List of webcomics with LGBT characters
LGBT themes and characters were historically omitted intentionally from the content of comic strips and comic books, due to either censorship, the perception that LGBT representation was inappropriate for children, or the perception that comics as a medium were for children. In recent years, the number of LGBT characters in mainstream comics has increased greatly.
There exist a large amount of openly gay and lesbian comic creators that self-publish their work on the internet. These include amateur works, as well as more "mainstream" works, such as Kyle's Bed & Breakfast. According to Andrew Wheeler from Comics Alliance, webcomics "provide a platform to so many queer voices that might otherwise go undiscovered."
|Year(s)||Title||Created by||LGBT-related content|
|1983–2008||Dykes to Watch Out For||Alison Bechdel||Features multiple lesbian characters.|
|1996–2007||Bruno||Christopher Baldwin||The titular character is bisexual and a minor character is transgender.|
|1998–2018||Jane's World||Paige Braddock||Most of the central characters, including the titular Jane, are lesbians. Bisexual women characters are also included.|
|1998–present||Kyle's Bed & Breakfast||Greg Fox||Covers controversial LGBT topics such as marriage equality, HIV/AIDS, body fascism and conversion therapy.|
|2001–2014||Venus Envy||Erin Lindsay||Features MtF transsexual character adjusting to school life as a girl. Also features an FtM transsexual and a lesbian.|
|2002–present||Closetspace||Jenn Dolari||Features several transgender characters.|
|2002–present||El Goonish Shive||Dan Shive||Features characters who are gay, asexual, and themes about gender identity.|
|2002–2009||Oh My Gods!||Shivian Balaris||Includes gay main characters.|
|2002–2006||Young Bottoms in Love||Tim Fish||Features "more realistic" portrayals of homosexual characters.|
|2003–2009||DAR!||Erika Moen||Moen's auto-biographical comic follows her as she explores her own sexuality.|
|2003–2010||Girly||Josh Lesnick||Features two women in a romantic relationship.|
|2003–present||Questionable Content||Jeph Jacques||Includes characters of various sexualities, transgender woman Claire, as well as various other themes of sexuality.|
|2004–2015||Girls With Slingshots||Danielle Corsetto||Main character Hazel surrounds herself with various LGBT friends.|
|2005–present||Gunnerkrigg Court||Tom Siddell||Features various LGBT characters, including a same-sex couple.|
|2005–present||Transe-Generation||Matt Nishi||Gag strips about the daily life of an FtM transsexual.|
|2006–2013||Finn and Charlie are Hitched||Tony Breed||Features a gay couple in a slice-of-life story.|
|2006–2013||Khaos Komix||Tab Kimpton||Features eight college kids of various sexualities and gender identities.|
|2007–2015||Capitol Hillbillies||Chris Lange||Revolves around the lives of four queer men.|
|2008–present||Curvy||Sylvan Migdal||Features two lesbian protagonists in a relationship.|
|2008–present||Ménage à 3||Gisele Lagace; Dave Lumsdon||Explores "themes of sexual awakening"|
|2008–present||Oglaf||Trudy Cooper||Explores various sexual themes.|
|2008–present||Sister Claire||Elena Barbarich; Ash Barnes||Includes transgender nun Oscar, and other LGBT characters.|
|2008–present||Starfighter||Michelle Palumbo||Features a sexual relationship between men.|
|2009–present||Doc and Raider||Sean Martin||Focuses on two gay men.|
|2009–2016||Homestuck||Andrew Hussie||Includes multiple LGBT characters.|
|2009–2014||The Less than Epic Adventures of TJ and Amal||E.K. Weaver||Follows the relationship of two homosexual men.|
|2010–present||Band vs. Band||Kathleen Jacques||Features queer characters.|
|2010–present||De Boezems||Jiro Ghianni||One panel gag strips about two bosoms that came from a trans man's chest.|
|2010–present||Dumbing of Age||David M Willis||Large cast of characters attending college with various sexual orientations and gender identities.|
|2010–present||Go Get a Roomie!||Chloé C||Features a pansexual protagonist and explores sexual themes.|
|2010–present||The Princess||Christine Smith||Sports a transgender protagonist, among various other LGBT characters.|
|2010–present||Rain||Jocelyn DiDomenick||Features a trans girl as the main character and other LGBT+ characters.|
|2011–2012||Artifice||Alex Woolfson||A gay romance with an android assassin.|
|2011–2012||Bucko||Jeff Parker; Erika Moen||Features an "uninhibited" lesbian main character.|
|2011–present||ChaosLife||A. Stiffler; K. Copeland||Semi-autobiographical comic about a queer couple.|
|2011–present||Cucumber Quest||Gigi D.G.||Features two crushing girls and a complex trans woman character.|
|2011–present||Sunstone||Stjepan Šejić||Focuses on the BDSM relationship between two women.|
|2012–present||As the Crow Flies||Melanie Gillman||Follows the interactions of a group of queer pre-teens.|
|2012–present||Kate or Die||Kate Leth||Covers issues including bisexuality and feminism.|
|2012–2019||Monster Pop||Maya Kern||Includes various queer characters.|
|2012–present||O Human Star||Blue Delliquanti||Main characters include gay men and a MtF trans robot.|
|2012–present||The Young Protectors||Alex Woolfson||Follows a gay teen superhero.|
|2013–present||Check, Please!||Ngozi Ukazu||Centers around a gay protagonist on a college hockey team.|
|2013–present||Demon Street||Aliza Layne||Features several queer characters, including a nonbinary character and a pair of crushing pre-teen girls.|
|2013–present||Trans Girl Next Door||Kylie Wu||Autobiographical comic about the author's transition as a transgender woman.|
|2013–present||Up and Out||Julia Kaye||More recent comics focus on the creator's experiences of transitioning from male to female.|
|2014–present||Agents of the Realm||Mildred Louis||Features a main cast with a variety of sexual orientations.|
|2014–present||AJ & Magnus||Bryan Steel||About a young boy, his English mastiff dog and the boy's two dads in their ordinary suburban family life.|
|2014–present||Assigned Male||Sophie Labelle||Follows life through the eyes of a middle schooler who alternately makes light of, and chafes under the realities of growing up a transgender child in a cisgender world.|
|2014–present||Becoming Me||Mia Rose Elbo||Autobiographical webcomic by a trans woman.|
|2014–present||The Center for Otherworld Science||Shing Yin Khor||Features queer characters.|
|2014–present||Eth's Skin||Sfé R. Monster||Follows the adventures of a non-binary fisherman.|
|2014–present||Men+Monsters||Aero Zero||Follows homosexual human, monsters, and robotic men who explore their sexuality.|
|2014–2015||Portside Stories||Valerie Halla||Slice of life about trans childhood friends.|
|2014–present||The Rock Cocks||Brad & Leslie Brown||Erotic webcomic about the adventures and journeys of a rock music band. Both the main cast and the secondary cast contain LGBT characters.|
|2014–2014||Supercakes||Kat Leyh||A webcomic about the lives of two superheroes who are girlfriends.|
|2014–present||Witchy||Ariel Ries||Features a trans girl character.|
|2015–present||Ace of Beasts||Aero Zero||Follows the sexual lives and fantasy adventures of homosexual men in a poly relationship.|
|2015–present||Goodbye to Halos||Valerie Halla||Features a trans girl protagonist and a queer cast.|
|2015–present||Leif & Thorn||Erin Ptah||A romance between two male main characters, plus other LGBT cast members.|
|2015–present||Never Satisfied||Taylor Robin||Features a varied LGBT cast.|
|2015–2015||Pizza Witch||Sarah Graley||The titular pizza witch is queer.|
|2015–2017||Rock and Riot||Chelsey Furedi||Has an LGBTQ theme and a cast diverse in gender and sexuality.|
|2015–2017||ShootAround||suspu||Contains various LGBT characters.|
|2016–present||Close Your Eyes, Look at the Mountains||Jo Abernathy||All main characters are lesbians, queer, and/or trans. Most strips are about a cat named Rosie and a dog named Isabelle who are in love.|
|2016||Lady of the Shard||Gigi D.G.||Features a romance between women.|
|2016–present||Long Exposure||Mars||Features a budding romance between two male characters.|
|2016||My Lesbian Experience With Loneliness||Kabi Nagata||Autobiographical manga by a lesbian author.|
|2017–present||My Two Lesbian Ants||Lisa Franklin||Comic strip about two ants who are lesbians and one who is non-binary and queer.|
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