Skip to comments.Study: More LGBTQ characters on TV series, fewer women
Posted on 11/09/2017 7:06:59 AM PST by Olog-hai
TV series are including more LGBTQ characters and adding gender-nonconforming ones, but theres a need for richer, more complex stories about them, according to the media advocacy group GLAAD.
LGBTQ depictions increased in the current season across broadcast, cable and streaming platforms, the groups annual Where We Are on TV study released Thursday found.
Shows contributing to the change include NBCs reboot of Will & Grace and The Deuce on HBO. [ ]
Of the 901 characters set to appear regularly on prime-time network series in the 2017-18 season, 6.4 percent are identified as gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender or queer. [ ]
The study also looked at how women fare on TV and found it wanting.
While women make up an estimated 51 percent of the U.S. population, theyre 43 percent of the regularly appearing characters on broadcast TV a 1 percent drop from last season, GLAAD said.
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The only serial TV I’ve watched in 20 years was “24”.
The rest is a cesspool written by and for 13 year olds.
Ans as that happens I watch less and less TV.
Gosh; doesn’t anyone get tired of Social Engineering TV?
In other words, Women are becoming marginalized on TV in favour of homosexual male characters.
I wouldn’t know. Haven’t watched any TV series in years.
The reason TV is dying
I haven’t watched ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox (Broadcast Network), PBS in a decade. I watch old movies and old TV shows...when I do watch TV. I am blissfully unaware of what is the “hot” show du jour.
Cut the cable cord this year. Life is good.
When I see that I always think they forgot some letters so here goes.
The only networks that are somewhat bearable are the “Me TV” and “Antenna TV” ones, that show classic reruns.
The local Antenna TV here shows old Tonight Show with Johnny Carson episodes at 11 pm local time, and I start to see the rot set in with the raciness that was on it even back then.
They were ok with the marginalization of white hetero male fathers
Not to mention XY-chromosome “women”.
People who (wrongly) assume that television is a reflection of real life now believe that half of the White men in this country are married to Black women, and the other half to Black men.
Yeah, this gay/lez/tranny crap is becoming like a cancer epidemic... sorta like the associated posts on FR about this deviant lifestyle.
The other half of white men are married to black men?
Yep, now it is their turn.
“LGBTQ characters on TV series ...”
Hell, I’m still looking for LSMFT characters!
I always thought the acronyms were ridiculous, but the ten-letter LGBTQQIAAP (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, allies and pansexual) was really the low point.
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