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Alexandra known as Alex was a ex partner of Debbie Gallagher .


Debbie tries to stand up for her female rights meets a worker named Alex who reveals herself to be a woman that has to hide her gender. They get along and Debbie sleeps with her and moves in with her, beginning to think she is a lesbian and tells Ian about this though he tells her that she isn't. Indeed, Alex breaks it off after hearing her complaints about men and labeling her straight.

Debbie tries to reconcile with Alex by inviting her to lunch but sees Alex is no different from her with women. She leaves while letting Alex pay for the large bill.

Alex is visited by Debbie again, though annoyed she agrees to help her with getting revenge on a man who cheated on her sister, stating he did worse than the men they humiliated. Alex also meets Debbie's co-worker who was brought in to help. The trio build something that would symbolize revenge and are pleased by its foundation.

Episode Appearances

Shameless (US)

Season 9


  • She is Debbie's first female relationship, as well as her fourth relationship.
  • Despite things ending badly with Debbie, the two seem to remain friends.