Let me just add some color to the wlw side of tumblr…


There’s one actress in this post who has played a queer character on three… not one not two, three different shows

Did us dirty by not posting the shows but Original Cindy was BAE on Dark Angel.

Tbh I didn’t expect many people to know Original Cindy because half the people on this site weren’t even born when Dark Angel aired lol I made a similar post a while back and someone said they thought she was the “original” actress to play Cindy on OITNB lmao Don’t wanna do yall dirty, here are the shows as promised

Poussey – Orange is the New Black

Chantal – Queen Sugar

Lena – The Fosters

Bette – The L Word

Original Cindy – Dark Angel

Nova – Queen Sugar

Maya – Pretty Little Liars

Christina – 90210

Adele – Teenagers Web Series

Lyria – Shannara Chronicles

Amanita – Sense8

Kelly – Black Mirror (S3E4 San Junipero)

Charlie – Army Wives

Tyra – Emily Owens M.D.

Carolyn – Under the Dome

Sophia – Orange is the New Black 

Tiana – Empire

Snoop – The Wire

Camilla – Empire

Annalise – How to Get Away with Murder

Tasha – The L Word

Kima – The Wire

Ramona – American Horror Story: Hotel

Tara – True Blood

Angela – American Housewife

Pippy – Rosewood

Cassie – Rosewood

Naeemah – Lipstick the web series

Roz – Guilt

Tabitha – Gotham

Zora – Shannara Chronicles

Max – Black Sails

Kat – The Bold Type

Bird – Finding Carter

Millzz – Women of Atlanta web series

Shana – Pretty Little Liars

Caz – Coronation Street

Suzanne – Orange is the New Black

Rivers – Lipstick the web series

Simone – Passions

Kate – Last Tango in Halifax

Keelin – The Originals

Laura – Underemployed

Roberta – Shameless

Violet – Harlots

Rachel – Family Time

Denise – Master of None

Clementine – Hemlock Grove

Annelise – Grandfathered

Bethany – Blindspot

Sharon – Black-ish

Tasha – APB

Kay – Marry Me

Dr. Jean Fishman – The Mindy Project

Mary Charles – Survivor’s Remose

Alisha – The Last Ship

Billie – Cold Case (S2E22 Best Friends)

Toni – Riverdale

Anissa – Black Lightning

Chenoa – Black Lightning

Neika – Dear White People

Daria – Dominion

Bill – Doctor Who

Moira – The Handmaid’s Tale

Diana – White Collar

Cheryl – The Wire

Diamond – Dark Angel

Veronica – Shameless

(Wasn’t included because it’s Raven Symone bitch ass) Rhonda – Black-ish

Added after the post was made…

Tegan – How to Get Away with Murder

Henrietta – 9-1-1

Karen – 9-1-1

Feel free to add more black wlw characters, I know I didn’t get all of them  

Erica Dundee from The Last Man on Earth, played by Cleopatra Coleman!