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21 Incredible LGBTQ Actors Who've Played LGBTQ Characters

BRB, bingeing all these shows for Pride Month.

We asked the BuzzFeed Community to share LGBTQ characters they love who are also played by LGBTQ actors, and they did not disappoint! Here are some of their favorites:

1. Stephanie Beatriz as Rosa Diaz on Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Side by side of Rosa Diaz from Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Stephanie Beatriz

2. Dan Levy as David Rose on Schitt's Creek

Side by side of David Rose from Schitt's Creek and Dan Levi

3. Lachlan Watson as Theo on The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Side by side of Theo from The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and Lachlan Watson

4. Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Side by side of Valkyrie from The Marvel Cinematic Universe and Tessa Thompson

5. Jamie Clayton as Nomi in Sense8

Side by side of Nomi from Sense8 and Jamie Clayton

6. Ruby Rose as Kate Kane on Batwoman

Side by side of Kate Kane from Batwoman and Ruby Rose

7. Chris Colfer as Kurt Hummel on Glee

Side by side of Kurt Hummel from Glee and Chris Colfer

8. Nicole Maines as Nia Nal on Supergirl

Side by side of Nia Nal from Supergirl and Nicole Maines

9. Sarah Paulson as Lana Winters on American Horror Story: Asylum

Side by side of Lana Winters from American Horror Story: Asylum and Sarah Paulson

10. Sherry Cola as Alice Kwan on Good Trouble

Side by side of  Alice Kwan from Good Trouble and Sherry Cola

11. Tyler Blackburn as Alex Manes on Roswell, NM

Side by side of Alex Manes from Roswell, NM and Tyler Blackburn

12. Laverne Cox as Sophia Burset on Orange Is the New Black

Side by side of Sophia Burset from Orange is the New Black and Laverne Cox

13. Kate McKinnon as Jess Carr in Bombshell

Side by side of Jess Carr from Bombshell and Kate McKinnon

14. Sara Ramirez as Callie Torres on Grey's Anatomy

Side by side of Callie Torres from Grey's Anatomy and Sara Ramirez

15. Jake Borelli as Levi Schmidt on Grey's Anatomy

Side by side of Levi Schmidt from Grey's Anatomy and Jake Borelli

16. Bex Taylor-Klaus as Deputy Bishop on Deputy

Side by side of Deputy Bishop from Deputy and Bex Taylor-Klaus

17. Brigette Lundy-Paine as Casey on Atypical

Side by side of Casey from Atypical and Brigette Lundy-Paine

18. Natasha Negovanlis as Carmilla on Carmilla

Side by side of Carmilla on Carmilla and Natasha Negovanlis

19. Dominique Provost-Chalkley as Waverly Earp on Wynonna Earp

Side by side of Waverly Earp from Wynonna Earp and Dominique Provost-Chalkley

20. Katherine Barrell as Nicole Haught on Wynonna Earp

21. And finally, Colton Haynes as Jackson Whitmore on Teen Wolf

Side by side of Jackson Whitmore from Teen Wolf and Colton Haynes

Did we miss your favorite LGBTQ characters and actors? Let us know in the comments below!

NOTE: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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