10 LGBTQ Actors Who Played an LGBTQ Character on a Teen TV Show

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To say that we love when there is LGBTQ+ representation on teen television shows would be a huge understatement. There has been a steady increase in inclusion on TV… but there is still a long way to go. Too often, gay characters are played by straight actors or gay character plot lines are completely written out.

We still have hope, though. While gay actors portray straight characters on the reg, there have been some awesome instances in which a member of the LGBTQ community got to portray one on the small screen, too: