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15 LGBTQ Characters On TV Who Never Actually "Came Out"

In the words of the very wise Honey Boo Boo, "Everybody's a little gay!"

1. Ramona Royale, American Horror Story: Hotel

Ramona Royale and The Countess embrace each other
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We know one thing, and it's that Angela Bass — we mean, Ramona Royale — and Lady G — we mean, The Countess — have mad love (and hate) for each other. Throughout American Horror Story: Hotel we aren't quite sure exactly what they want for themselves and each other, but we don't care, because they can do whatever they want!

2. Harley Quinn, Harley Quinn

Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy laying in bed together
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This DC badass is primarily known for being The Joker's accomplice/lover, BUT what's even more interesting is her relationship with her "best friend" Poison Ivy. The two ladies get into the most trouble when they're together, taking the "be gay, do crime" motto to a whole new level, and obviously proving to be each other's true partners in crime.

3. Rue Bennett, Euphoria

Rue and Jules laying in bed together
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There's one thing that's truly euphoric in Euphoria and it's Rue's "friendship" with the new kid, Jules. The high schoolers barely know anything about love, or themselves, for that matter, but we are fully here for whatever parts of their sexuality they'd like to explore in season 2.

4. Abbi Jacobson, Broad City

Ilana dancing with Abbi and kissing her on cheek
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It appears what's even more broad than New York City is the spectrum of Abbi's sexuality. While the 20-something-year-old has frequent fantasies involving her neighbor Jeremy, she even more frequently has rather intimate moments with her best friend Ilana, which is either the epitome of friendship goals OR maybe relationship goals? We also can't forget about that doctor girlfriend she had for a hot sec, who Ilana did in fact get jealous of!

5. Toni Topaz, Riverdale

Toni and Cheryl talking and drinking milkshakes
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Riverdale's Toni Topaz just doesn't have that same classic "coming out" moment that her girlfriend Cheryl has. Of course, I'm less concerned with how exactly either of them "came out," and are more so concerned with how exactly I can get an exclusive photo of this couple framed for all eternity!?

6. Eve Polastri, Killing Eve

Villanelle holding up knife to Eve's neck
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The relationship the detective forms with international assassin, Villanelle, is certainly unexpected, but it works somehow and we weirdly want more! While we aren't yet sure if Villanelle will stab Eve in the back again (physically or romantically) in season 4, we do know that something is currently killing Eve — and I have a feeling it's sapphic yearning.

7. Christina Braithwhite, Lovecraft Country

A portrait of Christina from the series.
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Lovecraft Country's favorite neighborhood witch is probably the most mysterious character on the show. We never really know what her intentions are or who she even really is, considering half the time she's casting spells on her own family, and the other half, she's disguising herself as a man and pursuing the affection of women.

8. Bob Belcher, Bob's Burgers

Bob Belcher ordering meat at butcher shop
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At surface level, Bob appears as the typical, hetero family man ...until one unique episode in Bob's Burgers where he has his first and only queer experience of the entire series. In the fourth season, the restaurateur gets hit on by a butcher and gets asked out on a date, to which he replies, "Maybe... wait I'm straight, I'm mostly straight... Also, I'm married, but if I wasn't..."

9. The Weird Sisters, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Weird Sisters partake in orgy
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This powerful trio of witches (Prudence, Agatha, and Dorcas) doesn't only come together to cast mind-blowing spells, but also comes together to have earth- shattering, sexually fluid orgies. And like all the other witches in Greendale, they always openly welcome members of the LGBTQ community!

10. SpongeBob SquarePants, SpongeBob SquarePants

SpongeBob smiling with rainbow
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The flamboyant sponge's very single lifestyle left fans to believe he was a closeted gay all these years and Nickelodeon sparked rumors even more with this tweet. Though, Stephen Hillenburg claimed all the characters on the show are asexual, so, according to the creator, there may be "many fish in the sea," but the Bikini Bottom resident is surely not looking for any.

11. Chuck Bass, Gossip Girl

Chuck flirting with guy at bar
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Yes, of course we ship Chuck and Blair, always and forever! But, we would be remiss to not take note of that one episode where Chuck flirts with and kisses a guy in a bar... and then when asked about the situation by Blair, he says, "Do you think I’ve never kissed a guy before?" and simply leaves it at that.

12. Roger, American Dad

Roger dressed as lady relaxing in boat
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Human sexuality alone is difficult to put any kind of labels on, nonetheless alien sexuality! But, in between the frequent cross-dressing and "blow job" joking, I'm sure the centuries-old extraterrestrial is a seasoned member of some kind of queer community out there in the universe.

13. Lucifer Morningstar, Lucifer

Lucifer grabbing Pierce's face and kissing him
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Even the actual Devil doesn't use labels, and so, we might have to stan! (Not in a cult-y way or anything, but in a queer way.) The fiery passion he has for his lovers (man or woman) is quite impressive, I must say.

14. Rizzoli and Isles, Rizzoli & Isles

Rizzoli and Isles laying in bed together
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There is just so much lesbian tension in this show we don't know whether to believe the detective and medical examiner are a couple of amazing business partners, or a couple of romantic lady-loving partners. But, from the butt slapping and boob touching, to the sleepovers and "Daphne and Velma" comparisons, I honestly just can't help but think it's the latter.

15. Jason Stackhouse, True Blood

Jason and Eric kissing passionately
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What seems even truer than the blood in this series is Jason's desire to have sexual encounters with other men. Though, he has never acted on it in person or even said much about his sexuality, we can get some kind of idea of just what kind of magical experience the mortal is looking for through his intimate dreams involving him doing anything from kissing vampire Eric to sexily shaving Faerie- vampire Warlow's beard.

Who are your favorite LGBTQ characters from TV who never actually "came out" on their shows? Let us know in the comments!