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From Elmer Fudd to Scooby Doo's Velma, we name the cartoon characters who we've always thought would make excellent out-and-proud Saturday Morning gay icons.


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1. The Great Gazoo, The Flintstones

He's the cartoon equivalent of Vincente Minelli. Case closed.

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2. Velma Dinkley, Scooby Doo

Always losing her glasses and being like a major bummer 24/7, we'd like to think that Velma is living happily ever after in Fresno, teaching self defense and running her own detective agency with her wife and business partner, Daphne.

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3. Secret Squirrel, The Atom Ant/Secret Squirrel Show

There something asexual about Secret Squirrel and for us that means one of two things: He's gay or he's a Scientologist.

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4. Peppermint Pattie and Marci, Peanuts
The Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas of the cartoon world.

penelope-pitstop_L01.jpg5.Penelope Pitstop, Wacky Races
If they made a live-action version of Wacky Races, she'd be played by Portia de Rossi.

Snagglepuss.jpg6. Snagglepuss, The Yogi Bear Show
About as Queeny-Catskills-Comedian as they come, even!

Screen Shot 2014-06-27 at 1.53.19 PM.png7. Cruella de Vil, One Hundred and One Dalmatians
One word: transitioning.

2896557606_67d34ee206.jpg8. Squiddly Diddly, The Atom Ant/Secret Squirrel Show
Girl.

Mr. Toad.jpg9. Mr. Toad
He's either gay or he's Hamish Bowles' amphibian ancestor.


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10. Pepe Le Pew, Looney Tunes
We know Pepe's all about tail,but it's like, WE GET IT. The lady doth protest too much, if you know what we mean.

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11. He-Man, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
A muscle-daddy with a super-cute bob and a thing for harnesses, short shorts and boots.  So...yeah.

char_cogsworth2.jpg12. Cogsworth, Beauty and the Beast
We wish him and Lumiere a life of happiness. May their flame burn for time. 

tumblr_lywkg1flvu1r3awfi.jpg13. Ursula, The Little Mermaid
What lesbian can resist underwater butt cleavage?


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14. Rosie, The Jestsons
About as butch as they come.

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15. Smithers, The Simpsons
Though Marge's droller-than-droll chain-smoking sister Patty Bouvier is the only out and proud character on The Simpsons, we'll always have a soft-spot on our hearts for closeted cutie Smithers. Maybe on season 69 he'll finally come out as Q. 

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16. SpongeBob, SpongeBob SquarePants
Asexual, charming, and enough to make Focus on the Family run screaming into the night.

Elmer-Fudd-wallpaper.jpg17. Elmer Fudd, Looney Tunes
Closeted Jesse Helms realness.

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18.Tasmanian Devil, Looney Tunes
A bossy bottom if we've ever seen one.

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19. Hamton J. Pig, Tiny Toon Adventures
F to M nasty pig.

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20. Yosemite Sam, Looney Tunes

His handlebar mustache gives us strong un-re-constructed '70s Castro-daddy vibes.


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21. Betty Boop
Lotta Weimar group sex in her past.

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22. Bluto, Popeye
Just add a dick outline and he's a Tom of Finland guy. We've definitely seen that torso on Grindr.


riffraff.png23. Riff Raff, Heathcliff
What lesbian doesn't love an over-accesorized pussy? 

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24. Tigger, Winnie the Poo
A coked out club queen who's into party and play. Willing to travel.


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25. The Wonder Twins
, Super Friends.
Gender-fluid crime fighters in a world where everyone looks like a chic lez.
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