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We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which LGBTQ TV couples had the best onscreen chemistry of all time. Here are the brilliant results.

Major spoilers ahead!!! 🚨


Dan Levy and Noah Reid as David and Patrick on Schitt’s Creek

Patrick proposing to David on their mountain hike


“We all know David is a dramatic person, and we love him for it, and never have we seen Patrick roll his eyes or ridicule his husband for his quirks and insecurities. David is Patrick’s safe space when he’s nervous about coming out to his parents; Patrick is David’s home when it comes to voicing his inner musings that he stifled otherwise.

“Their proposal was just about the perfect depiction of this — Patrick choosing four gold rings because he KNOWS David that well, David asking if he’s sure because he has difficulty loving himself. MY WHOLE HEART.” —ananyeah


Matthew Daddario and Harry Shum Jr. as Alec and Magnus on Shadowhunters

Magnus and Alec expressing their love for one another


“Alec Lightwood and Magnus Bane are one of the best couples on TV, and you cannot change my mind about it. They’re so cute together and they make each other better, and they’re able to completely open up to each other.” —cheese


Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh as Villanelle and Eve on Killing Eve

Villanelle smelling Eve's neck while holding a knife to her chest

BBC America

“Eve and Villanelle from Killing Eve. Their chemistry is undeniable, and every time they’re in a scene together, the tension is so palpable.” —MetropolisJo


Jamie Clayton and Freema Agyeman as Nomi and Amanita on Sense8

Amanita and Nomi proposing to each other at the same time


“Amanita and Nomi from Sense8! They’re just so in love and deeply connected to each other that I literally sometimes forget they are actors. The chemistry is wonderful, and their genuine interactions are just the sweetest and most tear-jerking ever.” —koontzk87


Marc Evan Jackson and Andre Braugher as Kevin and Captain Holt on Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Kevin telling a nerdy joke and Captain Holt cracking up at it


“They are so similar — two straight-faced, secretly dramatic intellectuals who complement each other so well. In any episode where either one’s life is in danger, their dynamic is depicted so beautifully! I am still waiting for the episode where they get to have a big renewal of their vows — they deserve it!” —ananyeah


Clea DuVall and Abbi Jacobson as Leslie and Abbi on Broad City

Abbi and Leslie watching TV while holding hands

Comedy Central

“Their relationship only lasts a few episodes, but they’re so stinkin’ cute together! I love how we get to see Abbi explore what it’s like dating a woman for the first time, especially when that character is played by the legendary Clea DuVall. The yellow-hat storyline never fails to make me laugh!” —Kayla Yandoli


Arón Piper and Omar Ayuso as Ander and Omar on Elite

Omar comforting Ander by telling him: "You're a human being. We fuck up all the time"


“Their chemistry is incredible.” —KK12345


Gale Harold and Randy Harrison as Brian and Justin on Queer as Folk (US)

Justin kissing Brian on the couch while they're in their robes


“Brian and Justin from Queer as Folk (US). The actors have outstanding chemistry and make an incredibly beautiful couple. The characters have amazing arcs, each growing individually and as a couple — and they act in pretty much the most graphic sex scenes I’ve seen between two men on TV, which, considering that it came out 21 years ago, is really remarkable. Those two nailed those scenes!” —a-whale


Sarah Paulson and Cynthia Nixon as Mildred and Gwendolyn on Ratched

Mildred looking at Gwendolyn with love outside on a balcony


“They’re chaotic, but I love Mildred Ratched and Gwendolyn Briggs from Ratched. It was so different to see two appropriately aged and actually queer women in an onscreen relationship — I sobbed through most of their scenes. So nuanced and so loving.” —Libby Eggert


Amelia Eve and Victoria Pedretti as Jamie and Dani on The Haunting of Bly Manor

Jamie comforting Dani outside, telling her "She's doing great"


“The kind and gentle nanny and the gruff gardener ending up together is just too perfect — not to mention the bittersweet, hard-hitting ending for their relationship.” —bookkace


Angel Bismark Curiel and Indya Moore as Papi and Angel on Pose

Angel and Papi proposing to each other at the same exact time at the ballroom


“Papi gives Angel the upmost respect, constantly lifts her up, and pushes her to pursue her modeling dreams. It’s v corny, but anytime they express their feelings for each other, it’s very passionate.” —Ajani Bazile


Eliza Taylor and Alycia Debnam-Carey as Clarke and Lexa on The 100

Clarke and Lexa kissing

The CW

“I am hashtag #Bellarke until the end, but from the first scene Clarke and Lexa shared, they’ve played off each other’s character so well. Despite all of the bad blood between their people, they understand each other as leaders and love each other so much that even after her death, Lexa still protects Clarke.” —t492e49f12


Hale Appleman and Jason Ralph as Eliot and Quentin on The Magicians

Eliot returning and trying to convince Quentin that it's him


“Quentin and Eliot from The Magicians! They have a family together, grow old and die together, and then come back to the present and want to do it all over again.” —ConfusedNarwhal


Jack Dylan Grazer and Jordan Kristine Seamón as Fraser and Harper on We Are Who We Are

Fraser and Harper embracing each other on the balcony


“They start out as friends, but you root for them to get together from the beginning because of how much chemistry they have. Fraser supports and loves Harper no matter how they identify their gender, and even helps them explore it. To see their friendship slowly turn into something more so organically and realistically is so beautiful. The last scene, where they finally find each other on the balcony and kiss, is just perfection. Their love for each other truly surpasses gender and sexuality and is really just based on who they are on the inside, and it’s an incredible thing to watch.” —strawberrylumps22


Sheridan Pierce and Isabella Gomez as Syd and Elena on One Day at a Time

Elena presenting Syd with a non-binary heart card in her bedroom


“They’re a healthy teen couple and they’re so cute together! Bonus points for Syd being nonbinary and us enbies finally getting our representation!” —google_106


Katherine Moennig and Sarah Shahi as Shane and Carmen on The L Word

Shane and Cameron kissing in the middle of eating at a restaurant


“They have such great chemistry, and I wanted it to last forever for them!” —ashleyl31


Michelangelo Fortuzzi and Lukas von Horbatschewsky as Matteo and David on Druck

Matteo and David looking at each other with deep love and admiration


“I think Matteo and David from the Skam German remake, Druck, have amazing chemistry. They have such an ease with each other, it honestly feels like you’re watching a real couple on your TV screen. Also, the decision in Druck to take Skam’s original story and change it up to tell a love story between a cis man and a trans man is unmatched.” —erinp4a8f4b878


Shay Mitchell and Bianca Lawson as Emily and Maya on Pretty Little Liars

Emily and Maya taking photo booth pictures together, and ultimately kissing in the last one


“Out of all of Emily’s girlfriends, Maya is the best. Paige tries to drown her and Alison is a jerk toward her, but Maya is the only one who treats her right. And though she ‘dies,’ we never see a body, and on this show, even seeing a body doesn’t mean death — so she can still be alive if they ever do a reunion 😉.” —Ask_Aspie


Krystal Joy Brown and Noelle Stevenson as Netossa and Spinnerella on She-Ra and the Princesses of Power


“I know this isn’t a live-action TV show, but Spinnerella and Netossa from the new She-Ra show are honestly the cutest lesbian couple I have ever seen. They’re my favorite couple in the whole show by an enormous margin.” —becky3791miller


Michael Cimino and George Sear as Victor and Benji on Love, Victor

Benji teaching Victor how to make coffee


“Maybe it’s because I just rewatched Love, Victor, but Victor and Benji are so cute in such an awkward teen way!” —Tessa Fahey


Alyson Hannigan and Amber Benson as Willow and Tara on Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Tara telling Willow she's "something special"

The WB

“Willow and Tara! I was so heartbroken when Oz left BTVS that I never thought I’d want Willow to be with anyone else, but she and Tara just were so perfect for each other. Even when things were bad, they loved each other so much.” —thetimble


Dominique Provost-Chalkley and Katherine Barrell as Waverly and Nicole on Wynonna Earp

Waverly and Nicole kissing while expressing their love for each other on the staircase


“Dominique and Katherine really help make Waverly and Nicole the iconic couple that they are today.” —donuttrouble0


Lee Tergesen and Christopher Meloni as Tobias and Chris on Oz

Chris teaching Tobias how to wrestle


“They were one of the first mainstream gay couples on TV! Christopher and Lee have such great chemistry, but their love for each other causes them to do some truly messed-up things.” —kronus47


Brigette Lundy-Paine and Fivel Stewart as Casey and Izzie on Atypical

Casey and Izzie telling each other they're each their favorite person


“Casey and Izzie from Atypical! They start as enemies, then they develop a deep and impactful friendship, and then they finally become a couple. Their journey and chemistry are unmatched!” —muffinsfortyrus


Tituss Burgess and Mike Carlsen as Titus and Mikey on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Titus and Mikey recreating Beyoncé's "All Night" music video


“Titus and Mikey from Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt are so underrated — they’re literally goals!” —edwardsjosiah16


And Noel Fisher and Cameron Monaghan as Mickey and Ian on Shameless

Ian and Mickey taking a bath together, and Mickey telling him in a joking manner: "This is gay -- I don't think I'm *this* gay. Nope, not this gay"


“I’m watching Shameless for the first time, and Ian and Mickey’s chemistry is mind-blowing. Both characters are seriously flawed, but they would do absolutely anything for each other. The growth of each of their characters is directly tied to the other — they are the only reason I still watch the show.” —krystanl

Note: Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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