Black LBGT Characters on TV and Film

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  • Darkanian Let's Stay Together
  • Alike Pariah
  • Noah, Alex, Ricky and Chance Noah's Arc
  • Cleo Set It Off
  • Kima The Wire
  • Kyle And Randall Get On The Bus
  • Omar Little The Wire
  • Lindy Car Wash
  • Belize Angels In America
  • Noxeema Jackson To Wong Fu
  • Damon Friday After Next
  • Elliot Be Cool
  • Carl For Colored Girls
  • Blaine Edwards And Antoine Merriweather
  • Bette Porter The L Word
  • Paul Six Degrees Of Separation
  • Snoop The Wire
  • Lorraine And Theresa The Women Of Brewster Place
  • Fatima And Alex She Hate Me

Alike, Pariah

In the movie Pariah, Adepero Oduye played Alike, a teenage lesbian coming to grips with her sexuality in Brooklyn. Kim Wayans plays Alike's disapproving mother, who can't believe her daughter is gay. (Photo: Focus Features)