Charlie Lima, Degrassi: The Next Generation
Charlotte “Charlie” Lima (Tamara Duarte)
Charlie was a recurring character in Season 11. She was a lesbian, and had a brief friendship and romance with Fiona Coyne.
After a brief flirtation, the two started a relationship, and when Charlie was left unable to pay rent, she moved in with Fiona. Charlie, who didn’t know about Fiona’s past alcoholism, surprised her with a homemade dinner and champagne which led to an anxious Fiona calling her mother and her therapist. As a result, Fiona broke up with Charlie and moved back in with her mother.
When Fiona later ran into Charlie they decided to go to prom together. However, when Charlie later introduced Fiona to her girlfriend, Meredith, Fiona was shocked and disappointed, leading to a relapse and she started drinking again. The following episode, Fiona cancelled off their prom plans and went back to rehab and Charlie left the show.
- 8 episodes. Recurring S11
Female love interests:
- Fiona Coyne (Annie Clark, lesbian, regular, 96 episodes)
- Meredith (Amy Rutherford, lesbian, guest, 1 episode)
- Unnamed ex (off-screen, lesbian)
Relationship story arc with a woman: Yes
No male love interests
Relationship story arc with a man: No
Male love interest after being identified as a lesbian? No
Filter Relationship Arc:
Storyline during sweeps? No
 A relationship story arc is defined as explicit, developed on screen, and lasting more than 3 episodes. It is listed as questionable or subtext if romance is only implied, mentioned instead of shown on screen, part of a dream sequence, or otherwise not explicit for the viewer.
 Sweeps episodes air in February, May, July and November, the periods when advertising rates are set. A character is marked as "sweeps" when there is a very limited number of episodes that address their sexuality, all air during sweeps period, and the storyline is otherwise ignore/dropped.