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GLAAD releases TV diversity report
2017-11-29

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GLAAD has released its annual "Where We Are on TV" report.

The report analyzes the overall diversity of primetime scripted series regulars on broadcast networks and assesses the number of LGBTQ characters on cable networks and original streaming series on the services Amazon, Hulu, and Netflix for the 2017-18 TV season. This marks the 22nd year that GLAAD has tracked the presence of LGBTQ characters on television.

While the report found the highest percentage of LGBTQ regulars on broadcast television ( 6.4 percent ) since GLAAD began tracking broadcast series regulars, the report brought to light the continued lack of diversity among LGBTQ portrayals on television.

In all forms of television that GLAAD tracks, LGBTQ characters are still predominantly white ( 77 percent of LGBTQ characters on streaming, 62 percent on broadcast, 64 percent on cable ). The majority of LGBTQ characters are men ( 55 percent of LGBTQ characters on broadcast ), and cisgender. There are only 17 transgender characters across all three platforms tracked: broadcast, cable and streaming originals.

The report is at www.glaad.org/whereweareontv .

Further information www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/GLAAD-Broadcast-TV-has-many-LGBTQ-characters-often-lacks-diversity-and-complexity/61015.html .


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