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    25 LGBT Characters On Television That Viewers Absolutely Love

    Television needs more LGBT characters, but that doesn't mean that there aren't some great people out there already.

    We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about LGBT characters who they admire or have helped them when they needed it most.

    1. Bill Potts (Pearl Mackie) in Doctor Who

    2. Captain Raymond Holt (Andre Braugher) in Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    3. Josh (Josh Thomas) in Please Like Me

    4. Alex Danvers (Chyler Leigh) and Maggie Sawyer (Floriana Lima) in Supergirl

    5. Darryl (Pete Gardner) in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

    6. Lionel Higgins (DeRon Horton) in Dear White People

    7. Elena Alvarez (Isabella Gomez) in One Day at a Time

    8. Sara Lance (Caity Lotz) in Arrow

    9. Sophia Burset (Laverne Cox) in Orange Is the New Black

    10. Isak (Tarjei Sandvik Moe) and Even (Henrik Holm) in Skam

    11. Yorkie (Mackenzie Davis) and Kelly (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) in the "San Junipero" episode of Black Mirror

    12. Brett Talbot (Cody Saintgnue) in Teen Wolf

    13. Waverly Earp (Dominique Provost-Chalkley) and Nicole Haught (Katherine Barrell) in Wynonna Earp

    14. Callie Torres (Sara Ramirez) in Grey's Anatomy

    15. Mickey Milkovich (Noel Fisher) in Shameless

    16. Nomi Marks (Jamie Clayton) in Sense8

    17. Oberyn Martell (Pedro Pascal) in Game of Thrones

    18. Taylor Mason (Asia Kate Dillon) in Billions

    19. Santana Lopez (Naya Rivera) in Glee

    20. Trevor (Elliot Fletcher) in Shameless

    21. Moira (Samira Wiley) in The Handmaid's Tale

    22. Alec Lightwood (Matthew Daddario) and Magnus Bane (Harry Shum Jr) in Shadowhunters

    23. Clarke Griffin (Eliza Taylor) in The 100

    24. Jude Jacob (Hayden Byerly) and Connor Stevens (Gavin MacIntosh) in The Fosters

    25. And Buffy the Vampire Slayer's Willow (Alyson Hannigan)

    Responses have been edited for length and clarity. Thank you for the many people who got in contact about this topic.

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