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The characters in this page are canonically LGBTQ+. All entries are based on explicit confirmation either in-game, by text, or stated by their players. Characters range from main and guest player-characters to non-player characters across all Critical Role media.

Campaign One[]

Player Characters[]

Name Orientation/Gender Pronouns Note
Keyleth Demisexual she/her After a fan tweeted to Matt about their speculation of Keyleth's sexuality, he responded with "seems pretty accurate".[1]
Scanlan Shorthalt "Partially heterosexual"[fn 1][2] he/him In "The Ominous March" (1x109), Scanlan is tricked into drinking a Philter of Love by Vax'ildan and Grog, after which he first sees Percy and falls in love with him for the duration of the effect.[3] Scanlan's player, Sam, was asked by Dungeon Master Matthew Mercer how adventurous Scanlan had been in his various exploits, as the love philter only worked if the character already found the other person's gender and species attractive. Sam responded by saying "A human man? That was teenage years, baby. I've gone much further than that since then."[4]
Taryon Darrington Gay[5] he/him In "Jugs and Rods" (1x94), Tary describes a past relationship with a male tutor 10 years his senior named Lawrence, and in "The Chapter Closes" (1x115), Tary is revealed to have found Lawrence and "picked up where they left off". In "The Adventures of the Darrington Brigade" (Sx49), which takes place approximately fourteen years after the end of Campaign One, Tary and Lawrence are a married couple.[6]
Tiberius Stormwind Pansexual he/him In April 2022, a fan on Twitter asked Orion if Tiberius is Asexual. Orion answered "He is not. If anything he's Pansexual".[7]
Vax'ildan Bisexual[8] he/him Before cementing his relationship with Keyleth, Vax often flirted with Gilmore and kissed him after officially ending their courtship.[9] He was also in a relationship with a girl named Cyriel in his teenage years, and a man named Thorn a few years before joining Vox Machina.[10] Additionally, Vax stated multiple times his attraction to both men and women, once while masquerading as Scanlan in Vasselheim.[11]
Vex'ahlia Bisexual she/her She was shown to flirt with both men and women throughout the campaign, and as such is often referred to as bisexual.[12]

Guest Characters[]

Name Orientation/Gender Pronouns Notes
Zahra Hydris "Attraction to someone's soul"[13] she/her From the outset Zahra and Vex had a semi-antagonistic but very flirty and teasing relationship, and the two grew to be close friends.

NPCs[]

Name Orientation/Gender Pronouns Note
Allura Vysoren Bisexual[14] she/her She humored the flirtations of Tiberius Stormwind, but after Vox Machina's rescue mission in Kraghammer, Allura reconnected with Lady Kima of Vord. The two were later revealed to have married in "Taryon, My Wayward Son" (1x97).[15]
Artagan he/him This archfey has claimed to have at least one ex-girlfriend[16] and one ex-boyfriend.[17]
J'mon Sa Ord they/them[18] The dragon J'mon Sa Ord's humanoid form is androgynous and described as looking both and neither male nor female;[19] referenced as a boy or a girl,[20] and using gender-neutral pronouns.
Kima of Vord Lesbian she/her Early on, Grog made a few vain attempts at romancing Kima.[21] In "The Feast" (1x24), Allura implied Kima's sexuality when Tiberius Stormwind suggested a double-date with them and Grog. Allura stated that Grog and Kima would not be a good match.[22] Eventually, Kima married Allura Vysoren.[23]
Shaun Gilmore Gay he/him He was involved in a flirtatious relationship with Vax'ildan, and when visiting his childhood home in "The Streets of Ank'Harel" (1x65), Vex'ahlia found letters from Gilmore to a male lover, as confirmed in the campaign wrap-up episode of Talks Machina.[24] As of Exandria Unlimited, he went on to marry a man named Darius.

Campaign Two[]

Player Characters[]

Name Orientation/Gender Pronouns Note
Beauregard Lionett Lesbian[25] she/her Beau has had four canonical intimate encounters with various women in the campaign: Vorsah,[26] Keg,[27][28] Reani, [29] and Yasha, with whom she is currently in a serious relationship.
Caduceus Clay

Aroace (Aromantic and Asexual)[30][31]

he/him[32] When asked by Veth and Yasha about his capacity for a relationship, Caduceus responded: "Nah, I don't have time for that....I get it, it's just not really my thing. [I'm] not really into anybody. I enjoy what you all have going on, it's a lot of fun to watch...but nah, it's not really for me".[33]
Caleb Widogast Bisexual[34] he/him Liam O'Brien has confirmed that he is attracted to both Jester Lavorre[35] and Essek Thelyss,[36] the latter of whom he later enters into a relationship with,[37][38] and that he was also previously in a polyamorous relationship with both Astrid and Eadwulf.[39] In addition, Caleb initially found Fjord to be very attractive, and enjoyed being flirted with by Kingsley Tealeaf.[40][41]
Mollymauk Tealeaf
  • Gender-fluid
  • Bisexual[42]
he/him[43] As for visibility in game, in "Whispers of War" (2x18), Molly purchased a night with two companions, and when asked for his preference in male or female, he responded with "surprise me". The two companions ended up being a man and a woman.[44] Molly also tends to express himself in an androgynous manner, with sometimes a shift in expression (feminine, masculine, etc), suggesting that he experiences shifts in gender identity, with a comfort with he/him pronouns being used.
Kingsley Tealeaf he/him Kingsley showed at different points some level of attraction and flirtation towards Caleb Widogast.[45][46]
Yasha Nydoorin Lesbian[47] she/her Before meeting the Mighty Nein, Yasha was married to Zuala, a fellow member of the Dolorav tribe. Their marriage, which was kept secret until its discovery by the tribe, served as an integral part of Yasha's backstory and overall character development. She is currently in a newfound relationship with Beauregard Lionett following the events of "Worth Fighting For" (2x126). Additionally, Ashley Johnson included a song titled "Pussy is God" on her second Yasha playlist, captioning it "Favored Terrain. sry not sry".[48]

Guest Characters[]

Name Orientation/Gender Pronouns Note
Calianna Mordsson Lesbian[49] she/her
Keg Bisexual[50] she/her Keg often found Beauregard to be attractive, her actress Ashly saying "Keg is aroused" in response to many of Beau's actions.[51][52] She had a sexual affair with Beau as well.[53]
Reani Bisexual she/her Reani was planning to marry an elven woman named Fen before their disagreements split them apart, and she showed her attraction to Essek Thelyss in game[54] and to Caleb, as confirmed by player Mica Burton on Talks Machina.[55] Additionally, Reani gave a rose to and shared a kiss with Beauregard, afterwords spending unspecified alone time together.[56] Mica later joked on Pub Draw that Beau and Reani had slept together, which Marisha then confirmed on the following episode of Talks Machina.[57]

NPCs[]

Name Orientation/Gender Pronouns Note
Bryce Feelid Non-binary[58] genderfluid[59] they/them
Dairon she/they[60][61]
Dolan Thrym he/him Dolan and Horris Thrym are married men.[62]
Horris Thrym he/him
Essek Thelyss he/him He is confirmed to be in a current romantic relationship with Caleb.[37][38][65]
Eadwulf he/him Eadwulf was in a polyamorous romantic relationship with a man and a woman, Caleb and Astrid Becke.[39]
The Gentleman he/him While talking to Jester about his past and perspective on his life in "The Threads Converge" (2x85), the Gentleman said it was "easy to get lost in alcohol, drugs, women and men..."
Jourrael she/they[66]
Khemdal Dust Transgender man[67] he/him
Leylas Kryn she/her Leylas and Quana Kryn are both women in a relationship with one another that withstand through multiple lifetimes. Matt stated on Talks Machina that "they've both lived lives as men, women, both, neither" and that "gender and sexuality make a lot less sense when you've lived multiple lives in multiple shoes, and it just becomes people".[68]
Lucien Tavelle he/him (as himself) Lucien manifested some level of attraction and flirtation towards Caleb Widogast,[69] and had slept with men in the past.[70] As the Nonagon, he was genderfluid.
Marion Lavorre she/her Marion referred to her clientele as "an army of men, women, and people in between".[71] Matt later confirmed on Twitter that "Marion caters to all clients she deems worthy, regardless of gender".[72]
Otis Brunkel he/she/they[73]
Quana Kryn she/her Quana and Leylas Kryn are both women in a relationship with one another that withstand through multiple lifetimes. Matt stated on Talks Machina that "they've both lived lives as men, women, both, neither" and that "gender and sexuality make a lot less sense when you've lived multiple lives in multiple shoes, and it just becomes people".[68]
Uraya Hythenos they/them[74]
Terra (Kotho) Transgender woman[67] she/her
Tyffial Wase she/her She had a relationship with Briyakar Jurrell.[75]
Umadon he/him Umadon is attracted to more than one gender, and the succubus and incubus that were manipulating him used both male and female bugbear forms to seduce him in dreams.[76]
Yudala Fon Agender[77] they/them[77] High Curator of the Cobalt Soul.
Yussa Errenis Transgender man[67] he/him

Campaign Three[]

Player Characters[]

Name Orientation/Gender Pronouns Note
Ashton Greymoore he/they[78][79] Ashton is attracted to Fearne and has even kissed her. He has also stated that he finds Essek Thelyss hot,[80] and Braius Doomseed pretty.[81]
Braius Doomseed he/him When he joined Bells Hells he flirted with Dorian Storm,[82] complimented both Fearne Calloway[83] and Ashton,[84] and was interested in knowing if both Imogen Temult[85] and Orym were single.[86] Sam Riegel describes him as being "into any and everyone".[87]
Chetney Pock O'Pea he/him Chetney is notably flirtatious, and although he focused his attention mostly on Fearne, he has expressed attraction to men as well, on several occasions, including Khalil Benes[88] and Manad;[89] he also joked with his friends about a brief romance he had had with a dwarven glassblade of Uthodurn while they weren't present.[90] Moreover, he said he would "offer his services" of sexual relaxation to Laudna, Orym, and Ashton if they felt left out due to his threesome with Deanna and Fearne.[91] Travis also confirmed to Sam it wasn't impossible for Braius to seduce his werewolf.[92] Chetney also showcased gender non-conformity earlier on in the campaign, when he wore a grey dress to the Ball that Bells Hells was invited to in "Make It Fashion" (3x12) and "A Dance of Deception" (3x13).
Fearne Calloway she/her Fearne is very open about her promiscuity and as such has openly been flirtatious with others regardless of race or age whether it's men (like Pretty and Chetney Pock O'Pea) or women (like Opal and Poska), even stating that she'll "probably make [her] rounds" through all of Bells Hells.[93] She shared a passionate night with Chetney and Deanna Leimert in the Savalirwood.[94] She has feelings for Ashton Greymoore too.[95]
Fresh Cut Grass he/they[96] FCG uses he/they pronouns, and so far has only shown romantic feelings towards FRIDA, an aeormaton like him. Given the origin of both as beings created outside of the understanding of gender and sex that other humanoids and cultures have, their relationship can be seen as inherently queer.
Imogen Temult she/her She and Laudna always had a close friendship, expressing often how much they loved each other. However, after several days' separation, Imogen, who was no longer able to read Laudna's thoughts (due to her Circlet of the Hidden Eye) asked for permission to kiss her, and the warlock agreed.[97]
Laudna she/her In her youth she had a crush on Whitestone Andy, although it was unrequited (and not at all deserved).[98] She and Imogen always had a close friendship, expressing often how much they loved each other. However, after several days' separation, Imogen asked for permission to kiss her, and the warlock agreed. Laudna initiated a second kiss after the sorcerer assured her that she was not a bad person,[99] and in later episodes, Laudna would call Imogen her girlfriend.
Orym Gay he/him He had a husband, Will.[100] When Dusk attempted to hit on him, he stated he was only interested in men.[101]

Guest Characters[]

Name Orientation/Gender Pronouns Note
Dusk Bisexual she/they[102] She asked Laudna on a date,[103] and hit on Orym.[104]
F.R.I.D.A. they/them Christian Navarro confirmed that FRIDA used they/them pronouns, although being fluid enough to feel comfortable if other pronouns were used instead.[105]
Deanna Leimert she/her She had a passionate fling with Chetney Pock O'Pea in the past and eventually married a man called Dustel. After being resurrected she eventually met Chetney again, joining his group, and although she was still attracted to him, she also noted the attractiveness of Fearne Calloway. This eventually led to the fact that, as the two gnomes prepared to spend time together in the Savalirwood, Deanna invited the faun, and the three of them shared a passionate night.[106]

NPCs[]

Name Orientation/Gender Pronouns Note
Gavis Aranda Non-binary All[107] In their first appearance in the episode, "A Dance of Deception" (3x13), Gavis was described as, "androgynous and reminiscent of David Bowie." When the soon-to-be Bells Hells met her, he was wearing a broad-shouldered gold garment, flat shoes, and "fantastic" eye make-up. Ze first met Dorian and Fearne during a party that the group was invited to by interrupting the two's conversation, where Gavis would introduce zemself and state that he goes by "any pronouns."
Dancer Lesbian she/her Dancer had a tempestuous on-again-off-again intimate romantic relationship with Esmer, the female proprietor of Finders Takers in Bassuras.[108] When in combat FCG suggested that she should use Pussy II (her automaton) against General Ratanish, she said "There is a first time for everything", implying she's not attracted to men.[109]
Duasad Keef Transgender man he/him Duasad, a noble from the Clovis Concord and member of the Golden Grin, is a transgender man, having transitioned as a young adult with the help of a mage.[110][111]
Esmer Balenta she/her Esmer was in an intimate romantic relationship with Dancer,[112] a tinkerer from Bassuras.
Evithorir it/they[113][114]
Gus he/him Gus, one of the Green Seekers, was once in a relationship with another man, Ogdes Friez, a foreman in the Underrush Mines of Jrusar.[115]
King Imathan Talviel he/him During a conversation about relationships in which King Talviel stated his days of romance were long past, Imogen's Detect Thoughts allowed her to see the memory of a younger elven man Imathan remembered with sadness, strongly implying he was a former romantic interest.[116]
Jenaya he/they[117] Being under the effects of Dorian's Charm Person the tiefling not only acted as a friendly acquaintance, but he started behaving flirtatiously around the genasi, suggesting some level of attraction towards him.[118]
Milo Krook Non-binary they/them[119] Matthew Mercer described Milo as a non-binary human and has used they/them pronouns consistently for them.[120]
Ogdes Friez he/him Ogdes, a foreman in the Underrush Mines of Jrusar was once in a relationship with another man, Gus, one of the Green Seekers.[121]
Otohan Thull she/they[122]
Ometho he/they[123]
Sahyaadon she/they/it[124][125]
Terrawyn they/them[126] A former associate of FCG.
Violet she/they[127]
Xandis Non-binary[128] they/he/she[fn 2] The Captain of the skyship Silver Sun, they were described to be non-binary when Matthew Mercer introduced them to Bells Hells, using they/them predominantly. Although the Captain had a multitude of pronouns used for them by either NPCs, or by the cast players, occasionally (such as she/her and he/him), that would usually be corrected back to they/them.
Yome they/them[129] Yome is a scribe at the Starpoint Conservatory Library in Jrusar.[130]

Exandria Unlimited[]

Player Characters[]

Name Orientation/Gender Pronouns Note
Dariax Zaveon "A little bit" aro/ace he/him Dariax has had relationships in the past, but he doesn't seek them actively, and he doesn't think about romance very often. Moreover, he has had a relationship with a woman, Deni$e Bembachula, and wouldn't be against a relationship with a man, Dorian Storm.[131]
Laerryn Coramar-Seelie Bisexual[132] she/her
Zerxus Ilerez he/him Zerxus had a husband, Evandrin Alterra.[133]

NPCs[]

Name Orientation/Gender Pronouns Notes
Elam Genar she/her Elam and Tetrarch Umejii, both female, spent a night together before the latter for the Iron Authority in a research mission. It is heavily implied they have an affair going on.[134]
Evandrin Alterra he/him Evadrin was married to Zerxus Ilerez.
Jhessho Non-binary they/them[135] Jhessho, a firetamer stationed at the Flamereach Outpost.
Poska Bisexual[136] she/her
Tetrarch Thrascuur they/them[137]
Tetrarch Umejii she/her Umejii and Elam Genar, both female, spent a night together before the latter for the Iron Authority in a research mission. It is heavily implied they have an affair going on.[138]

Other Characters in Exandria[]

The following characters have appeared or been mentioned in other media set in Exandria, but have yet to appear in a campaign.

Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting[]

Name Orientation/Gender Pronouns Note
Ardokles he/him Ardokles and Vasilios, respectively the City-King and War-King of the cloud giant city of Jovatthon, are both married men.[139]
Corellon Gender-fluid[140][141] They/them/theirs[140]
Erathis she/her Erathis is a feminine deity, whose lover is Melora.[142][140]
Melora she/her Melora is a feminine deity, whose lover is Erathis.[142][140]
Sammanar Non-binary they/them James Haeck confirmed they created this archfey as a response to the lack of non-binary characters they had encountered in TTRPG books by 2016.[143][144]
Vasilios he/him Vasilios and Ardokles, respectively the City-King and War-King of the cloud giant city of Jovatthon, are both married men.[139]

Explorer's Guide to Wildemount[]

Name Orientation/Gender Pronouns Note
The Buyer Non-binary[145] they/them[145] A mysterious elf who purchases artifacts found in Eiselcross.[145]
Dratto they/them[146] An orc member of the Grudge Gang who also works for the Mardoon family as thief.[146]
Ereldra Icozrin Gender-fluid[147] they/them[147] A Rosohnan harpist and spy for the Children of Malice.[147]
Fenton he/him Fenton and Irven, traveling booksellers found in Palebank Village during the Frozen Sick adventure, are both men married to one another.[148]
Hayden Non-binary[149] they/them[149] Crown Marshal of the Righteous Brand.[149]
Irven he/him[148] Irven and Fenton, traveling booksellers found in Palebank Village during the Frozen Sick adventure, are both men married to one another.[148]
Olesya Lapidus Transgender woman she/her Marquis of Port Damali who transitioned early in her youth.[150][67]
Vreya Trestilya Agender[151] A merchant drow who sells ranged weaponry and simple hunters' traps in Urzin.[151]

Kith & Kin[]

Name Orientation/Gender Pronouns Note
Fida she/her Fida, a bowyer from Westruun, is attracted to women. She flirted with Vex'ahlia and asked her out to drinks.[152][153]
Junel Non-binary they/them The cook for the miners and Sencha's partner.[154]
Tharyn Non-binary they/them A member of the Verdant Guard who escorted Vax'ildan and Vex'ahlia to Syngorn for the first time.[155]
Thorn he/him Thorn is attracted to men. He flirted with Vax'ildan and kissed him multiple times during Vax's stay with the miners.[156][157][158] He also flirted with Vex'ahlia.[159]

The Nine Eyes of Lucien[]

Name Orientation/Gender Pronouns Note
Brevyn Oakbender she/her She slept with both Lucien Tavelle and a "nubile elf".[160]
Briyakar Jurrell she/her She had a relationship with Tyffial Wase.[161]

Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting Reborn[]

Name Orientation/Gender Pronouns Note
Azgrah he/him When still at his prime, the duergar champion Azgrah courted Prince Lhebeno, which suggests he has some level of attraction towards his gender.[162]
Cressida Holt Non-binary[163] she/they[163] Cressida also shows interest in people of different genders.[164]
Nalys Ildareth Non-binary[165] they/them[165]
Shirkuh Marín Transgender man he/him Shirkuh descibed as being "born a girl" and later transitioning and naming himself after his great-granduncle.[166]
Vesh she/her Her orgies include "people of all genders and ancestries".[167]

The Legend of Vox Machina[]

Name Orientation/Gender Pronouns Note
Tavern Keeper Non-binary/Gender nonconforming The changeling tavern keeper seen in "The Terror of Tal'Dorei - Part 1" (LVM1x01). Their gender, as well as their race and design, was decided by the fan community through a poll.[168]

Specials[]

"Critical Role Extra – The Return of Liam!" (Sx15)[]

Name Orientation/Gender Pronouns Note
Dren she/her Dren was in love with Devan Bluebutton, a female halfling and her partner in crime. Even when confronted with the possibility that Devan might betray her, she stayed loyal to her lover.

"Critical Role One-Shot: Once Upon a Fairytale Cruise" (Sx28)[]

Name Orientation/Gender Pronouns Note
Peter Pan he/him Peter Pan is mostly attracted to women, but is also attracted to men.[169] During the course of the cruise, he has flirted with female and male characters, and shared a passionate kiss with the Hatter.
The Hatter he/him The Hatter is attracted to men and women. He has flirted with female and male characters, and kissed both Peter Pan and Wendy Darling.
The Scarecrow he/him The Scarecrow flirts with almost everyone he runs into, regardless of gender. When asked by Peter Pan if he was attracted by men, the Scarecrow seemed very confused, and said he didn't know.[170][presumed]
Wendy Darling she/her Although Wendy is only seen flirting with male characters, Peter says that she once had a summer fling with a mermaid.[171][presumed]

"Cinderbrush: A Monsterhearts Story" (Sx51)[]

Name Orientation/Gender Pronouns Note
AF Flowers Non-binary they/them[172] After a classmate referred to them as a woman, AF corrected them, saying they don't identify as one. AF's pronouns are a new thing they're trying out, and it's what they feel most comfortable with.[173] AF has shown interest in people of various genders, having kissed both Jamie Wrenly and Sasha Murasaki.
Jamie Wrenly he/they[172] They have flirted with and kissed people of various genders, although they don't seem to care much for romantic relationships.

"Generation Nord" (Sx72)[]

Name Orientation/Gender Pronouns Note
Wrigley Rincon/Rigglemethis89 he/him He called actor Kiefer Sutherland hot, forwarded naked photos of a man to himself and has shown attraction to Lucas Dankworth.

LGBTQ+ Gallery[]

References[]

Notes:

  1. Scanlan was shown to be attracted to both men and women throughout the campaign and confirmed by Sam Riegel as only "partially heterosexual".
  2. Eshteross used she/her pronouns when talking about Xandis in "Promise and Potential" (3x22) and he/him in "In Too Deep" (3x14). They/them was used consistently throughout "To The Skies" (3x23)

Citations:

  1. See Matt's tweet.
  2. Twitter logo Sam Riegel (@samriegel) on Twitter: "I don't know what you call it. But whatever he is, it's not 100% heterosexual." (2016-11-27). (backup link)
  3. See "The Ominous March" (1x109) at 0:29:30.
  4. See "The Ominous March" (1x109) at 41:00.
  5. See "Jugs and Rods" (1x94) at 2:29:42.  "I have now known a woman... and I get it now. I see the appeal— I understand. Women are soft and tender and... they are not for me."
  6. See "The Adventures of the Darrington Brigade" (Sx49) at 0:15:17.
  7. See Orion's tweet.
  8. See "Critical Role Q&A and Battle Royale: Take II" (Sx10) at 1:21:09.
  9. See "Echoes of the Past" (1x38) at 1:01:58.
  10. See Critical Role: Vox Machina - Kith & Kin, p. ?.
  11. Vax'ildan explains that he enjoys the form of a beautiful woman, and when asked why he limits himself, responds with "Who says I do?"  See "Trial of the Take: Part 3" (1x20) at 2:05:40.
  12. Twitter logo Laura Bailey (@laurabaileyvo) on Twitter: "All these #CriticalRole ships... Vex needs to find herself a man. Or a woman." (2015-10-06). (backup link)
  13. See "Critical Role Q&A and Battle Royale!" (Sx08) at 1:32:18.  According to Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, "Zahra has not had many friends in her life. [..] and those that she does have, the few she holds very dear [..] it's a level of passion that goes beyond the plane of physical, attractive. There's an attraction to someone's soul"
  14. See at TM.[citation needed]  as confirmed by Matthew Mercer
  15. See "Taryon, My Wayward Son" (1x97) at 1:28:53.
  16. See "The Echo Tree" (1x63) at 4:03:44.
  17. The Tales of Exandria: Artagan #1
  18. Matt confirmed J'mon uses they/them pronouns on Twitter
  19. See "The Streets of Ank'Harel" (1x65) at 4:10:25.
  20. See "The Streets of Ank'Harel" (1x65) at 1:04:20.  Jarett heard J'mon Sa Ord was referenced as a girl or as a boy
  21. Travis refers to Grog's efforts in the Q&A following the 10th streamed episode.  See "K'Varn Revealed" (1x10) at 4:12:57.  In the same episode at 2:01:27, Scanlan attempts to cast Suggestion on Kima to make her more receptive to Grog's advances, but is immediately and firmly shut down.
  22. See "The Feast" (1x24) at 3:05:01.
  23. See "Taryon, My Wayward Son" (1x97) at 1:28:53.
  24. See "Talks Machina: Campaign Wrap-up" (Sx31) at 1:26:09.
  25. See "Talks Machina #77: 'The Stalking Nightmare'" (TMx77) from 16:12 through 16:34.  Brian brought up to Marisha Beau's nickname "The Disaster Lesbian", who called it "accurate".
  26. See "Converging Fury" (2x27) at 1:53:43.
  27. See "The Stalking Nightmare" (2x29) at 4:13:55.
  28. See "The Journey Home" (2x30) at 1:13:27.
  29. See "Refjorged" (2x76) at 4:33:12.
  30. Twitter logo Taliesin Jaffe (@executivegoth) on Twitter: "My old ass had to google the term just to make sure it meant what I thought it meant because old. But yes, Cad has no romantic interest." (2020-11-12).
  31. See "Talks Machina #150: Discussing up to C2E115 - Fetching Fables & Frosty Friends" (TMx150) at 0:21:14.
  32. Caduceus has consistently used he/him pronouns through Campaign Two. Although in Critical Role Cast REACTS to Statues of Themselves 🤣 | Sideshow Con 2023 Taliesin used "their" once to refer to his character at 5:20, during "The Mighty Nein Reunion: Echoes of the Solstice" (Sx79) Caduceus continued using he/him.
  33. See "An Open Window" (2x114) at 0:45:33.
  34. See "Talks Machina #157: Discussing Up to C2E131 - Into the Eye" (TMx157) at 1:01:39.  Liam describes the potential of Caleb being around Astrid, Eadwulf, Essek, and Jester at once as a "bisexual maelstrom".
  35. See "Talks Machina #143: 'Family Shatters'" (TMx143) from 0:45:07 through 0:46:51.
  36. See "Talks Machina #147: Discussing Up to 'New Homes and Old Friends'" (TMx147) from 1:26:44 through 1:30:00.
  37. 37.0 37.1 Liam confirmed that Caleb and Essek were in a romantic relationship on twitter
  38. 38.0 38.1 Matt confirmed that Caleb and Essek were in a romantic relationship on twitter
  39. 39.0 39.1 Liam confirmed Caleb was in a romantic relationship with both Astrid and Eadwulf on Twitter
  40. See "Critical Role Campaign 2 Wrap Up" (Sx56) at 1:21:41.  Liam confirms that Caleb thought Fjord was "super hot" at the beginning of the campaign.
  41. See "Fond Farewells" (2x141) at 5:30:53.  Kingsley gives Caleb a tap on the butt, which Caleb enjoys.
  42. See an interview on the DnD Beyond twitch channel confirming Mollymauk's gender and sexuality.
  43. See "Talks Machina #49: 'Curious Beginnings'" (TMx49) at 0:06:08.  Taliesin says that Molly's pronouns are he/him, adding "but I don't think that he would take offense at anything".
  44. See "Whispers of War" (2x18) at 2:30:10.
  45. See "Fond Farewells" (2x141) at 1:03:31.
  46. See "Fond Farewells" (2x141) at 5:30:41.
  47. See "The Ruined Sliver" (2x104) at 1:11:30.  Caleb referring to Beau and Yasha, "Mixing it up! I transform and grab the lesbians and take off."
  48. See Ashley's Yasha playlist here.
  49. Twitter logo Mark Hulmes (@sherlock_hulmes) on Twitter: "Hahah. In terms of relationships, Cali probably doesn't really know herself yet. Like Jester she's never even kissed anyone before, and spent most of her life reclused from people. I think she would lean more towards liking girls though." (2018-11-20).
  50. See "The Stalking Nightmare" (2x29) at 1:20:08Shakäste: "We'll get a keg later, Keg." ASHLY: "Keg is aroused?" MATT: "Question mark?" ASHLY: "I go both ways, baby!"
  51. See "Found & Lost" (2x26) at 1:43:04.
  52. See "The Sun Tree" (1x28) at 1:16:46.
  53. See "The Journey Home" (2x30) at 1:13:15.
  54. See "Manifold Morals" (2x74) at 3:55:40.
  55. See "Talks Machina #123: 'Manifold Morals'" (TMx123) from 0:48:00 through 0:51:50.
  56. See "Refjorged" (2x76) at 4:33:12.
  57. See "Talks Machina #125: 'Refjorged', 'Dalen's Closet' & 'A Tangled Web'" (TMx125).[citation needed]
  58. Matthew Mercer responded to a question about Bryce's gender on Twitter.
  59. See "The Open Road" (2x05) at 1:25:42
  60. See "Family Gathering" (2x71) at 0:24:12.
  61. Matthew responded to a question about Dairon's pronouns on Twitter.
  62. See "Zemnian Nights" (2x11) at 2:22:47.
  63. Twitter logo Matthew Mercer (@matthewmercer) on Twitter: "I personally feel Essek is MLM, though hasn’t been involved with anyone in a loooong time. His guarded persona makes for mistrust, and relationships are a risk not worth taking ...well, until he met this one wizard." (2021-06-04).
  64. Twitter logo Matthew Mercer (@matthewmercer) on Twitter: "Aye, Demi as well, now that I think about it!" (2021-06-04).
  65. Phrased as "would be together for a while."  See "Fond Farewells" (2x141) at 6:46:23.
  66. See Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting Reborn, p. 244.
  67. 67.0 67.1 67.2 67.3 Matt confirmed five trans Exandrian NPCs on Trans Visibility Day on Twitter
  68. 68.0 68.1 See "Talks Machina #137: 'Lingering Wounds' & 'Bathhouses and Bastions'" (TMx137) from 0:54:57 through 0:56:00.  Matt stated that the woman behind Leylas's throne was the High General of the Kryn, and the Bright Queen's partner through multiple lifetimes.
  69. See "Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained" (2x122) at 1:32:00.
  70. Critical Role: The Mighty Nein - The Nine Eyes of Lucien, p. 203.
  71. See "Homeward Bound" (2x48) at 2:36:35.
  72. Twitter logo Matthew Mercer (@matthewmercer) on Twitter: "Marion caters to all clients that she deems worthy, regardless of gender. And just to clarify, companionship comes in many different forms, not just physical. Even the biggest asshole might just need someone to confide in, and she sees her services in helping curb such assholes with guidance a grand service." (2020-03-03).
  73. Confirmed by Matt in a tweet
  74. See "A Walk to Warmer Welcomes" (2x124) at 3:25:10.
  75. Critical Role: The Mighty Nein - The Nine Eyes of Lucien, p. 197.
  76. See "Well Beneath" (2x54) from 2:37:58 through 2:40:06.
  77. 77.0 77.1 See "Punishment and Politics" (2x87) at 2:49:51.
  78. See "The Draw of Destiny" (3x01) at 49:46.
  79. See "4-Sided Dive: Why Are You Like This?!" (4SDx08).  When asked about Ashton's name, Taliesin stated that the reason why he chose it was because it sounded "punk and genderless" and that it was inspired by a friend of his named Ash.
  80. See "Ancient Sins" (3x97) at 1:21:19.
  81. See "The Nox Engine" (3x98) at 1:23:02.
  82. See "The Nox Engine" (3x98) at 1:04:09.
  83. See "The Nox Engine" (3x98) at 1:05:54.
  84. See "The Nox Engine" (3x98) at 1:23:02.
  85. See "The Nox Engine" (3x98) at 1:53:25.
  86. See "The Nox Engine" (3x98) at 3:40:10.
  87. See "4-Sided Dive: Suddenly Samuel" (4SDx25) at 1:21:40.
  88. See "Pyrrhic Return" (3x35) at 1:58:53.
  89. See "Compulsions" (3x40) at 3:50:21.
  90. See "Treacherous Toys" (3x54) at 0:20:04.
  91. See "A Path of Vengeance" (3x65) at 0:21:20.
  92. See "Critical Role FULL PANEL" (Florida Supercon 2024) at 0:27:10.
  93. See "Heart-to-Heartmoor" (3x17) at 46:46.
  94. See "Escape From The Past" (3x58) from 3:26:04 through 3:28:42.
  95. See "Fractures" (3x78) at 56:01.
  96. See "The Draw of Destiny" (3x01) at 48:37.
  97. See "A Path of Vengeance" (3x65) from 1:10:25 through 1:11:50.
  98. See "4-Sided Dive: Kiss and Tell" (4SDx16) at 0:18:05.
  99. See "A Path of Vengeance" (3x65) from 1:11:14 through 1:13:46.
  100. See "Heart-to-Heartmoor" (3x17) at 3:40:19.
  101. See "A Race for the Prize" (3x27) from 1:31:15 through 1:32:21.
  102. See "The Hellcatch Valley" (3x24) at 2:14:28.
  103. See "A Race for the Prize" (3x27) at 50:00.
  104. See "A Race for the Prize" (3x27) from 1:31:15 through 1:32:21.
  105. Still They/Them but I believe FRIDA is fluid enough in their masculinity and femininity that either pronoun is fine.
  106. See "Escape From The Past" (3x58) at 3:28:42.
  107. See "A Dance of Deception" (3x13) at 1:59:01.
  108. See "Hidden Truths" (3x26) at 1:49:28.  See also "Hidden Truths" (3x26) at 1:52:20
  109. See "Embattled in Bassuras" (3x70) at 2:53:34.
  110. See Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, p. 56.
  111. See "A Dance of Deception" (3x13) at 2:38:06.  Keef's Campaign 3 appearance
  112. See "Hidden Truths" (3x26) at 1:49:28.  See also "Hidden Truths" (3x26) at 1:52:20
  113. See "A Haunted Past" (3x63) at 0:58:52.
  114. See "A Haunted Past" (3x63) at 1:48:47.
  115. See "The Tunnels Below" (3x15) at 2:02:51.
  116. See "Hope Within History" (3x55) at 1:05:01.
  117. See "On the Trail of a Killer" (3x04) at 2:30:53.
  118. See "On the Trail of a Killer" (3x04) at 2:30:53.
  119. See "The Draw of Destiny" (3x01) at 48:37.
  120. See "The Draw of Destiny" (3x01) at 0:48:37.
  121. See "The Tunnels Below" (3x15) at 2:02:51.
  122. See "A Race for the Prize" (3x27) from 2:36:20 through 2:38:30.
  123. See "Call of the Wild" (3x41) from 1:06:38 through 1:08:33.
  124. See "Compulsions" (3x40) at 3:32:53.  Matt refers to Sahyaadon as "she" and "they".
  125. See "Call of the Wild" (3x41) at 1:25:40.  The beast is referred to as "it". At 1:27:16 and "Call of the Wild" (3x41), Matt uses "her".
  126. See "Make It Fashion" (3x12) at 2:47:39.
  127. See "Ominous Lectures" (3x45) from 0:31:41 through 0:38:51.
  128. See "To The Skies" (3x23) at 1:18:42.
  129. See "Make It Fashion" (3x12) at 2:56:18.
  130. See "Make It Fashion" (3x12) at 2:56:18.
  131. See "4-Sided Dive: Still Blessed" (4SDx23) at 0:39:28.
  132. Laerryn was confirmed to be bisexual by Aabria Iyengar on Tumblr.
  133. See "Excelsior" (E3x01) at 20:44.
  134. See "The Gift Among the Green" (E1x06) at 1:21:24.
  135. See "The Oh No Plateau" (E1x02) at 2:02:58.
  136. Twitter logo Aabria Iyengar (@quiddie) on Twitter: "Oh for sure! And whether or not I know, it's totes not my place to drop PC lore! No snitching lol. Now the NPCs so far... disaster bis. The lot of 'em." (2021-06-27). (backup link)
  137. See "The Gift Among the Green" (E1x06) at 1:59:53.
  138. See "The Gift Among the Green" (E1x06) at 1:21:24.
  139. 139.0 139.1 See Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting, p. 124.
  140. 140.0 140.1 140.2 140.3 See Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, p. 22.
  141. See Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting, p. 14.
  142. 142.0 142.1 See Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting, p. 18.
  143. Twitter logo James Haeck (@jamesjhaeck) on Twitter: "In 2016, making the Tal'Dorei book with @matthewmercer, I wrote a few archfey names and titles, like "Potentate Sammanar, They-Who-Walk-Unseen." I hadn't seen a nonbinary character in a TTRPG book before. Now it's 2023, I've come out as nb, and Sammanar is in the show. Love. <3" (2023-12-08).
  144. See Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting, p. 123.
  145. 145.0 145.1 145.2 See Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, p. 129.
  146. 146.0 146.1 See Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, p. 219.
  147. 147.0 147.1 147.2 See Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, p. 47.
  148. 148.0 148.1 148.2 See Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, p. 241.
  149. 149.0 149.1 149.2 See Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, p. 37.
  150. See Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, p. 44.
  151. 151.0 151.1 See Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, p. 251.
  152. See Critical Role: Vox Machina - Kith & Kin, pp. 31–32.
  153. See Critical Role: Vox Machina - Kith & Kin, p. 354.
  154. See Critical Role: Vox Machina - Kith & Kin, p. 107.
  155. See Critical Role: Vox Machina - Kith & Kin, p. 66.
  156. See Critical Role: Vox Machina - Kith & Kin, p. 172.
  157. See Critical Role: Vox Machina - Kith & Kin, p. 254.
  158. See Critical Role: Vox Machina - Kith & Kin, p. 346.
  159. See Critical Role: Vox Machina - Kith & Kin, pp. 344–345.
  160. Critical Role: The Mighty Nein - The Nine Eyes of Lucien, p. 69.
  161. Critical Role: The Mighty Nein - The Nine Eyes of Lucien, p. 197.
  162. See Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting Reborn, p. 40.
  163. 163.0 163.1 See Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting Reborn, p. 60.
  164. See Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting Reborn, p. 173.
  165. 165.0 165.1 See Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting Reborn, p. 170.
  166. See Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting Reborn, p. 174.
  167. See Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting Reborn, p. 42.
  168. See Tavern Keeper Build | The Legend of Vox Machina
  169. See "Critical Role One-Shot: Once Upon a Fairytale Cruise" (Sx28) at 00:26:50.
  170. See "Critical Role One-Shot: Once Upon a Fairytale Cruise" (Sx28) at 00:26:50.
  171. See "Critical Role One-Shot: Once Upon a Fairytale Cruise" (Sx28) at 2:30:29.
  172. 172.0 172.1 See "Cinderbrush: A Monsterhearts Story" (Sx51) at 32:13.
  173. See "Cinderbrush: A Monsterhearts Story" (Sx51) at 32:18.

Art:

  1. Fan art of Beau with the lesbian flag, by Domirine (source). Used with permission.
  2. Fan art of Caleb thinking about his crushes, by Toby Sharp (source). Used with permission.
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