By Nicholas Williams (@kuroi_lion)

Unbeknown to many is that there are quite a few gay and lesbian video game characters. We're not talking about the characters that mock or bash gays like insanely offensive Facebook game, Call of Taburetka where you beat up LGBT protesters or "Ash" the mini-boss character in Streets of Rage 3 who you have to pummel as he leaps around flamboyantly.

With June being LGBT pride month, we found it appropriate to highlight the video game characters that aren't representative of an "Ash" or other stereotypical gay character. These are The Coolest LGBT Video Game Characters Ever.

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