14 LGBTQ+ Characters Who Forged the Path For Representation on TV

Published Oct 29 2021 at 11:05 PM GMT
  • Although Hollywood at times still adheres to unflattering stereotypes of the LGBTQ+ community, representation in media has come a long way in the past 20 years or so.
  • It's been an arduous, uphill battle for the community, and while we're still fighting that fight - especially when it comes to stories centering trans, nonbinary, and BIPOC folks - it's important to pay tribute to the trailblazers who have paved the way thus far.
  • In honor of LGBTQ+ History Month, we've rounded up some of the television characters who influenced the way we see queer culture.
  • Starting as early as the '90s, these characters helped break down barriers that kept the LGBTQ+ community in the shadows for far too long.



  • Published Oct 29, 2021 11:05 PM GMT