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Tell Us When Hollywood Portrayed An LGBTQ Character Accurately, And When They Totally Missed The Mark

Hollywood doesn't always get it right.

Speaking as a total TV and movie nerd, one of my favorite things to do is get lost in a good story and distract myself for a while. And as a member of the LGBTQ community, I totally geek out whenever I see a queer character on screen — especially if Hollywood portrays them in an accurate light.

Linda from "Bob's Burgers" to Santa Clause: "Stronger and gayer than ever"
Fox

But sometimes, Hollywood totally misses the mark and either writes them under a stereotypical umbrella or doesn't even acknowledge their queerness.

Shug kissing Celie in "The Color Purple"
Warner Bros. Pictures

Celie deserved a better story in The Color Purple.

That made me want to ask you, dear reader: Which LGBTQ characters were done right in movies/TV shows, and which ones were done dirty?

A24

Maybe you loved how Brooklyn Nine-Nine handled Rosa's storyline of coming out as bisexual because they didn't rely on tragedy, but humor instead.

Rosa: "I'm bisexual. All right -- I will now field one minute and zero seconds of questions." Amy: "How long have you known?" Rosa: "Since seventh grade. I was watching Saved By the Bell and I thought, Zack Morris is hot. Lisa Turtle, also hot"
NBC

Or perhaps you were frustrated when Paul from Breakfast at Tiffany's was portrayed as Holly's love interest, when in the book, he was her queer best friend and neighbor.

Paul to Holly: "My name is Paul, Paul Varjak, and I love you"
Paramount Pictures

Or maybe you admired how David and Patrick's relationship was showcased on Schitt's Creek because they didn't fall back on stereotypes to illustrate what a meaningful queer relationship looks like.

Patrick proposing to David: "Now here he is, the love of my life, standing in front of me. And this just felt like the perfect place to ask you to marry me"
Pop

Whoever the characters are, we want to know! Tell us which LGBTQ movie/TV characters were portrayed well on screen and which ones weren't (and why you think so) in the comments below.

Emma and Adèle from "Blue Is the Warmest Colour" kissing
Wild Bunch

The best submissions will be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post!