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List Rules Upvote the most upstanding gay role models in fiction.

List of the best gay characters ever to grace the big and silver screens. These fictional gay characters have played both lead and supporting roles in film and TV series, and many who have stolen scenes and become icons in the LGBT communities. This list includes both gay and lesbian fictional characters who have served as strong gay role models. Over the past few decades, gay characters have become more prominent and popular in film and TV. 

Vote for those characters who have had the most impact in modern culture to move them up the list. Which gay fictional character do you think sends the best message to the LGBT communiy? Who are your favorite gay fictional characters?
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Willow Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Xena is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Tara Maclay is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Jack Harkness is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Professor Albus Dumbledore is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Ellen Morgan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Lexa is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Mitchell Pritchett is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Will Truman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Cameron Tucker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Clarke Walters is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Blaine Anderson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Kurt Hummel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Ennis Del Mar is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Patrick is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Santana Lopez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Emily Fields is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Jack McFarland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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David Fisher is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Andrew Beckett is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Loki is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Ianto Jones is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Charlie Bradbury is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Albert Goldman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Captain Ray Holt is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Justin Taylor is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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George Huang is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Justin Suarez is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Brian Kinney is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Brittany Pierce is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Lena Adams Foster is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
Lena Adams Foster

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Agador is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Jack McPhee is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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James Stinson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Shane McCutcheon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Cosima Niehaus is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Oscar Martinez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Jack Twist is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Stef Foster is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
Stef Foster

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Idgie Threadgoode is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Connor Walsh is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
Connor Walsh

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Jodie Dallas is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Deadpool is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Felix Dawkins is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
Felix Dawkins

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Bo is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
Bo

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Alice Pieszecki is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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George Falconer is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
George Falconer

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Ian Gallagher is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Hal Fields is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Bryan Collins is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models