• L.G.B.T.Q. TV Representation Falls for First Time in 5 Years, Glaad Finds

    7 days ago - By NY Times

    An annual report found that 9.1 percent of characters scheduled to appear on prime-time broadcast series identified as L.G.B.T.Q. in the 2020-21 season, down from 10.2 percent.
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  • LGBTQ Representation on TV Declined This Year, GLAAD Report Says

    7 days ago - By The Wrap

    GLAAD released its annual “Where We Are on TV” report on Thursday, revealing that LGBTQ representation declined year-over-year, at least in part due to pandemic-related production delays and cancellations.
    The annual study found that 9.1% of series regulars on broadcast in the 2020-21 TV season are LGBTQ, including characters like “Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist's” Mo and The CW's new Batwoman, played by Javicia Leslie. That's down from the record high of 10.2% in 2019-20.
    The study notes that the conclusion of series like “How to Get Away With Murder” and “Empire,” as well as the untimely...
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  • GLAAD: TV's LGBTQ Representation Dipped Amid Pandemic, Because Too Few Shows Do Too Much of the Work

    7 days ago - By TV Line

    GLAAD's “Where We Are on TV” report this year notes that the number of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and queer characters has slightly decreased - due in part to how the pandemic sidelined many of the shows that reliably represent the LGBTQ community. All told, the inclusion of LGBTQ series regular characters on primetime...
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  • GLAAD Annual TV Report Finds LGBTQ Representation Fairly Steady, Racial Diversity Strong On Cable

    7 days ago - By Deadline

    GLAAD released its annual “Where We Are on TV” report on Thursday morning and found that things have been holding steady when it comes to overall diversity and representation of LGBTQ characters on scripted series on broadcast networks, cable and streaming platforms for the 2020-2021 TV season. This marks the 25th year that GLAAD has...
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