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22 LGBTQ+ Characters Who Were Actually Played By LGBTQ+ Actors

“If I hadn’t seen her on TV, I would have thought, ‘I could never be on TV. They don’t let LGBTQ people be on TV.'"

1. Pretty much the whole damn cast of Pose.

2. And the of the cast of It's a Sin.

3. Titus from The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.

4. Aaron from The Fosters.

5. Casey from Atypical.

6. Kurt from Glee.

7. Theo from The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.

8. Rosa from Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

9. Sophia from Orange Is The New Black.

10. Ellen from the Ellen sitcom.

11. Toine Wilkins from Queen Sugar.

12. Lana from American Horror Story: Asylum.

13. Jess from Bombshell.

14. Callie from Grey's Anatomy.

15. Payton from The Politician.

16. Denise from Master of None.

17. Graham from But I'm a Cheerleader.

18. Bram from Love, Simon.

19. Shea from Transparent.

20. Jules from Euphoria.

21. Casey from Grey's Anatomy.

22. Poussey from Orange Is The New Black.

Who's your favourite character? Tell us in the comments!