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.

Asexual, graysexual, non-binary and pansexual characters are also included.


Year Show Network Character Actor Notes
1979–1986 Prisoner Network Ten Franky Doyle
Sharon Gilmour
Judy Bryant
Joan Ferguson
Terri Malone
Carol Burns
Margot Knight
Betty Bobbitt
Maggie Kirkpatrick
Margot Knight
Australian prison drama series
Known internationally as Prisoner: Cell Block H


Year Show Network Character Actor Notes
1981 Brideshead Revisited Granada (UK)
Charles Ryder
Sebastian Flyte
Jeremy Irons
Anthony Andrews
1981–1987 Hill Street Blues NBC Eddie Gregg
Officer Kate McBride
Charles Levin
Lindsay Crouse
Eddie was a gay male sex worker who becomes friends with Mick Belker (Bruce Weitz) after helping him take down his pimp. He would guest star in a few episodes of the show before dying of AIDS in the episode "Slum-Enchanted Evening". McBride 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 Cadet David Hand Patrick Cassidy Miniseries about the investigation of Hand's murder; character is seen mostly in flashback.
1986–1994 L.A. Law NBC C. J. Lamb Amanda Donohoe Cara Jean "C.J." Lamb is a British-born bisexual lawyer who has a brief involvement with Abby Perkins (Michele Greene) 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 their relationship was not developed further. Donohoe also left the series the following year at the end of Season 6.
1987 Two of Us BBC Matthew
Jason Rush
Lee Whitlock
Gay teenager Matthew has strong friendship with Phil, who also has a girlfriend. Phil decides to run away with Matthew. Girlfriend goes to get him back. 2 versions shot, one where boys end up together 1987, one where Phil returns with girlfriend 1988. Includes famous shower scene with 2 men kissing for first time on British TV. Originally cut due to Section 28 legislation, later shown in full.
1987–1991 thirtysomething ABC Russell Weller
Peter Montefiore
David Marshall Grant
Peter Frechette
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.
1988–1989 HeartBeat ABC Marilyn McGrath
Gail Strickland
Gina Hecht
McGrath 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.[1][2]


Year Show Network Character Actor Notes
1990 Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit BBC Jess Charlotte Coleman Lesbian schoolgirl grows up in a repressive Lancashire industrial district, finds love.
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
Channel 4
Anna Madrigal
Michael Tolliver
Jon Fielding
D'orothea/Dorothy Wilson
Beauchamp Day
Olympia Dukakis
Marcus D'Amico
Billy Campbell
Cynda Williams
Thomas Gibson
Anna Madrigal's character is later revealed to be a transsexual; male to female gender.
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 was a closeted lesbian model who had a romantic history with Mona Ramsey (Chloe Webb).
Beauchamp is seen having an affair with Mary Ann Singleton and Jon Fielding.[citation needed]
(The miniseries was adapted from the novel of the same name by Armistead Maupin and resulted in a Congressional investigation into U.S. public television.)[citation needed]
1993 Wild Palms ABC Tully Woiwode
Tommy Lazlo
Nick Mancuso
Ernie Hudson
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
Currie Graham
Bill Brochtrup
Paige Turco
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.[3]
1994–2009 ER NBC Kerry Weaver
Yosh Takata
Maggie Doyle
Kim Legaspi
Sandy Lopez
Courtney Brown
Charles "Chaz" Pratt Jr.
Laura Innes
Gedde Watanabe
Jorja Fox
Elizabeth Mitchell
Lisa Vidal
Michelle Hurd
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 Mitchell Anderson Ross Werkman was a recurring role as the violin teacher for Claudia Salinger, one of the main characters. Ross appeared in all six seasons of the series.
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.[4]
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.[4]
1996 Matt Waters CBS Russ Achoa Felix A. Pire Russ is a gay high school student.[4]
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.[5]
1997–2003 Buffy the Vampire Slayer WB
Willow Rosenberg
Tara Maclay
Andrew Wells
Larry Blaisdell
Scott Hope
Alyson Hannigan
Amber Benson
Iyari Limon
Tom Lenk
Larry Bagby
Fab Filippo
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.
1997–2003 Oz HBO Tobias Beecher
Christopher Keller
Alonzo Torquemada
Lee Tergesen
Christopher Meloni
Bobby Cannavale
Toby and Chris have an intense love/hate relationship.
1998 More Tales of the City Showtime
Channel 4
Anna Madrigal
Michael Tolliver
Jon Fielding
D'orothea/Dorothy Wilson
Olympia Dukakis
Paul Hopkins
Billy Campbell
Cynda Williams
[citation needed]
(Adapted from the Armistead Maupin book.)
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.
1998–2003 Dawson's Creek WB Jack McPhee
Doug Witter
Ethan Brody
Professor Freeman
Kerr Smith
Dylan Neal
Adam Kaufman
David Monahan
Sebastian Spence
Ryan Bittle
Greg Rikaart
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.[6]
1998–2002 Playing the Field BBC One Gabrielle Holmes
Angie Gill
Saira Todd
Tracy Whitwell
Gabrielle Holmes begins a relationship with her teammate Angie Gill.
1998–2002 Felicity WB Javier Clemente Quintata
Ryan Crane
Ian Gomez
Eddie McClintock
Austin Tichenor
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 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
Ken Randall
B. D. Wong
Ernest Waddell
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
Katie Singer
Evan Rachel Wood
Mischa Barton
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
Nikki Wade
Shell Dockley
Denny Blood
Lorna Rose
Shaz Wiley
Al McKenzie
Neil Grayling
Cassie Tyler
Roisin Connor
Kris Yates
Selena Geeson
Arun Parmar
Pat Kerrigan
Sheena Williams
Mandy Goodhue
Simone Lahbib
Mandana Jones
Debra Stephenson
Alicya Eyo
Luisa Bradshaw-White
Lindsey Fawcett
Pauline Campbell
James Gaddas
Kellie Bright
Siobhan McCarthy
Jennifer Ness
Charlotte Lucas
Rebecca Hazlewood
Liz May Brice
Laura Rogers
Angela Bruce
1999–2000 Queer as Folk Channel 4 Stuart Alan Jones
Vince Tyler
Nathan Maloney
Alexander Perry
Lisa Levene
Romey Sullivan
Cameron Roberts
Aidan Gillen
Craig Kelly
Charlie Hunnam
Antony Cotton
Saira Todd
Esther Hall
Peter O'Brien
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.


Year Show Network Character Actor Notes
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
Macarena Fernández
Fátima Baeza
Patricia Vico
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
Lindsay Peterson
Ben Bruckner
Brian Kinney
Justin Taylor
Ted Schmidt
Emmett Honeycutt
David Cameron
Michael Novotny
Vic Grassi
Michelle Clunie
Thea Gill
Robert Gant
Gale Harold
Randy Harrison
Scott Lowell
Peter Paige
Chris Potter
Hal Sparks
Jack Wetherall
Rae Ellen Bodie
Melanie is lesbian.
Lindsay is bisexual. She has an affair with Sam Auerbach in season 4.[7]
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.
This QAF series is the North American version. The original series is British.
[citation needed]
2000–2002 Dark Angel Fox Original Cindy Valarie Rae Miller
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
Channel 4
Anna Madrigal
Michael Tolliver
Jon Fielding
D'orothea/Dorothy Wilson
Olympia Dukakis
Paul Hopkins
Billy Campbell
Françoise Robertson
[citation needed]
(Adapted from the Armistead Maupin book.)
2001 Metrosexuality Channel 4 Max
Rikki Beadle-Blair
Karl Collins
Paul Keating
Davey Fairbanks
Carleen Beadle
2001–2015 Degrassi: The Next Generation CTV
The N
Marco Del Rossi
Dylan Michalchuk
Paige Michalchuk
Alex Nuñez
Riley Stavros
Zane Park
Adam Torres
Fiona Coyne
Tristan Milligan
Imogen Moreno
Jack Jones
Miles Hollingsworth III
Zoe Rivas
Adamo Ruggiero
John Bregar
Lauren Collins
Alex House
Deanna Casaluce
Argiris Karras
Shannon Kook-Chun
Jordan Todosey
Annie Clark
Lyle O'Donohoe
Cristine Prosperi
Niamh Wilson
Eric Osborne
Ana Golja
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 gay.
[citation needed]
2001–2005 The Secret Life of Us Network 10 Simon Trader
Richie Blake
Miranada Lang
David Tredinnick
Spencer McLaren
Abi Tucker
Nina Liu
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 bisexual.
2001–2005 Six Feet Under HBO David Fisher
Keith Charles
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 Judge Attallah "Queenie" Sims LaTanya Richardson
2002 Tipping the Velvet BBC Two Nan Astly
Kitty Butler
Diana Lethaby
Florence Banner
Zena Blake
Rachael Stirling
Keeley Hawes
Anna Chancellor
Jodhi May
Sally Hawkins
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. Eventually she settles down with Florence.
2002–2010 Firefly Fox Inara Serra Morena Baccarin In the episode "War Stories," Inara takes a female client, implying that she is bisexual.
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.
2002–2006 Everwood WB Carl Feeney
Kyle Hunter
Dylan Walsh
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.
2002–2004 Stingers Nine Network Constable Christina Dichiera Jacinta Templeton Christina was a young police constable who was recruited into a deep cover unit of the Victorian Police. She is gay and had a brief affair with the daughter of her unit's commander.
2002–2008 The Wire HBO Kima Greggs
Omar Little
Felicia "Snoop" Pearson
William Rawls
Sonja Sohn
Michael K. Williams
Felicia Pearson
John Doman
Melanie Nicholls-King
Michael Kevin Darnall
Ernest Waddell
Ramon Rodriguez
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
Louis Ironson
Joe Pitt
Roy Cohn
Justin Kirk
Ben Shenkman
Patrick Wilson
Al Pacino
Chronicles AIDS in the 1980s
2003 Crystal Boys PTS A-Qing
Zhao Ying
Fan Chi-wei
Yang Youning
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
Josh Avery
Daniella Alonso
Paul Teal
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.
2003–2010 Nip/Tuck FX Liz Cruz
Sophia Lopez
Ava Moore
Dr. Quentin Costa
Kit McGraw
Ridley Lange
Vanessa Bartholomew
Cherry Peck
Julia McNamara
Olivia Lord
Roma Maffia
Jonathan Del Arco
Famke Janssen
Bruno Campos
Sophia Bush
Kate Mara
Rhona Mitra
Willam Belli
Joely Richardson
Portia de Rossi
Liz Cruz is openly lesbian.
Sophia Lopez's transgender identity is 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 a transgender character who plays a significant role in Season 3. Julia was married to Dr. Sean McNamara but following their divorce fell in love with Olivia.
2003–2007 The O.C. Fox Marissa Cooper
Alex Kelly
Carson Ward
Mischa Barton
Olivia Wilde
Brian McNamara
Marissa and Alex, both bisexual, have a brief relationship.
Luke's father Carson is gay.
2003–2005 Carnivàle HBO Gecko
Libby Dreifuss
John Fleck
Clea DuVall
Carla Gallo
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.
2004 Wonderfalls Fox Sharon Tyler
Katie Finneran
Kari Matchett
Sharon inadvertently came out in the first episode. She and Beth (who is bisexual) dated 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
Kash Karib
Monica Gallagher
Mickey Macguire
Gerard Kearns
Chris Bisson
Lindsey Dawson
Annabelle Apsion
Dystin Johnson
Ciarán Griffiths
2004–2012 Desperate Housewives ABC Andrew Van De Kamp
Peter McMillan
Bob Hunter
Lee McDermott
Robin Gallagher
Katherine Mayfair
Shawn Pyfrom
Ryan Carnes
Lee Tergesen
Tuc Watkins
Kevin Rahm
Julie Benz
Dana Delany
Manipulative Andrew claims to be gay but confesses to be bisexual. Andrew's boyfriend Justin is gay. Peter McMillan is the bisexual boyfriend of Andrew's mother. Bob and Lee, a gay couple, move onto Wisteria Lane during the 4th season. Robin is a lesbian ex-stripper who dates Katherine, who discovers she is a bisexual.
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
Helena Cain
Alessandro Juliani
Tricia Helfer
Lucy Lawless
Michelle Forbes
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, Gaeta is shown to be in a romantic relationship with a man, Lieutenant Hoshi. D'Anna, Gaius and six were shown to be in a relationship together.
2004–2009 The L Word Showtime Bette Porter
Dana Fairbanks
Marina Ferrer
Tina Kennard
Shane McCutcheon
Alice Pieszecki
Jenny Schecter
Jodi Learner
Carmen de la Pica Morales
Cherie Jaffe
Molly Kroll
Max/Moira Sweeney
Tasha Williams
Lara Perkins
Phyllis Kroll
Nadia Karella
Niki Stevens
Joyce Wischnia
Paige Sobel
Jennifer Beals
Erin Daniels
Karina Lombard
Laurel Holloman
Katherine Moennig
Leisha Hailey
Mia Kirshner
Marlee Matlin
Sarah Shahi
Rosanna Arquette
Clementine Ford
Daniela Sea
Rose Rollins
Lauren Lee Smith
Cybill Shepherd
Jessica Capshaw
Kate French
Jane Lynch
Kristanna Loken
Bette and Tina were in a relationship 7 years prior to the show 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 also has a relationship in season 4-5 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. Shane sleeps with many characters throughout the show and briefly considers marrying Carmen despite her ongoing affair with Cherie. She has a brief relationship with Paige and another 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 is a trans man who is in a relationship with Jenny who helps him to transition.
2004–2009 Lost ABC Tom Friendly M. C. Gainey
2004–2007 Veronica Mars UPN Seth Rafter
Marcos Oliveres
Kelly Kuzzio
Kylie Marker
Marlena Nichols
Peter Ferrer
Robert Clark
Bradford Anderson
Jeremy Ray Valdez
Lucas Grabeel
Kristin Cavallari
Miriam Korn
Luke Frydenger
There are a number of positively portrayed minor gay characters in Veronica Mars, although for most being gay is incidental to their characters, similar to their portrayal of ethnic minorities.
2004–2006 Deadwood HBO Joanie Stubbs
Jane Canary
Kim Dickens
Robin Weigert
Joanie is a lesbian and falls in love with Jane.
Jane (aka Calamity Jane) grows in love with Joanie and reciprocates her attention.[8][9]
2004–2005 Hex Arena (Aus)
Sky One (UK)
Thelma Bates
Peggy the Ghost
Maya Robertson
Tom Wright
Jemima Rooper
Katy Carmichael
Laura Donnelly
Samuel Collings
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.
2004–2005 Moorat ARY TV Reshma
Abid Ali
Kashif Mahmood
Ehtasham Warsi
Rashid Farooqi
Mehmood Akhtar
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.[citation needed]
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 Fingersmith BBC Sue Trinder
Maud Lilly
Sally Hawkins
Elaine Cassidy
2005 Eyes ABC Chris Didion Rick Worthy
2005– Supernatural The CW Charlie Bradbury
Chuck Shurley/God
Jesse Cuevas
Cesar Cuevas
Felicia Day
Rob Benedict
Misha Collins
Lee Rumohr/Valin Shinyei
Hugo Ateo
Charlie Bradbury was a computer hacker and IT employee and open lesbian who assisted Sam and Dean Winchester in cases in Seasons 7, 8, 9, and 10.
God mentions having had girlfriends and boyfriends in the past.
Castiel has stated he is utterly indifferent to sexual orientation.
The hunters Jesse and Cesar Cuevas are husbands.
2005– Doctor Who BBC Captain Jack Harkness
River Song
Madame Vastra
Jenny Flint
Clara Oswald
Bill Potts
Time Lord
John Barrowman
Alex Kingston
Neve McIntosh
Catrin Stewart
Jenna Coleman
Pearl Mackie
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 Time Lord.
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."[18]
2005–2017 Bones Fox Angela Montenegro
Roxie Lyon
Michaela Conlin
Nichole Hiltz
Angela is bisexual. She had a brief relationship with college friend Roxie, but later married Dr. Jack Hodgins.[citation needed]
2005– Grey's Anatomy ABC Callie Torres
Erica Hahn
Arizona Robbins
Lauren Boswell
Leah Murphy
Eliza Minnick
Penelope Blake
Carina DeLuca
Casey Parker
Sara Ramirez
Brooke Smith
Jessica Capshaw
Hilarie Burton
Tessa Ferrer
Steven W. Bailey
Jack Yang
Marika Dominczyk
Samantha Sloyan
Stefania Spampinato
Alex Blue Davis
Callie 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.
Joe is the bartender and owner of the bar that the doctors frequent.
Walter is Joe's off-again on-again boyfriend. They end up adopting twins together.
Arizona has an affair with Lauren in Season 9, and Leah in Season 10. Penelope (Penny) is introduced as a love interest for Callie in Season 12.
Eliza is introduced as a love interest for Arizona in Season 13. After they break up, Carina is introduced to the show as a bisexual love interest for Arizona and Owen.
Casey is a transgender man who is a first-year surgical intern in Season 14.[19]
[citation needed]
2005–2012 Weeds Showtime Sanjay Patel
Isabelle Hodes
Captain Roy Till
DEA Agent Shlatter
Maulik Pancholy
Allie Grant
Jack Stehlin
Andrew Rothenberg
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
Ashley Davies
Gabrielle Christian
Mandy Musgrave
In this show targeted at teen viewers Spencer Carlin moves to Los Angeles from Ohio and befriends Ashley Davies. The relationship builds and Spencer's coming out to her parents is triggered by her mother walking in on the young couple. In the end of the third season they move in together.
2005–2006 Sleeper Cell Showtime Salim
Omid Abtahi
Michael Rady
Salim is a gay member of an Islamic terrorist cell. Jason is the man with whom he begins developing a relationship. The characters appeared in season 2, Sleeper Cell: American Terror.
2005–2006 Sugar Rush Channel 4 (UK) Kim Daniels
Olivia Hallinan
Laura Donnelly
Sarah-Jane Potts
Matthew Vaughan
Daniel Coonan
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
Alex Kirby
Ricky Davis
Chance Counter
Wade Robinson
Darryl Stephens
Rodney Chester
Christian Vincent
Doug Spearman
Jensen Atwood
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
Jon Brazier
Hori Ahipene
Bilkey is gay. Angel is a transwoman.
2006 The Line of Beauty BBC Nick Guest
Wani Ouradi
Leo Charles
Dan Stevens
Alex Wyndham
Don Gilet
Nick, an Oxford graduate, starts a relationship with Leo, a black council worker.
2006 Sinchronicity BBC Three Jase
Daniel Percival
Navin Chowdhry
John Sheahan
Jase is a closeted man who finds a male lover, Mani. Faye is a transgender woman.
2006–2010 Heroes NBC Claire Bennet
Gretchen Berg
Hayden Panettiere
Madeline Zima
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
Ros McCain
Matt Wilding
Josh Stevenson
Nate Gurney
Nikki Boston
Lorraine Donnegan >br> Vix Spark
Sarah-Jane Potts
Sophie McShera
Chris Geere
William Rush
Scott Haining
Heather Peace
Daniela Denby-Ashe
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.[citation needed]
2006–2011 Torchwood BBC Three (series 1)
BBC Two (series 2)
BBC One (series 3)
Starz (season 4– )
Jack Harkness
Ianto Jones
Toshiko Sato
Owen Harper
Captain John Hart
Angelo Colasanto
Charlotte Wills
John Barrowman
Gareth David-Lloyd
Naoko Mori
Burn Gorman
James Marsters
Dillon Casey
Daniele Favilli
Marina Benedict
The series' creator, Russell T Davies (who is gay), has described Torchwood as "a very bisexual series". The lead character, 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. Jack's ex partner, Captain John Hart James Marsters appears in the second series premiere and the second series finale. In episode nine of series four, recurring character Charolotte Willis comes out as a lesbian.
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
Scotty Wandell
Chad Barry
Jason McCallister
Saul Holden
Matthew Rhys
Luke Macfarlane
Jason Lewis
Eric Winter
Ron Rifkin
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
Dale Tomasson
Matt Ross
Ben Koldyke
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
Alexis Meade
Cliff St. Paul
Mark Indelicato
Michael Urie
Rebecca Romijn
David Blue
Ryan McGinnis
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.[20][21]
2007 Jekyll BBC One Miranda Calendar
Meera Syal
Fenella Woolgar
Miranda is a lesbian private investigator. Min is her partner and is having their baby.
2007– Notruf Hafenkante ZDF Melanie Hansen
Helen Anneza
Sanna Englund
Dennenesch Zoudé
Melanie and Helen meet and begin a relationship towards the end of Season 7.
2007–2013 Skins E4 Maxxie Oliver
Tony Stonem
Cassie Ainsworth
Emily Fitch
Naomi Campbell
Franky Fitzgerald
Matty Levan
Mini McGuinness
Alex Henley
Nick Levan
Mitch Hewer
Nicholas Hoult
Hannah Murray
Matthew Hayfield
Sean Verey
Kathryn Prescott
Lily Loveless
Dakota Blue Richards
Sebastian De Souza
Freya Mavor
Sam Jackson
Sean Teale
Daniel Black
Maxxie is openly gay (first generation, season 1 and 2).
Tony may be is hetero-flexible. 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 Rusia (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 hetero-flexible (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).
2007–2012 Damages FX (seasons 1–3)
The 101 Network (season 4– )
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.
2007–2015 Mad Men AMC Salvatore Romano
Bryan Batt
Kate Norby
Zosia Mamet
Edin Gali
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.[citation needed]
2007–2012 Gossip Girl The CW Eric van der Woodsen
Harold Waldorf
Asher Hornsby
Jonathan Whitney
Freddy Parnes
Julian Rawlins
Josh Ellis
Connor Paolo
John Shea
William Abadie
Jesse Swenson
Matt Doyle
Austin Lysy
Harmon Walsh
Neal Bledsoe
Eric is Serena van der Woodsen's 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 honorr of making NYU's freshman speech in season 3.
2007–2011 Greek ABC Family Calvin Owens
Paul James
Zack Lively
Max Greenfield
Gregory Michael
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)
CBC (Canada)
Thomas Tallis
William Compton
George Boleyn, Viscount Rochford
Mark Smeaton
Joe Van Moyland
Kristen Holden-Ried
Pádraic Delaney
David Alpay
Historical figure Tallis is portrayed as being involved in a sexual relationship with nobleman Compton, although there is no supporting historical evidence. George Boleyn, Anne Boleyn's brother is portrayed as gay, again there is no historical supporting evidence.
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).[22]
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
William Baldwin
Candis Cayne
Darling, a United States Senate candidate, is carrying on an affair with the transgender Carmelita, the latest of several such affairs.
2007–2008 Dirt FX Leo Spiller
Jack Dawson
Will McCormack
Grant Show
Carly Pope
Leo is lead character Lucy Spiller's bisexual brother.
Jack is a closeted movie star.
Garbo is a lesbian drug dealer.
Other lead characters Julia Mallory and Willa McPherson experiment with bisexuality.
2008 Cashmere Mafia ABC Caitlin Dowd
Alicia Lawson
Bonnie Somerville
Lourdes Benedicto
Bisexual or bi-curious Caitlin met and dated lesbian Alicia for a number of episodes.
2008–2013 Raw RTÉ Two (Season 1)
RTÉ One (Season 2–5)
Geoff Mitchell
Pavel Rebien
Damon Gameau
Kryštof Hádek
2008–2013 90210 The CW Teddy Montgomery
Marco Salazar
Tripp Willinson
Adrianna Tate-Duncan
Gia Mannetti
Trevor Donovan
Ryan Rottman
Kyle Riabko
Freddie Smith
Alan Ritchson
Jessica Lowndes
Rumer Willis
Teddy dated several female characters until he realized that he was gay in Season 3.
Adrianna had a short romance with Gia in Season 2.
2008– Murdoch Mysteries CBC James Gillies
Chief Constable Giles
Dr. Emily Grace
Lillian Moss
Michael Seater
Nigel Bennett
Georgina Reilly
Sarah Mitich
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.[23]
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.[24]
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 Brasil.[25]
2008–2013 The Secret Life of the American Teenager ABC Family Griffin
Anne Juergens
Brando Eaton
Kristopher Higgins
2008–2014 Sons of Anarchy FX June Stahl
Amy Tyler
Wendy Case
Venus Van Dam
Gemma Teller Morrow
Alexander "Tig" Trager
Ally Walker
Pamela J. Gray
Drea de Matteo
Walton Goggins
Katey Sagal
Kim Coates
Agent June Stahl was bisexual. Agent Amy Tyler was her 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
Tara Thornton
Jason Stackhouse
Eric Northman
Eddie Gautier
Steve Newlin
Jesus Velasquez
Russell Edgington
David Finch
Nelsan Ellis
Rutina Wesley
Ryan Kwanten
Alexander Skarsgård
Stephen Root
Michael McMillian
Kevin Alejandro
Denis O'Hare
Theo Alexander
Kristin Bauer van Straten
Natasha Alam
John Prosky
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 protagonist 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 the sheriff of the vampires in his town, and a pansexual vampire who has multiple relations with males in the show.
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 four, 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 (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 client of Lafayette's in season 1.
2008–2011 Física o Química Antena 3 Fernando "Fer" Redondo
David Ferrán
Alma Núñez
Javier Calvo
Adrián Rodríguez
Sandra Blázquez
Israel Rodríguez
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. Eventually 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.
Though she never confirmed her bisexuality, Alma has been in sexual relationship with both boys and girls.
Borja is Fer's new boyfriend and fianceé (Season 6).
2008–2010 Hvaler TV 2 Lone
Lisa Loven
Kaia Varjord
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
2009 The Prisoner AMC 11-12
Jamie Campbell Bower
Vincent Regan
11-12 is the son of 2 (Ian McKellen), leader of The Village. 909 is his lover, which relationship 11-12 keeps secret from his father.
2009 Kings NBC Jack Benjamin
Joseph Lasile
Sebastian Stan
Michael Arden
Jack Benjamin is the Prince and son of King Silas Benjamin. Joseph is Jack's clandestine boyfriend. Both are gay.
2009–2015 Glee Fox Kurt Hummel
Blaine Anderson
Brittany S. Pierce
Santana Lopez
Wade "Unique" Adams
Danielle "Dani"
Elliot "Starchild" Gilbert
Adam Crawford
David Karofsky
Quinn Fabray
Chandler Kiehl
Cody Tolentino
Hiram Berry
LeRoy Berry
Sebastian Smythe
Sandy Ryerson
Liz Stevens
Rick Denham
Spencer Porter
Chris Colfer
Darren Criss
Heather Morris
Naya Rivera
Alex Newell
Demi Lovato
Adam Lambert
Oliver Kieran-Jones
Max Adler
Dianna Agron
Justin Castor
Bryce Johnson
Jeff Goldblum
Brian Stokes Mitchell
Grant Gustin
Ian Gilligan
Alexander Nifong
Caden Michael Gray
Stephen Tobolowsky
Kayla Kalbfleisch
Meredith Baxter
Patty Duke
Tyler Vogt
Marshall Williams
Finneas O'Connell
Kurt Hummel was the first gay, lead, cast member. 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 abuela 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 realised 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 he spread the truth, 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.
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2009–2017 The Vampire Diaries The CW Bill Forbes
Luke Parker
Mary Louise
Jack Coleman
Chris Brochu
Teressa Liane
Scarlett Byrne
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.[citation needed]
2009–2016 The Good Wife CBS Kalinda Sharma
Owen Cavanaugh
Lana Delany
Archie Panjabi
Dallas Roberts
Jill Flint
Kalinda is bisexual and a private investigator.
Owen is the brother of lead character Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies).
Lana and Kalinda are in a relationship in season 3.[citation needed]
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.[citation needed]
2009–2014 Warehouse 13 Syfy Helena G. Wells
Agent Steve Jinks
Jaime Murray
Aaron Ashmore
Helena "H.G." Wells speaks of having both male and female lovers.
Jinks is an ATF agent and a "human lie detector".[26]
2009–2013 Misfits E4 Greg Adley
Shaun Dooley
Oliver Lansley
Kehinde Fadipe
Hannah Britland
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."[27]
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)
Dr. Naadiah
Cassidy Holland
Bill Turnbull
Michael Northey
Joanne Vannicola
Anna Silk
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.[28] Dr. Naadiah is a therapist. Cassidy had a brief relationship with Erica in season one.
2009–2011 United States of Tara Showtime Marshall Gregson
Ted Mayo
Lionel Trane
Noah Kane
Keir Gilchrist
Michael Hitchcock
Sammy Sheik
Andrew Lawrence
Michael Willett
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 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
Reiko Aylesworth
Camile is a civilian leader on Destiny. Sharon is her 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".
2009–2010 Caprica Syfy Sam Adama
Sasha Roiz
Julius Chapple
Sam is the brother of Joseph Adama and a member of the Tauron mob. Larry is his husband.
2009–2010 FlashForward ABC Janis Hawk
Christine Woods
Navi Rawat
Janis is a closeted lesbian and FBI agent whose sexual orientation is known to at least some of her colleagues. Maya is an artist who has a romantic tryst with Janis in one episode titled "Gimme Some Truth" #1.5.


Year Show Network Character Actor Notes
2010– Luther BBC DS Emma Lane Rose Leslie Emma is a lesbian.[citation needed]
2010– Sherlock BBC One Irene Adler
Jim Moriarty

Eurus Holmes

Lara Pulver
Andrew Scott

Sian Brooke

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
Holly Stewart
Frankie Anderson
Charlotte Sullivan
Aliyah O'Brien
Katharine Isabelle
Gail Peck befriends Holly Stewart the new forensic specialist. The two share a kiss at Frank and Noelle's wedding and again when Gail is shot at. The two then begin a relationship.[citation needed]
2010–2015 Strike Back Sky1 (season 1–5)
Cinemax (season 2–5)
James Leatherby
Dougray Scott
Daniel Ben Zenou
Leatherby is a former SAS officer and an antagonist in season 4.[29]
Fahran is his lover.[citation needed]
2010–2013 Dance Academy ABC1
Rhys O'Leary
Tom Green
Keiynan Lonsdale
Chris Foy
Richard Brancatisano
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.
2010–2015 Downton Abbey ITV
Thomas Barrow
Philip, Duke of Crowborough
Rob James-Collier
Charlie Cox
Thomas is a footman in the aristocratic Crawley household.
The Duke of Crowborough is Lady Mary's suitor and Thomas's lover.[citation needed]
2010–2015 Parenthood NBC Haddie Braverman
Sarah Ramos Haddie and Lauren are revealed to be dating at the end of the 5th season.[citation needed]
2010–2015 Lost Girl Showcase Bo
The Morrigan, Evony Fleurette Marquise
Anna Silk
Zoie Palmer
Emmanuelle Vaugier

Paul Amos
Athena Karkanis
Rachel Skarsten
Ali Liebert
Luke Bilyk
Olivia Scriven
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.[30]) 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".[31]
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
Denise Cloyd
Paul "Jesus" Monroe
Alanna Masterson
Juliana Harkavy
Ross Marquand
Jordan Woods-Robinson
Merritt Wever
Tom Payne
Tara enters into a brief relationship with former Marine Alisha before Alisha is killed in a firefight.
Aaron is one of the residents of the Alexandria safe-zone, who is in a relationship with Eric.
Denise is an inexperienced doctor that began a relationship with Tara in the show's sixth season.[32][33][34][35][36][37]
2010–2017 Pretty Little Liars Freeform Emily Fields
Maya St. Germain
Paige McCullers
Samara Cook
Alison DiLaurentis
Shana Fring
Talia Sandoval
Jenna Marshall
Charlotte DiLaurentis
Shay Mitchell
Bianca Lawson
Lindsey Shaw
Claire Holt
Sasha Pieterse
Aeriél Miranda
Miranda Rae Mayo
Tammin Sursok
Vanessa Ray
Emily first begins a romance with Maya and comes out as lesbian to her dad.
She later has a rocky relationship with Paige, then dates Samara and has some short relantionships..
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.[38]
At the end of the show, Alison and Emily are living together. Alison proposes and they get engaged.[citation needed]
2010–2014 Boardwalk Empire HBO Angela Darmody
Mary Dittrich
Aleksa Palladino
Lisa Joyce
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.[citation needed]
2010–2012 Lip Service BBC Three Cat McKenzie
Frankie Alan
Tess Roberts
Detective Sgt Sam Murray
Sadie Anderson
Dr Lexy Price
Dr Declan Love
Laura Fraser
Ruta Gedmintas
Fiona Button
Heather Peace
Natasha O'Keeffe
Anna Skellern
Adam Sinclair
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.
2010–2013 Spartacus Starz Barca
Antonio Te Maioha
Eka Darville
Josef Brown
Daniel Feuerriegel
Pana Hema Taylor
Christian Antidormi
Ellen Hollman
Luna Rioumina
Aaron Jakubenko
Blessing Mokgohloa
Jaime Murray
Lucy Lawless
Viva Bianca
Barca is falsely accused of disobedience and executed; His lover, Pietros, 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.
2010–2011 Gigantic TeenNick Ryan Katins
Charlie Maddock
Greg Ellis
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)
Rachel Ticotin
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.
2010 Rubicon AMC Kale Ingram
Arliss Howard Ingram is the supervisor of the series's lead character. Walter is his 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.
2011– Black Mirror Netflix Yorkie
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. They fall in love and choose to exist together permanently in San Junipero.[39][40]
2011–2016 Scott and Bailey ITV Helen Bartlett
DC Anna Ran
Nicola Walker
Jing Lusi
Helen Bartlett is in S3 only, but notable for her story and impact.
DC Anna Ran joins in S5.[citation needed]
2011–2016 Person of Interest CBS Sameen Shaw
Root (Samantha Groves)
Sarah Shahi
Amy Acker
Root joins the series at the end of season one and upon meeting Shaw in season two 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 die for just episodes earlier.[citation needed]
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".[41]
[citation needed]
Patrick (season 1) Teddy Sears
Peggy (season 1) Kathleen Rose Perkins
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.
[citation needed]
Wendy Peyser (season 2) Clea DuVall
Marion (season 2) Joan Severance
Quentin Fleming (season 3) Leslie Jordan In Coven, Quentin Fleming is a Witches' Council member.
[citation needed]
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.
[citation needed]
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 had relationships with men and women.
Ramona Royale is one Countess Elizabeth's many former lovers.
Natacha Rambova had a three-way relationship with the Countess and Rudolph Valentino (the character is based on the real life actress).
Will Drake identifies himself as gay, but after starting a relationship with the Countess he confesses to being bisexual.
Liz Taylor is a transgender woman who works as a bartender at the Hotel Cortez.
Aileen Wuornos is a bisexual serial killer (the character is based on the real life person).
[citation needed]
Will Drake (season 5) Cheyenne Jackson
Ramona Royale (season 5) Angela Bassett
Natacha Rambova (season 5) Alexandra Daddario
Liz Taylor (season 5) Denis O'Hare
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.
[citation needed]
Edward Philippe Mott (season 6) Evan Peters / Elliott Ehlers
Guinness (season 6) Henderson Wade
Ashley Gilbert (season 6) Leslie Jordan
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 (the character is based on the real life person) was shot by Valerie.
Erika is Ally's new girlfriend.
[citation needed]
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 Mr. Gallant describes himself as gay in the second episode.[42][43]
2011–2014 Being Human Syfy Emily Alison Louder Emily is lead character Josh's sister.[citation needed]
2011–2014 Borgia Canal+ Francesc Gaset
Giuliano della Rovere
Francesco Alidosi
Art Malik
Dejan Čukić
Matt Di Angelo
After being falsely accused of sodomy in the episode "Palm Sunday", Gaset admits to Pope Alexander VI (John Doman) that he does have the desires of a sodomite.
Della Rovere is occasionally called a sodomite by the Pope and his fellow cardinals; his relationship with Alidosi is confirmed in the episode "The Seven Sorrows".[citation needed]
2011–2019 Game of Thrones HBO Renly Baratheon
Loras Tyrell
Oberyn Martell
Ellaria Sand
Master Torturer
Yara Greyjoy
Gethin Anthony
Finn Jones
Pedro Pascal
Indira Varma
Josephine Gillan
Michael Shelford
Will Tudor
Conleth Hill
Gemma Whelan
Renly is the brother of King Robert. Loras is the Knight of Flowers. Both are gay.
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
Jaysene Charles
Brandi Burkhardt
Erica Piccininni
Crickett comes out as a lesbian in the season finale of season 3. In Season 4, Crickett divorces her husband and begins a suttle romance with Jaysene who is a volunteer firefighter.[citation needed]
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.[citation needed]
2011–2014 The Killing AMC (Seasons 1-3)
Netflix (Season 4)
Regi Darnell
Annie Corley
Bex Taylor-Klaus
Regi Darnell was protagonist Sarah Linden's social worker as a child who remained a mother figure to her; she marries her female partner in the first episode of season 3.
One of the main characters introduced in season 3 is a young homeless lesbian named Bullet.[citation needed]
2011–2018 Once Upon a Time ABC Mulan
Ruby Lucas
Dorothy Gale
Jamie Chung
Meghan Ory
Teri Reeves
Rose Reynolds
Tiera Skovbye
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.[51])
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.[52]
2011–2015 Revenge ABC Nolan Ross
Tyler Barrol
Marco Romero
Patrick Osbourne
Gabriel Mann
Ashton Holmes
E.J. Bonilla
Justin Hartley
Seychelle Gabriel
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.[citation needed]
2011– Shameless Showtime Ian Gallagher
Mickey Milkovich
Monica Gallagher
Lloyd Lishman
Molly Milkovich
Svetlana Milkovich
Veronica Fisher
Jasmine Hollander
Alan Kopchek
Abraham Paige
Cameron Monaghan
Pej Vahdat
Noel Fisher
Missy Doty
Chloe Webb
Carlease Burke
Harry Hamlin
Madison Rothschild
Isidora Goreshter
Shanola Hampton
Dichen Lachman
Amy Smart
Jeff Pierre
Elliot Fletcher
Jonathan Schmock
Bill Brochtrup
Bradley Whitford
Jessica Szohr
Perry Mattfield
Ian is a gay teenager involved in a sexual relationship with Kash, his boss, who is married and a father.
It is unclear whether Kash identifies as other than straight, although he admits to Ian that he did not like having sex with his wife.
Mickey is a delinquent and the brother of Ian's beard girlfriend Mandy; he and Ian begin a sexual relationship although Mickey does not initially show any emotional attraction toward Ian.
Jess is a bartender at the neighborhood bar The Alibi Room.
Gallagher clan mother Monica is in a relationship with Roberta which ends in season two.
Lloyd picks up Ian in a gay bar in season two; he turns out to be the father of Jimmy (Justin Chatwin), the boyfriend of Ian's sister Fiona (Emmy Rossum).
Svetlana is Mickey's bisexual wife and former sex worker.
In season 5, Angela is a lesbian that frequents the diner that Fiona works at, but later leaves town.
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.
In season 6, Veronica, Svetlana and Kev enter a polyamorous relationship.
Caleb was Ian's boyfriend who cheated on him with a woman.
Trevor is a transgender, bisexual male who became Ian's boyfriend.
Hal is Fiona's gay co-worker.
[citation needed]
2011–2017 Switched at Birth Freeform Matthew
Josh Padden
Natalie Pierce
Daniel Durant
Alec Mapa
Austin Cauldwell
Stephanie Nogueras
Abby Walla
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.[citation needed]
2011–2017 Teen Wolf MTV Danny Mahealani
Mason Hewitt
Brett Talbot
Jackson Whittemore
Keahu Kahuanui
Charlie Carver
Zelda Williams
Lauren McKnight
Khylin Rhambo
Cody Saintgnue
Michael Johnston
Eddie Ramos
Colton Haynes
Danny is on the lacrosse team with the titular character.[54]
Ethan is an "alpha" werewolf who becomes romantically involved with Danny in season three.[55]
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.[citation needed]
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.[56]
2011–2013 The Borgias Showtime Micheletto Corella
Sean Harris
Darwin Shaw
Charlie Carrick
Micheletto is a condottiero in service to Cesare Borgia (François Arnaud).
2011–2012 Bedlam Sky Living Ryan Will Young
2011–2012 Ringer The CW Olivia Charles
Catherine Martin
Jaime Murray
Andrea Roth
Olivia was the partner of Andrew Martin (Ioan Gruffudd) in an investment firm. Catherine is Andrew's ex-wife. They were in a secret relationship.
2011 Crownies ABC1 Janet King
Ashleigh Larsson
Marta Dusseldorp
Aimee Pedersen
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
Sean Beasley
Frances Dunhill
Leah Renee
Sean Maher
Cassidy Freeman
Alice is a Playboy Bunny and secretly lesbian. She is in a sham marriage with Sean, who is gay.[57][58]
Frances begins dating Nick Dalton (Eddie Cibrian) to provide him with a politically acceptable public "girlfriend" and to make her appear heterosexual to her father.
2011– 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.[59]
2012–2016 Last Tango in Halifax BBC One Caroline Dawson
Kate McKenzie
Sarah Lancashire
Nina Sosanya
Caroline is lesbian.
Kate is lesbian.
Caroline and Kate were married before Kate's untimely death.[60]
2012– Call the Midwife BBC One Patience "Patsy" Mount
Delia Bubsy
Emerald Fennell
Kate Lamb
The two nurses fall in love. Delia is struck by a vehicle while riding a bicycle and awakens with amnesia, not remembering who Patsy is to her. Delia 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.[61][62]
The characters exited the series when both actresses left the show.[63]
2012–2018 Nashville ABC Will Lexington
Brent McKinney
Kevin Bicks
Zach Welles
Chris Carmack
Derek Krantz
Kyle Dean Massey
Cameron Scoggins
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.[64][citation needed]
2012– Arrow The CW Sara Lance/White Canary
Nyssa al Ghul
Curtis Holt
Nick Anastas
Caity Lotz
Katrina Law
Echo Kellum
Chenier Hundal
Evan Roderick
Nyssa and Sara begin a relationship when Sara joins the league of assassins.
Curtis Holt is introduced in season 4 as an openly gay employee of Felicity's at Palmer Tech and is married to his husband Paul.
In "The Thanatos Guild," Curtis asks police officer Nick out for a drink or dinner and he agrees. They've been dating after that.[citation needed]
2012–2013 Bomb Girls Global Betty McRae
Ali Liebert
Rachel Wilson
Betty McRae has an unrequited love for her best friend Kate Andrews.
After being rejected by Kate, Betty starts a relationship with Teresa.[citation needed]
2012–2016 Ripper Street BBC One Fred Best David Dawson [citation needed]
2012– Chicago Fire NBC Leslie Shay
Clarice Carthage
Lauren German
Shiri Appleby
Vedette Lim
Leslie Shay is a paramedic on Ambulance 61 and Clarice Carthage is her pregnant ex-girlfriend. They reconcile their relationship and Clarice moves back in with Shay, only for Clarice to break up with Shay for a second time and move to New York with her ex-husband to gain split-custody of her child. In season 2 Shay briefly dates Devon, who robs their apartment and disappears. She returns near the end of season 2, apologizing and promising to pay Shay back the money she stole.
2012–2017 Girls HBO Elijah Krantz
Andrew Rannells
Billy Morrissette
Elijah is the ex-boyfriend of lead character Hannah (Lena Dunham) and she finds out that he is gay in season 1. In season 2 they become roommates.
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 (Allison Williams). Elijah then describes himself as bisexual.[citation needed]
2012– The Returned Canal+ Julie
Céline Sallette
Alix Poisson
Julie is a nurse and Laure is a police lieutenant. They were formerly lovers but as of the series premiere had not seen each other for seven years.
2012–2017 Saving Hope CTV (Canada)
Shahir Hamza
Victor Reis
Maggie Lin
Sydney Katz
Huse Madhavji
Salvatore Antonio
Julia Taylor Ross
Stacey Farber
Hamza is a neurosurgeon and Reis is an OR nurse. They are in a long-term relationship.
In season 3 Maggies new boss Dr Katz surprises her by kissing her which starts a complicated journey of discovery for orthodox closeted lesbian Sydney. She is engaged to a man but develop romantic feelings for Maggie. The pair kisses again after Sydney admits to Maggie that she likes women.[citation needed]
2012–2018 Major Crimes TNT Rusty Beck
Gustavo Wallace
Graham Patrick Martin
Rene Rosado
First appearing in the series finale of The Closer, Rusty is a foster child who witnesses a crime. Captain Shannon Raydor (Mary McDonnell) decides to assume custody of Rusty.
In season 4 Gustavo Wallace and Rusty started dating.[citation needed]
2012–2018 Scandal ABC Cyrus Beene
James Novak
Michael Ambruso
Fenton Glackland
Jeff Perry
Dan Bucatinsky
Matthew Del Negro
Dean Norris
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.[citation needed]
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.
2012–2013 Smash NBC Tom Levitt
Sam Strickland
John Goodwin
Ellis Boyd
Kyle Bishop
Christian Borle
Phillip Spaeth
Wesley Taylor
Leslie Odom, Jr.
Neal Bledsoe
Jaime Cepero
Andy Mientus
Daniel Abeles
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 (Anjelica Huston). 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
Adam Pålsson
Simon J. Berger
Adam Lundgren
2012 Political Animals USA T.J. Hammond
Diane Nash
Sean Reeves
Sebastian Stan
Vanessa Redgrave
David Monahan
T.J. is 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 (Miriam Shor), who is aware of his sexual orientation.
2012 The L.A. Complex CTV (Canada)
MuchMusic (Canada)
Kaldrick King
Tariq Muhammad
Christopher Taylor
Andra Fuller
Benjamin Charles Watson
Jarod Joseph
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.[66]
2013– The Tunnel Sky Atlantic
Elise Wassermann
Eryka Klein
Clémence Poésy
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.[67][68]
2013–2017 Broadchurch ITV Maggie Radcliffe
Jocelyn Knight
Carolyn Pickles
Charlotte Rampling
[citation needed]
2013– Vikings History (Canada) Ragnar Lothbrok
Charles of West Francia
Travis Fimmel
George Blagden
Lothaire Bluteau
Katheryn Winnick
Huw Parmenter
Josefin Asplund
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 _____.
Roland is _____.
Astrid is _____.[citation needed]
2013–2016 The Fall BBC Two Danielle Ferrington
DSI Stella Gibson
Niamh McGrady
Gillian Anderson
Dani is a lesbian.
Stella is bisexual.[citation needed]
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.
2013– Wentworth SoHo Franky Doyle
Erica Davidson
Kim Chang
Joan Ferguson
Maxine Conway
Bridget Westfall
Lucy Gambaro
Allie Novak
Bea Smith
Jodie Spiteri
Nicole da Silva
Leeanna Walsman
Ra Chapman
Pamela Rabe
Socratis Otto
Libby Tanner
Sally-Anne Upton
Kate Jenkinson
Danielle Cormack
Pia Miranda
In this Australian prison drama series, Erica Davidson is bisexual, Maxine Conway is a transgender woman and Bea Smith is pomosexual.
2013–2015 Defiance Syfy Stahma Tarr
Kenya Rosewater
Doc Meh Yewll
Niles Pottinger
Sgt. Frei Poole
Jaime Murray
Mia Kirschner
Trenna Keating
Hannah Cheeseman
Rob Archer
Michael Dyson
James Murray
Douglas Nyback
Kenya is a bisexual sex worker.
Stahma begins seeing her 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.
Several other minor sex worker characters (Tirra, Deirdre, Gorath) are mentioned to have both male and female clients.
There are several characters who have only been shown in heterosexual relationships, but have never had their orientations explicitly confirmed as heterosexual, with some lines that seem to suggest that sexuality is not labelled anymore, and bisexuality is very common.[citation needed]
2013–2015 Hemlock Grove Netflix Brooke Bluebell
Mrs. Banks
Dr. Clementine Chasseur
Dr. Johann Pryce
Lorenza Izzo
Jennifer Gidson
Kandyse McClure
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.[citation needed]
2013– Hit the Floor VH1 Jude Kinkade
Brent Antonello
Adam Senn
Jonathan Bennett
Kristian Kordula
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 is _____.
Noah is _____.
[citation needed]
2013–2014 Betrayal ABC Jules Whitman
Valerie McAllister
Sofia Black D'Elia
Elizabeth McLaughlin
Valerie McAllister begins dating her dads new assistant Jules Whitman.[citation needed]
2013–2014 Dracula NBC Lord Laurent
Daniel Davenport
Lucy Westenra
Anthony Howell
Lewis Rainer
Katie McGrath
Laurent is a member of a secret society dedicated to opposing Dracula (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) and Daniel is his lover.[69]
Lucy is a rich society girl who harbors secret romantic feelings for her best friend, Mina Murray (Jessica De Gouw).[70]
2013–2017 East Los High Hulu Camila Barrios
Jocelyn Reyes
Vannessa Vasquez
Andrea Sixtos
Camila and Jocelyn who have been best friends since high school begin a romantic relationship.[citation needed]
2013 Dates Channel 4 Erica
Gemma Chan
Katie McGrath
Erica goes on a blind date with Kate in one episode; Erica is closeted, whereas Kate is out and proud.
2013–2014 In the Flesh BBC Three Kieren Walker
Rick Macy
Simon Monroe
Luke Newberry
David Walmsley
Emmett J Scanlan
Kieren is a PDS suffer (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 suffer. 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 the two become a couple.[citation needed]
2013–2018 House of Cards Netflix Frank Underwood
Edward Meechum
Rachel Posner
Lisa Williams
Michael Corrigan
John Pasternak
Thomas Yates
Kevin Spacey
Nathan Darrow
Rachel Brosnahan
Kate Lyn Sheil
Christian Camargo
Todd Alan Crain
Paul Sparks
Frank has been shown to have sexual encounters with both men and women. Yet, the author claims that Frank ignores the label of being bisexual and is simply attracted to people regardless of their gender.[71]
Meechum has a threesome with Claire and Frank in Chapter 24.[citation needed]
2013–2016 Masters of Sex Showtime Betty DeMillo
Barton Scully
Annaleigh Ashford
Beau Bridges
Finn Wittrock
Betty is a lesbian sex worker and an early research subject in Masters and Johnson's study.[72] Helen and Betty 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.[73]
2013–2018 The Originals The CW Josh Rosza
Tristan de Martel
Freya Mikaelson
Steven Krueger
Colin Woodell
Oliver Ackland
Keahu Kahuanui
Christina Moses
Riley Voelkel
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.)[citation needed]
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.
[citation needed]
2013–2015 Hannibal NBC Hannibal Lecter
Will Graham
Margot Verger
Alana Bloom
Francis Dolarhyde
Jimmy Price
Mads Mikkelsen
Hugh Dancy
Katharine Isabelle
Caroline Dhavernas
Richard Armitage
Scott Thompson
Hannibal Lecter is omnisexual (according to series creator Bryan Fuller)[74] and is in love with Will Graham.
Will is heterosexual[74] 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.[75][76][77]
Margot Verger, introduced in season two, is a lesbian.[78]
Alana Bloom, who is bisexual, begins a relationship with Margot in season three, and they eventually marry and have a son, Morgan.[79]
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".[80]
Jimmy Price is openly gay (as Bryan Fuller stated on Twitter).[81]
2013–2014 The Bridge FX Adriana Perez
Emily Rios
Alyssa Diaz
Adriana reveals to her 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. In season 2 her girlfriend Lucy is introduced.[citation needed]
2013– Ray Donovan Showtime Lena
Tommy Wheeler
Katherine Moennig
Austin Nichols
Lena is a personal assistant working for titular character Ray. Tommy is a closeted gay actor.
2013– A Place to Call Home Channel 7 James Bligh
Harry Polson
Dr. Henry Fox
David Berry
Dominic Allburn
Tim Draxl
In season 3, James meets a new love interest, Dr. Fox.
2013–2016 Devious Maids Lifetime Alejandro Rubio Matt Cedeño Alejandro is a Latin music star and closeted homosexual.[citation needed]
2013– Orange Is the New Black Netflix Piper Chapman
Alex Vause
Sophia Burset
Nicky Nichols
Lorna Morello
Carrie "Big Boo" Black
Tricia Miller
Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren
Poussey Washington
Brook Soso
Desi Piscatella
Taylor Schilling
Laura Prepon
Laverne Cox
Natasha Lyonne
Yael Stone
Lea DeLaria
Madeline Brewer
Uzo Aduba

Samira Wiley
Kimiko Glenn
Brad William Henke
Piper Chapman, the protagonist of the series, is bisexual, and was in relationship with lesbian Alex Vause before breaking up with her and becoming engaged to Larry Bloom. Since they've been in prison, Piper has rekindled her relationship with Alex. Laverne Cox, an African-American trans actress, plays Sophia Burset, a transgender character. The Advocate suggested that Orange is the New Black contains the first ever women-in-prison narrative including a real transgender woman.[87] Nicky, Suzanne, Big Boo, Tricia and Poussey are lesbians. Lorna's true sexuality is undetermined, but has been involved with men and women. Brook has revealed she is attracted to people, not genders, meaning she is pansexual. New corrections officer Desi Piscatella is gay.
2013–2015 Atlantis BBC One Pythagoras
Robert Emms
Joseph Timms
[citation needed]
2013–2015 Under the Dome CBS Carolyn Hill
Alice Calvert
Aisha Hinds
Samantha Mathis
Hill and Calvert are raising a daughter, Norrie Calvert-Hill (Mackenzie Lintz), together.[88]
2013–2018 The Fosters Freeform Stef Adams-Foster
Lena Adams-Foster
Jude Adams-Foster
Connor Stevens
Monte Porter
Ximena Sinfuego
Teri Polo
Sherri Saum
Hayden Byerly
Gavin MacIntosh
Tom Phelan
Kalama Epstein
Annika Marks
Elliot Fletcher
Lisseth Chavez
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.[89]
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.[90]
Ximena comes out as a lesbian to Callie in Season 5 episode "Sanctuary".
[citation needed]
2013–2014 The Carrie Diaries The CW Walt Reynolds
Bennet Wilcox
Larissa Loughlin
Samantha "Sam" Jones
Jill "Mouse" Chen
Dona LaDonna
Brendan Dooling
Jake Robinson
Freema Agyeman
Lindsey Gort
Ellen Wong
Chloe Bridges
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. ,br> Larissa (season 1 and 2) is hetero-flexible, she doesn't have a problem having sex with women.
Sam (season 2) could be bicurious or hetero-flexible, 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.[citation needed]
2013–2017 Orphan Black Space (Canada)
BBC America (USA)
Cosima Niehaus
Felix Dawkins
Delphine Cormier
Tony Sawicki
Shay Davydov
Sarah Manning
Tatiana Maslany
Jordan Gavaris
Evelyne Brochu
Tatiana Maslany
Ksenia Solo
Tatiana Maslany
Cosima is a graduate student in biology and one of several clones whose origin is central to the series' mystery.
Felix is the foster brother and confidant of Sarah Manning, 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 has later been confirmed true by Tatiana Maslany at Comic Con 2016.[91][citation needed]
2013–2016 Please Like Me ABC (Australia) Josh
Josh Thomas
Wade Briggs
Charles Cottier
Keegan Joyce
Hannah Gadsby
Josh is the main character of the show and he has different love interests through the seasons.
His first is Geoffrey, who he gets together with because they were hanging out when they got tired, and Geoffrey suggested they slept in the same bed. This led to Josh coming out of the closet.
He gets a new roommate, Patrick, and has a very short relationship with him.
Arnold is his longest lasting love interest.
Hannah is a friend of Josh's mom and is a lesbian.[citation needed]
2013–2016 Banshee Cinemax Job Hoon Lee Job is a computer hacker and confidant to the series' protagonist, Lucas Hood (Antony Starr). The character has been described variously as transgender, a transvestite and a drag queen; 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".[92]
2013–2015 The Following Fox Paul Torres
Jacob Wells
Agent Gina Mendez
Jana Murphy
Adan Canto
Nico Tortorella
Valerie Cruz
Leslie Bibb
Kristen Bush
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.[93][citation needed]
2013–2015 Da Vinci's Demons Starz Leonardo da Vinci
Jacopo Saltarelli
Andrea del Verrocchio
Tom Riley
Christopher Elson
Allan Corduner
While historical scholarship generally regards Leonardo as homosexual, the series depicts him as sexually active with a woman (perhaps bisexual). In the season one episode "The Tower", Leonardo declares that his involvement with Saltarelli was experimentation and that he refuses to label himself.[94]
In 2x05 'The Sun and Moon' it is implied that Andrea has a sexual relationship with a young man who works in his workshop.[citation needed]
2013 Camp NBC Todd
Adam Garcia
Christopher Kirby
Todd and Raffi are an interracial couple raising two adopted children.[95]
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. He has a relationship with Lois, a girl in Chloe's group, in series 2 but she breaks up with him when Rae reveals his sexuality to Lois. He comes out subsequent to this.[citation needed]
2014– Janet King ABC1 Janet King
Bianca Grieve
Ashleigh Larsson
Marta Dusseldorp
Anita Hegh
Aimee Pedersen
Janet King and Ashleigh Larsson 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, they enter into a relationship.[citation needed]
2014– NCIS: New Orleans CBS Tammy Gregorio Vanessa Ferlito She was married to a man, but later had a relationship with a woman.[citation needed]
2014– The Last Ship TNT Lt. Alisha Granderson Christina Elmore In season 1 Alisha mentions have a girlfriend back home.[citation needed]
2014 Øyevitne NRK Philip
Axel Bøyum
Odin Waage
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.[citation needed]
2014–2018 The Librarians TNT Cassandra Killian Lindy Booth Cassandra is bisexual.[citation needed]
2014–2016 From Dusk till Dawn El Rey Santanico Pandemonium
Eiza González
Natalie Martinez
[citation needed]
2014– Outlander Starz Duke of Sandringham
Jonathan Randall (aka Black Jack)
Lord John Grey
Simon Callow
Tobias Menzies

David Berry
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.[96]
Lord John Grey is gay and was/is in love with Jamie Fraser. Grey also speaks about a past male lover.[citation needed]
2014– Grantchester ITV Leonard Finch
Daniel Marlowe
Al Weaver
Oliver Dimsdale
[citation needed]
2014–2015 Finding Carter MTV Bird
Vanessa Morgan
Molly Kunz
Bird and Madison are love interests.[citation needed]
2014 Glue E4 James Warwick
Caleb "Cal" Bray
Billy Howle
Tommy Lawrence Knight
[citation needed]
2014–2016 Carmilla (series) Vervegirl Carmilla Karnstein
Laura Hollis
Danny Lawrence
Susan LaFontaine
Natasha Negovanlis
Elise Bauman
Sharon Belle
Kaitlyn Alexander
A cute, funny campy web series created after the vampire Novella book, Carmilla. Many of the characters are female and queer and there is also a non-binary character (LaFontaine) who is non-binary in real life as well. Carmilla Karnstein is a 100+ year old vampire who is used to creating chaos and doing bad things.
Laura Hollis is a do-gooder who believes there is good in everyone. Throughout the 3 seasons, they both struggle with their internal voices that try to influence the things they feel they should be doing, versus their growing affection and feelings they have for each other.[citation needed]
2014– The 100 The CW Commander Lexa
Clarke Griffin
Nathan Miller
Eric Jackson
Alycia Debnam-Carey
Eliza Taylor
Jessica Harmon
Jarod Joseph
Jonathan Whitesell
Sachin Sahel
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 she 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.[citation needed]
2014– Jane the Virgin The CW Luisa Alver
Rose Solano
Wesley Masters
Adam Alvaro
Jane Ramos
Petra Andel
Yara Martinez
Bridget Regan
Brian Jordan Alvarez
Shelly Bhalla
Tyler Posey
Rosario Dawson
Yael Grobglas
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.[citation needed]
2014– Transparent Maura Pfefferman
Sarah Pfefferman
Tammy Cashman
Syd Feldman
Ali Pfefferman
Jeffrey Tambor
Amy Landecker
Melora Hardin
Carrie Brownstein
Gaby Hoffmann
Alexandra Billings
Trace Lysette
Hari Nef
Cherry Jones
Anjelica Huston
Tig Notaro
Alia Shawkat
Bradley Whitford
Folake Olowofoyeku
[citation needed]
2014– Madam Secretary CBS Blake Moran
Kat Sandoval
Erich Bergen
Sara Ramirez
Blake comes out as bisexual at the end of season 3.
Kat is bisexual.[citation needed]
2014–2016 The Mysteries of Laura NBC Max Carnegie Max Jenkins [citation needed]
2014– The Flash The CW Captain David Singh
Hartley Rathaway/Pied Piper
Patrick Sabongui
Andy Mientus
Jeremy Schuetze
The Central City police commander, Captain David Singh, is openly gay and married to Rob.
Hartley Rathaway is also openly gay.[citation needed]
2014–2015 Red Band Society Fox Sarah Souders
Kenji Gomez-Rejon
Andrea Parker
Wilson Cruz
[citation needed]
2014– Gotham Fox Renee Montoya
Barbara Kean
Tabitha Galavan
The Lady
Fish Mooney
Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin
Victoria Cartagena
Erin Richards
Jessica Lucas
Michelle Gomez
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.[citation needed]
2014–2017 Kingdom Audience Network Nate Kulina
Nick Jonas
Jonathan Howard
[citation needed]
2014– How to Get Away with Murder ABC Annalise Keating
Connor Walsh
Oliver Hampton
Bonnie Winterbottom
Aiden Walker
Eve Rothlo
Simon Drake
Tegan Price
Viola Davis
Jack Falahee
Conrad Ricamora
Liza Weil
Elliot Knight
Famke Janssen
Behzad Dabu
Amirah Vann
D.W. Moffett
Jim Abele
Annalise and Eve were in a relationship while they were in law school; Annalise left her for Sam Keating, whom she married. Annalise is confirmed by Davis as pansexual[97]
Connor is a gay law student, recruited by his professor, a defense attorney, to work at her firm among four others.
Oliver is an I.T. specialist whom Connor first seduced to get information. Over time, the two develop feelings for each other.
Bonnie confessed her love for Annalise in season 4 and the two had shared a kiss.
Aiden is engaged to Michaela Pratt, but he also had a relationship with a man before
2014–2015 Chasing Life Freeform Brenna Carver
Greer Danville
Haley Ramm
Gracie Dzienny
Aurora Perrineau
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.[citation needed]
2014–2017 Halt and Catch Fire AMC Joe MacMillan
Haley Clark
Lee Pace
August Emerson
Susanna Skaggs
Joe is bisexual and main character of the show.
Lev is openly gay.
Haley Clark is revealed to be lesbian in season 4.[citation needed]
2014–2017 The Strain FX Dutch Velders
Ruta Gedmintas
Nicola Correia-Damude
[citation needed]
2014–2015 Dominion Syfy Ethan Mack
Jonathan Howard
Katrine De Candole
Shivani Ghai
[citation needed]
2014–2016 Tyrant FX Sammy Al-Fayeed
Haitham El-Amin
Noah Silver
Mehdi Dehbi
Raphael Acloque
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.[citation needed]
2014–2017 The Night Shift NBC Drew Allister
Brendan Fehr
Luke Macfarlane
Rick is Drew's boyfriend, who is introduced in 1x06, when he and his platoon are involved in a bus accident.[citation needed]
2014–2016 Penny Dreadful Showtime Dorian Gray
Ethan Chandler
Ferdinand Lyle
Brona Croft/Lily Frankenstein
Reeve Carney
Josh Hartnett
Simon Russell Beale
Jonny Beauchamp
Billie Piper
Jessica Barden
Dorian, Ethan and Brona/Lily are bisexual or pansexual.
Ferdinand is a (closeted) homosexual.
Angelique is transgender.[citation needed]
2014–2017 Black Sails Starz James Flint
Eleanor Guthrie
Anne Bonny
Thomas Hamilton
Toby Stephens
Hannah New
Jessica Parker Kennedy
Clara Paget
Rupert Penry-Jones
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.
Anne is either lesbian or bisexual. She starts a relationship with Max in season two.
Thomas was Flint's lover.[citation needed]
2014–2015 Looking HBO Patrick
Jonathan Groff
Frankie J. Alvarez
Murray Bartlett
O.T. Fagbenle
Scott Bakula
Raúl Castillo
Russell Tovey
Most of the characters are gay men living in San Francisco.[citation needed]
2014 Star-Crossed The CW Sophia + all other Atrians
Taylor Beecham
Brina Palencia
Natalie Hall
All Atrians are pansexual.
Sophia has a crush on Taylor.
Although she is in a serious relationship with Drake, while they are temporarily broken up, Taylor kisses Sophia.[citation needed]
2014– True Detective HBO Paul Woodrugh Taylor Kitsch [citation needed]
2015– The Magicians Syfy Eliot Waugh
Quentin Coldwater
King Idri of Loria
Margo Hanson
Hale Appleman
Jason Ralph (actor)
Leonard Roberts
Summer Bishil
Eliot is gay.[105]
Quentin slept with Eliot and Margo in episode 01X11 and is bisexual.[106] In 03x05, Quentin kissed Eliot and they spent their whole life growing old together having a family of their own in a separate timeline.
King Idri is probably bisexual, becoming sexually involved with Elliot.[107]
Margo is bisexual.[108]
2015– Unforgotten ITV Eric Slater
Jimmy Sullivan
Colin Osborne
Simon Osborne
Tom Courtenay
Harley Alexander-Sule
Mark Bonnar
Charlie Condou
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.[109]
In series 2, Colin Osborne is gay and a barrister.
Simon Osborne is gay and Colin's husband.[110]
2015– The Expanse SyFy
Amazon Studios
Anna Volovodov Elizabeth Mitchell Anna is a lesbian and has a wife and daughter.[citation needed]
2015–2018 The Path Hulu Hawk Lane
Caleb Matthews
Mary Cox
Kyle Allen
Titus Makin Jr.
Emma Greenwell
Whitney Crowder
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.[citation needed]
2015–2017 Narcos Netflix Hélmer "Pacho" Herrera Alberto Ammann [citation needed]
2015– Crazy Ex-Girlfriend The CW 'White Josh' Wilson
Darryl Whitefeather
Valencia Perez
David Hull
Pete Gardner
Esther Povitsky
Gabrielle Ruiz
White Josh is gay.
Darryl is bisexual, and in a relationship with White Josh.[111]
Maya is bisexual.[112]
Valencia becomes aware that she is bisexual when she starts dating a woman named Beth (Emma Willmann) late in season 3.[113]
2015–2017 Dark Matter Syfy Two / Portia Lin / Rebecca
Dr. Irena Shaw
Melissa O'Neil
Zoie Palmer
Two is revealed to be bisexual in 3x01 when she hallucinates about another woman and kisses her. In 3x10, Portia and Irena Shaw, a lesbian, are seen as having been in love with each other.[citation needed]
2015– Into the Badlands AMC Tilda
Ally Ioannides
Maddison Jaizani
[citation needed]
2015–2017 Skam NRK Eskild Tryggvasson
Isak Valtersen
Even Bech Næsheim
Carl Martin Eggesbø
Tarjei Sandvik Moe
Henrik Holm
Isak and Eskild are gay.
Even is pansexual.[citation needed]
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.[citation needed]
2015– Humans Channel 4 Niska
Emily Berrington
Bella Dayne
In season 2, Niska who is a synth (synthetic human) meets Astrid who is a human and learns how to love.[citation needed]
2015– È arrivata la felicità Rai 1 Valeria Camilli
Rita Nardelli
Giulia Bevilacqua
Federica De Cola
Valeria and Rita are lesbians.[citation needed]
2015– Westside TV3 Bjelke "Bilkey" van Heeder Todd Emerson [citation needed]
2015– Supergirl The CW Maggie Sawyer
Alex Danvers
Floriana Lima
Chyler Leigh
Introduced in Season 2, Maggie Sawyer is a police detective and a lesbian.
Alex Danvers is the adopted sister of Supergirl and works at the DEO; she comes out as a lesbian in Season 2 and becomes involved with Maggie.[citation needed]
2015– Killjoys Space
Prima "Pree" Dezz
Delle Seyah Kendry
Aneela Kin Ritt
Thom Allison
Mayko Nguyen
Hannah John-Kamen
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.[citation needed]
2015–2017 Stitchers Freeform Camille Engelson
Amanda Weston
Allison Scagliotti
Anna Akana
Camille is bisexual.[114] 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.[citation needed]
2015–2018 Merlí TV3 Bruno
David Solans
Iñaki Mur
Carlos Cuevas
Manel Barceló
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.[citation needed]
2015– Fear The Walking Dead AMC Studios Victor Strand
Thomas Abigail
Colman Domingo
Dougray Scott
Strand and Thomas were in a relationship.[citation needed]
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.[citation needed]
2015–2016 This Life CBC Oliver Lawson Kristopher Turner Oliver is the brother of the main character, and his boyfriend is recently deceased.[citation needed]
2015 Deutschland 83 RTL Television Alexander Edel
Tobias Tischbier
Ludwig Trepte
Alexander Beyer
Alexander Edel is the rebellious son of General Edel. He tests positive for HIV after having sexual contact with Tobias Tischbier, a professor at the University of Bonn.[citation needed]
2015– Versailles Canal+ Philippe d'Orléans
Chevalier de Lorraine
Thomas Beaumont
Alexander Vlahos
Evan Williams
Mark Rendall
[citation needed]
2015– Blindspot NBC Bethany Mayfair
Sofia Varma
Rich Dotcom
Marianne Jean-Baptiste
Sarita Choudhury
Eisa Davis
Ennis Esmer
Josh Dean
Assistant Director Mayfair (Marianne Jean-Baptiste) is dating Sofia Varma (Sarita Choundhury) until they have an argument and Sofia commits suicide. After quite a while, Mayfair meets Alexandra (Eisa Davis) and they are interested in each other.[citation needed]
2015 Home Fires ITV Teresa Fenchurch
Connie Ward
Leanne Best
Rachael Elizabeth
Teresa and Connie were lovers and taught at the same Liverpool school until the head master discovered their secret.[citation needed]
2015– Jessica Jones Netflix Jeri Hogarth
Wendy Ross-Hogarth
Inez Green
Carrie-Anne Moss
Robin Weigert
Susie Abromeit
Leah Gibson
Jeri is a lesbian.
Wendy is Jeri's wife. They are divorcing.
Pam is Jeri's assistant and mistress.[115]
Inez Green is _______.[citation needed]
(Jeri Hogarth is the first lesbian character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In Marvel Comics her character was named Jeryn Hogarth and was male.)[116]
2015 Flesh and Bones Starz Paul Grayson
Ben Daniels
Karell Williams
Anthony Lee Medina
[citation needed]
2015 London Spy BBC Two Danny Holt
Ben Whishaw
Edward Holcroft
Jim Broadbent
Alex and Danny meet in episode one, but tragedy soon strikes, and Danny finds himself in the center of a conspiracy beyond belief.[citation needed]
2015– Master of None Netflix Denise Lena Waithe Denise is the lesbian best friend of main character Dev.[citation needed]
2015 You, Me and the Apocalypse Sky 1 Scotty McNeil
Arnold Gaines
Kyle Soller
Paterson Joseph
[citation needed]
2015 Cuffs BBC One Jake Vickers
Simon Reddington
Donna Prager
Alice Gove
Corey Draper
Jacob Ifan
Andrew Hawley
Eleanor Matsuura
Pippa Nixon
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.[citation needed]
2015–2018 Code Black CBS Malaya Pineda
Carla Niven
Noa Kean
Melanie Chandra
Shiri Appleby
Emily Tyra
Malaya is a second year resident as of season 2.[117]
Carla is her former girlfriend.
Noa is a first-year resident who has stated she has dated both men and women in the past.[citation needed]
2015–2018 Quantico ABC Elias Harper
Hannah Wyland
Harry Doyle
Will Olsen
Sebastian Chen
Rick Cosnett
Eliza Coupe
Russell Tovey
Jay Armstrong Johnson
David Lim
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. Also, Harry slept with Will Olsen as part of a personal mission during his time at The Farm.[118]
2015–2017 Rosewood FOX Pippy Rosewood
Gabrielle Dennis
Anna Konkle
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.[citation needed]
2015– Club de Cuervos Netflix Aitor Cardoné Alosian Vivancos [citation needed]
2015– Glitch ABC1 Charlie Thompson Sean Keenan Charlie one of the characters who rises from the dead with no memory. though through a series of flash backs as he regains his memory we do learn that he was in deed in love and in a relationship with one of his fellow soldiers.[citation needed]
2015– Mr. Robot USA Network Gideon Goddard
Tyrell Wellick
Anwar Raziz
Dominique DiPierro
Darlene Alderson
Michel Gill
Martin Wallström
BD Wong
Randy Harrison
Mitchell Winter
Grace Gummer
Carly Chaikin
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.
[citation needed]
2015– Scream MTV Audrey Jensen
Rachel Murray
Bex Taylor-Klaus
Sosie Bacon
Zena Grey
Giullian Yao Gioiello
Audrey and Rachel are a lesbian couple before Rachel is killed.[citation needed]
2015 Complications USA Network Gretchen Polk Jessica Szohr [citation needed]
2015–2018 UnREAL Lifetime Jay

Alexi Petrov
Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman
Breeda Wool
Alex Sparrow
Jaime Callica
Tracie Thoms
Jay is a gay producer on Everlasting.
Faith is a lesbian contestant from Everlasting.[citation needed]
2015–2018 Sense8 Netflix Capheus Onyango
Sun Bak
Nomi Marks
Kala Dandekar
Riley Blue
Wolfgang Bogdanow
Lito Rodriguez
Will Gorski
Aml Ameen / Toby Onwumere
Doona Bae
Jamie Clayton
Tina Desai
Tuppence Middleton
Max Riemelt
Miguel Angel Silvestre
Brian J. Smith
Alfonso Herrera
Freema Agyeman
Erik Hayser
Mumbi Maina
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."[119]
[citation needed]
2015–2016 Wayward Pines FOX Frank Armstrong Michael Garza [citation needed]
2015–2016 Aquarius NBC Charles Manson
Ken Karn
Gethin Anthony
Brian F. O'Byrne
[citation needed]
2015– Younger TV Land Maggie
Lauren Heller
Debi Mazar
Molly Bernard
[citation needed]
2015– The Royals E! Princess Eleanor Henstridge
Mandy/Samantha Cook
Alexandra Park
Sarah Dumont
Jake Maskall
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.[120]
Cyrus is ________.
2015 Dig USA Detective Golan Cohen
Ori Pfeffer
Tsahi Halevi
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.[citation needed]
2015 The Returned A&E/
Netflix - global rights
Dr. Julie Han
Deputy Nikki Banks
Sandrine Holt
Agnes Bruckner
[citation needed]
2015–2017 American Crime ABC Network Eric Tanner
Taylor Blaine
Joey Pollari
Connor Jessup
Taylor John Smith
[citation needed]
2015 Olympus Syfy Lykos
Wade Burns
Levi Meaden
Sophia Lauchlin Hirt
Kimon is Prince Lykos's manservent and lover.
Adriadne is bisexual.[citation needed]
2015 Banana E4 Freddie Baxter
Dean Monroe
Henry Best
Vivienne "Scotty" Scott
Vanessa Moore
Sian Moore
Freddie Fox
Fisayo Akinade
Vincent Franklin
Letitia Wright
Lynn Hunter
Georgia Henshaw
Hannah John-Kamen
[citation needed]
2015 Cucumber Channel 4 Henry Best
Lance Sullivan
Freddie Baxter
Dean Monroe
Cliff Costello
Vivienne "Scotty" Scott
Vincent Franklin
Cyril Nri
Freddie Fox
Fisayo Akinade
Con O'Neill
Letitia Wright
[citation needed]
2015 Backstrom Fox Gregory Valentine Thomas Dekker [citation needed]
2015 Eye Candy MTV Connor
John Garet Stoker
Parker Pogue
Connor dates Oliver in Season 1.[citation needed]
2015– Empire Fox Jamal Lyon
Michael Sanchez
Tiana Brown
Ryan Morgan
Mimi Whiteman
Derek Major
Tory Ash
Jussie Smollett
Rafael de la Fuente
Serayah McNeill
Eka Darville
Marisa Tomei
Tobias Truvillion
Rumer Willis
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.[citation needed]
2016– Preacher AMC Proinsias Cassidy
Joseph Gilgun
Adam Croasdell
Proinsias is bisexual.
Eccarius is bisexual.
Proinsias and Eccarious have shown attraction to men and women and are romantically involved with each another.[citation needed]
2016– Luke Cage Netflix Hernan "Shades" Alvarez
Darius "Comanche" Jones
Theo Rossi
Thomas Q. Jones
Shades is bisexual.
Comanche is gay.
Shades and Comanche were lovers while in prison.[121][122]
2016–2018 Falling Water USA Network Alexis Simms
Sepideh Moafi
Parisa Fitz-Henley
Detective Alexis Simms is lesbian. She lives with Christine.
Christine is lesbian and the girlfriend of Alexis.[123]
2016– The Crown Netflix Antony Armstrong-Jones Matthew Goode [citation needed]
2016– Victoria ITV Lord Alfred Paget
Edward Drummond
Jordan Waller
Leo Suter
Lord Alfred is a very minor character from the first series. In the second series, his part is expanded and Drummond is introduced as a potential love interest. They kiss in series two of the show.[citation needed]
2016– This Is Us NBC William Hill
Ron Cephas Jones
Denis O'Hare
William is bisexual and had a relationship with Jessie.[citation needed]
2016–2017 Pure Genius CBS Jess Wallace
Ally (Ali)
Taylor Rose
Irene Choi
[citation needed]
2016– Star FOX Simone Davis
Cotton Brown
Miss Bruce
Brittany O'Grady
Amiyah Scott
Miss Lawrence
Simone kissed her troubled friend, Karen, in the fifth episode of season 2.
Cotton Brown is the transgender daughter of Carlota Brown (played by Queen Latifah).
Miss Bruce is transgender, too, and they both work in Carlota Brown's beauty shop.[citation needed]
2016– Timeless NBC Denise Christopher Sakina Jaffrey Denise is lesbian and a Special Agent. She's married to Michelle, with whom she has a son and daughter.[124]
2016– The OA Netflix Buck Vu Ian Alexander Buck is a transgender boy.[125]
2016 The Deleted Fullscreen (company) Mason
Will Peltz
Todd Maurer
Madeline Brewer
Julia Kelly
Daniel Zovatto
[citation needed]
2016–2017 Incorporated Syfy Theo
Eddie Ramos
Matt Landry
Theo is one of the main characters of Incorporated. In the second episode Ant is introduced as Theo's partner.[citation needed]
2016– El marginal Televisión Pública Argentina Juan Pablo "Diosito" Borges
Nicolás Furtado
Carlos Portaluppi
Guido Botto Fiora
Juan's sexual orientation has not been specified, but is likely bisexual.[126] He is in love with Miguel Palacios/Osvaldo Peña.
Morcilla is bisexual.
Fiorella is gay.[127] He is in a relationship with Morcilla.[citation needed]
2016– Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life Netflix Michel Gerard
Yanic Truesdale
Sam Pancake
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.[citation needed]
2016 The Young Pope HBO Cardinal Bernardo Gutierrez
Cardinal Andrew Dussolier
Cardinal Mario Assente
Ángelo Sanchez
Freddy Blakestone
Javier Cámara
Scott Shepherd
Maurizio Lombardi
Marcos Franz
Alex Esola
Gutierrez comes out as gay in the first season's final episode.
Dussolier is seen having sex with a man and a woman in episode 6 of season 1.
Assente confirms his homosexuality in private conversation with Pope Pius XIII in episode 2 of season 1.
Sanchez 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.[citation needed]
2016–2017 No Tomorrow The CW Kareema
Sarayu Blue
Marta Milans
Kareema is pansexual; she has a sexual tryst with Sofia, an immigrant wanting to marry her brother for a green card.[citation needed]
2016– Van Helsing Syfy Susan
Vanessa Helsing
Hilary Jardine
Kelly Overton
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.[citation needed]
2016 Notorious ABC Levi Ramon de Ocampo Levi had romantic feelings towards his childhood best friend Oscar Keating and cat-fished him.[citation needed]
2016– Goliath Amazon Studios Michelle McBride
Callie Senate
Maria Bello
Molly Parker
[citation needed]
2016 Class BBC Three Charlie Smith
Matteusz Andrzejewski
Greg Austin
Jordan Renzo
Charlie is an alien prince and is dating Matteusz, who comes from a very religious family who don't tolerate him having a boyfriend.[citation needed]
2016 Eyewitness USA Network Philip Shea
Lukas Waldenbeck
Tyler Young
James Paxton
Phillip and Lukas are secretly in a relationship. Lukas is violently closeted while Philip is comfortable with his sexuality. Lukas has a girlfriend.[citation needed]
"Eyewitness" is based on the Norwegian show "Øyevitne".
2016 Conviction ABC Hayes Morrison
Jackson Morrison
Franklin "Frankie" Cruz
Rey Armas
Naomi Golden
Hayley Atwell
Daniel Franzese
Manny Montana
Ian Paola
Ilfenesh Hadera
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.[citation needed]
2016–2017 The Exorcist FOX Katherine Rance
Father Marcus Keane
Peter Morrow
Brianne Howey
Ben Daniels
Brianna Hildebrand
Christopher Cousins
During a flashback, it is confirmed that Katherine is queer, 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").
Father 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.[citation needed]
2016– Westworld HBO Logan
Clementine Pennyfeather
Elsie Hughes
Ben Barnes
Angela Sarafyan
Shannon Woodward
Logan is seen having sex with both a man and a woman in episode 2 of season 1, and is most likely bisexual.[citation needed]
2016– Bull CBS Chunk Palmer Chris Jackson [citation needed]
2016– Easy Netflix Jo
Jacqueline Toboni
Kiersey Clemons
Jo and Chase meet, fall in love, and become a lesbian couple in season 1 episode 2, "Vegan Cinderella".[128]
2016– Berlin Station Epix Hector DeJean
Faisal Al-Fakeeh
Hans Richter
Rhys Ifans
Kerem Can
Bernhard Schütz
[citation needed]
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.[citation needed]
2016– Better Things FX Rick
Diedrich Bader
Rebecca Merz
[citation needed]
2016– The Collection Amazon Studios /
BBC Worldwide
Claude Sabine Tom Riley [citation needed]
2016–2017 Too Close to Home TLC Dax
Nick Ballard
Charles Justo
[citation needed]
2016 Barracuda ABC Danny Kelly
Martin Taylor
Elias Anton
Ben Kindon
Nicole Gulasekharam
Danny and Martin masturbate together and kiss. Danny is gay and Martin is bisexual.[citation needed]
2016–2017 The Get Down Netflix Marcus 'Dizzee' Kipling
Jaden Smith
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.[citation needed]
2016 Dead of Summer Freeform Blair Ramos
Drew Reeves
Mark Indelicato
Zelda Williams
[citation needed]
2016 American Gothic CBS Alison Hawthorne-Price
Naomi Flynn
Juliet Rylance
Maureen Sebastian
[citation needed]
2016– Animal Kingdom TNT Deran Cody
Janine "Smurf" Cody
Mark Liston
Jake Weary
Spencer Treat Clark
Ellen Barkin
Andy Favreau
Damon Erik Williams
Deran is in the closet in the beginning of the series but comes out to his brother later on. Adrian is out. The two are in a secret relationship, but Deran destroys it and doesn't face his feelings until it's too late.[citation needed]
2016– Wynonna Earp Syfy
CHCH-DT (Season 1)
Waverly Earp
Nicole Haught
Jeremy Chetri
Dominique Provost-Chalkley
Katherine Barrell
Varun Saranga
Justin Kelly
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".[129]
Jeremy is gay.
Robin is gay and gets involved with Jeremy in Season 3.
[citation needed]
2016 Hunters Syfy Dylan Briggs Mark Coles Smith Briggs had a lover killed by the hunters.[citation needed]
2016– The Durrells ITV Sven Ulric von der Esch Sven's feelings for Mrs. Durrell are being used to hide his homosexuality.[citation needed]
2016 Damien A&E James Shay
David Meunier
Michael Therriault
James and Patrick appear to be in a long-term committed relationship. They have a son, Jacob.[citation needed]
2016– Marcella ITV Matthew Neil
Yann Hall
Cara Thomas
Ben Cura
Tobias Santelmann
Florence Pugh
[citation needed]
2016– Hap and Leonard SundanceTV Leonard Pine
Michael K. Williams
Enrique Murciano
Leonard is gay.[citation needed]
2016–2017 The Catch ABC Margot Bishop
Rhys Bishop
Sonya Walger
Shivani Ghai
Caleb Smith
John Simm
Nick Hounslow
Margot (bisexual) and Felicity (bisexual) have an affair.[citation needed]
2016– The Girlfriend Experience Starz Christine Reade
Avery Suhr
Riley Keough
Kate Lyn Sheil
Single scene in an early episode of the series. Christine and Avery spend one night together while temporary flatmates.[citation needed]
2016 Heartbeat NBC Max Eliott Joshua Leonard [citation needed]
2016– Slasher Super Channel (season 1)
Robin Turner (season 1)
Justin Faysal (season 1)
Antoine (season 2)
Renée (season 2)
Glenn Morgan/Benny Ironside (season 2)
Christopher Jacot
Mark Ghanimé
Christopher Jacot
Joanne Vannicola
Ty Olsson
[citation needed]
2016 The Family ABC Willa Warren
Bridey Cruz
Alison Pill
Floriana Lima
[citation needed]
2016– The A Word BBC One, SundanceTV Tom Clarke Matt Greenwood [citation needed]
2016–2018 The Night Manager BBC One Major Lance "Corky" Corkoran Tom Hollander [citation needed]
2016 Recovery Road Freeform Vern Testaverde Daniel Franzese [citation needed]
2016–2017 The Shannara Chronicles MTV (season 1)
Princess Lyria
Ivana Baquero
Vanessa Morgan
Eretria is bisexual. She may have romantic feelings for Amberle in season 1. She and Princess Lyria were in a relationship in season 2.[130][131]
2016 Crashing Channel 4 Fred
Amit Shah
Jonathan Bailey
Lachie Chapman
[citation needed]
2016– Lucifer Fox
Lucifer Morningstar
Tom Ellis
Lesley-Ann Brandt
Lucifer is pansexual.[132]
Maze is pansexual.[133]
2016– Legends of Tomorrow CW Sara Lance/White Canary
Todd Rice/Obsidian
Citizen Cold
Ray Terrill
John Constantine
Ava Sharpe
Caity Lotz
Lance Henriksen
Elyse Levesque
Wentworth Miller
Russell Tovey
Matt Ryan
Jes Macallan
Sara is bisexual.
Todd Rice is homosexual.
Guinevere is an English queen featured in episode "Camelot/3000" who develops a crush on Sara.
Leonard Snart's doppelgänger, Citizen Cold, from another Earth (Earth-X) is gay and appears to be in a relationship with superhero Ray Terrill.
Ray Terrill is _______.
John Constantine is bisexual.[134]
Ava enters into a relationship with Sara Lance. In episode "Beebo the God of War", Ava says she's 'not the husband type'.
[citation needed]
2016– Billions Showtime Tara Mohr
Donnie Caan
Taylor Mason
Annapurna Sriram
David Cromer
Asia Kate Dillon
Matthew Humphreys
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 North American television.
Walter is the husband of Donnie Caan.[citation needed]
2016–2018 Shades of Blue NBC Lieutenant Matt Wozniak
Donnie Pomp
Nate Wozniak
Ray Liotta
Michael Esper
Cameron Scoggins
Wozniak is the corrupt commander of the 64th Precinct, and the main target in an FBI anti-corruption investigation. He has a wife and hides his bisexuality from everyone. He engages in random hook-ups with men that he meets in bars. He also secretly dated Internal Affairs Lieutenant Donnie Pomp.
Wozniak's son Nate is introduced in season 2. He has a boyfriend named Jay.[citation needed]
2016– Shadowhunters Freeform Alec Lightwood
Magnus Bane
Raphael Santiago
Aline Penhallow
Matthew Daddario
Harry Shum, Jr.
David Castro
Alexandra Ordolis
Tara Joshi
Eileen Li
Alec is gay and was in love with Jace, who is straight. He struggled with his sexuality until he met Magnus.
Magnus is openly bisexual, he has had both female and male sexual partners in the past. He is now in a relationship with Alec.
Raphael is an asexual vampire, though he is romantically attracted to Isabelle.
Ollie is Luke's new partner at the precinct. She is in a relationship with her girlfriend, Samantha.
Aline is a lesbian.[citation needed]
2016– Degrassi: Next Class Family Channel Miles Hollingsworth III
Zoe Rivas
Tristan Milligan
Vijay Maraji
Yael Baron
Rasha Zuabi
Esme Song
Francesca "Frankie" Hollingsworth
Eric Osborne
Ana Golja
Lyle Lettau
Dante Scott
Jamie Bloch
Dalia Yegavian
Chelsea Clark
Sara Waisglass
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.[citation needed]
2017– The End of the F***ing World Channel 4
Eunice Noon
Teri Darego
Gemma Whelan
Wunmi Mosaku
DC Noon is a lesbian.
DC Darego is a lesbian.
Noon and Darego are police force partners.[135]
2017– The Sinner USA Network Heather Novack Natalie Paul Detective Novack is an out lesbian.[136]
2017– Dark Netflix Peter Doppler Stephan Kampwirth [citation needed]
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.[citation needed]
2017– Money Heist (La Casa de Papel) Antena 3 / Netflix Helsinki Darko Peric [citation needed]
2017– Borderliner Netflix Nikolai Andreassen
Kristoffer Lund
Tobias Santelmann
Morten Svartveit
Nikolai, the lead character, is closeted and has a secret boyfriend, Kristoffer.[137]
2017– She's Gotta Have It Netflix Nola Darling
Opal Gilstrap
DeWanda Wise
Ilfenesh Hadera
Nola describes herself as a pansexual.[138]
Opal is a lesbian in a relationship with Nola.[139]
2017 The Frozen Dead M6 Irène Ziegler
Julia Piaton
Sophie Guillemin
Ziegler is openly lesbian and the captain of the St. Martin detective squad.[140]
Greta is Ziegler's partner and owner of a local inn where they reside together.[141]
2017– S.W.A.T CBS Officer III Christina "Chris" Alonso Lina Esco Chris 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?"[142]
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.[143]
2017 Godless Netflix Marie Agnes MacNue
Callie Dunne
Merritt Weaver
Tess Frazer
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.[144]
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.[145]
2017– Runaways Hulu Karolina Dean
Nico Minoru
Virginia Gardner
Lyrica Okano
Karolina is a lesbian and an alien descendant with superpowers.[146]
Nico Minoru is bisexual. Formerly in a relationship with Alex Wilder, now reciprocates Karolina's attraction for her.[147]
2017– Andi Mack Disney Channel Cyrus Goodman Joshua Rush Cyrus comes out as gay when he tells Buffy that he, too, had a crush on Jonah.[148]
2017– Mindhunter Netflix Wendy Carr
Annaliese Stilman
Anna Torv
Lena Olin
Dr. Wendy Carr, a psychologist at a Boston university, is a closeted lesbian in a relationship with Dr. Annaliese Stilman, the head of Wendy's university department. Annaliese, however, is more open about who they are to each other.[149]
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.[150]
2017– Ghost Wars Syfy Val McGrath-Dufresne
Marilyn McGrath-Dufresne
Luvia Petersen
Kristin Lehman
Val (the mayor of Port Moore) and Marilyn (the town doctor) are lesbians and married to each other.[151]
2017–2018 Valor The CW Thea
Zoe Cho
Melissa Roxburgh
Chelle Ramos
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.[152]
2017– Dynasty The CW / Netflix Steven Carrington
Sam "Sammy Jo" Jones
James Mackay
Rafael de la Fuente
In this remake of the classic 1980s TV series of the same name, Sammy Jo (originally played by a woman in the 1980s TV series) is the nephew of Cristal Flores. Sam is "a cute schemer" who is romantically connected to Steven Carrington; Sam has a one-night stand with Steven in the pilot episode, and helps himself to some of the cash in Steven's pocket. Later, they both realize that Sam's aunt Cristal is Steven's new stepmother.[citation needed]
2017– Star Trek: Discovery CBS All Access / Netflix Paul Stamets
Hugh Culber
Anthony Rapp
Wilson Cruz
Paul and Hugh are gay men and in a loving relationship.[153][154][155]
2017– The Deuce HBO Paul Chris Coy Paul is gay and a bartender at Vincent Martino's bar, the Hi-Hat.[156]
2017– The Orville Fox Bortus
Peter Macon
Chad L. Coleman
Bortus and Klyden are mates and members of an alien race, the Moclans, where homosexuality is the norm among their species.[157]
2017 Man in an Orange Shirt BBC Two Thomas March
Michael Berryman
Adam Berryman
James McArdle
Oliver Jackson-Cohen
Julian Morris
David Gyasi
The story of two gay relationships set in different eras: Thomas and Michael during the 1940s, and Adam and Steve in the present.[158]
2017– Mr. Mercedes Audience Lou Linklatter Breeda Wool Lou is a butch lesbian subjected to overt homophobia.[159]
2017– Midnight, Texas NBC Joe Strong
Chuy Strong
Jason Lewis
Bernardo Saracino
Joe Strong is a fallen angel, Chuy is his husband and half-demon.[citation needed]
2017– Ozark Netflix Roy Petty
Russ Langmore
Jason Butler Harner
Marc Menchaca
[citation needed]
2017– The Bold Type Freeform Adena El-Amin
Kat Edison
Nikohl Boosheri
Aisha Dee
Katerina Tannembaum
Adena is a lesbian and Muslim feminist, professional photographer who begins a romance with Kat.[160]
Kat realizes she's bisexual when she falls in love with Adena.[161]
Leila is Adena's ex.[citation needed]
2017 Will TNT Christopher Marlowe
Thomas Walsingham
Jamie Campbell Bower
Edward Hayter
[citation needed]
2017 Gypsy Netflix Jean Holloway
Sidney Pierce
Dolly Holloway
Naomi Watts
Sophie Cookson
Maren Heary
Jean is bisexual, married to a man, and becomes obsessed with Sidney.[162]
Sidney is bisexual and the former girlfriend of one of Jean's male patients.[163]
Dolly is Jean's daughter and may be lesbian or transgender.[164]
2017 Blood Drive SyFy The Scholar
The Gentleman
Darren Kent
Andrew James Hall
[citation needed]
2017 The Mist Spike Adrian Garf
Tyler Denton
Russell Posner
Christopher Gray
Adrian is pansexual. Tyler is deeply in the closet. They have a brief relationship before things drive them apart.[citation needed]
2017– Las chicas del cable (Cable Girls) Netflix Carlota Rodríguez de Senillosa
Sara Millán/Oscar Ruiz
Ana Fernández
Ana Polvorosa
Carlota is bisexual.
Sara/Oscar is a bisexual trans man who falls in love with Carlota.[165]
Carlota and Sara have a polyamorous relationship together with Carlota's husband, Miguel.[166]
2017– Ackley Bridge Channel 4 Nasreen Paracha
Lila Shariff
Naveed Haider
Sam Murgatroyd
Cory Wilson
Amy-Leigh Hickman
Anneika Rose
Gurjeet Singh
Megan Parkinson
Sam Retford
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).[citation needed]
2017– Claws TNT Quiet Ann
Uncle Daddy
Judy Reyes
Dean Norris
Evan Daigle
[citation needed]
2017 Daytime Divas VH1 Kibby Ainsley Chloe Bridges Kibby is bisexual.[citation needed]
2017– American Gods Starz Bilquis
Yetide Badaki
Mousa Kraish
Omid Abtahi
[citation needed]
2017– Dear White People Netflix Lionel Higgins
Silvio Romo
Neika Hobbs
Kelsey Phillips
Wesley Alvarez
P. Ninny
DeRon Horton
D.J. Blickenstaff
Nia Long
Zee James
Luke O'Sullivan
Nia Jervier
Rudy Martinez
Lena Waithe
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.[167]
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.[167]
[citation needed]
2017– The Handmaid's Tale Hulu Moira
Samira Wiley
Alexis Bledel
Clea DuVall
Ben Lewis
John Carroll Lynch
Rebecca Rittenhouse
Moira had a girlfriend "before".[168]
Emily and Sylvia were married and had a kid "before".[citation needed]
2017 APB Fox Tasha Goss Tamberla Perry [citation needed]
2017– Prison Break: Resurrection Fox Sid
Kunal Sharma
Marina Benedict
[citation needed]
2017– Famous in Love Freeform Alexis Glenn
Rachel Davis
Niki Koss
Katelyn Tarver
Alexis is bisexual and has an affair with Rachel.[citation needed]
2017– Feud FX Victor Buono Dominic Burgess [citation needed]
2017– 13 Reasons Why Netflix Courtney Crimsen
Todd Crimsen
Steve Crimsen
Ryan Shaver
Tony Padilla
Michele Selene Ang
Robert Gant
Alex Quijano
Tommy Dorfman
Christian Navarro
Henry Zaga
R.J. Brown
Clarke Hollingsworth
Courtney is a lesbian. She was closeted until the finale episode of season 2 ("Bye"), when she came out to her adoptive gay parents.[169]
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.[169][citation needed]
2017 When We Rise ABC Cleve Jones
(young) Cleve Jones
Roma Guy
(young) Roma Guy
(young) Diane
Ken Jones
(young) Ken Jones
Pat Norman
Del Martin
Phyllis Lyon
Cecilia Chung
José Sarria
Bobbi Jean Baker
Anne Kronenberg
Sally Gearhart
Guy Pearce
Austin P. McKenzie
Mary-Louise Parker
Emily Skeggs
Rachel Griffiths
Fiona Dourif
Michael K. Williams
Jonathan Majors
Tyler Young
Charlie Carver
Whoopi Goldberg
Rosie O'Donnell
Maddie Corman
Caitlin Gerard
Ivory Aquino
Nick Eversman
Michael DeLorenzo
Britt Irvin
Carrie Preston
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.
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.
2017– Legion FX Lenny Busker
Aubrey Plaza
Hamish Linklater
Clark has a husband and a child.[citation needed]
2017– The Good Fight CBS All Access Maia Rindell
Amy Breslin
Rose Leslie
Heléne Yorke
Maia is a lesbian.[177]
Amy is Maia's girlfriend.[178]
2017 24 Legacy Fox Andy Shalowitz
Thomas Locke
Dan Bucatinsky
Bailey Chase
[citation needed]
2017– Mary Kills People Global Jess
Abigail Winter
Katie Douglas
[citation needed]
2017– Taboo FX Godfrey Edward Hogg Godfrey is secretary at the East India Company and lives in a London Molly House.[citation needed]
2017 The Halcyon ITV Toby Hamilton
Adil Joshi
Edward Bluemel
Akshay Kumar
Toby is the younger son of the family who owns the titular hotel. Adil and Toby have feelings for each other.[citation needed]
2017– Riverdale The CW Kevin Keller
Moose Mason
Toni Topaz
Cheryl Blossom
Fangs Fogarty
Casey Cott
Cody Kearsley
Rob Raco
Vanessa Morgan
Madelaine Petsch
Drew Ray Tanner
Hart Denton
Kevin is openly gay. He had a short tryst with Moose Mason, a bisexual football player at Riverdale High.
Joaquin becomes involved with Kevin.
Toni is bisexual. She kissed Jughead, but later stated she preferred girls.[179]
Cheryl Blossom was attracted to Archie throughout season 1, but in the early episodes of season 2 she was rumored to have a secret crush on Josie. In season 2 episode 14, Cheryl came out as bisexual. In season 2 episode 17, Cheryl and Toni share a kiss.[180][181]
Chic is supposedly the older half-brother of Betty Cooper. Though his sexuality is never mentioned in the show, there are several hints that he's indeed pansexual. When asked about a possible relationship with Kevin Keller, actor Hart Denton states that "Chic loves anything and everything, he's all about everybody".[182]
2017– Harlots ITV Encore
Margaret Wells
Charlotte Wells
Nancy Birch
Violet Cross
Amelia Scanwell
Prince Rasselas
Lady Isabella Fitzwilliam
Samantha Morton
Jessica Brown Findlay
Kate Fleetwood
Rosalind Eleazar
Jordon Stevens
Josef Altin
Liv Tyler
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.[183]
Prince Rasselas is a "molly boy" and lives with his male partner.
Lady Isabella is Charlotte's love interest in season two.
[citation needed]
2017 Emerald City NBC The Witch of the West Ana Ularu [citation needed]
2017– A Series of Unfortunate Events Netflix Charles
Rhys Darby
Don Johnson
Charles and Sir are partners, both in business and in marriage.[184]
2017– One Day at a Time Netflix Elena Alvarez
Isabella Gomez
Judy Reyes
Sheridan Pierce
Elena is lesbian and the teenage daughter in the family, she comes out during the series first season.[185]
Ramona is a lesbian.
Syd identifies as non-binary. Syd is befriended by Elena and they eventually date.[186]
2018– A Discovery of Witches Sky One Sarah Bishop
Emily Mather
Alex Kingston
Valarie Pettiford
Sarah and Emily are a lesbian couple.[187]
2018– The Innocents Netflix Lil
Sabrina Bartlett
Abigail Hardingham
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.)
[188][citation needed]
2018– Insatiable Netflix Bob Barnard
Bob Armstrong
Nonnie Thompson
Deborah "Dee" Marshall
Christopher Gorham
Dallas Roberts
Kimmy Shields
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.[citation needed]
2018– Vida Starz Emma Hernandez
Eddy Martínez
Mishel Prada
Ser Anzoategui
Maria-Elena Laas
Michelle Badillo
Emma is lesbian (but won't identify as such).
Eddy is lesbian and Vida's widow.
Cruz is lesbian.
Sam is non-binary.[189][190]
2018– Condor Audience Sarah Tan
Sharla Shepard
Ellen Wong
Christina Moses
[citation needed]
2018– The House of Flowers Netflix Julián de la Mora
María José
Paulina de la Mora
Darío Yazbek Bernal
Juan Pablo Medina
Paco León
Cecilia Suárez
Julián is bisexual. He was in a relationship with a woman while secretly dating Diego.
Diego is gay.[191]
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.
[citation needed]
2018– Pose FX Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista
Angel Evangelista
Elektra Abundance
Pray Tell
Damon Richards-Evangelista
Ricky Evangelista
Candy Abundance
Martinez 'Lil Papi' Evangelista
Mj Rodriguez
Indya Moore
Dominique Jackson
Billy Porter
Ryan Jamaal Swain
Dyllon Burnside
Angelica Ross
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 Damon's boyfriend.
Candy is a transgender woman.
Martinez described himself as an "equal opportunity lover".
[citation needed]
2018 Picnic at Hanging Rock Showcase (AU) Michael Fitzhubert
Irma Leopold
Miranda Reid
Greta McGraw
Marion Quade
Harrison Gilbertson
Samara Weaving
Lily Sullivan
Anna McGahan
Madeleine Madden
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. [192][citation needed]
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.[citation needed]
2018– Safe Canal 8
Pete Mayfield Marc Warren Pete is gay.[193]
2018– Sweetbitter Starz Ariel ("Ari")
Eden Epstein
Ariel is a lesbian and a womanizer.[194]
Sasha is a gay Russian immigrant who befriends Tess.[195]
2018– Killing Eve BBC America Villanelle
Bill Pargrave
Jodie Comer
David Haig
Villanelle is a bisexual assassin.[196]
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.[citation needed]
2018– For the People ABC Kate Littlejohn
Anya Ooms
Susannah Flood
Caitlin Stasey
[citation needed]
2018– Krypton SyFy Adam Strange
Shaun Sipos
Wallis Day
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.[197]
Nyssa is bisexual and was in a same-sex relationship in the past.[198]
2018– Step Up: High Water YouTube Red Tal Baker
Johnny One
Petrice Jones
Al Calderon
Tal is a super talented dancer, a current student of High Water.
Johnny One is a social media genius, greatly benefiting from his computer programming skills.[citation needed]
2018– The Terror AMC Cornelius Hickey
William Gibson
John Bridgens
Henry Peglar
Adam Nagaitis
Edward Ashley
John Lynch
Kevin Guthrie
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. [199]
Bridgens and Peglar are minor characters sharing a passion for literature. Their relationship is mostly implied.[citation needed]
2018– Station 19 ABC Travis Montgomery
Maya Bishop
Jay Hayden
Danielle Savre
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.[citation needed]
Maya is a bisexual close friend of Andy, who references her many male and female partners in season 1, episode 3.[citation needed]
2018– Harrow ABC Simon Van Reyk Remy Hii Simon is Dr.Harrow's assistant and he has a boyfriend named David.[citation needed]
2018– Instinct CBS Dylan Reinhart
Andy Wilson
Alan Cumming
Daniel Ings
Dylan is gay. A former CIA operative-turned-university professor and best-selling author now helping the New York Police Department. He is married to Andy.
Dylan Reinhart is the first openly Gay lead character in an American prime time television drama.[200] (HeartBeat is the first American prime time drama series to include a main character that was openly Lesbian, and also in a lesbian relationship.)
2018 Collateral BBC Two
Jane Oliver
Linh Xuan Huy
Nicola Walker
Kae Alexander
Jane is a vicar in a lesbian relationship with an illegal immigrant, Linh Xuan Huy.
Linh is Jane's lover.[201]
2018 Life Sentence The CW Ida Abbott
Gillian Vigman
Claudia Rocafort
Ida is bisexual. She leaves her husband to be with her friend, Poppy.[202]
Poppy is Ida's girlfriend and Stella's godmother.[citation needed]
2018 Rise NBC Simon Saunders
Michael Hallowell
Ted Sutherland
Ellie Desautels
Sean Grandillo
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.[203]

2018– Burden of Truth CBC Molly Ross
Luna Spence
Sara Thompson
Star Slade
Molly is lesbian.
Luna is lesbian and a First Nation native.
Molly and Luna are in a relationship. In season 1 episode "Witch Hunt" they go to the prom as a couple, holding hands as they enter and afterwards dance together.[citation needed]
2018 Seven Seconds Netflix Kadeuce Porter
Brenton Butler
Corey Champagne
Daykwon Gaines
[citation needed]
2018– This Close SundanceNow Michael
Josh Feldman
Colt Prattes
Michael is a graphic novelist, and Ryan is a real estate agent. The series starts after their engagement to be married is broken.[citation needed]
2018 Everything Sucks! Netflix Kate Messner
Emaline Addario
Peyton Kennedy
Sydney Sweeney
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.[204]
2018 The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story FX Gianni Versace
Andrew Cunanan
Antonio D'Amico
Lee Miglin
Jeffrey Trail
David Madson
Édgar Ramírez
Darren Criss
Ricky Martin
Mike Farrell
Finn Wittrock
Cody Fern
Gianni Versace was gay.
Andrew Cunanan was a gay serial/spree killer and he murdered Versace.[205]
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.[206]
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.[207]
2018 The Alienist TNT / Netflix Willem Van Burgen Josef Altin [citation needed]
2018 Here and Now HBO Ramon Bayer-Boatwright
Navid Shokrani
Daniel Zovatto
Andy Bean
Marwan Salama
Ramon and Henry are a gay couple.[208]
Navid is gender fluid.[209]
2018– Counterpart Starz Nadia Fierro/Baldwin
Sara Serraiocco
Nazanin Boniadi
Liv Lisa Fries
[citation needed]
2018– Altered Carbon Netflix Isaac Bancroft
Sergei Brevlov
Antonio Marziale
Chris McNally
[citation needed]
2018– Black Lightning The CW Anissa Pierce / Thunder
Grace Choi
Nafessa Williams
Chantal Thuy
Shein Mompremier
Anissa is a lesbian superhero.[210][211]
Grace Choi is bisexual and Anissa's love interest.[212]
Chenoa is a lesbian and Anissa's girlfriend. They were together for one year before Anissa became involved with Grace.[213]
2018– 9-1-1 FOX Michael Grant
Henrietta "Hen" Wilson
Rockmond Dunbar
Aisha Hinds
Michael Grant is gay.[214]
Henrietta is a lesbian and married to a woman. They are raising a child together.<ref>Hogan, Heather (February 2, 2018). "Boob(s On Your) Tube: "9-1-1" Reveals Its Lesbian Character JUST AS WE PREDICTED WITH OUR SUPREME TV GAYDAR". Autostraddle. 
2018- Atypical (TV series) Netflix Casey
Birgette Lundy-Paine
Fivel Stewart
Izzie and Casey might have feeling for each other, though its not confirmed.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Becker, Ron (2006). Gay TV and Straight America. Rutgers University Press. ISBN 0-8135-3689-8.