In Character: Stars Who Have Played LGBT Roles

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  • Anthony Mackie
  • Taye Diggs
  • Gabrielle Union
  • Taraji P. Henson
  • Jada Pinkett Smith
  • Kerry Washington
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  • Lenny Kravitz, Hunger Games
  • Jeffrey Wright
  • Michael K. Williams
  • Dwayne Johnson
  • Tony Bravado
  • Will Smith
  • Forest Whitaker
  • Wesley Snipes
  • Queen Latifah
  • Isaiah Washington
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  • Rockmond Dunbar
  • Ving Rhames

Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Union added playing a lesbian to her filmography in 2006 with a standout role as Annette Benning’s lover in the film adaptation of Augusten Burrough's best-selling memoir Running with Scissors.

(Photos: Mike Coppola/Getty Images; Courtesy TriStar Pictures)

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