11 LGBTQ+ Characters From Video Games You Forgot About

While it was rare for video game developers in the early days to include a character that would identify as being part of the LGBTQ+ community, they occasionally did.

Here are 11 LGBTQ characters from video games you may have forgotten about.

The manual explains that Birdo was a male who felt she was female and preferred to be called Birdetta.

Birdo (Super Mario Bros. 2)

Juhani made history in Star Wars as the first LGBTQ+ character to be portrayed in the universe. Juhani was a lesbian. While she doesn’t outright say it, she hints at it very heavily.

Juhani (Star Wars)

Twisted Fate is an iconic playable champion from the game and is, in fact, bisexual.

Twisted Fate (League of Legends)

Kitty Bubai and Franke Athens are a couple from the popular game Psychonauts. Their Campster profiles list them as being in an open marriage.

Kitty Bubai and Franke Athens (Psychonauts)

I had no idea Dr. Edward Richtofen was bisexual when I played Nazi Zombies as a kid. Not because I was in disbelief but because I was too busy shooting Nazi zombies.

Dr. Edward Richtofen (Call of Duty)

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