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Which “Gilmore Girls” Character Are You? Based on Your Star Sign.

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at U Mass Amherst chapter.

After re-watching Gilmore Girls for the fifth time, I’ve come to know and understand the characters’ traits a bit more than the first time watching the show. Here is each zodiac sign that matches each character to see who you align with the best.

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Taurus: Lorelai Gilmore 

If you are a Taurus, you’re Lorelai Gilmore. Ambitious, responsible, and reliable. 

Taurus represents the bull, which can be associated with stubbornness and indecisiveness. Taurus’ are dedicated to anything they put their mind to. Lorelai is stubborn, loyal, and family oriented. She is always there for those she loves and doesn’t back down from what comes to her mind. 

Libra: Rory Gilmore

If you are a Libra, you’re Rory Gilmore. Adaptable, well-balanced, and idealistic.

Libra’s represent the Scales, which can be associated with harmony and balance. Libra’s like to keep the peace between their social circles, whether that be family or friends. As for Rory, she keeps the balance and harmony between her mom and her grandparents. Rory is charming, intelligent, and social. She excels in school while maintaining her social life and family life at the same time.  

Scorpio: Luke Danes

If you are a Scorpio, you’re Luke Danes. Honest, loyal, and determined.

Scorpios represent the Scorpion, which can be associated with control and intimacy. Though they can be looked at as intimidating or cold, Scorpios are just as emotional. Scorpios especially men are loyal to their partners, as for Luke his loyalty towards Lorelai goes deeper than expected but he always drops what he is doing for those he deeply cares for. Luke is heavily loyal, caring, and moody, while Luke may come across as cold; his loyalty is his top priority for those he cares for.

Cancer: Emily Gilmore 

If you are a Cancer, you’re Emily Gilmore. Devoted, sentimental, and nurturing.

Cancers represent the crab, which can be associated with emotion and intuition. Cancers will do anything for their family, which fits perfectly with Emily. Emily is protective, resilient, and faithful. She is fiercely protective of her family members and will do anything to protect or ensure that everyone is well cared for even if there is tension between them. If there is a favor to be asked from a family member, Emily won’t hesitate to make that favor come true. 

Capricorn: Richard Gilmore

If you are a Capricorn, you’re Richard Gilmore. Practical, hard-working, and disciplined.

Capricorns represent the sea goat which can be associated with logical thinking and responsibility. Capricorns are organized and are in order constantly, they do not rely on others for happiness unless it is a stable, committed relationship. Richard is logical, calm, and family oriented. Though he is hard-working and refuses to retire, he loves family traditions and always ensures everyone is cared for even if he does not show it.   

Aries: Dean Forester

If you are an Aries, you’re Dean Forester. Passionate, courageous, and charismatic.

Aries represents the Ram which can be associated with courage and boldness. Aries’ are natural-born leaders and are very confident when doing so. Dean is passionate and determined. When it comes to Dean his protectiveness towards Rory is heavy, he is extremely passionate about their relationship and won’t let anything get in the way between them. 

Sagittarius: Jess Mariano

If you are a Sagittarius, you’re Jess Mariano. Honest, Lover of Freedom, and Spontaneous.

Sagittarius represents the Archer who can be seen as intense and adaptable. Sagittarius’ are known to have an adventurous spirit, and always speak what is on their mind, and are not afraid to. Jess is honest, adventurous, and intellectual. Despite moving several times, Jess isn’t afraid to create his own freedom and get out of his comfort zone. When it comes to honesty Jess isn’t afraid to speak what is needed to be spoken, even when it can be harsh. 

Gemini: Lane Kim

If you are a Gemini, you’re Lane Kim. Sociable, creative, and flexible.

Geminis represent the Twins who can be seen as adaptable and sociable. Geminis are known for being playful and enthusiastic. Lane is daring, outspoken and innovative. Her boldness shines through whether it be spontaneously dying her hair or starting a band, she isn’t afraid to do what comes to her mind. 

Leo: Paris Geller

If you are a Leo, you’re Paris Geller. Confident, strong, and determined.

Leo represents the Lion who can be seen as a strong leader and confident. Leo’s are known for having natural leadership and a strong drive for what they believe. Paris is confident, passionate, and big-hearted. Despite her heavy confidence and drive for competition, Paris can be big-hearted for those she truly cares about. 

Pisces: Sookie St. James

If you are a Pisces, you’re Sookie. Compassionate, artistic, and deeply emotional.

Pisces represent the two fish swimming in opposite directions, which can be seen as emotional and hopeful. Pisces can be known to be empathetic and focus primarily on those they care for rather than themselves. Sookie is emotional, creative, and generous. Her position as a head chef goes to show her compassion for not only food but for feeding those she cares for. Her quirky creativity through food shows her artistic ability and generosity. 

Aquarius: Kirk Gleason

If you are an Aquarius, you’re Kirk. Unique, independent, and progressive.

Aquarius represents the water bearer, which can be seen as forward-thinking and assertive. Aquarius’ are known to be humanitarians, and easy to adapt to any new environment. Kirk is analytical, decisive, and quirky. Though he can come off as a bit awkward, Kirk is always involved in something, whether it be something small in the town he is always there and always has something to say about it. His strangeness and straightforwardness allow entertainment for just about everyone who knows him. 

Virgo: Jackson Belleville

If you are a Virgo, you’re Jackson. Patient, Critical, and Kind.

Virgos represent the maiden, which can be seen as those who are logical and practical. Virgos are known to be overthinkers and organized, they love to solve problems and remember every detail. Jackson is organized, patient, and loyal. Whether it be supplying food for Sookie at the Inn, his patience and loyalty will always stay with those who he knows will do the same for him. 

I hope you can see yourself in these iconic Gilmore Girls characters.

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Hannah Corcoran

U Mass Amherst '23

Hannah is a senior at UMass Amherst, she is studying English with minors in both Psychology and Education. She enjoys reading and writing on her spare time.