Live Poll: Pride on TV: Who is Your Favorite LGBTQ Character?

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In many countries, June is designated as "Pride Month" for LGBTQ persons and their loved ones. Of the following LGBTQ characters, from current or recent TV series, who is your favorite?

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http://www.imdb.com/poll/Bx0QOL7bPgg/
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This poll is still under construction. More characters (and hyperlinks) will be added soon but please feel free to comment and/or suggest other characters. Guidelines: Characters (mostly major but some minor characters ok if memorable or significant to the series) from series that were on TV until at least 2016. Thank you! :)
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Mitchell Pritchett will get my vote.
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FYC:
Denise from Master of None (2015) (TV Series);

Catherine Meyer from Veep (2012) (TV Series) ;

Marjorie Palmiotti from Veep (2012) (TV Series);


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'Added Denise and Marjorie. There was no image for Catherine so I'll have to try to add one. Thank you for the suggestions!
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My Favorite:
Max Blum from Happy Endings 
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Oh, I wish I could add your suggestion but apparently the show ended in 2013 and I'm trying to keep it to current shows or shows that ended no earlier than 2016. If I get past 2016 and as far back as 2016, I'll definitely add your suggestion. Thank you!
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If you include Tiana from Empire, you could also include Jamal Lyon, a more central character.
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'Added; thank you!
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ruby,

For you consideration:
Alex Danvers (played by Chyler Leigh) from Supergirl (2015– )
Maggie Sawyer (played by Floriana Lima) from Supergirl (2015– )
Will Truman (played by Eric McCormack) from Will & Grace (1998–2017)
Jack McFarland (played by Sean Hayes) from Will & Grace (1998–2017)
Lito Rodriguez (played by Miguel Ángel Silvestre) from Sense8 (2015–2017)
Hernando Fuentes (played by Alfonso Herrera) from Sense8 (2015–2017)
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Thank you for the great suggestions! I added Alex, Maggie, Lito, ad Hernando. I love Jack and Will but I didn't add them because the series won't air again until the fall. I might twist my guidelines a little, though, and add them anyway. I mean how can this list not include Jack?! :-) Thanks again.
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I was just thinking yesterday if you were going to make a suggestion related to Pride Month!

I don't think it's really necessary to include characters that aren't on shows or shows that aren't on the air anymore. There are still tons of options even if you take out Kalinda, Poussey and Elijah.

Since this is already an image poll, it would be easy to combine characters from the same shows into one option. 

Gotta get some more T in here:
Sophia - OITNB
Davina - Transparent
Shea - Transparent

Captain Ray Holt - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Will and Jack - Will and Grace (coming back this fall)
Jude, Lena and Stef Adams Foster - The Fosters
Magnus - Shadowhunters
Whiterose - Mr. Robot
Felix Dawkins and Cosima Niehaus - Orphan Black
Mateo Liwanag - Superstore
David Rose - Schitt'$ Creek
"Black Jack" Randall - Outlander
Waverly Earp and Nicole Haught - Wynonna Earp
Barbara Kean - Gotham
Annalise Keating - How To Get Away With Murder
Sara Lance - Legends of Tomorrow
Ellaria Sand - Game of Thrones
Freya Mikaelson - The Originals
Lucifer Morningstar - Lucifer
Eleanor Shellstrop - The Good Place
Arizona Robbins - Grey's Anatomy
Frank Underwood - House of Cards
Darryl Whitefeather - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Ilana Wexler - Broad City
Drew Alister - The Night Shift
Rusty Beck - Major Crimes
Chanel #3 - Scream Queens
Sol Bergstein and Robert Hanson - Grace and Frankie
Maggie - Younger
Tony Padilla and Courtney Crimsen - 13 Reasons Why
Ian Gallagher - Shameless (US)
Lionel Higgins and Neika Hobbs - Dear White People
Alex Danvers - Supergirl
Tammy Gregorio - NCIS: New Orleans

I know you already have a ton of lesbians from OITNB, but I've got a special place in my heart for Big Boo...
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Oh, wow, thank you for all of these suggestions! I haven't seen most of the shows on your suggestions, and even though I've been using some online sources, I might not have known about some of these, so I really appreciate it. Sophia from OITNB was always going to be on, so she's been added, and I added the two from Transparent (unfortunately, I have never seen that series!). I will definitely add Big Boo, by the way, as well as many from your list: Since I don't know most of the series (except Will & Grace, of course) I will either add them all and make a part two to include everybody or I will try to discern which ones are the more major characters and only add them, fitting everyone, hopefully, on one list. I'm really glad to be able to have more breadth in the poll in terms of more series represented, so thanks again.

That's pretty funny that you were just thinking about whether I would make another Pride Month poll. :-)  It occurred to me that this will be my fourth year in a row. 
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Oh, and yeah, I wanted to put Cosima on the list, originally, but she didn't have an image on IMDb so I'll have to find one and add it.
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Cosima has a photo already...?

The final season of OB starts this weekend!
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Yeah, Cosima has a lot of photos, actually. I just got a new laptop and I don't know if I'm just not up to speed with it yet or if it has some glitches but I've had a few problems with it -- including Cosima's character page being blank the first few times I tried it. When I looked up the actress on the main photo page, I found a lot. 

And yeah, I'm excited for the new season!
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Just watched episode 1. I'm excited for the new season but not excited that it will be ending with this season. :(
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Note: It's Chanel #3, not #5 who is the lesbian. :)
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Oh my gosh, thank you for letting me know. I saw this just in time, phew. ;)
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Piper 
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I see there are 46 options now, and I understand it's still under construction but the month is one thirds over. This is a great suggestion; I'd hate to see it lose relevance before it even has a chance to get picked up! 
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Thank you; I'm glad you like the list. Yeah, I would have liked to have finished it a little sooner but it's ok. This is the fourth year I've done a poll for Pride Month and this is the earliest I've finished it, lol. Maybe next year I'll finally have it ready for the beginning of June - but somehow I doubt it. :-)
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Maybe you could do one for couples and one for singles?
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That's a good idea but I saw it too late. Thank you, though. I ended up doing two parts, although before that, when I still thought I would just do one list, I also set some parameters (no TV series with less than 15,00 votes or less than a 6.5 rating) which excluded some characters. Unfortunately, I didn't have enough time to add them when I split the list into two. 

Thanks, so much, for all your help with this. 
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My vote for adorable Catherine (from Veep) with a close second Whiterose (from Mr. Robot).. simply because of his amazing performance.
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I like Cosima and Felix from "Orphan Black".  And I also dig Melanie and Lindsay from "Queer As Folk", who unfortunately aren't on either "Part 1" or "Part 2" of the Live Poll for this forum.
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