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

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

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Mitchell Pritchett 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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Will Truman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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

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

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Tara Maclay is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
ShelliMeyers added Tara Maclay

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Blaine Anderson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
klaine911 added Blaine Anderson

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Emily Fields is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
Celebrity Lists added Emily Fields

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

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Lexa is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
Emily Marshall added Lexa

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Jack McFarland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

Famous Gay Men: List of Gay Men Throughout History

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Clarke Walters is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
Emily Marshall added Clarke Walters

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Patrick is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
PeteBoyle added Patrick

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Ennis Del Mar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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

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Lena Adams Foster is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
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David Fisher is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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Stef Foster is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
MadisonJeannineWallace added Stef Foster

The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors

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

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Ian Gallagher is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
WillHess added Ian Gallagher

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Loki 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
PeteBoyle added Captain Ray Holt

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Callie Torres is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
go_sullivan added Callie Torres

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Charlie Bradbury is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
Emily Marshall added Charlie Bradbury

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Arizona Robbins is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
go_sullivan added Arizona Robbins

22 Famous Gay People Who Once Had Opposite-Sex Spouses

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Justin Suarez 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
WillHess added Brittany Pierce   

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Justin Taylor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models

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

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

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George Huang 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

Famous People You Didn't Know Were Married to Each Other

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

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

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

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

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

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James Stinson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
Zafuyu added James Stinson

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Bo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
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Gay Celebrities Who Are Married to Same-Sex Partners

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

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

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Connor Walsh is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
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Mickey Milkovich is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
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Sara Lance is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
Mars Morris added Sara Lance

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

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Jodie Dallas is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fictional Gay Role Models
rburton added Jodie Dallas

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