Carlin
|Spencer moves to Los Angeles from Ohio and befriends Ashley, both of whom are lesbians. Their relationship builds and Spencer's coming out to her parents is triggered by her mother walking in on the young couple. At the end of the series in the third season, they move in together.|
|Salim is a gay member of an Islamic terrorist cell. |
Jason is the man Salim begins developing a relationship with.
The characters appeared in season 2, Sleeper Cell: American Terror.
|2005–2006||Sugar Rush||Channel 4 (UK)||Kim Daniels
|Kim Daniels is a lesbian who has an unrequited love with her best friend Sugar. Kim attends a Christian group in the hopes of curing her homosexuality where she meets Beth and the two begin a brief relationship. In season 2 Kim begins dating Saint and the two eventually move it together. Dave and David are Kim's gay neighbours who are raising their son Tom together.|
|2005–2006||Noah's Arc||Logo||Noah Nicholson
|Shows the lives of a small group of gay men of color living in the Los Angeles, California area.|
|2005–2010||Outrageous Fortune||TV3||Bilkey van der Heever
|Bilkey is gay. |
Angel is a transwoman.
|2006||The Line of Beauty||BBC||Nick Guest
|Nick, an Oxford graduate, starts a relationship with Leo, a black council worker.|
|Jase is a closeted man who finds a male lover, Mani. |
Faye is a transgender woman.
|Gretchen and Claire are roommates in college in Season 4. Later on, it is revealed that Gretchen is bisexual and has romantic feelings for Claire which are later reciprocated by Claire.|
|2006–2013||Dexter||Showtime||Isaak Sirko||Ray Stevenson||Sirko was a Ukrainian mobster seeking to kill Dexter Morgan to avenge the death of Sirko's lover Viktor, whom Morgan had murdered in season 7.|
|2006–2015||Waterloo Road||BBC1 (UK)||Jo Lipsett
|Jo is an openly gay French teacher. |
In season 5, episode 17, Ros kisses Jo after completing her exams, despite already having a boyfriend.
Matt Wilding, music teacher at the school was gay and was with a boyfriend for three years, but the fact that he was unwilling to live openly as a gay man was a source of constant rows between them and meant the relationship was doomed to failure.
Josh is teacher Tom's son and comes out after initially having attractions for his best friend Finn Sharkey.
Nate is an openly gay teenage character with romantic connections to Josh.
|2006–2011||Torchwood||BBC Three (series 1)
BBC Two (series 2)
BBC One (series 3)
Starz (series 4)
Captain John Hart
|Captain Jack Harkness was previously established on Doctor Who as omnisexual. |
Ianto begins the series in a secretive heterosexual relationship, but eventually enters a relationship with Jack.
Toshiko is similarly, bisexual, entering a relationship with a woman named Mary while attracted to teammate Owen.
Owen is also bisexual, having a threesome with a man and a woman, and confirmed intentional sexual tension with Mark Lynch.
Jack's namesake, the real Captain Jack Harkness (Matt Rippy) from 1941 was also gay and was subject to a parting kiss.
Captain John Hart, Jack's ex partner, appears in the second series premiere and the second series finale.
In episode nine of series four, recurring character Charlotte Willis comes out as a lesbian.
The series' creator, Russell T Davies, has described Torchwood as "a very bisexual series".
|2006–2012||Eureka||Syfy||Vincent||Chris Gauthier||Vincent is hinted at being the only openly gay member of Eureka's recurring characters, though this is handled very lightly and only rarely appears to any major degree.|
|2006–2011||Brothers & Sisters||ABC||Kevin Walker
|Kevin is a gay attorney and part of a large family. |
Scotty is Kevin's husband.
Chad was a bisexual former love interest for Kevin.
Jason McCallister is the brother of Senator Robert McCallister and a Methodist minister and was Kevin's previous boyfriend.
Saul acknowledged to his sister that years previously he had been in love with another man and Saul came out to Kevin.
|2006–2011||Big Love||HBO||Alby Grant
|Alby is a closeted gay Mormon, scheming to control his polygamous sect. He meets Dale, an attorney who runs an "ex-gay" group, in season four and the two become lovers until Dale commits suicide.|
|2006–2010||Ugly Betty||ABC||Justin Suarez
Marc St. James
Cliff St. Paul
|Marc is the openly gay personal assistant of the fashion editor at MODE magazine. |
Justin is the fashion forward, performing arts-loving nephew of Betty. He came out in the second-to-last episode.
Alexis (formerly Alex) is a trans woman and the sibling of lead character Daniel.
Cliff is a fashion photographer and Marc's boyfriend in season two.
Austin and Justin begin a relationship in the final episodes of the series.
|2006–2009||Hotel Babylon||BBC One||Ben Trueman||Michael Obiora||Ben is the flamboyant, openly gay front desk receptionist at the hotel.|
|2007||Jekyll||BBC One||Miranda Calendar
|Miranda is a lesbian private investigator. |
Min is Miranda's partner and is having their baby.
|2007–||Notruf Hafenkante||ZDF||Melanie Hansen
|Melanie and Helen meet and begin a relationship towards the end of Season 7.|
|2007–2015||Mad Men||AMC||Salvatore Romano
|Sal is a closeted member of the ad agency's art department. |
Carol is the roommate of (and in love with) the office manager, Joan.
Joyce is a lesbian friend of Peggy's.
Kurt is an art director with the agency.
Dakota Blue Richards
Sebastian De Souza
|Maxxie is openly gay (first generation, season 1 and 2). |
Tony may be fluid. Tony's sexuality is left unclear as he has had both male and female sexual relationships, though he has never had a boyfriend. He had an adventure with Maxxie in Russia (first generation, season 1 and 2).
Cassie said that she was straight before that she know pussies, this happened when Sid broke her heart in season 2 (first generation, season 1 and 2).
Dale is a minor character who kissed Maxxie after he tried to hit him (first generation, season 2).
James is Maxxie's boyfriend (first generation, season 2).
Emily is a lesbian, but she had sex with JJ (second generation, season 3, 4 and 7).
Naomi is Emily's girlfriend, she is a lesbian. The two are in a committed relationship.
Franky is an androgynous pansexual (third generation, season 5 and 6).
Matty, is bisexual, though this trait is left unsaid in the series (third generation, season 5 and 6).
Alex is a gay character who joins the 'third generation' in season 6 (third generation, season 6).
Nick kissed Alex at a party, he isn't gay and doesn't look like bisexual, but he may be bicurious or fluid (third generation, season 5 and 6).
Rider is a minor bisexual character, he slept with Alex in season 2, but this scene isn`t shown, it's known because there is a photo that Liv saw (third generation, season 5 and 6).
|2007–2013||Army Wives||Lifetime||Nicole Galassini
Charlotte "Charlie" Mayfield
Ryan Michelle Bathe
|Nicole is lesbian and an Army intelligence captain. At first reluctant to be out about her relationship with Charlie because of the government's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" military policy, Nicole eventually proposes to her. (Season 6) |
Charlie is lesbian and the civilian partner of Nicole.
|2007–2012||Damages||FX (seasons 1–3)
Audience Network (season 4–5)
|Ray Fiske||Željko Ivanek||Fiske was the lead defense attorney on the first season's central case. He was closeted and concealing a relationship with a key witness. Fiske shot himself to death in plaintiff's attorney Patti Hewes's office.|
|2007–2012||Gossip Girl||The CW||Eric van der Woodsen
|Eric is Serena van der Woodsen's younger brother who is outed by Georgina in Season 1. |
Harold is Blair Waldorf's father, and Roman is his boyfriend.
Asher and Jonathan are Eric's ex-boyfriends.
Freddy is Roman's ex-lover.
Julian is school play's director.
Josh is a gay man who Chuck kisses in order to ensure that he gives Blair the honor of making NYU's freshman speech in Season 3.
|2007–2011||Greek||ABC Family||Calvin Owens
|Calvin is a young man who is inadvertently outed in the first-season finale. |
Heath, from a rival fraternity, and Calvin are casual sex partners in season 1 and in season 4 the two are a couple.
Calvin had a brief relationship with the older Michael in season 2.
Grant is Calvin's season 3 love interest.
|2007–2010||The Tudors||Showtime (US)
George Boleyn, Viscount Rochford
|Joe Van Moyland
|Historical figure Tallis is portrayed as being involved in a sexual relationship with nobleman Compton. |
George Boleyn, Anne Boleyn's brother is portrayed as gay.
There is no historical evidence for these orientations.
|2007–2009||Pushing Daisies||ABC||Coroner||Sy Richardson||Series creator Bryan Fuller planned a slow reveal of the coroner's sexuality and his crush on Emerson Cod (Chi McBride).|
|2007–2009||The Lair||here!||Most of the principal characters||see cast list||Supernatural-themed series following a vampire cult that operates a sex club.|
|2007–2009||The Best Years||Global/E! (Canada)
The N (US)
|Lee Campbell||Alan Van Sprang||Lee owns local hot spot nightclub Colony. He is bisexual and HIV-positive.|
|2007–2008||Dirty Sexy Money||ABC||Patrick Darling IV
|Darling, a United States Senate candidate, is carrying on an affair with the transgender Carmelita, the latest of several such affairs.|
|Leo is bisexual and the brother of lead character Lucy Spiller. |
Jack is a closeted movie star who has a short tryst with Leo.
Garbo is lesbian and a drug dealer.
Julia is bisexual. She has sex with Garbo.
|2008||Cashmere Mafia||ABC||Caitlin Dowd
|Caitlin is bisexual or bi-curious. She met and dated Alicia, a lesbian, for a number of episodes.|
|2008–2013||Raw||RTÉ Two (Season 1)
RTÉ One (Season 2–5)
|2008–2013||90210||The CW||Teddy Montgomery
|Teddy dated several female characters until he realized that he was gay in Season 3 after having a tryst with Shane. |
Adrianna had a short romance with Gia in Season 2.
|2008–||Murdoch Mysteries||CBC||James Gillies
Chief Constable Giles
Dr. Emily Grace
|Emily Grace is bisexual. She was in a relationship with George Crabtree and dated Leslie Garland. In Season 8 episode "High Voltage", she meets suffragette Lillian Moss; and thereafter falls in love with her. |
Lillian Moss is a lesbian. She was disowned by her family for refusing to marry a hand-picked husband. Lillian's real name was Helen and she had once been involved with a married woman. She was attracted to Emily Grace and they subsequently enter into a romantic relationship.
The series has included episodes where homosexuality was an aspect of the story ("Til Death Do Us Part" is about the murder of a secretly gay man, shows the underground gay community, and sodomy laws are referred; "Victor, Victorian" is about cross-dressing women in a private club; in "Murdochophobia" a woman in a group commits suicide after her relationship with another woman in it is exposed; "What Lies Buried" reveals a constable that used to extort young male prostitutes).
|2008–2013||Being Human||BBC Three||Carl
|Steve John Shepherd||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.|
|2008–2013||The Secret Life of the American Teenager||ABC Family||Griffin
|2008–2014||Sons of Anarchy||FX||June Stahl
Venus Van Dam
Gemma Teller Morrow
Alexander "Tig" Trager
Pamela J. Gray
Drea de Matteo
|Agent June Stahl was bisexual. |
Agent Amy Tyler was June's professional and personal partner during the third season.
Wendy realizes she likes women before season 4.
Venus Van Dam is a transgender sex worker introduced in Season 5.
Gemma is seen waking up next to different women on more than one occasion (she also gets called out about it by Nero Padilla, who would later become her boyfriend), indicating Gemma is bisexual.
Tig Trager develops an interest in Venus Van Dam in Season 6 which becomes physical in Season 7. He later refers to himself as "just gay enough".
|2008–2014||True Blood||HBO||Lafayette Reynolds
Kristin Bauer van Straten
|Lafayette is a gay short-order cook, drug dealer and sex worker. |
Tara is Lafayette's cousin. After being involved with several men in the first three seasons, she is involved with a woman as of the premiere of Season 4. She later shows interest in a relationship with Pam.
Jason is the brother of Sookie Stackhouse, and is shown to have multiple sexual dreams about men, though he never acts on it. He's very likely bisexual or at least bicurious.
Eric Northman is a pansexual vampire and the sheriff of the vampires in his town. He has multiple relations with males.
Eddie is a gay vampire and former accountant, one of Lafeyette's clients.
Steve Newlin starts out as the leader of an anti-vampire Christian ministry. He is made a vampire sometime between the end of season two and the end of Season 4, coming out to Jason Stackhouse as a "gay vampire American".
Jesus joined the series in Season 3 as Lafayette's love interest. He is a nurse at the nursing home where Lafayette's mother lives and a brujo (male witch).
Russell is the Vampire King of Mississippi in Season 3 and Talbot is his consort.
After being implied bisexual in Seasons 1 and 2, Pam is seen engaging in oral sex with Yvetta in Season 3.
David Finch is a hypocritical right-wing politician who was an occasional sex client of Lafayette's in Season 1.
|2008–2011||Física o Química||Antena 3||Fernando "Fer" Redondo
|Fer is one of the main characters of the series. During Season 3, Fer falls for David, the new straight soccer punk at the school. |
David comes out of the closet and begins a relationship with Fer which becomes an emotional roller coaster ride for both characters over several seasons. Their relationship touches on several teenage and LGBT issues such as parental problems, conversion therapy, and teen suicide.
Alma has been in sexual relationships with both boys and girls, though she never confirmed her bisexuality.
Borja is Fer's new boyfriend and fianceé (Season 6).
|Lone begins a relationship with kitesurfer Heidi and the two eventually move to Cape Town together.|
|2008–2010||Legend of the Seeker||Syndicated||Cara Mason||Tabrett Bethell||In the television series, Cara is portrayed as bisexual.|
|2008–2010||In Treatment||HBO||Jesse||Dane DeHaan||Jesse, one of Dr. Paul Weston's patients, is an adopted teenager searching for his real parents.|
|2008–2009||Raising the Bar||TNT||Charlie Sagansky||Jonathan Scarfe|||
|2008–2009||The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency||HBO||BK||Desmond Dube|||
|Jamie Campbell Bower
|11-12 is the son of 2 (Ian McKellen), leader of The Village. |
909 is the lover of 11-12, which 11-12 keeps secret from his father.
|Jack Benjamin is the Prince and son of King Silas Benjamin. |
Joseph is Jack's clandestine boyfriend. Both are gay.
Brittany S. Pierce
Wade "Unique" Adams
Elliot "Starchild" Gilbert
Brian Stokes Mitchell
Caden Michael Gray
|Kurt Hummel is gay. At the start of the series he was in the closet but he soon came out and became the only out-gay kid in William McKinley high school. |
Blaine Anderson was introduced in Season 2 as Kurt's love interest. At the end of Season 4 it was revealed the Blaine wanted to propose to Kurt.
Brittany is bisexual.
In Season 2, Santana admitted she was in love with Brittany and wanted to be with her, Brittany at the time was already in a relationship with Artie but by Season 3 Brittany and Santana were in a secret relationship.
Santana is a lesbian. In Season 3 Santana was still closeted but following an argument with Finn Hudson she was forced to come out. Her parents and classmates were accepting but her grandmother took the news very badly.
Brittany and Santana broke up in Season 4 but in Season 5 they met again, realized they still loved each other, and move in together.
Wade "Unique" Adams is a trans woman introduced in late Season 3. She only feels comfortable in woman's clothing. She auditioned for the part of Rizzo in Grease but her parents didn't want her to as they were scared it would increase the amount of bullying she received for being herself. They also told her to only dress as a woman when she was at home or when performing in a competition.
Dani was introduced in Season 5 as a love interest for Santana.
Starchild was introduced in Season 5 as a member of Kurt's band. Kurt felt threatened by Starchild but they soon made up which resulted as a source of jealousy to Blaine.
Adam was a love interest of Kurt's introduced in Season 4, however, Kurt realized he was only with Adam to get over Blaine and so he ended it off-screen.
Quinn Fabray has a one-night stand with Santana Lopez in Season 4, Episode 14 entitled "I Do".
David Karofsky was the bully who forced Kurt to move schools in Season 2. The reason for Karofsky's bullying was that was confused with his own sexuality. In Season 3 Karofsky transferred schools to avoid people finding out about his sexuality, however, someone from his new school saw him with Kurt on Valentine's Day and spread the gossip, leading to his subsequent attempted suicide.
Chandler Kiehl is a boy who Kurt met at a music store in Season 3. Their bond caused Blaine to become paranoid and jealous and so Kurt told Chandler that they couldn't talk anymore.
Cody is a fake, bisexual, Santa. He seduced Kurt and then robbed Kurt, Rachel and Santana overnight.
Hiram and Leroy Berry are Rachel's gay dads.
Sebastian Smythe is a member of rival glee club, Dalton Academy Warbler's. He wanted to be with Blaine, but Blaine rejected him as he loved Kurt too much. Sebastian became a source of jealousy of Kurt's.
Eli.C is the person Blaine cheated on Kurt with in Season 4.
Jeremiah is an older guy who Blaine had a crush on in Season 2, however Jeremiah rejected him as it would have been illegal.
Gavroche is very flamboyant and was named after Gavroche from Les Misérables.
Sandy Ryerson was the closeted coach of the McKinley High glee club before Rachel Berry caught him caressing student Hank Saunders, which led to him being fired. He returned to the series as he helped Sue Sylvester try to stop the glee club.
Elaine was paid by Santana to pretend to be her girlfriend to make Brittany jealous.
Liz and Jan were a lesbian couple who appeared at the end of Season 4. Jan proposed to Liz whilst at dinner with Blaine and Kurt, Liz accepted.
Rick Dunham was a show choir director that Sue pushed down a flight of stairs to take his job.
|2009–2017||The Vampire Diaries||The CW||Bill Forbes
|Bill Forbes is Caroline's father who divorced her mother after coming out as gay (Season 3). |
Luke Parker is a warlock and Liv's twin brother who appears in Season 5 and 6.
Mary Louise and Nora are a lesbian couple and two members of the Heretic witch/vampire coven who appear in Season 7.
|2009–2016||The Good Wife||CBS||Kalinda Sharma
|Kalinda is bisexual and a private investigator. She has an ex-husband, female lovers, and dates Cary Agos. |
Lana is lesbian and an F.B.I. agent. She has been involved in an on/off relationship with Kalinda for a long time. In 2x14, she asked Kalinda why she liked to have sex with men, and was it because she didn't want intimacy.
Sophia is bisexual and a private investigator. She has a husband and is lovers with Kalinda.
Owen is the gay brother of lead character Alicia Florrick.
|2009–2014||White Collar||USA||Special Agent Diana Barrigan||Marsha Thomason||Diana is in a relationship with a woman named Christie, who first appears in the season three episode "Deadline" played by Moran Atias. The couple becomes engaged but Diana later reports they have broken up.|
|2009–2014||Warehouse 13||Syfy||Helena G. Wells
Agent Steve Jinks
|Helena "H.G." Wells speaks of having both male and female lovers. |
Jinks is an ATF agent and a "human lie detector".
|2009–2013||Southland||NBC (season 1)
TNT (season 2–5)
|Officer John Cooper||Michael Cudlitz||Officer Cooper has been described as "the pained heart of the series."|
|2009–2012||Make It or Break It||ABC Family||Max Spencer||Josh Bowman||In the season two episode "What Lies Beneath", Max comes out as bisexual.|
|2009–2011||Being Erica||CBC (Canada)
|Dave and Ian are in a committed relationship. Beginning in season 3, the couple purchases the local coffee shop together and are upgraded to series regulars. |
Dr. Naadiah is _____ and a therapist.
Cassidy is lesbian and had a brief relationship with Erica in season one.
|2009–2011||United States of Tara||Showtime||Marshall Gregson
Aaron Christian Howles
|Marshall is the teenage son of main characters Tara (Toni Collette) and Max (John Corbett). |
Ted and Hany are an interracial, intergenerational gay couple and neighbors of the Gregsons.
Jason is Marshall's closeted love interest during Season 1. Jason's sexuality is left undefined, but it is suggested he is bisexual; as Kate (Marshall's sister) puts it, he is a "bi-curious church monkey".
Lionel founded the gay-straight alliance at Marshall's high school. He was Marshall's first boyfriend.
Noah is an openly gay classmate of Marshall and Lionel's.
|2009–2011||Stargate Universe||Syfy||Camile Wray
|Camile is a civilian leader on Destiny. |
Sharon is Camile's life partner back on Earth. They have been together over 12 years.
|2009–2010||Trauma||NBC||Tyler Briggs||Kevin Rankin||Tyler is a gay EMT. He comes out to his partner Cameron Boone in the episode "Masquerade" and to his father in "Sweet Jane".|
|Sam is the brother of Joseph Adama and a member of the Tauron mob. |
Larry is Sam's husband.
|Janis Hawk is an FBI agent who is a closeted lesbian. However, her sexual orientation is known to at least some of her colleagues. |
Maya is an artist who has a romantic tryst with Janis in episode titled "Gimme Some Truth" #1.5.
|2010–2019||Luther||BBC||DS Emma Lane||Rose Leslie||Emma is a lesbian.|
|2010–||Sherlock||BBC One||Irene Adler
|Irene Adler is a dominatrix who sells her services to both men and women and appears to have a girlfriend in "A Scandal in Belegravia". |
Jim Moriarty is Sherlock's arch enemy that was confirmed to be gay in the last episode of season 4 by Moriarty explaining which assistants of his are good with "stamina" and "aftercare".
Eurus Holmes is Sherlock's lost sister that has been locked up since a young age and she claimed to have sex with a female security worker that worked there.
|2010–2015||Rookie Blue||Global||Gail Peck
|Gail is lesbian. Although she has a history with men in the first three seasons, in season 4 she comes out to herself after she meets forensic pathologist Holly Stewart. In 5x06, when a suspect asks if he can get dressed before going to the police station, Peck tells him that he will be escorted by her fellow officer (Nick Collins) because "I don't do the boys anymore." In 5x09, she tells Nick that going to the Peck family dinner was supposed to be her first dinner with them as a lesbian, and had hoped it would be with Holly. The romantic relationship with Holly ends when Gail turns down moving to America with Holly because of her intent to adopt a daughter (5x11). In season 6, Gail meets detective Frankie Anderson and becomes involved with her. |
(Showrunner Tassie Cameron, as well as Charlotte Sullivan, affirmed Gail's sexual orientation. Co-exec producer/writer Sherry White, who was to become showrunner had the series been renewed for a seventh season, said Gail and Holly would have been reunited.)
Holly is lesbian. In 4x07, after Gail tells her that, just like a cat who climbs up a tree then doesn't know how to get down from it, she creates emergency situations to get out of relationships, Holly responds that it used to be the same for her, but it turned out to be due to her not liking men because she was a lesbian.
Frankie is lesbian. In 6x09, she informs Gail that her brother (Steve Peck) once wanted to set them up because he thought they'd make a perfect match, then recounts her vexing experiences with women. In the series finale episode, Gail's roommates discover that she and Gail had spent the night together when Frankie comes out of Gail's bedroom to get a cup of coffee (6x11).
|2010–2015||Strike Back||Sky1 (season 1–5)
Cinemax (season 2–5)
Daniel Ben Zenou
|Leatherby is a former SAS officer and an antagonist in season 4. |
Fahran is Leatherby's lover.
|Jai asks Sammy for his number in Season 1. |
Sammy dates Ollie in season 2.
Rhys is an actor and dates Ollie in Season 3.
Philip, Duke of Crowborough
|Thomas is a footman in the aristocratic Crawley household. |
The Duke of Crowborough is Lady Mary's suitor and Thomas's lover.
|Sarah Ramos||Haddie and Lauren are revealed to be dating at the end of the 5th season.|
The Morrigan, Evony Fleurette Marquise
|Bo, a bisexual succubus, is a Fae that survives by feeding from life force and the energy created from sex with males or females. She is a superhuman who did not know she was a member of the supernatural Fae world until she was discovered by them. Season 1: Bo becomes romantically and sexually involved with Dyson (heterosexual), a Light Fae detective, and Lauren (lesbian), a human doctor. (The three became known as the "Love Triangle" of the series.) Season 3: Bo and Lauren entered into a committed relationship, but Lauren broke it off because she thought she would always be asking more from Bo than Bo could give. Season 5: Bo and Lauren made love again when alone together during a blackout. Bo thereafter asked Lauren to give their relationship another chance and Lauren consented; however, Lauren then broke it off from fear of becoming a burden to Bo as she aged in human years. At the end, Lauren reconsidered her decision and told Bo that she wanted to spend her life with her, and the two are united again, this time for good. The relationship between Bo and Lauren became popularly referred to as "Doccubus". |
The Morrigan (aka Evony Fleurette Marquise), bisexual leader of the Dark Fae, was seduced by Lauren (Season 4).
Vex, always risqué with both sexes throughout the series, was revealed to be attracted to Mark (Season 5).
Nadia (lesbian), Lauren's girlfriend, awoke from a 5-year comatose state, was possessed by an evil entity, and Bo was forced to kill her (Season 2).
Tamsin (bisexual) initiated a 'friends with benefits' relationship with Bo, but Bo subsequently ended it when she realized it had become romantic for Tamsin. (Season 5)
Crystal (lesbian or bisexual). Lauren had a one-night stand with Crystal, a co-worker (Season 4).
Mark (bisexual) returned Vex's attraction and they become a couple (Season 5).
Dagny (lesbian or bisexual), Tamsin's daughter, is seen kissing another girl inside a car (Season 5).
|2010–||The Walking Dead||AMC||Tara Chambler
Paul "Jesus" Monroe
|Tara is lesbian. She enters into a brief relationship with former Marine Alisha. |
Alisha is lesbian and is killed in a firefight.
Denise is lesbian. She began a relationship with Tara in the sixth season and is later killed.
Aaron is gay and one of the residents of the Alexandria safe-zone. He is in a relationship with Eric.
Eric is _____.
Paul is gay.
|2010–2017||Pretty Little Liars||Freeform||Emily Fields
Maya St. Germain
Miranda Rae Mayo
|Emily realizes that she is a lesbian in Season 1 when she begins a romance with Maya and comes out to her father. |
She later has a rocky relationship with Paige, then dates Samara and has some short relationships.
Maya is bisexual.
Shana and Jenna were dating, which makes Jenna bisexual.
Alison kisses Emily before her disappearance, claiming she was "practicing" for kissing men. When she returns, she says Emily's feelings for her weren't one-sided and they sleep together.
In season 7 Alison kisses Emily and she confesses her feelings for her and they start dating, finally accepting her bisexuality.
Emily and Talia get involved with each other while working at Ezra's coffee shop. Emily finds out that Talia is married to a man and realizes their relationship was too complicated.
Charlotte is Alison's transgender sister.
At the end of the show, Alison and Emily are living together. Alison proposes and they get engaged.
|2010–2014||Boardwalk Empire||HBO||Angela Darmody
|Angela is the fiancée of lead character Jimmy Darmody and uses his last name. |
Mary and her husband run a photography studio. They have an affair in Season 1.
|2010–2012||Lip Service||BBC Three||Cat McKenzie
Detective Sgt Sam Murray
Dr Lexy Price
Dr Declan Love
|A series about a group of 20s to 30s lesbians and their friends, set in Glasgow, Scotland. |
Frankie returns from working in New York, NY for her Aunt's funeral having run away from a serious relationship with Cat two years prior. Frankie wishes to resume where they left off, but instead has a string of meaningless flings with other women as she grieves the loss of her Aunt and attempts to solve the mystery of her real identity.
Tess is dumped by long-term girlfriend who had been cheating on her.
Sam and Cat start to develop a serious relationship after their first (blind) date goes badly.
|Antonio Te Maioha
Pana Hema Taylor
|Barca is falsely accused of disobedience and executed. |
Pietros, Barca's lover, commits suicide believing himself abandoned.
Auctus was Barca's lover in the prequal, Gods of the Arena.
Though Agron was initially one of those who raised voice that the former slave Nasir should be killed for attacking Spartacus, Agron and Nasir become lovers after Nasir proves his trustworthiness and skill as a fighter in the rebellion.
|2010–2013||The Big C||Showtime||Lee||Hugh Dancy||Lee is introduced in season two as a fellow patient in Cathy's (Laura Linney) melanoma clinical trial.|
|2010–2012||Upstairs Downstairs||BBC||Dr Blanche Mottershead||Alex Kingston||Publication of a scandalous novel exposes Blanche's unconventional lifestyle and her former lover Lady Portia Alresford.|
Don O. Knowlton
|Ryan is the adoptive father of lead characters Piper and Finn. An action movie superstar, his children find him in bed with his boyfriend Charlie in the episode "Carpe Diem".|
|2010–2011||Law & Order: LA||NBC||Lt. Arleen Gonzales||Wanda De Jesus (pilot)
|In the episode "El Sereno", Gonzales is accused of racial bigotry in a murder investigation. At trial she comes out as a lesbian, testifying that the bigotry she has faced for being gay has led her to overcome her own bigotry.|
|2010–2011||Hellcats||The CW||Darwin||Jeremy Wong|||
|2010||Thorne||Sky1 HD||Phil Hendricks||Aidan Gillen|||
|2010||Undercovers||NBC||Lance||Jay Scully||Lance is a chef at the catering company operated by the lead couple.|
|2010||Outlaw||NBC||Lucinda Pearl||Carly Pope||Lucinda is bisexual and a private investigator.|
|Arliss Howard||Kale is the supervisor of the series's lead character. |
Walter is Kale's younger partner.
|2010||The Whole Truth||ABC||Alejo Salazar||Anthony Ruivivar||Salazar is second-in-command at lead character Jimmy Brogan's (Rob Morrow) New York law firm. His husband is a lobbyist in Washington, DC.|
|Mackenzie Davis / Annabel Davis
Gugu Mbatha-Raw / Denise Burse
|In episode "San Junipero", Yorkie is a lesbian. |
Kelly is bisexual and was once married to a man.
Yorkie and Kelly fall in love and choose to exist together permanently in San Junipero.
|2011–2016||Scott and Bailey||ITV||Helen Bartlett
DC Anna Ran
|Helen Bartlett is in S3 only, but notable for her story and impact. |
DC Anna Ran joins in S5.
|2011–2016||Person of Interest||CBS||Sameen Shaw
Root (Samantha Groves)
|Root joins the series at the end of Season 1 and upon meeting Shaw in Season 2 is instantly attracted to her, which Shaw later reciprocates. Root flirts with Shaw throughout the show and follows the bury your gays trope an episode after being reunited with her lover in Season 5. It is unclear whether Root identifies as a lesbian or a bisexual character, as we never see her interact romantically with male characthers, but she falls in love with Sameen. |
Shaw is a bisexual character who is seen multiple times being responsive to male and female come-ons, but ends the series in love and mourning of Root, whom she slept with and died for just episodes earlier.
|2011–||American Horror Story||FX||Chad Warwick (season 1)||Zachary Quinto||In Murder House, Chad and his partner Patrick are the former owners of the haunted house around which the first season centers. |
Peggy is described as Chad's "supportive lesbian friend". Elizabeth Short is a ghost in the murder house who sees Moira O'Hara in her younger sensual form. Both of them had a brief hook up.
|Patrick (season 1)||Teddy Sears|
|Peggy (season 1)||Kathleen Rose Perkins|
|Elizabeth Short (season 1)||Mena Suvari|
|Lana Winters (season 2/6)||Sarah Paulson||In Asylum, Lana Winters is a closeted lesbian reporter seeking to break a story in Briarcliff Asylum. |
Wendy, Lana's lover, is a grade school teacher who is manipulated into having Lana committed to the asylum.
Marion is Lana's current wife.
|Wendy Peyser (season 2)||Clea DuVall|
|Marion (season 2)||Joan Severance|
|Quentin Fleming (season 3)||Leslie Jordan||In Coven, Quentin Fleming is a gay Witches' Council member. |
|Stanley (season 4)||Denis O'Hare||In Freak Show, Stanley is a con artist who is often seen in the company of male sex workers such as Thor. |
Dell Toledo is the strongman of the freakshow, married to Desiree and is a closeted bisexual, he had an affair with a hustler named Andy.
Lucy had an affair with Alice and her husband, murdered her and her lover.
|Thor (season 4)||Michael Murray|
|Dell Toledo (season 4)||Michael Chiklis|
|Andy (season 4)||Matt Bomer|
|Lucy Creb (season 4)||Shauna Rappold|
|Alice (season 4)||Angela Sarafyan|
|The Countess Elizabeth (season 5)||Lady Gaga||In Hotel, the Countess Elizabeth is a bisexual vampire who's had relationships with men and women. |
Ramona Royale is one of Countess Elizabeth's many former lovers.
Natacha Rambova is bisexual and had a three-way relationship with the Countess and Rudolph Valentino, F.W. Murnau is a gay film director who turned Valentino into a vampire. (both of the characters are based on real life people).
Will Drake identified himself as gay, but after starting a relationship with the Countess he confessed to being bisexual.
Tristan claims to be straight but is possibly bisexual. He is the lover of Elizabeth and Liz Taylor, but it was also implied that he had an affair with Will, and many of his victims have been men.
Liz Taylor is a transgender woman who works as a bartender at the Hotel Cortez.
Sally is a Hotel Cortez resident who fell in love and had a ménage with two musicians, a man and a woman,
|Ramona Royale (season 5)||Angela Bassett|
|Natacha Rambova (season 5)||Alexandra Daddario|
|F.W. Murnau (season 5)||Henrik Rutgersson|
|Will Drake (season 5)||Cheyenne Jackson|
|Tristan Duffy (season 5)||Finn Wittrock|
|Liz Taylor (season 5)||Denis O'Hare|
|Sally McKenna (season 5)||Sarah Paulson|
|Aileen Wuornos (season 5)||Lily Rabe|
|Cricket Marlowe (season 6)||Leslie Jordan||In Roanoke, Cricket Marlowe is a famous gay medium who finds missing children (in the AHS in-universe "My Roanoke Nightmare" documentary he is portrayed by actor Ashley Gilbert.) |
Edward Philippe Mott is a wealthy aristocratic nobleman, he had a wife but left her with his child to live with his lover Guinness.
Trixie Mattel is a drag queen who, along with Edward Hansen, co-hosted an interview with the "My Roanoke Nightmare" cast.
|Ashley Gilbert (season 6)||Leslie Jordan|
|Edward Philippe Mott (season 6)||Evan Peters / Elliott Ehlers|
|Guinness (season 6)||Henderson Wade|
|Trixie Mattel (season 6)||Trixie Mattel|
|Edward Hansen (season 6)||Edward Hansen|
|Ally Mayfair-Richards (season 7)||Sarah Paulson||In Cult, Ally is a woman suffering from the recent resurfacing of her multiple phobias, she is married to Ivy, who has an affair with Winter. |
Harrison is a gay man married to a woman, Meadow, whom he refers to as a fag hag.
Detective Samuels is Harrison's lover.
Kai is the cult leader and had sexual intercourse with both Jack and Harrison.
Bob Thompson is a network news anchor, he has an affair with Serena but also kept a male gimp hostage in his attic.
Valerie Solanas is the lesbian cult leader of SCUM (Society for Cutting Up Men), a murderous radical feminist cult (the character is based on the real life person).
Bebe Babbitt is Valerie's former lover.
Martha is a bisexual woman.
Maurice and Bruce are gay men and former members of SCUM.
Andy Warhol is a gay man (the character is based on the real life person).
Erika is Ally's new girlfriend.
|Ivy Mayfair-Richards (season 7)||Allison Pill|
|Winter Anderson (season 7)||Billie Lourd|
|Harrison Wilton (season 7)||Billy Eichner|
|Jack Samuels (season 7)||Colton Haynes|
|Kai Anderson (season 7)||Evan Peters|
|Bob Thompson (season 7)||Dermot Mulroney|
|Valerie Solanas (season 7)||Lena Dunham|
|Bebe Babbitt (season 7)||Frances Conroy / Lyla Porter-Follows|
|Martha (season 7)||Shondalia White|
|Maurice (season 7)||Ryan Alvarez|
|Bruce (season 7)||Miguel Sagaz|
|Andy Warhol (season 7)||Evan Peters|
|Erika (season 7)||Annie Ilonzeh|
|Mr. Gallant (season 8)||Evan Peters||In Apocalypse, Mr. Gallant describes himself as gay in the second episode. Walter, Morris and Mario are former gay friends of Mr. Gallant's grandmother and her role models of how a gay man should behave. |
Andre Stevens and Stu are lovers and two of the survivors in the outpost.
Michael Langdon implied being physically attracted to Mr. Gallant, although he would never have sex with him.
Behold Chablis is ____ and a member of the Warlock Council.
Jeff and Mutt are robotic scientist who have sex periodically with Victoria's Secret models and Ryan Reynolds
|Andre Stevens (season 8)||Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman|
|Stu (season 8)||Chad James Buchanan|
|Michael Langdon (season 1/8)||Cody Fern|
|Walter (season 8)||Jason Michael Snow|
|Morris (season 8)||Navaris Darson|
|Mario Vestri (season 8)||Chris Ferro|
|Behold Chablis (season 8)||Billy Porter|
|Jeff (season 8)||Evan Peters|
|Mutt (season 8)||Billy Eichner|
|2011–2014||Being Human||Syfy||Emily||Alison Louder||Emily is lead character Josh's sister.|
Giuliano della Rovere
Matt Di Angelo
|After being falsely accused of sodomy in the episode "Palm Sunday", Francesco admits to Pope Alexander VI that he does have the desires of a sodomite. |
Giuliano is occasionally called a sodomite by the Pope and his fellow cardinals; his relationship with Alidosi is confirmed in the episode "The Seven Sorrows".
|2011–2019||Game of Thrones||HBO||Renly Baratheon
|Renly is the gay brother of King Robert. |
Loras is gay and the Knight of Flowers.
Prince Oberyn, known as the Red Viper, is a member of House Martell of Dorne. He is bisexual.
Ellaria is Prince Oberyn's paramour and also bisexual.
Marei is bisexual.
Olyvar is a gay male sex worker and spy working for Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish.
Varys stated that, before being castrated, he had no romantic or sexual feelings for men or women. Because of this, it's assumed that he is asexual and aromantic.
Yara is sexual with women.
|2011–2015||Hart of Dixie||CW||Crickett Watts
|Crickett is a recurring character and the leader of the Bluebell Belles, a local women's group. She comes out as a lesbian in the season finale of Season 3. In Season 4, Crickett divorces her husband and begins a romance with Jaysene. |
Jaysene is an open lesbian who is a volunteer firefighter.
|2011–2016||Hell on Wheels||AMC||Louise Ellison||Jennifer Ferrin||Louise Ellison is a newspaper reporter sent by New York Tribune editor Horace Greeley to cover the building of the Union Pacific Railroad; she reveals that the assignment was a punishment for exhibiting attraction toward Greeley's daughter.|
|2011–2014||The Killing||AMC (Seasons 1-3)
Netflix (Season 4)
Rachel "Bullet" Olmstead
|Darnell marries her female partner in the first episode of season 3. |
Bullet is a homeless teenage lesbian. She helps the detectives in their search for the killer of young women (season 3).
Nicole is lesbian and in a relationship with Roberta Drays. She's the head of the Kalimish tribe and manager of the Wapi Eagle Casino.
Roberta is lesbian and the girlfriend of Nicole Jackson. She's the security chief at the Wapi Eagle Casino.
|2011–2018||Once Upon a Time||ABC||Mulan
|Mulan is a female warrior who had feelings for Philip and Aurora. (Jamie Chung confirmed that she was a lesbian and in love with Aurora). |
Ruby Lucas is a werewolf who once had a boyfriend named Peter, and later has a relationship with Dorothy Gale.
Alice (under a curse as Tilly in Hyperion Heights) revealed that she had a girlfriend in her past. In Season 7 episode 10, "The Eighth Witch", Alice reveals her true love is Robin. They begin a romantic relationship.
|Nolan rates himself a "3" on the Kinsey scale. |
Tyler is a "sexually ambiguous hustler" described in publicity material as a "Talented Mister Ripley type".
Marco is a past boyfriend and CEO of Nolan Ross. Marco appears in flashbacks and in present-day in Season 2.
Patrick is the illegitimate son of Victoria Greyson (Madeline Stowe). He and Nolan had feelings for each other in Season 3.
|Ian is a gay teenager, who comes out in the first episode to his sister. He is originally involved in a sexual relationship with Kash, his boss, who is married and a father. |
Kash left his wife for a man (not Ian) and can be inferred to be gay. It was unclear at first if he identified as other than heterosexual, although he admitted to Ian that he did not like having sex with his wife.
Mickey is a delinquent and the brother of Mandy, Ian's fake girlfriend. He and Ian begin a sexual relationship in season 1, although Mickey does not initially show any emotional attraction toward him. The two date privately with only a few people aware of it, until Mickey officially comes out in season 4. They date on and off again, for a while.
Jess is a bartender at the neighborhood bar The Alibi Room.
Monica, the Gallagher clan mother, is in a relationship with Roberta which ends in season two.
Lloyd picks up Ian in a gay bar in season two (he is the father of Jimmy, the boyfriend of Fiona, Ian's sister).
Molly is _____.
Svetlana is Mickey's bisexual wife and former sex worker.
Veronica, Svetlana and Kev enter a polyamorous relationship in season 6.
Angela is a lesbian that frequents the diner Fiona works at, but later leaves town (season 5).
Jasmine is a bisexual friend of Fiona who is interested in her. After Fiona refuses to offer her financial help, Jasmine gets angry and leaves, never speaking to her again.
Caleb was Ian's boyfriend and cheated on him with a woman.
Trevor is a transgender, bisexual male who became Ian's boyfriend.
Alan is _____.
Hal is Fiona's gay co-worker.
Abraham is _____.
Nessa is _____.
Mel is _____.
|2011–2017||Switched at Birth||Freeform||Matthew
|Matthew is revealed as gay and romantically interested in Emmett. |
Josh Padden is Daphne's friend who has a crush on Daphne's boyfriend Mingo.
Natalie tells Bay in season two that she's gay, and she and her girlfriend Hillary are not allowed into prom because Hillary is wearing a suit.
|2011–2017||Teen Wolf||MTV||Danny Mahealani
|Danny is on the lacrosse team with the titular character.|
Ethan is an "alpha" werewolf who becomes romantically involved with Danny in season three.
Caitlin is bisexual.
Emily, Caitlin's ex-girlfriend, was sacrificed by the darach.
Mason is an out and proud gay freshman athlete.
Brett is a bisexual werewolf playing on another lacrosse team.
Corey and Lucas were a couple, but Lucas was killed by the Doctors after becoming a chimera. Corey and Mason are now a couple.
In the final season, Jackson and Ethan are a committed romantic couple.
|2011–2013||Necessary Roughness||USA||Rex Evans||Travis Smith||Evans is the quarterback for the New York Hawks. He comes out at the end of season 2, becoming the first openly gay active football player in the show's universe.|
|2011–2013||The Borgias||Showtime||Micheletto Corella
|Micheletto is a condottiero in service to Cesare Borgia.|
|2011–2012||Bedlam||Sky Living||Ryan||Will Young|||
|2011–2012||Ringer||The CW||Olivia Charles
|Olivia was the partner of Andrew Martin in an investment firm. Catherine is Andrew's ex-wife. Olivia and Catherine were in a secret relationship.|
|Janet King is a lesbian who lives with her partner Ashleigh Larsson, and she becomes pregnant via IVF. (The characters continue in the Janet King spin-off.)|
|2011||The Playboy Club||NBC||Bunny Alice
|Alice is a Playboy Bunny and secretly lesbian. |
Sean is gay.
Alice and Sean are in a sham marriage.
Frances begins dating Nick Dalton to provide him with a politically acceptable public "girlfriend" and to make her appear heterosexual to her father.
|2011–2015||Waterloo Road||BBC One||Martin Dunbar||Matt Greenwood|||
|2011||Skins||MTV||Tea Marvelli||Sofia Black D'Elia||Tea, a cheerleader, replaced the popular gay character Maxxie from the UK original (sparking outrage among fans).|
|2012–2015||Continuum||Showcase||Jasmine Garza||Luvia Petersen||Jasmine is bisexual.|
|2012–2016||Last Tango in Halifax||BBC One||Caroline Dawson
|Caroline is lesbian. |
Kate is lesbian.
Caroline and Kate were married before Kate's untimely death.
|2012–||Call the Midwife||BBC One||Patience "Patsy" Mount
|Patience and Delia fall in love. |
Delia is struck by a vehicle while riding a bicycle and awakens with amnesia, not remembering who Patsy is to her. She recovers and they are reunited, but Patsy had to go to Hong Kong to care for her terminally ill father. After her father's death, Patsy returns to Delia.
The characters exited the series when both actresses left the show.
Kyle Dean Massey
|Will is a closeted up-and-coming country singer. |
Brent is an openly gay record executive.
Kevin is an openly gay songwriter, stationed in Nashville.
|2012–||Arrow||The CW||Sara Lance / White Canary
Nyssa al Ghul
Kate Kane / Batwoman
|Nyssa and Sara begin a relationship when Sara joins the league of assassins. |
Curtis is an openly gay employee of Felicity's at Palmer Tech and is married to Paul (introduced in season 4).
Curtis asks police officer Nick out for a drink or dinner and he agrees (ep "The Thanatos Guild"). They've been dating after that.
In a flash-forward, William mentions an ex-boyfriend (S7x02).
Kate is lesbian. She is introduced in the season seven Arrowverse crossover episode "Elseworlds, Part 2". (She was seen for the first time at the end of The Flash season five Arrowverse episode "Elseworlds, Part 1".)
|2012–2013||Bomb Girls||Global||Betty McRae
|Betty is a closeted lesbian with an unrequited love for her best friend Kate Andrews. After being rejected by Kate, Betty meets Teresa and they become romantically involved. |
Teresa is lesbian and a Women's Army Corps sergeant.
|2012–2016||Ripper Street||BBC One||Fred Best||David Dawson|||
|2012–||Chicago Fire||NBC||Leslie Shay
|Leslie Shay is a paramedic on Ambulance 61. |
Clarice is the pregnant ex-girlfriend of Leslie.
Leslie and Clarice reconcile their relationship and Clarice moves back in with Leslie, only for Clarice to break up with Leslie for a second time and move to New York with her ex-husband to gain split-custody of her child.
In season 2 Leslie briefly dates Devon, who robs her apartment and disappears.
Devon returns near the end of season 2, apologizing and promising to pay Leslie back the money she stole.
Emily said she's had sexual relationships with both males and females (Season 7, Episode 5).
|Elijah is the ex-boyfriend of lead character Hannah and she finds out that Elijah is gay. |
George is Elijah's boyfriend. In Season 2 they get into an argument leading to Elijah's questioning his sexuality and ends up sleeping with main character Marnie. Elijah then describes himself as bisexual.
|Julie is a nurse and Laure is a police lieutenant. They are former lovers but as of the series premiere had not seen each other for seven years.|
|2012–2017||Saving Hope||CTV (Canada)
Julia Taylor Ross
|Shahir is gay and a neurosurgeon. |
Victor is gay and an OR nurse. Shahir and Victor are in a long-term relationship.
Sydney is orthodox and a closeted lesbian. She is engaged to a man but develops romantic feelings for Maggie. In season 3 Sydney surprises Maggie by kissing her, which starts a complicated journey of self-discovery for Sydney.
Maggie realizes that she's bisexual. She and Sydney kiss again after Sydney admits to Maggie that she likes women.
At the end of the series, Maggie and Sydney enter into a relationship.
|2012–2018||Major Crimes||TNT||Rusty Beck
|Graham Patrick Martin
|Rusty is a gay young man who witnesses a crime. (He was introduced in the series finale of The Closer.) Captain Shannon Raydor decides to assume custody of Rusty and later adopts him. |
In season 4 Gustavo and Rusty started dating.
Matthew Del Negro
|Cyrus is the White House Chief of Staff. He is openly gay and in a long-term relationship with (though not yet legally married to) James.|
|2012–2013||Underemployed||MTV||Sophia Swanson||Michelle Ang|||
|2012–2013||Emily Owens, M.D.||The CW||Tyra Dupre||Kelly McCreary||Tyra, a first-year surgical intern and daughter of the chief resident, quickly befriends Emily. She is openly gay.|
Leslie Odom, Jr.
|Tom is a Broadway composer. |
Dennis, Bobby and Sam are ensemble members and Tom had a short-term relationship with Sam.
John is a lawyer. He and Tom dated briefly.
Ellis began as Tom's personal assistant before becoming assistant to Broadway producer Eileen Rand. He left the series after season one and an ex-girlfriend later outed him as gay.
Kyle Bishop is the book writer for the rival show Hit List.
Blake is the lighting director for Hit List and he and Kyle became involved.
|2012||Don't Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves||SVT1||Rasmus
Simon J. Berger
|2012||Political Animals||USA||T.J. Hammond
|T.J. is the son of former President "Bud" Hammond and Elaine Barrish, the first openly gay child of a sitting President of the United States. |
Justice Diane Nash is the first openly gay Justice of the United States Supreme Court and a former mentor of Elaine's.
Reeves is a married, closeted Congressman with whom T.J. has had an affair.
|2012||GCB||ABC||Blake Reilly||Mark Deklin||Blake is a closeted homosexual and in a marriage of convenience with Cricket, who is aware of his sexual orientation.|
|2012||The L.A. Complex||CTV (Canada)
Benjamin Charles Watson
|Kaldrick King is a closeted, black rapper known for his violence, yet his personality and real self is significantly deeper than what he openly shows. |
Tariq is an aspiring rapper working at the production company where Kaldrick records and the two start a secret relationship that ends in tears.
Christopher Taylor is Kaldrick's openly gay lover who works as a lawyer.
|2012–2015||Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries||ABC||Dr. Elizabeth 'Mac' MacMillan||Tammy MacIntosh||Mac is a lesbian. She doesn't conceal her orientation and sports menswear.|
|2013–||The Tunnel||Sky Atlantic
Laura De Boer
|Elise (bisexual) has had sex with men out of practical necessity and has not experienced emotional involvement with any sex partner. Until she met Eryka Klein, Elise had never felt romantic attraction for someone. She falls in love with Eryka. |
Eryka (lesbian) falls in love with Elise.
Charles of West Francia
|Ragnar, on multiple occasions, has asked Athelstan to join him and Lagertha in bed, implying bisexuality. He also told Athelstan that he loved him. |
Athelstan considered joining Ragnar and Lagertha in a threesome but decided against it due to his religious vows.
Charles is _____.
Lagertha is bisexual. In the season 4 time jump, she has been with Astrid for about 7 years.
Astrid is bisexual. In season 5, she forces Lagertha to kill her.
The sex scene between Lagertha and Astrid in episode "The Outsider" (4x11) was edited for U.S. audiences and only showed them kissing.
Roland is _____.
|2013–2016||The Fall||BBC Two||Danielle Ferrington
DSI Stella Gibson
|Dani is a lesbian. |
Stella is bisexual.
|2013–||Peaky Blinders||BBC Two||James||Josh O'Connor||James is a gay writer who lives with Ada Shelby and her son, Karl.|
|2013–||Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.||ABC||Joey Gutierrez||Juan Pablo Raba||Joey is a gay Inhuman who can melt metals.|
|Nicole da Silva
|Erica Davidson is bisexual. |
Maxine Conway is a transgender woman.
Bea Smith is lesbian.
Doc Meh Yewll
Sgt. Frei Poole
|Kenya is a bisexual sex worker. |
Stahma begins seeing Kenya in 1x07 with ulterior political motives, but it is later clear that she developed genuine feelings for her.
In 2x05, Yewll is haunted by hallucinations of her late wife, Lev.
Ulysses and Skevur are minor henchmen of Datak Tarr's who are mentioned to be in a sexual relationship.
In 2x05, it is revealed Pottinger attended the same boarding school as Amanda's ex-fiancé Connor Lang, and had an unrequited crush on him.
Sex workers Tirra, Deirdre, and Gorath are mentioned to have both male and female clients.
There are several characters who have only been shown in heterosexual relationships, but there have been comments that seem to suggest that bisexuality is very common.
|2013–2015||Hemlock Grove||Netflix||Brooke Bluebell
Dr. Clementine Chasseur
Dr. Johann Pryce
Joel de la Fuente
|In the pilot episode, Brooke has an affair with her female science teacher Mrs. Banks. |
Dr. Chasseur is a werewolf hunter, and is a lesbian.
|2013–2018||Hit the Floor||VH1||Jude Kinkade
|Zero is a closeted bisexual basketball player and Jude is his agent. |
Jude realises he is gay, and comes out to his father and stepmother.
Jude and Zero begin a 'friends with benefits' arrangement in season 2, but feelings get involved and Jude gives Zero an ultimatum. In season 3, Zero comes out by kissing Jude in public, and the two are now in a committed relationship.
Lucas had an affair with Jude.
Noah is Jude's boyfriend in season 4.
|Sofia Black D'Elia
|Valerie begins dating her dad's new assistant Jules.|
|Laurent is a member of a secret society dedicated to opposing Dracula and Daniel is his lover.|
Lucy is a rich society girl who harbors secret romantic feelings for her best friend, Mina Murray (Jessica De Gouw).
|2013–2017||East Los High||Hulu||Camila Barrios
|Camila and Jocelyn have been best friends since high school and begin a romantic relationship.|
|Erica is closeted. |
Kate is out and proud.
Erica goes on a blind date with Kate in one episode.
|2013–2014||In the Flesh||BBC Three||Kieren Walker
Emmett J Scanlan
|Kieren is a PDS sufferer (Partially Deceased Syndrome) who has come back to life. He committed suicide after his boyfriend Rick died in Afghanistan. |
Rick is found and is also a PDS sufferer. He comes back home but is killed by his father before anything can happen between him and Kieren in their new life.
In the second season Simon is introduced and is thought to be straight since he is with Amy. He is believed to be one of the twelve disciples of the undead prophet and is a member of the Undead Liberation Army. He reveals himself to Kieren and they become a couple.
|2013–2018||House of Cards||Netflix||Frank Underwood
Kate Lyn Sheil
Todd Alan Crain
|Frank has been shown to have sexual encounters with both men and women. The series creator claims that Frank ignores the label of being bisexual and is simply attracted to people regardless of their gender. |
Meechum has a threesome with Claire and Frank in Chapter 24.
|2013–2016||Masters of Sex||Showtime||Betty DeMillo
|Betty is a lesbian sex worker and an early research subject in Masters and Johnson's study. |
Betty and Helen are in a relationship.
Scully is the provost at the university where Masters initiates his study. Masters learns Scully is gay in the episode "Standard Deviation".
Dale is a hustler whom Scully patronizes. It is he who informs Masters of Scully's orientation.
|2013–2018||The Originals||The CW||Josh Rosza
Tristan de Martel
|Josh is a newly-turned vampire and openly gay. |
Aiden is gay and a werewolf. In Season 2, he and Josh date.
Tristan is bisexual. (The writers were going to explore his sexual preference, but his current drive left little time for romance.)
Eddie is Josh's boyfriend in season 4.
Keelin is bisexual and a werewolf. She is the last of her clan, and becomes gradually involved with Freya.
Freya is bisexual and a witch.
|Hannibal Lecter is omnisexual (according to series creator Bryan Fuller) and is in love with Will Graham. |
Will is heterosexual but demonstrates the feelings are mutual, replying to Bedelia's question of whether he reciprocates or not in the last episode of season 3.
Since the inception of the show Fuller has repeatedly referred to the series as a love story between the two men; in addition to this he has confirmed that their relationship is one of mutual attraction.
Margot Verger, introduced in season two, is a lesbian.
Alana Bloom, who is bisexual, begins a relationship with Margot in season three, and they eventually marry and have a son, Morgan.
Even though Francis Dolarhyde dates Reba McClane during the series, on his ledger he claims to be interested in establishing a romantic relationship with Hannibal by writing "I am so eager to please you to be your friend your lover perhaps".
Jimmy Price is openly gay (as Bryan Fuller stated on Twitter).
|2013–2014||The Bridge||FX||Adriana Perez
|Adriana reveals to coworker Daniel Frye that she is a lesbian when he asks her how she avoided getting tied down with children like other female members of her family. |
Lucy is Adriana's girlfriend, introduced in season 2.
|Lena is a personal assistant working for titular character Ray. |
Tommy is a closeted gay actor.
|2013–2018||A Place to Call Home||Channel 7||James Bligh
Dr. Henry Fox
|In season 3, James meets a new love interest, Dr. Fox. |
In season 6, Carolyn is revealed to be bisexual when her friend and former lover, Delia, arrives in town.
|2013–2016||Devious Maids||Lifetime||Alejandro Rubio||Matt Cedeño||Alejandro is a Latin music star and closeted homosexual.|
|2013–2019||Orange Is the New Black||Netflix||Piper Chapman
Carrie "Big Boo" Black
Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren
Brad William Henke
|Piper, the protagonist of the series, is bisexual, and was in a relationship with Alex before breaking up with her and becoming engaged to Larry Bloom. |
Alex is lesbian.
Since they've been in prison, Piper has rekindled her relationship with Alex.
Sophia is a transgender woman. (Laverne Cox is transgender in real life. The Advocate suggested that Orange is the New Black is the first women-in-prison series that includes a real transgender woman playing the role of a transgender person.)
Nicky, Suzanne, Big Boo, Tricia and Poussey are lesbians.
Lorna has been involved with men and women.
Brook has revealed she is attracted to people, not genders, indicating she is pansexual.
New corrections officer Piscatella is gay.
|2013–2015||Under the Dome||CBS||Carolyn Hill
|Hill and Calvert are raising a daughter, Norrie Calvert-Hill, together.|
|2013–2018||The Fosters||Freeform||Stef Adams-Foster
|Stef and Lena are a married lesbian couple. Stef has a son from a previous marriage to police department colleague Mike Foster. |
Stef and Lena serve as adoptive and foster parents to additional children.
Jude is the youngest of their adopted children, who begins to question his sexuality after developing an attraction to his best friend Connor, who becomes his first boyfriend.
It is revealed in Season 2 that Connor has feelings for Jude and has kissed him.
Cole is a transitioning FtM transgender teen runaway who lives at a group foster home.
Noah is Jude's second boyfriend.
Monte is bisexual and becomes the school principal of Lena's charter school in Season 2.
Aaron is a transgender FtM who becomes Callie's boyfriend.
Ximena comes out as a lesbian to Callie in Season 5 episode "Sanctuary".
|2013–2014||The Carrie Diaries||The CW||Walt Reynolds
Samantha "Sam" Jones
Jill "Mouse" Chen
|Walt (season 1 and 2) was in a heterosexual relationship, but seemed to always have inner struggle with his sexuality. After meeting Bennet, a columnist at Interview, Walt begins to explore his inner feelings after seeing how open Bennet is about being gay. Taking place in New York City in the mid 1980s, the environment was very welcoming and Walt finally admitted to himself and others that he was gay. |
Bennet (season 1 and 2) is openly gay and he protects LGBT rights, he and Walt are a couple later.
Larissa (season 1 and 2) is fluid, she doesn't have a problem having sex with women.
Sam (season 2) could be bicurious or fluid, she claimed to have once had sex with Larissa since they were going to engage in a threesome, but the man never arrived.
Mouse (season 1 and 2) may be bicurious.
Donna (season 1 and 2) could be bicurious too, she and Mouse slept together at a party when they were drunk.
|2013–2017||Orphan Black||Space (Canada)
BBC America (USA)
|Cosima is lesbian and a graduate student in biology, and one of the clones. |
Felix is gay and the foster brother and confidant of Sarah, the show's main protagonist.
Delphine and Cosima are in a relationship.
Tony (formerly Antoinette) is a transgender clone introduced in Season 2.
In 4x07 Sarah has a one-night stand with a woman, indicating that she is bisexual. (This was later confirmed as true by Tatiana Maslany at Comic Con 2016.)
|2013–2016||Please Like Me||ABC (Australia)||Josh
|Josh is the main character of the show and he has different love interests through the seasons. |
Geoffrey is Josh's first love interest. Geoffrey and Josh were hanging out when they became tired, and Geoffrey suggested they sleep in the same bed. This led to Josh coming out of the closet.
Patrick is Josh's new roommate and they have a very short relationship.
Arnold is Josh's longest lasting love interest.
Hannah is lesbian and a friend of Josh's mom.
|2013–2016||Banshee||Cinemax||Job||Hoon Lee||Job is a computer hacker and confidant to the series' protagonist, Lucas Hood. The character has been described variously as transgender, a transvestite and a drag queen. (Hoon Lee believes the character is "constantly evolving" and is not interested in "figuring out the label of who he is and every aspect of that".)|
|2013–2015||The Following||Fox||Paul Torres
|Paul and Jacob are initially introduced in season 1 as "Bill" and "Willy", neighbors of season one antagonist Joe Carroll's only surviving victim, Sarah. This is soon revealed as a ruse engineered by Joe, who believed Sarah would perceive gay neighbors as non-threatening. Both before and after they broke cover the pair were sexually involved but both characters were killed before the full extent of their relationship was clarified. |
Agent Mendez, introduced in season 2, is Ryan Hardy's boss.
Jana Murphy is Mendez's ex-wife, with whom she has children.
Jana turns out to be one of Joe's followers.
Dawn is Mendez's new wife as of the season 3 opener, during which their wedding took place.
|2013–2015||Da Vinci's Demons||Starz||Leonardo da Vinci
Andrea del Verrocchio
|While historical scholarship generally regards Leonardo as homosexual, the series depicts him as sexually active with a woman (making him bisexual). |
In the season one episode "The Tower", Leonardo declares that his involvement with Saltarelli was experimentation and that he refuses to label himself.< br /> In 2x05 'The Sun and Moon' it is implied that Andrea has a sexual relationship with a young man who works in his workshop.
|Todd and Raffi are an interracial couple raising two adopted children.|
|2013–2015||My Mad Fat Diary||E4||Archie||Dan Cohen||Rae Earl, the main character, discovers that Archie is gay when she catches him spying on the men's changing room in the leisure centre in which he works. However, in series 2 he has a relationship with Lois, a girl in Chloe's group, but she breaks up with him when Rae reveals his sexuality to Lois. He comes out subsequent to this.|
|2014–2016||Faking It||MTV||Amy Raudenfeld
Bailey De Young
|Amy has feelings towards women and men, but prefers not to label her sexuality. |
Shane is openly gay.
Lauren is intersex.
Reagan is Amy's girlfriend in season 2.
|Sofie is a succubus lesbian that feeds on the life force of humans. She falls in love with Emilie. |
Emilie is lesbian and falls in love with Sofie.
|2014–||Janet King||ABC1||Janet King
|Janet and Ashleigh are a lesbian couple. |
In Season 2, after Ashleigh's death, Janet is leading a Royal Commission and AFP Sergeant Grieve is brought in to work undercover and thereafter protect Janet. Mutual attraction develops and they become sexually involved.
In Season 3, Janet and Bianca enter into a relationship.
|2014–||NCIS: New Orleans||CBS||Tammy Gregorio||Vanessa Ferlito||She was married to a man, but later had a relationship with a woman.|
|2014–2018||The Last Ship||TNT||Lt. Alisha Granderson||Christina Elmore||In season 1 Alisha mentions have a girlfriend back home.|
|Philip and Henning develop feelings for each other over the course of the show after witnessing a crime together. Philip has accepted his feelings but Henning needs more convincing.|
|2014–2018||The Librarians||TNT||Cassandra Killian||Lindy Booth||Cassandra is bisexual.|
|2014–2016||From Dusk till Dawn||El Rey||Santanico Pandemonium
|2014–||Outlander||Starz||Duke of Sandringham
Jonathan Randall (aka Black Jack)
Lord John Grey
|The Duke of Sandringham is _____. |
Randall derives sexual pleasure from abusing males or females, which by virtue makes him bisexual. (Outlander author Diana Gabaldon stated that Black Jack Randall "is not a homosexual" but, rather, an "equal-opportunity" sexual sadist and the gender of his sexual victims does not matter.)
Lord John Grey is gay and was/is in love with Jamie Fraser. Grey also speaks about a past male lover.
|Bird and Madison are love interests.|
Caleb "Cal" Bray
Tommy Lawrence Knight
|Carmilla is a 100+ year old lesbian vampire. |
Laura Hollis is a lesbian.
Carmilla and Laura are in a relationship.
Danny Lawrence is a lesbian.
LaFontaine is non-binary.
|2014–||The 100||The CW||Commander Lexa
|Lexa revealed to Clarke that she was once in love with a girl named Costia. The writers revealed that Lexa is a lesbian. |
In Season 1, Clarke has a relationship with Finn, and in Season 2 Clarke and Lexa kiss. It was confirmed that Clarke is bisexual. In Season 3, Clarke has sex with a woman named Niylah, and later with Lexa.
It is revealed in season 3 that Nathan has a boyfriend on Farm Station.
Bryan is Nathan's boyfriend in Seasons 3 & 4.
Eric and Nathan are together as of Season 5.
|2014–2019||Jane the Virgin||The CW||Luisa Alver
Brian Jordan Alvarez
|Luisa and Rose had an affair while Rose was married to Luisa's father, making Rose her stepmother. |
Wesley is an openly gay writer attending grad school with Jane. At the writers' retreat he mentions he had broken up with his boyfriend.
Adam is revealed as bisexual in 4x05.
Introduced in Season 4, Jane Ramos is a shady lawyer and is an open lesbian.
Petra realized she's bisexual when she felt an attraction towards Jane Ramos leading to the two of them kissing, sleeping together, and starting a romance.
|2014–||Madam Secretary||CBS||Blake Moran
|Blake comes out as bisexual at the end of season 3. |
Kat is bisexual.
|2014–2016||The Mysteries of Laura||NBC||Max Carnegie||Max Jenkins|||
|2014–||The Flash||The CW||Captain David Singh
Hartley Rathaway / Pied Piper
Nora West-Allen / XS
Kate Kane / Batwoman
Jessica Parker Kennedy
|David is openly gay and the Central City police commander. He is married to Rob. |
Rob is gay.
Hartley is openly gay.
Nora is _____.
Kate is lesbian. She is seen for the first time at the end of the season five Arrowverse crossover episode "Elseworlds, Part 1".
|2014–2015||Red Band Society||Fox||Sarah Souders
Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin
Jada Pinkett Smith
Robin Lord Taylor
|Barbara is bisexual. |
Renee, similar to her comic book counterpart, is a lesbian, and is the ex-girlfriend of Barbara.
Barbara Kean is seen flirting openly with The Lady at a ladies' club. The Lady flirts back and she and Barbara form an alliance to torture Jim Gordon.
Fish is described to be "sexually fluid." She had feelings for Lazlo, but later on she would ask girls auditioning for a singing role, if they "liked girls or boys", then she'd tell them to seduce her. On one of these occasions, the girl kissed Fish.
The Penguin is in love with Edward Nygma/The Riddler.
|2014–2017||Kingdom||Audience Network||Nate Kulina
|2014–||How to Get Away with Murder||ABC||Annalise Keating
|Annalise and Eve were in a relationship while in law school; Annalise left her for Sam Keating, whom she married. Annalise was confirmed by Davis as being pansexual. |
Connor is a gay law student. He had many sexual partners in the past. Connor and Oliver begin to date on and off throughout the seasons, culminating in their marriage in season 5.
Oliver is an I.T. specialist whom Connor first seduced to get information. Over time, the two develop feelings for each other. They marry in season 5, and remain happy.
Bonnie confessed her love for Annalise in season 4 and the two shared a kiss.
Aiden is bisexual. He is engaged to Michaela Pratt, but also had a relationship with Connor.
Eve is _____.
Simon is _____.
Tegan is _____.
Jeff is _____.
Ted is _____.
|2014–2015||Chasing Life||Freeform||Brenna Carver
|Brenna is bisexual. She begins a relationship with out lesbian Greer, despite the fact that Brenna already had a boyfriend. Later she chooses Greer over her boyfriend and they begin a relationship. |
Margo is an older girl who graduated from the school and said she would help Brenna edit a video to enter in a video contest. Margo and Brenna kissed and decided to date. Later Brenna finds out that the woman Margo used to date is a 40-year-old woman who still lives with her, so she breaks up with Margo.
|2014–2017||Halt and Catch Fire||AMC||Joe MacMillan
|Joe is bisexual and main character of the show. |
Lev is openly gay.
Haley Clark is revealed to be lesbian in season 4.
|2014–2017||The Strain||FX||Dutch Velders
Katrine De Candole
|Sammy is the closeted son of Barry Al-Fayeed, who returns to his Middle Eastern home country where his unstable brother inherits their late father's throne. |
Abdul is a closeted young man whose family has long served as security for the Al-Fayeed family.
Sammy and Abdul develop a connection, but when Abdul learns that Sammy's family has extended their visit, he discontinues their relationship, reminding Sammy that there are rules he has to follow.
|2014–2017||The Night Shift||NBC||Drew Allister
|Drew is gay. |
Rick is Drew's boyfriend, introduced in 1x06 when he and his platoon are involved in a bus accident.
|2014–2016||Penny Dreadful||Showtime||Dorian Gray
Brona Croft/Lily Frankenstein
Simon Russell Beale
|Dorian, Ethan and Brona/Lily are bisexual or pansexual. |
Ferdinand is a (closeted) homosexual.
Angelique is transgender.
|2014–2017||Black Sails||Starz||James Flint
Jessica Parker Kennedy
|Flint was in a past relationship with Thomas (revealed in season two). Their separation was the reason for Flint waging war against the British empire. |
Eleanor is bisexual. In season one, she is in a relationship with Max.
Max is a lesbian. She is Eleanor's lover, then has a romantic relationship with Anne.
Anne is bisexual. She starts a relationship with Max in season two.
Thomas was Flint's lover.
Frankie J. Alvarez
Most of the characters are gay men living in San Francisco.
|Sophia is pansexual and has a crush on Taylor. All Atrians are pansexual. |
Although Taylor is in a serious relationship with Drake and while they are temporarily broken up she kisses Sophia.
|2014–||True Detective||HBO||Paul Woodrugh
|Paul is a closeted gay detective and war veteran (season 2). He had an intimate relationship with a squadmate. He's in relationship with a woman but has to take viagra to have sex with her. |
Tom is gay and closeted (3x06). He's the father of two missing children.
|2015–||The Magicians||Syfy||Eliot Waugh
Idri / King of Loria
|Eliot is gay. |
Quentin is bisexual. He slept with Eliot and Margo in episode 1x11. In 3x05, Quentin kissed Eliot and they spent their whole life growing old together having a family of their own in a separate timeline. In 4x05 it's revealed that Quentin asked Eliot to start a romantic relationship after their life together and, despite reciprocating his feelings, Eliot turned him down.
Idri is probably bisexual. He became sexually involved with Elliot.
Margo is bisexual.
Marina might be lesbian. She mentions she has a girlfriend in 4x06.
|In series 1, Eric Slater is a bisexual man who has spent his life in a heterosexual marriage. |
Jimmy Sullivan was Eric's gay lover (along with another man named Nicholas seen only in a photograph). They were both murdered by Eric's wife.
In series 2, Colin Osborne is gay and a barrister.
Simon Osborne is gay and Colin's husband.
|Anna Volovodov||Elizabeth Mitchell||Anna is a lesbian and has a wife and daughter.|
|2015–2018||The Path||Hulu||Hawk Lane
Titus Makin Jr.
|Hawk is the son of a family who are part of a cult-like movement called Meyerism. Although he has had girlfriends in the past, in the third season, he gets involved with a closeted gay Christian youth named Caleb. |
Mary joins the movement due to her infatuation with Cal, and is later involved with Cal as well as Sean, who eventually becomes her boyfriend. When Sean is briefly sent away, she seduces Betsy in order to steal drugs from the infirmary.
|2015–2017||Narcos||Netflix||Hélmer "Pacho" Herrera||Alberto Ammann|||
|2015–2019||Crazy Ex-Girlfriend||The CW||'White Josh' Wilson
|White Josh is gay. |
Darryl is bisexual, and in a relationship with White Josh.
Maya is bisexual.
Valencia becomes aware that she is bisexual when she starts dating a woman named Beth (Emma Willmann) late in Season 3.
|2015–2017||Dark Matter||Syfy||Two / Portia Lin / Rebecca
Dr. Irena Shaw
|Two/Portia is revealed to be bisexual in 3x01 when she hallucinates about another woman and kisses her. |
Irena Shaw is a lesbian.
In 3x10, Portia and Irena are seen as having been in love.
|2015–||Into the Badlands||AMC||Tilda
Even Bech Næsheim
|Carl Martin Eggesbø
Tarjei Sandvik Moe
|Eskild is gay. He is Isak's 'guru' and helps him come to terms with his sexuality. |
Isak is gay. He develops a crush on his best friend, Jonas, and sabotages his relationship with Eva. He tries dating girls while in denial of his sexuality, until he meets and falls for Even.
Even is pansexual. He has a long term girlfriend, but breaks up with her to be with Isak. They later move in together.
|2015–2018||12 Monkeys||Syfy||Oliver Peters||Ramon de Ocampo||In season 1, Episode 10 Oliver makes reference to certain Jason who is later known to be his husband.|
|In season 2 Niska, a synth (synthetic human), meets Astrid who is a human. |
Niska learns how to love through Astrid.
|2015–2018||È arrivata la felicità||Rai 1||Valeria Camilli
Federica De Cola
|Valeria and Rita are lesbians.|
|2015–||Westside||TV3||Bjelke "Bilkey" van Heeder||Todd Emerson|||
|2015–||Supergirl||The CW||Alex Danvers
Nia Nal (Dreamer)
|Alex Danvers comes out as a lesbian. She is the adopted sister of Supergirl and works at the DEO. |
Maggie Sawyer is a lesbian and a police detective. She becomes involved with Alex. (Introduced in Season 2.)
Nia is a transgender woman working at CatCO. (Introduced in Season 4.)
|Prima "Pree" Dezz
Delle Seyah Kendry
Aneela Kin Ritt
|Pree is gay. |
Delle flirts with Yalena "Dutch" Yardeen throughout the series and even kisses her (Dutch is heterosexual). During season 3, Delle becomes interested in Aneela and they have sex.
Aneela may be lesbian or bisexual. It's unclear since the only sexual interest she has displayed has been towards Delle.
|Camille is bisexual. Her only known relationship in the series was with boyfriend Linus. In season 2 episode 4, 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." |
Amanda's orientation appears to be lesbian.
|Bruno is gay and hasn't come out of the closet. He is in love with Pol, with whom he made out at a party. Bruno left in Season 2 to begin a new life in Rome. |
Oliver is gay.
Pol's sexual preference has been questioned as he made out with Bruno at a party claiming that "You have to try everything". In the second season Bruno and Pol have sex. After Bruno leaves, Pol begins to cry, implying he has feelings for Bruno.
Quima is a transwoman and new English teacher.
|2015–||Fear The Walking Dead||AMC Studios||Victor Strand
|Strand and Thomas were in a relationship.|
|2015–||Cheetah In August (Series)||Vimeo||August Chandler||Andre Myers||August is a main character who struggles to understand his mental condition or sexual power.|
|2015–2016||This Life||CBC||Oliver Lawson||Kristopher Turner||Oliver is the brother of the main character, and his boyfriend is recently deceased.|
|2015||Deutschland 83||RTL Television
Felix von Schwerin
|Alexander is the rebellious son of General Edel and has sex with Tobias. |
Tobias is gay and works as a professor at the University of Bonn. He hosts anti-war rallies and is in a relationship with Felix, who's also gay. He makes advances towards Alex, who initially feels uncomfortable.
Alex sleeps with Tobias following a heated argument with his father, thus revealing himself as gay.
After Tobias learns that Felix is HIV positive he tells Alex (who thinks Tobias wants to rekindle their relationship) to get tested, which turns out to be positive.
Chevalier de Lorraine
|Assistant Director Mayfair is dating Sofia until they have an argument and Sofia commits suicide. After quite a while, Mayfair meets Alexandra and they are interested in each other. |
Rich is bisexual. 
Boston is gay.
|2015||Home Fires||ITV||Teresa Fenchurch
|Teresa and Connie were lovers and taught at the same Liverpool school until the head master discovered their secret.|
|2015–||Jessica Jones||Netflix||Jeri Hogarth
|Jeri is a lesbian. |
(Jeri Hogarth is the first lesbian character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In Marvel Comics her character was named Jeryn Hogarth and was male.)
Wendy is Jeri's wife. They are divorcing.
Pam is Jeri's assistant and mistress.
Inez Green is _______.
|2015||Flesh and Bones||Starz||Paul Grayson
Anthony Lee Medina
|2015||London Spy||BBC Two||Danny Holt
|Alex and Danny meet in episode one, but tragedy soon strikes, and Danny finds himself in the center of a conspiracy beyond belief.|
|2015–2017||Master of None||Netflix||Denise||Lena Waithe||Denise is the lesbian best friend of main character Dev.|
|2015||You, Me and the Apocalypse||Sky 1||Scotty McNeil
|2015||Cuffs||BBC One||Jake Vickers
|Jake is the main character of the series and is a rookie police officer. |
Simon is the station's defense solicitor.
Corey is the son of Jake's partner and Tutor Constable, Ryan.
|2015–2018||Code Black||CBS||Malaya Pineda
|Malaya is lesbian and a second year resident as of season 2. |
Carla is her former girlfriend.
Noa is a first-year resident who has stated she has dated both men and women in the past.
Jay Armstrong Johnson
|Elias Harper is an openly gay intelligence analyst trainee at the FBI Academy. |
Hannah Wyland is Ryan Booth's ex-wife. She left him because she had fallen in love with a woman.
Harry Doyle is an openly gay MI6 agent and CIA trainee at The Farm. He and Sebastian, another trainee, began having feelings for each other, despite Sebastian's attempt to suppress his feelings prior to leaving the training facility.
Harry slept with Will Olsen as part of a personal mission during his time at The Farm.
|Pippy is a lesbian. Her ex-girlfriend appears in several episodes. |
Tara is bisexual. She's shown kissing a man and has an ex-boyfriend.
Pippy and Tara are engaged to be married in Season 1.
|2015–||Club de Cuervos||Netflix||Aitor Cardoné||Alosian Vivancos|||
|2015–||Glitch||ABC1||Charlie Thompson||Sean Keenan||Charlie is one of the characters who rises from the dead with no memory. Through a series of flashbacks he regains his memory and we learn that he was in love and in a relationship with one of his fellow soldiers.|
|2015–2019||Mr. Robot||USA Network||Gideon Goddard
|Gideon is gay and the main character's boss. |
Tyrell does not self-identify with a sexual orientation but has had sex with men and women, though usually only to further his personal agenda. At the end of the second season Tyrell confesses that he is in love with Elliot.
Whiterose is a transgender woman.
Harry is Gideon's partner.
Anwar is gay.
Darlene is bisexual and sleeps with Dominique.
Dominique is lesbian.
Giullian Yao Gioiello
|Audrey and Rachel are a lesbian couple before Rachel is killed.|
|2015||Complications||USA Network||Gretchen Polk||Jessica Szohr|||
|Jay is a gay producer on Everlasting. |
Faith is a lesbian contestant from Everlasting.
|Aml Ameen / Toby Onwumere
Miguel Angel Silvestre
Brian J. Smith
|Nomi Marks is a trans woman. |
Hernando is Lito's boyfriend.
Amanita is bisexual and Nomi's girlfriend.
Raoul is Lito's first gay lover.
In 2015, actor Brian J. Smith stated that Lana Wachowski "thinks all the [sensates] characters are pan-sexual."
|2015–2016||Wayward Pines||FOX||Frank Armstrong||Michael Garza|||
Brian F. O'Byrne
|2015–2018||The Royals||E!||Princess Eleanor Henstridge
|Eleanor is bisexual, and formerly involved with her bodyguard, Jasper. |
Mandy is bisexual and ex-girlfriend of Jasper, and his partner in a con to steal a diamond from Eleanor.
Cyrus is ________.
|2015||Dig||USA||Detective Golan Cohen
|Golan is a detective and friend of Peter. They work together to solve the show's mystery. He lives with his son and with Udi. |
Udi is Golan's boyfriend.
|Dr. Julie Han
Deputy Nikki Banks
|2015–2017||American Crime||ABC Network||Eric Tanner
Taylor John Smith
Sophia Lauchlin Hirt
|Kimon is Prince Lykos's manservent and lover. |
Adriadne is bisexual.
Vivienne "Scotty" Scott
|2015||Cucumber||Channel 4||Henry Best
Vivienne "Scotty" Scott
|2015||Backstrom||Fox||Gregory Valentine||Thomas Dekker|||
|John Garet Stoker
|Connor dates Oliver in Season 1.|
Rafael de la Fuente
|Jamal Lyon is the middle son of the Lyon family, a talented, gay singer-songwriter. |
Michael is Jamal's ex-boyfriend.
Tiana engages in a relationship with a woman early in the first season.
Australian videographer Ryan Morgan is another love interest for Jamal.
|Proinsias is bisexual. |
Eccarius is bisexual.
Proinsias and Eccarious have shown attraction to men and women and are romantically involved with each another.
|2016–2018||Luke Cage||Netflix||Hernan "Shades" Alvarez
Darius "Comanche" Jones
Thomas Q. Jones
|Shades is bisexual. |
Comanche is gay.
Shades and Comanche were lovers while in prison.
|2016–2018||Falling Water||USA Network||Alexis Simms
|Detective Alexis Simms is lesbian. She lives with Christine. |
Christine is lesbian and the girlfriend of Alexis.
|2016–||The Crown||Netflix||Antony Armstrong-Jones||Matthew Goode|||
|2016–||Victoria||ITV||Lord Alfred Paget
|Lord Alfred is a minor character in the first series. In the second series, his part is expanded and Drummond is introduced as a potential love interest. They kiss.|
|2016–||This Is Us||NBC||William Hill
|Ron Cephas Jones
|William is bisexual and had a relationship with Jessie.|
|2016–2017||Pure Genius||CBS||Jess Wallace
|Simone kissed her troubled friend, Karen, in the fifth episode of season 2. |
Cotton Brown is the transgender daughter of Carlota Brown .
Miss Bruce is transgender. She and Cotton both work in Carlota Brown's beauty shop.
|2016–2018||Timeless||NBC||Denise Christopher||Sakina Jaffrey||Denise is a lesbian and a Special Agent. She's married to Michelle, with whom she has a son and daughter.|
|Yates is presumably lesbian. It's revealed that she's in a same-sex marriage when Yates asked Grant MacLaren if he was having wife problems and she said to him, "Same here" (season 3, ep 2). (Her wife does not appear in the series and her name is not spoken.) |
Burns is presumably a lesbian and is in a relationship with her colleague Myers (season 3).
Myers appears in only one episode (season 3).
|2016–||The OA||Netflix||Buck Vu
Alfonso "French" Sosa
|Buck is transgender. |
Alfonso is gay.
|Theo is one of the main characters of Incorporated. In the second episode Ant is introduced as Theo's partner.|
|2016–||El marginal||Televisión Pública Argentina||Juan Pablo "Diosito" Borges
Guido Botto Fiora
|Juan's sexual orientation has not been specified, but is likely bisexual. He is in love with Miguel Palacios/Osvaldo Peña. |
Morcilla is bisexual.
Fiorella is gay. He is in a relationship with Morcilla.
|2016||Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life||Netflix||Michel Gerard
|Michel is from the original Gilmore Girls series and is married to Frederick (David Greenman), though he is not seen. |
Donald is a newer Stars Hollow resident introduced upon discussion of the first potential LGBT Pride festival for the town, where some more notable characters' sexualities are mentioned and/or danced around.
|2016||The Young Pope||HBO||Cardinal Bernardo Gutierrez
Cardinal Andrew Dussolier
Cardinal Mario Assente
|Bernardo comes out as gay in the first season's final episode. |
Andrew is seen having sex with a man and a woman in episode 6 of season 1.
Mario confirms his homosexuality in private conversation with Pope Pius XIII in episode 2 of season 1.
Ángelo is accused of "sexual disturbances", which seems to be the euphemism for homosexual tendencies. He denies being gay and commits suicide in episode 6 of season 1. The truth about his sexuality remains unclear.
Freddy is a young gay man fascinated by Monsignor Gutierrez at some point.
|2016–2017||No Tomorrow||The CW||Kareema
|Kareema is pansexual; she has a sexual tryst with Sofia, an immigrant wanting to marry her brother for a green card.|
|Susan had a boyfriend before the vampire apocalypse. In episode 1.09 she kisses her friend Vanessa (Van) Helsing on the lips and attempts physical intimacy with her. Vanessa kisses Susan back.|
|2016||Notorious||ABC||Levi||Ramon de Ocampo||Levi had romantic feelings towards his childhood best friend Oscar Keating and cat-fished him.|
|2016–||Goliath||Amazon Studios||Michelle McBride
|2016||Class||BBC Three||Charlie Smith
|Charlie is an alien prince and is dating Matteusz, who comes from a very religious family that doesn't tolerate him having a boyfriend.|
|2016||Eyewitness||USA Network||Philip Shea
|Phillip and Lukas are secretly in a relationship. Lukas is violently closeted while Philip is comfortable with his sexuality. Lukas has a girlfriend.|
Franklin "Frankie" Cruz
|Hayes is bisexual and her brother, Jackson, is gay. |
Frankie and Rey had a romantic relationship while cellmates.
Naomi is bisexual and Hayes' ex-girlfriend.
|2016–2017||The Exorcist||FOX||Katherine Rance
Father Marcus Keane
|During a flashback, it is confirmed that Katherine is lesbian, and that she dated a friend from college before her death in a car accident that Katherine survived (another character references the girl as "the love of her life"). |
Marcus mentions that he has been "mostly" celibate after being excommunicated in season one, and he exchanges a flirtatious look with a man at a bar. A demon suggests that girls "aren't his type", indicating that he is gay. In season two, Marcus has a love interest in Peter Morrow, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife investigator, and the two men bond before sharing a kiss on Peter's boat.
Verity mentions that she is gay in a conversation about her distrust of religion due to the fact she was sent to a conversion camp when she was younger.
|Logan is seen having sex with both a man and a woman in episode 2 of season 1, and is most likely bisexual.|
|2016–||Bull||CBS||Chunk Palmer||Chris Jackson|||
|Jo and Chase meet, fall in love, and become a lesbian couple in season 1 episode 2, "Vegan Cinderella".|
|2016–||Berlin Station||Epix||Hector DeJean
|2016||Quarry||Cinemax||Buddy||Damon Herriman||Buddy is assumed to be gay because some of his partners in crime call him "queer", and in the third episode he is seen spending his time in a gay bar.|
|2016||The Collection||Amazon Studios
|Claude Sabine||Tom Riley|||
|2016–2017||Too Close to Home||TLC||Dax
|Danny and Martin masturbate together and kiss. Danny is gay and Martin is bisexual. |
Demet is _____.
|2016–2017||The Get Down||Netflix||Marcus 'Dizzee' Kipling
Noah Le Gros
|Dizzee and Thor are both popular graffiti artists who paint on trains. They end up at an exclusive underground LGBT club, and kiss.|
|2016||Dead of Summer||Freeform||Blair Ramos
|2016||American Gothic||CBS||Alison Hawthorne-Price
|2016–||Animal Kingdom||TNT||Deran Cody
Janine "Smurf" Cody
Spencer Treat Clark
Damon Erik Williams
|Deran is in the closet in the beginning of the series but comes out to his family later on. |
Adrian is out. He and Deran are in a relationship.
CHCH-DT (Season 1)
|Waverly, the younger sister of Wynonna, had a boyfriend until she met Nicole Haught. She was caught off guard by her attraction towards her. |
Nicole Haught, a lesbian, is a deputy sheriff and was immediately captivated by Waverly. The two build a friendship which eventually becomes romantic.
Waverly and Nicole Haught as a couple are known by the fan portmanteau "Wayhaught".
Jeremy is gay.
Robin is gay and gets involved with Jeremy in Season 3.
|2016||Hunters||Syfy||Dylan Briggs||Mark Coles Smith||Briggs had a lover killed by the hunters.|
|2016–||The Durrells||ITV||Sven||Ulric von der Esch||Sven's feelings for Mrs. Durrell are being used to hide his homosexuality.|
|James and Patrick appear to be in a long-term committed relationship. They have a son, Jacob.|
|DC Alex Dier is an androgynous woman. Although her sexual preference has not been mentioned in the series, her demeanor suggests she's lesbian. |
Sascha is a lesbian.
Jojo is lesbian and the partner of Sascha Kyte.
|2016–2018||Hap and Leonard||SundanceTV||Leonard Pine
|Michael K. Williams
|Leonard is gay. |
Raoul is _____.
|2016–2017||The Catch||ABC||Margot Bishop
|Margot (bisexual) and Felicity (bisexual) have an affair.|
|2016–||The Girlfriend Experience||Starz||Christine Reade
Kate Lyn Sheil
|In a scene in an early episode of the series, Christine and Avery spend one night together while temporary flatmates.|
|2016||Heartbeat||NBC||Max Eliott||Joshua Leonard|||
|2016–||Slasher||Super Channel (season 1)
Glenn Morgan/Benny Ironside
|2016||The Family||ABC||Willa Warren
|2016–||The A Word||BBC One
|Tom Clarke||Matt Greenwood|||
|2016–2018||The Night Manager||BBC One||Major Lance "Corky" Corkoran||Tom Hollander|||
|2016||Recovery Road||Freeform||Vern Testaverde||Daniel Franzese|||
|2016–2017||The Shannara Chronicles||MTV (season 1)
|Eretria is bisexual. She may have romantic feelings for Amberle in season 1. |
Princess Lyria was in a relationship with Eretria in season 2.
|2016–||Lucifer||Fox (seasons 1–3)
|Lucifer is pansexual. |
Maze is pansexual.
|2016–||Legends of Tomorrow||CW||Sara Lance/White Canary
Anne (Queen of France)
|Sara is bisexual. |
Todd Rice is homosexual.
Lindsay Carlisle is a nurse featured in episode "Night of the Hawk", who upon meeting Sara realizes that she has feelings towards women, and they kiss.
In episode "Out of Time", Sara sleeps with Anne, who later consummates her marriage to the King of France.
Guinevere is an English queen featured in episode "Camelot/3000" who develops a crush on Sara and they kiss.
In the crossover episode "Crisis on Earth-X, Part Four", Alex Danvers from Supergirl (TV series) has a one-night stand with Sara.
Leonard Snart's doppelgänger, Citizen Cold, from Earth-X (another Earth) is gay and appears to be in a relationship with superhero Ray Terrill.
Ray Terrill is _____.
John Constantine is bisexual.
Ava enters into a relationship with Sara Lance. In episode "Beebo the God of War", Ava says she's 'not the husband type', suggesting that she is a lesbian.
Gary appears to be bisexual, evidenced by his interest in both Ava and Constantine.
Asia Kate Dillon
|Tara Mohr is a lesbian. After a cocaine-snorting lesbian sex tryst that was secretly videotaped, she was blackmailed into spying on her employer. She was not seen again in the series after being caught snooping by a coworker. |
Donnie Caan was closeted until he met Walter. They are married.
Taylor Mason is the first gender neutral character on mainstream American television.
Walter is the husband of Donnie Caan.
|2016–2018||Shades of Blue||NBC||Lieutenant Matt Wozniak
|Wozniak is bisexual and the corrupt commander of the 64th Precinct, and the main target in an FBI anti-corruption investigation. He engages in random hook-ups with men that he meets in bars. He has a wife and hides his bisexuality from everyone. He also secretly dated Internal Affairs Lieutenant Donnie Pomp. |
Wozniak's son Nate is introduced in season 2. He has a boyfriend named Jay.
Olivia (Ollie) Wilson
Harry Shum, Jr.
Eileen Li (S2, 3a) / Jacky Lai (S3b)
|Alec is openly gay. During season 1 he struggles with his attraction to men, especially after he meets Magnus, but eventually comes out as gay by kissing Magnus in front of his family. The two enter a serious relationship. |
Magnus is openly bisexual and a High Warlock. He has been in relationships with both men and women in the past. He is now in a committed relationship with Alec.
Raphael is asexual and a Vampire. Though he is romantically attracted to Isabelle Lightwood, he told her that sex is not something he is interested in.
Olivia is an out lesbian and Luke Garroway's new detective partner at the precinct. She is in a relationship with Samantha.
Samantha is Ollie's girlfriend.
Aline is a closeted lesbian and a Shadowhunter. She becomes involved with Helen Blackthorn.
Helen is bisexual and a half-Shadowhunter/half-Seelie. She starts a relationship with Aline.
Underhill is gay and a Shadowhunter. He comes out to Alec and said Alec's coming out and openness about his relationship with Magnus inspired him. 
|2016–||Degrassi: Next Class||Family Channel||Miles Hollingsworth III
Francesca "Frankie" Hollingsworth
|Miles is bisexual. |
Zoe is a lesbian.
Tristan is gay.
Vijay is gay.
Yael is non-binary/genderqueer and uses they/them pronouns.
Rasha is a lesbian.
Esme and Frankie enter a polyamorous relationship with Zig.
|2017–||The End of the F***ing World||Channel 4
|DC Noon is a lesbian. |
DC Darego is a lesbian.
Noon and Darego are police force partners.
|2017–||The Sinner||USA Network||Heather Novack||Natalie Paul||Detective Novack is an out lesbian.|
|2017–||Dark||Netflix||Peter Doppler||Stephan Kampwirth||Peter is a closeted homosexual who has not come to terms with his orientation.|
|2017–2018||Prison Playbook||tvN||Yoo Han Yang ("Looney")
Song Ji Won
|Lee Kyu Hyung
Kim Joon Han
|Han Yang is gay. |
Ji Won is gay and Han Yang's boyfriend.
|2017–||Money Heist (La Casa de Papel)||Antena 3 / Netflix||Helsinki||Darko Peric|||
|Nikolai, the lead character, is closeted and has a secret boyfriend, Kristoffer.|
|2017–||She's Gotta Have It||Netflix||Nola Darling
|Nola describes herself as a pansexual. |
Opal is a lesbian in a relationship with Nola.
|2017||The Frozen Dead||M6||Irène Ziegler
|Ziegler is openly lesbian and the captain of the St. Martin detective squad. |
Greta is Ziegler's partner and owner of a local inn where they reside together.
|2017–||S.W.A.T||CBS||Christina "Chris" Alonso||Lina Esco||Officer III Alonso comes out as bisexual in episode "Homecoming" (1.07) when she says: "I love men. And I also love women. Why does a girl have to choose?"|
|2017–||Gone||NBC||James||Andy Mientus||James was kicked out of his home after his father found out that he was gay and later got kidnapped because of it.|
|2017||Godless||Netflix||Marie Agnes MacNue
|Mary Agnes is bisexual. The widow of the town's mayor, she wears her husband's clothes and is in a same-sex relationship with the town's schoolteacher, Callie Dunne. |
Callie is a lesbian and the town's teacher. She was a prostitute in La Belle's brothel before it was turned into a school.
|Karolina is a lesbian and an alien descendant with superpowers. |
Nico Minoru is bisexual. Formerly in a relationship with Alex Wilder, now reciprocates Karolina's attraction for her.
|2017–||Andi Mack||Disney Channel||Cyrus Goodman||Joshua Rush||Cyrus first comes out when he tells Buffy Driscoll that he had a crush on Jonah Beck. Later he tells Andi that she's not the only one who likes Jonah because he likes him, too. Eventually his feelings for Jonah subside and he comes out to him when he says he's gay. It marks the first time that a Disney character has said "I'm gay".|
|Dr. Wendy Carr, a psychologist at a Boston university, is a closeted lesbian in a relationship with Dr. Stilman, the head of Wendy's university department. |
Annaliese is more open about who she and Wendy are to each other.
|2017–||Suburra: Blood on Rome||Netflix||Alberto "Spadino" Anacleti||Giacomo Ferrara||Spadino is a gay man whose traditional family forces him into accepting a sham straight marriage.|
|2017–2018||Ghost Wars||Syfy||Val McGrath-Dufresne
|Val (the mayor of Port Moore) and Marilyn (the town doctor) are lesbians and married to each other.|
|Thea is a closeted bisexual CIA agent. She has two short-term relationships with a female soldier named SSG Zoe Cho in Episode #3, and male pilot CPT Leland Gallo in Episode #7.|
Sam "Sammy Jo" Jones
Rafael de la Fuente
|Steven has a one-night stand with Sam in the pilot episode. |
Sam is the nephew of Cristal Flores (in the original series the character was female). He is "a cute schemer" and helps himself to some of the cash in Steven's pocket during their one-night stand.
Later, Steven and Sam realize that Cristal is Steven's new stepmother.
This series is the remake of the 1980s series of the same name.
|2017–||Star Trek: Discovery||CBS All Access
|Paul and Hugh are gay men and in a loving relationship.|
|2017–2019||The Deuce||HBO||Paul||Chris Coy||Paul is gay and a bartender at Vincent Martino's bar, the Hi-Hat.|
Chad L. Coleman
|Bortus and Klyden are mates and members of an alien race, the Moclans, where homosexuality is the norm among their species.|
|2017||Man in an Orange Shirt||BBC Two||Thomas March
|The story of two gay relationships set in different eras: Thomas and Michael during the 1940s, and Adam and Steve in the present.|
|2017–||Mr. Mercedes||Audience||Lou Linklatter||Breeda Wool||Lou is a butch lesbian subjected to overt homophobia.|
|2017–2018||Midnight, Texas||NBC||Joe Strong
|Joe is gay and a fallen angel. |
Chuy is half-demon and Joe's husband.
Walker is gay.
|Jason Butler Harner
|2017–||The Bold Type||Freeform||Adena El-Amin
|Adena is a lesbian Muslim feminist and professional photographer who begins a romance with Kat. |
Kat realizes she's bisexual when she falls in love with Adena.
Leila is Adena's ex.
|Jamie Campbell Bower
|Jean is bisexual, married to a man, and becomes obsessed with Sidney. |
Sidney is bisexual and the former girlfriend of one of Jean's male patients.
Dolly is Jean's daughter and may be lesbian or transgender.
|2017||Blood Drive||SyFy||The Scholar
Andrew James Hall
|2017||The Mist||Spike||Adrian Garf
|Adrian is pansexual. |
Tyler is deeply in the closet.
Adrian and Tyler have a brief relationship before things drive them apart.
|2017–||Las chicas del cable (Cable Girls)||Netflix||Carlota Rodríguez de Senillosa
Sara Millán/Oscar Ruiz
|Carlota is bisexual. |
Sara/Oscar is a bisexual trans man who falls in love with Carlota.
Carlota and Sara have a polyamorous relationship together with Carlota's husband, Miguel.
|2017–||Ackley Bridge||Channel 4||Nasreen Paracha
|Nasreen comes out to her mother as a lesbian and tells her she's in love with another woman (series 1, episode 5). |
Lila is a lesbian and Nasreen's science teacher.
Nasreen and Lila become involved in a relationship for a short while.
Naveed is gay. He and Nasreen were engaged as part of a sham marriage to hide their homosexuality.
Sam is lesbian and Nasreen's girlfriend.
Cory is Naveed's best friend and is questioning his orientation. In series 2, episode 5, he and Naveed kissed and slept together. Afterwards he said he was lucky to have Naveed in his life (series 2, episode 10).
|2017||Daytime Divas||VH1||Kibby Ainsley||Chloe Bridges||Kibby is bisexual.|
Samantha ("Sam") Black Crow
|Bilquis is pansexual and a goddess. |
Jinn is gay.
Salim is gay. Jinn and Salim become romantically involved.
Sam is lesbian. 
|2017–||Dear White People||Netflix||Lionel Higgins
|Lionel is a gay main character. |
Silvio is gay and Lionel's love interest.
Neika and Monique are a lesbian couple.
Conner is a conflicted gay man.
In season 2, episode 4, Kelsey tells Coco that she's a "gold star" lesbian.
Wesley is gay and Lionel's love interest.
P. Ninny is a butch lesbian character in a show within the show who at first denies her sexual orientation but later admits that she is.
|2017–||The Handmaid's Tale||Hulu||Moira
John Carroll Lynch
|Moira had a girlfriend "before". |
Emily and Sylvia were married and had a kid "before".
|2017||APB||Fox||Tasha Goss||Tamberla Perry|||
|2017–||Prison Break: Resurrection||Fox||Sid
|2017–2018||Famous in Love||Freeform||Alexis Glenn
|Alexis is bisexual and has an affair with Rachel.|
|2017–||Feud||FX||Victor Buono||Dominic Burgess|||
|2017–||13 Reasons Why||Netflix||Courtney Crimsen
|Michele Selene Ang
|Courtney is a lesbian. She was closeted until the finale episode of season 2 ("Bye"), when she came out to her adoptive gay parents. |
Todd and Steve are Courtney's parents.
Ryan told Hannah he was gay in season 1, episode 8.
Tony used to date Ryan and now he's dating Brad (episode 8).
Tamika is Courtney's girlfriend.
|2017||When We Rise||ABC||Cleve Jones
(young) Cleve Jones
(young) Roma Guy
(young) Ken Jones
Bobbi Jean Baker
Austin P. McKenzie
Michael K. Williams
|Cleve Jones is Gay and an AIDS activist. |
Roma Guy is a feminist Lesbian and social justice activist.
Ken Jones is a Gay activist.
Pat Norman is a Lesbian activist, founder of the Lesbian Mothers Union and first openly gay employee of the San Francisco Health Department.
Del Martin is a feminist Lesbian and activist, and co-founder of Daughters of Bilitis.
Phyllis Lyon is a feminist Lesbian and activist, and co-founder of Daughters of Bilitis.
Cecilia Chung is a trans woman and political activist.
José Sarria is a Gay political activist and founder of the Imperial Court System.
Bobbi Jean Baker is a transgender activist.
Anne Kronenberg is the campaign manager for Harvey Milk and his aide on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.
Sally Gearhart is a feminist Lesbian and political activist.
The miniseries is about the growth of the LGBT civil rights movement in San Francisco, and America, from the 1970s until the 2010s, with characters based on actual persons.
|Clark has a husband and a child.|
|2017–||The Good Fight||CBS All Access||Maia Rindell
|Maia is a lesbian. |
Amy is Maia's girlfriend.
|2017||24 Legacy||Fox||Andy Shalowitz
|Andy Shalowitz is openly gay. He is a communication analyst at CTU. |
Thomas Locke is closeted and implied to be gay or bisexual. He is a CTU agent and the head of field operations. Andy and Thomas had a short tryst (off-camera) some time prior to the series which Thomas abruptly ended out of fear of his sexual orientation being discovered.
|2017–||Mary Kills People||Global||Jess
|2017–||Taboo||FX||Godfrey||Edward Hogg||Godfrey is secretary at the East India Company and lives in a London Molly House.|
|2017||The Halcyon||ITV||Toby Hamilton
|Toby is the younger son of the family who owns the titular hotel. |
Adil and Toby have feelings for each other.
|2017–||Riverdale||The CW||Kevin Keller
Peaches 'N Cream
Drew Ray Tanner
|Kevin is openly gay and had relationships with Moose and Joaquin; he also hooked up with a jogger (Chris Carson) while cruising. |
Moose is either gay or bisexual. He was in a relationship with Kevin and dated Midge.
Joaquin has been described as gay. He becomes romantically involved with Kevin.
Toni is bisexual and in a relationship with Cheryl. She kissed Jughead, but later stated she preferred girls. She almost had a threesome with Sweet Pea and Peaches.
Cheryl is lesbian and in a relationship with Toni. She has described herself as "openly lesbian" in the series. (Although fans, and actress Madelaine Petsch, had previously thought Cheryl might be bisexual, in part due to showing attraction for Archie in season 1, Petsch later described Cheryl as "definitely a lesbian".)
Fangs is either gay or bisexual. He and Kevin kissed and participated in what appeared to be a marriage-like ceremony on The Farm.
Chic's sexuality is never mentioned, but there are hints that he may be pansexual. Denton stated that "Chic loves anything and everything, he's all about everybody".
Peaches has been described as "queer". She almost participated in a threesome with Toni and Sweet Pea.
Lady Isabella Fitzwilliam
Jessica Brown Findlay
|Margaret is bisexual. She and William North are common law wife and husband, and she reciprocates Nancy Birch's interest in her. |
Charlotte is bisexual, and she has both male and female love interests in the first two seasons.
Nancy is a lesbian. She kisses Margaret in season two, and it is revealed that she considers Margaret her true love.
Violet and Amelia are in a romantic relationship.
Prince Rasselas is a "molly boy" and lives with his male partner.
Lady Isabella is Charlotte's love interest in season two.
|2017||Emerald City||NBC||The Witch of the West||Ana Ularu|||
|2017–2019||A Series of Unfortunate Events||Netflix||Charles
|Charles is gay and in a relationship with Sir. |
Sir is gay and partner of Charles in both business and marriage.
Jerome is bisexual.
Babs is lesbian. She said she found a new lover but "she's in prison".
|2017–||One Day at a Time||Netflix||Elena Alvarez
|Elena is lesbian and the teenage daughter in the family, she comes out during the series first season. |
Ramona is a lesbian.
Syd is non-binary. Syd is befriended by Elena and they eventually date.
|Casey and/or Izzie may be lesbian or bisexual. In season 2, Izzie and Casey almost kissed but were interrupted, at the end of the season they held hands in a car.|
|2017–||Anne with an E||CBC
|Aunt Josephine is a lesbian. She had a long-term partner, Gertrude, now deceased. |
It's implied that Cole is gay.
|2018–||A Discovery of Witches||Sky One||Sarah Bishop
|Sarah and Emily are a lesbian couple.|
Lise Risom Olsen
|Lil kisses June. (She may be lesbian or bisexual.) |
Kam has a boyfriend, but is also involved with women. (She appears to be bisexual.)
Sigrid has feelings for a woman back home. (She may be lesbian or bisexual.)
Deborah "Dee" Marshall
Ashley D. Kelley
|Bob Barnard claims to enjoy sex with women but self-identifies as gay. He has been in love with Bob Armstrong since they were teenagers. |
Bob Armstrong self-identifies as bisexual. He loves his wife Coralee, but realises that he also loves Bob Barnard.
Nonnie is a closeted lesbian. She was in love with best friend Patricia "Patty" Bladell (series main character), but eventually starts dating Dee.
Dee is a lesbian.
|Emma is lesbian (but won't identify as such). |
Eddy is lesbian and Vida's widow.
Cruz is lesbian.
Sam is non-binary.
|2018–||The House of Flowers||Netflix||Julián de la Mora
Paulina de la Mora
|Darío Yazbek Bernal
Juan Pablo Medina
|Julián is bisexual. He was in a relationship with a woman while secretly dating Diego. |
Diego is gay.
María José (formerly José María) is a transgender woman who was previously married to Paulina and had a son with her.
Although years have passed since their divorce, Paulina seems to still have feelings for María José, regardless of her gender.
Martinez 'Lil Papi' Evangelista
Ryan Jamaal Swain
Angel Bismark Curiel
|Blanca is a transgender woman. |
Angel is a transgender woman.
Elektra is a transgender woman.
Pray is gay.
Damon is gay.
Ricky is gay and Damon's boyfriend.
Candy is a transgender woman.
Lulu is a transgender woman.
Lil Papi described himself as an "equal opportunity lover".[non-primary source needed]
|2018||Picnic at Hanging Rock||Showcase (AU)||Michael Fitzhubert
|Michael is in love with Albert Crundall. |
Irma kisses Miranda Reid.
Greta is a geography teacher whose father exiled her from home for being a lesbian.
Marion is lesbian.
Greta and Marion are in a relationship.
|2018–||SKAM Austin||Facebook Watch||Shay Dixon||La'Keisha Slade||Shay is lesbian. She develops a crush on Megan, her best friend's (Marlon) girlfriend.|
|Pete Mayfield||Marc Warren||Pete is gay.|
|Ariel is a lesbian and a womanizer. |
Sasha is a gay Russian immigrant who befriends Tess.
|2018–||Killing Eve||BBC America||Villanelle
|Villanelle is a bisexual assassin. |
Bill is bisexual, but was predominantly involved with men in the past. He chose to enter into a heterosexual marriage by arrangement because he wanted to father a child, and occasionally has sex with his wife who knows about his history with men.
|2018–||For the People||ABC||Kate Littlejohn
|Kate is lesbian and a prosecutor. |
Anya is lesbian and an ATF agent.
Kate and Anya are involved romantically.
|Adam is human and might be gay or bisexual. In season 1 episode "House of Zod", a passing moment between him and another man suggested he may not be heterosexual. |
Nyssa is bisexual and was in a same-sex relationship in the past.
|2018–||Step Up: High Water||YouTube Red||Tal Baker
|Tal is a super talented dancer and current student of High Water. |
Johnny One is a social media genius, benefiting from his computer programming skills.
|2018–||The Terror||AMC||Cornelius Hickey
|Hickey is the main antagonist of the show and has a secret relationship with Gibson. Although they break up in episode 3 they remain close and still seem to have feelings for each other. |
Bridgens and Peglar are minor characters sharing a passion for literature. Their relationship is mostly implied.
|2018–||Station 19||ABC||Travis Montgomery
|Travis is the “heart” of the Fire Station, who acknowledged his husband during the pilot episode, and in episode 2 we find out his husband was a firefighter who died on the job. |
Maya is revealed as bisexual in "Contain the Flame" (s1/e3) when she, Andy Herrera, and Victoria Hughes are kicking back on Andy's porch and when asked what she does for self-care, Maya responds that for her it's "lots of sex" with "a series of ladies and gents".
|2018–||Harrow||ABC||Simon Van Reyk||Remy Hii||Simon is Dr.Harrow's assistant and he has a boyfriend named David.|
|Dylan is gay. A former CIA operative-turned-university professor and best-selling author now helping the New York Police Department. |
Andy is gay.
Dylan and Andy are married.
Dylan Reinhart is the first openly Gay lead character in an American prime time television drama. (HeartBeat is the first American prime time drama series to include a main character that was openly Lesbian, and also in a lesbian relationship.)
Linh Xuan Huy
|Jane is a vicar in a lesbian relationship with an illegal immigrant, Linh Xuan Huy. |
Linh is Jane's lover.
|2018||Life Sentence||The CW||Ida Abbott
|Ida is bisexual. She leaves her husband to be with her friend, Poppy. |
Poppy is Ida's girlfriend and Stella's godmother.
|Simon is a closeted gay student raised by a very conservative religious family. |
Jeremy is Simon’s co-star in the play, and potential love interest.
Michael is transgender.
|2018–||Burden of Truth||CBC||Molly Ross
|Molly is lesbian. |
Luna is lesbian and a First Nation native.
Molly and Luna are in a relationship and attend the same high school. In season 1 episode "Witch Hunt" they go to the prom as a couple, holding hands as they enter and afterwards dance together.
|2018||Seven Seconds||Netflix||Kadeuce Porter
|Michael is a graphic novelist, and Ryan is a real estate agent. The series starts after their engagement to be married is broken.|
|2018||Everything Sucks!||Netflix||Kate Messner
|Kate spends the season struggling with her sexual identity, before coming to terms that she's a lesbian. |
Emaline might be bisexual. She is seen dating a male classmate, but then she and Kate reveal their attraction towards one another and later share a kiss.
|2018||The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story||FX||Gianni Versace
|Gianni Versace was gay. |
Andrew Cunanan was a gay serial/spree killer and he murdered Versace.
Antonio D'Amico is gay and Versace's partner at the time of his death.
Lee Miglin was bisexual and married to the same woman for 38 years before he was murdered by Cunanan, his former escort.
Jeffrey Trail was gay and murdered by Cunanan.
David Madson was gay, witnessed the murder of Jeffrey Trail, and is thereafter also killed by Cunanan.
|Willem Van Burgen||Josef Altin|||
|2018||Here and Now||HBO||Ramon Bayer-Boatwright
|Ramon and Henry are a gay couple. |
Navid is gender fluid.
Liv Lisa Fries
|2018–||Altered Carbon||Netflix||Isaac Bancroft
|2018–||Black Lightning||The CW||Anissa Pierce / Thunder
|Anissa is a lesbian superhero. |
Grace Choi is bisexual and Anissa's love interest.
Chenoa is a lesbian and was Anissa's girlfriend. They were together for one year before Anissa became involved with Grace.
Henrietta "Hen" Wilson
|Michael Grant is gay. |
Henrietta is lesbian and married to a woman. They are raising a child together.
|Jenna is married to Rick, they have a threesome with Lila. Jenna and Lila might have developed feelings for each other. Their sexual orientation is not confirmed.|
|Ander and Omar are gay and in a relationship, but Omar has to hide his sexuality from his parents due to their Muslim faith. |
Polo realizes he is bisexual after he and his girlfriend, Carla, initiate a sexual relationship with Christian.
Christian's sexuality is undefined, although he hooked up with Polo without Carla being involved.
|2018–||The Haunting of Hill House||Netflix||Theodora "Theo" Crain
|Theodora is a lesbian. |
Trish is lesbian.
Theo and Trish first met and have sex in the pilot episode. Two years later, in the finale episode, they are together as a couple.
|2018–||Light as a Feather||Hulu||Alex Portnoy||Brianne Tju||Alex is a lesbian.|
|2018–||Skam Italia||TIMvision||Martino Rametta
|Martino is discovering his sexuality. He meets Niccolò and develops feelings for him. |
Filippo is bisexual.
Niccolò has a girlfriend, but is also interested in Martino.
|2018–||You||Lifetime||Peach Salinger||Shay Mitchell||Peach has been interpreted to be either a lesbian or a bisexual. |
(In the novel the series is based on she is lesbian.)
|2018||Deutschland 86||SundanceTV||Tim Avery
|Tim is a closeted gay American G.I. |
Rose and Lenora are lesbians and in a relationship.
Alex is gay, having slept with Tobias in the previous season.
Tobias is gay as was shown in the first season trying to make a move on Alex, later sleeping with him even though he was in a relationship with a man named Felix.
|Bethany is lesbian and a flight attendant on Flight 828. |
Georgia is lesbian and married to Bethany.
Thomas is gay and smuggled on Flight 828 to escape homophobic persecution in Jamaica.
|2018–||New Amsterdam||NBC||Iggy Frome
|Iggy and Martin are married and have adopted three children from Bangladesh (season 1 episodes 5 & 6).|
|2018–||Charmed||The CW||Melanie "Mel" Vera
|Mel is a lesbian witch. She's a Women's Studies graduate student. |
Niko Hamada is lesbian and a police detective.
Mel and Nico are in a relationship.
Jada is ?____.
|2018–||Chilling Adventures of Sabrina||Netflix||Theo Putnam
|Theo, one of Sabrina's friends, is a trans man in season 2. In season 1, he was known as Susie Putnam and was reported as non-binary. |
Ambrose, a warlock, has been described as pansexual, but has been shown only engaging in sex with Luke, Pandora, and the witch sisters Dorcas and Agatha (1x07).
Luke is a bisexual warlock and told Ambrose he was in love with him. He was included in the orgy scene with Ambrose, Nick, Pandora, and the witch sisters (1x07).
Carl is either closeted gay or bisexual. In 1x09, after harassing Susie about her sexuality, he is confronted by Hilda Spellman, Sabrina's aunt, and she unmasks Carl as lusting after his teammate Billy Marlin, which was an apparent secret.
|2018||A Very English Scandal||BBC One||Jeremy Thorpe
|Thorpe, leader of the Liberal Party for nine years, was a closeted homosexual who had affairs with men and was in a secret relationship with Norman. |
Norman was Thorpe's lover.
|2018–||Origin||YouTube Premium||Agnes "Lee" Lebachi
|Lee has a relationship with a female AI.[better source needed][non-primary source needed] |
Rey mentioned that she once had a relationship with a woman.[better source needed][non-primary source needed] She has also had a relationship with a man.[better source needed][non-primary source needed]
Baum had a relationship with a man and a woman.[better source needed][non-primary source needed]
|Melantha and Lommie begin a casual lesbian relationship but they end it a few episodes later.|
|2018–||Legacies||The CW||Josie Saltzman
|Josie is pansexual. |
Penelope defines herself as pansexual after kissing a guy in one scene and is the ex-girlfriend of Josie.
|2018–||Baby||Netflix||Fabio||Brando Pacitto||Fabio is gay and comes out to his father near the end of the first season.|
|2018–||Dogs of Berlin||Netflix||Erol Birkan
|Erol is gay. |
Guido is gay and Erol's partner.[better source needed][non-primary source needed]
|Ryn is a bisexual mermaid. She is attracted to both Maddie and her boyfriend Ben. |
Maddie is revealed to be bisexual, as she is receptive to Ryn's attraction for her.
|2018–||Skam France||France 4||Lucas Lallemant
|Lucas and Elliot have sex. |
Alexia is openly bisexual. She has a boyfriend but also used to date a girl.
|2018–||The Rookie||ABC||Jackson West
Cameron J. Armstrong
|Jackson is gay. He's a rookie police officer and the son of a high-ranking police official. In s1/ep12, "Heartbreak", he flirts with Gino Brown, a hospital nurse. |
Gino is gay.
In s1/ep17, "The Shake Up", we find out that Jackson and Gino are in a serious relationship.
|2019–||Good Trouble||Freeform||Alice Kwan
|Alice is lesbian. |
Gael is bisexual.
Bryan is gay.
|2019–||Sex Education||Netflix||Eric Effiong
|Eric is openly gay. |
Anwar is gay.
Adam is presumed bisexual. He's in a relationship with Aimee in the start of season 1 but later kisses Eric.
Ruthie is lesbian.
Tanya is ?____.
|2019–||Roswell, New Mexico||The CW||Michael Guerin
|Michael is a bisexual alien. |
Alex is a gay human soldier.[better source needed][non-primary source needed]
|2019–||Weird City||YouTube Premium||Stu
|Stu and Burt are in a sexual and romantic relationship.[better source needed][non-primary source needed] |
Liquia and Jathryn are in a committed romantic and sexual relationship.[better source needed][non-primary source needed]
|2019–||The Umbrella Academy||Netflix||Klaus Hargreeves / The Séance / Number Four
Cody Ray Thompson
|Klaus is pansexual. In episode 2, he tells Number 5 that his longest relationship was for three weeks with a guy. |
Dave and Klaus kiss during the opening sequence of Episode 6. [better source needed][non-primary source needed]
|2019–||Doom Patrol||DC Universe||Larry Trainor / Negative Man
|Larry is gay. |
John is gay.
Larry and John were in a relationship before Larry's accident.[better source needed][non-primary source needed]
|Ross is ?___. |
Matteo is ?___. Ross and Matteo are dating.
|2019–||Proven Innocent||Fox||Madeline Scott
|Madeline is bisexual. She was with Wren during her time in prison (season 1, episode 4). |
Wren is _____.
|Lucas is an openly gay man. He is one of the beta testers of the Osmosis program. |
Billie is agender.
|2019–||Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists||Freeform||Alison DiLaurentis
|Alison is bisexual. She was in a relationship with Emily Fields in the first series. |
Dylan is gay. He was in a relationship with Andrew in the beginning of season one.
Andrew is ____.
Nolan is ____. He had a one night stand with Dylan.
|2019–||In the Dark||The CW||Jess Damon
|Jess is lesbian and a veterinarian. She's the roommate and best friend of Murphy Mason. |
Vanessa is either lesbian, or bisexual (she has been with males in the past).
Jess and Vanessa are in a romantic relationship. In s1e2, they admit that they love each other.
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