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Soap operas might be a dying format, but they still had a surprisingly strong showing on this list, with nine characters coming from serial dramas; five from US daytime and four from as far away as the UK and Germany.
And speaking of the UK, seven of the top 50 characters originate from shows produced in that country.
Oh well, at least the guy who ranks #1 is an honest to goodness sweetheart. Almost every single character in the top 50 came from a show that ran in the current century. ’s Jodie Dallas who left the airwaves 32 years ago in 1981. A part of it is probably “out of sight, out of mind,” but it is also true that television overall has just vastly improved in quality since the proliferation of cable, and with that has come an explosion of a multidimensional LGBT characters.
There’s just more for gay men to relate to on television these days.
In season 4 we learned a little more about Jinks’ past when his former boyfriend Liam (Charlie Webber) shows up for an episode.
The two looked so sexy together that when they make up and have an offscreen “hookup” gay viewers felt a little cheated. –AL Related: Voiced by: Adam Reed 2009-present Previous rank: N/A Ray Gillette is only one of two animated characters to make our list of greatest gay TV characters. Perhaps because he (and the show he’s on) is so damned funny.
Without further ado, here are the Top 50 Greatest Gay TV Characters…
Actor: Robert James Collier 2010-present Previous Rank: N/A He’s Thomas the footman.
We cheered when Claudia broke all the rules of the warehouse and used a cursed metronome (don’t ask, it’s complicated) to bring Jinksy back to life.Despite initial negativity, the characters had a powerful impact on public attitudes, and the show's handling of Colin and Barry's relationship was deemed by many gay activists as something of a breakthrough.The show has been at the centre of much controversy regarding its gay characters kissing on-screen.East Enders is a British soap opera broadcast on BBC One, which has aired since February 1985.The show has used various homosexual characters to highlight gay issues since the 1980s, including homophobia, bisexuality, age of sexual consent, and HIV/AIDS among others.