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20 Awesome LGBT Characters in Sci-Fi & Fantasy

By Matt Heckler Aug 2, 2013

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Captain Jack Harkness - Doctor Who/Torchwood

We know you’d kick our collective butts if we didn’t mention everyone’s favorite omnisexual time traveler: Captain Jack! He’s not only one of the coolest companions the Doctor has ever had, but he also just happens to be the first male character to lay a smacker on the Doctor. As if his supporting role on Doctor Who wasn’t awesome enough, he takes the lead in the JUST AS AWESOME Torchwood. Captain Jack is the man.

Tags: movies, tv, slideshows, dc, buffy the vampire slayer, lgbt, books-and-comics, marvel

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Matt Heckler

Matt Heckler is a writer, book critic, musician, movie nerd, sci-fi aficionado, and awesome beard haver from Chicago. When he isn't writing for The MindHut, he is drinking tasty beverages and working on his first novel. Follow him on Twitter @androiddreamer!

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