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Number of gay characters on TV at all time high: ‘Glee,’ ‘True Blood’ have the most
Life Site News ^ | October 6, 2012 | John JALSEVAC

Posted on 10/06/2012 2:35:18 PM PDT by NYer

HOLLYWOOD, October 5, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – Never before have there been so many homosexual characters portrayed on broadcast and cable television, according to the latest report from the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD).

The 17th annual Where We Are On TV report found that LGBT characters account for 4.4 percent of scripted series regulars in the 2012-2013 broadcast television schedule. This is up from 2.9 percent in 2011, 3.9 percent in 2010, 3 percent in 2009, 2.6 percent in 2008 and 1.1 percent in 2007.

GLAAD’s study reviewed 97 scripted television programs scheduled to air this upcoming season on broadcast networks, and counted a total of 701 series regular characters. Thirty-one of those are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT), as are an additional 19 recurring characters.

ABC has the highest amount with 5.2 percent (10 out of 194) of their regular characters identifying as LGBT. After leading last year, Fox is in second with six LGBT characters out of 118 total series regulars (5.1 percent). However, Fox’s Glee is the broadcast television show with the most number of regular and recurring homosexual characters, with six.


True Blood was the cable TV show with the highest number of homosexual characters.

GLAAD also said that CBS “improved” and will feature four LGBT characters out of 142 series regulars (2.8 percent), up from 0.7 percent last year. The increase came after GLAAD lambasted the network in a 2010 report, prompting CBS President Nina Tassler to apologize and pledge to “do better.”

On mainstream cable networks, the number of announced LGBT series regular characters has also increased to 35, and will also feature 26 recurring characters for a total of 61 LGBT characters.

This year Showtime features the greatest number of LGBT characters on cable with 12, seven of which are series regulars. Once again this year True Blood is the show on cable television with the most number of LGBT characters, with six of them.

“It is vital for networks to weave complex and diverse storylines of LGBT people in the different programs they air,” said GLAAD President Herndon Graddick. “When young LGBT people see loving couples like Callie and Arizona on Grey’s Anatomy or Degrassi‘s confident transgender high school student Adam Torres, they find characters they can look up to and slowly start building the courage to live authentically.”


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1 posted on 10/06/2012 2:35:23 PM PDT by NYer
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To: wagglebee; little jeremiah

Ping!


2 posted on 10/06/2012 2:35:58 PM PDT by NYer
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To: NYer

“Fox’s Glee is the broadcast television show with the most number of regular and recurring homosexual characters, with six.”

Now there is a shocker.


3 posted on 10/06/2012 2:38:14 PM PDT by Condor 63
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To: NYer

How many positive Christian conservative characters??

lol


4 posted on 10/06/2012 2:43:56 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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So 4.4% of characters on TV (not counting the "newshole" characters) are mentally ill sex perverts; of course they are portrayed as wonderful, happy human beings, much better than nasty sicko homophobes... And yet in truth, at most 2% of the population (at any given time) are homosexuals. Now, if they would portray homosexuals as they REALLY are, and the "gay life" for what it REALLY is - that would be excellent. But no, it's all propaganda. I wonder what the % of homosexuals in the media and in Hollywood is, hmm?

5 posted on 10/06/2012 2:44:04 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: NYer; wagglebee
or Degrassi‘s confident transgender high school student Adam Torres, they find characters they can look up to and slowly start building the courage to live authentically

"Authentically living" transexual. Right.

6 posted on 10/06/2012 2:44:15 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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To: Condor 63

I cannot stand ‘men’ who talk like elementary school girls! So, I do not watch them or this crappy TV! No Ellen either! Don’t like women acting like they are sexy men!

My men need no gender counseling...!!!!...they are what God mad them.....

2ndChronicles 7:14...read and do!!


7 posted on 10/06/2012 2:49:21 PM PDT by YouGoTexasGirl
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To: YouGoTexasGirl

I haven’t seen any of these gay tv characters. Must not be watching the ‘right’ shows.


8 posted on 10/06/2012 2:51:02 PM PDT by Glenmore
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To: YouGoTexasGirl

I haven’t seen any of these gay tv characters. Must not be watching the ‘right’ shows.


9 posted on 10/06/2012 2:51:08 PM PDT by Glenmore
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To: NYer
The homo agenda has stalled somewhat so the normalization of deviation has been acceleration by the Lefts’ “entertainment” cells.

Won't work because as long as boys like girls and girls like boys the gag reflex at alternatives is an immutable biological reality.

You can make normal people afraid to express themselves through political correctness but you can't stop them from retching at the nauseating image of homosex—unlike homosexuality, THAT reaction is genetically predetermined.

10 posted on 10/06/2012 2:52:04 PM PDT by Happy Rain ("Water is wet and Obama is a liar.")
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To: NYer
This really nauseates me:

“It is vital for networks to weave complex and diverse storylines of LGBT people in the different programs they air,” said GLAAD President Herndon Graddick. “When young LGBT people see loving couples like Callie and Arizona on Grey’s Anatomy or Degrassi‘s confident transgender high school student Adam Torres, they find characters they can look up to and slowly start building the courage to live authentically.”

IOW they want pure unadulterated propganda, for recruitment purposes. We do need to know about the "gay life" - but the TRUTH!

11 posted on 10/06/2012 2:52:26 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: YouGoTexasGirl

It is a scary thing when your country starts portraying the abnormal as an ideal. There are a few things that can be read about in the Bible about that too - no scratch that.

There are a few things that can be read about in the history books about that. At least until they start re-writing the history books.


12 posted on 10/06/2012 2:55:19 PM PDT by Condor 63
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To: GeronL; NYer; little jeremiah

How many positive Christian conservative characters??

Spirited: Bigotted, narrow-minded, hateful, heterosexist homophobes have no place in our “enlightened, tolerant, rainbow-colored, diverse” society. (sarc)


13 posted on 10/06/2012 2:56:15 PM PDT by spirited irish
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To: NYer

If normal people would not watch shows that feature perversion, they would soon be off the air. Does anyone bother to monitor what their teens watch?


14 posted on 10/06/2012 2:57:33 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: NYer

>>....Degrassi‘s confident transgender high school student Adam Torres, they find characters they can look up to and slowly start building the courage to live authentically.”

That would be funny if it wasn’t so sad. Using a girl who pretends to be a boy to find the courage to live AUTHENTICALLY!


15 posted on 10/06/2012 3:00:59 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: GeronL
How many positive Christian conservative characters??

Off the top of my head the first thought that comes to mind is: 21. All in one family. Correction: we need to factor in the two grandchildren which brings the total to 23 :-)


The Duggar Family

16 posted on 10/06/2012 3:01:46 PM PDT by NYer
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To: NYer
LGBT

Lickers
Gobblers
Badda boom both bride and groom
Transformers (more than meets the eye, Transformers, freak jobs in disguise)

17 posted on 10/06/2012 3:05:33 PM PDT by Happy Rain ("Water is wet and Obama is a liar.")
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To: NYer

People enjoy watching freaks, I watch no network TV.


18 posted on 10/06/2012 3:06:06 PM PDT by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
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To: NYer
I'm finding it harder and harder not to hate these people.

Do I not hate those who hate you, O Lord?
And do I not loathe those who rise up against you?
I hate them with complete hatred;
I count them my enemies.

19 posted on 10/06/2012 3:11:16 PM PDT by Edward Teach
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To: Happy Rain

Also television has become the medium to reach only the bottom-feeders; most people are much more pro-active in either watching specific television programs that interest them, turning on a PC instead of the television, or doing just about anything else.

The days of thinking you can flood a few channels to force-feed deviant propaganda to a large viewing audience are dead; it died with the race/gender fictions that started decades ago. Thankfully people have a lot of options today...


20 posted on 10/06/2012 3:16:01 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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21 posted on 10/06/2012 3:17:14 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: NYer
LGBT characters account for 4.4 percent of scripted series regulars...

Two to three times their actual portion of the population; they're already over-represented.

22 posted on 10/06/2012 3:19:46 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: little jeremiah

Here in NJ we got a look at “gay life” up close with our gay governor McGreevey; he was a freak who compromised his position trying to give a homeland-security-type position to his “companion” (a foreign national), had a family as a political prop (according to his ex-wife), and resigned in disgrace.


23 posted on 10/06/2012 3:20:18 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: little jeremiah

One notices that they did not count the gay characters on reality television, such as about 90% of the entire Bravo, E!, and Style Network lineups, anything on home decoration, cooking, and countless other shows, both cable and network.


24 posted on 10/06/2012 3:32:20 PM PDT by Albion Wilde (Obama better hope a Kicked Ass is covered under Obamacare. -- Dennis Miller re debate 1)
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To: NYer

Read the TV guide, you don't need a TV
25 posted on 10/06/2012 3:35:36 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Condor 63

But really, could you have a show about musical theater and have it be otherwise?


26 posted on 10/06/2012 3:38:01 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: NYer

Just more evidence of Hollywood being addicted to all things bad for us, promoting them as normal then giving their funds to the people who help keep it going all the while acting surprised at the wretchedness of much in society today dismissing that they are part of the problem.


27 posted on 10/06/2012 3:44:44 PM PDT by ICE-FLYER (God bless and keep the United States of America)
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To: NYer

Just more evidence of Hollywood being addicted to all things bad for us, promoting them as normal then giving their funds to the people who help keep it going all the while acting surprised at the wretchedness of much in society today dismissing that they are part of the problem.


28 posted on 10/06/2012 3:45:01 PM PDT by ICE-FLYER (God bless and keep the United States of America)
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To: NYer

Just more evidence of Hollywood being addicted to all things bad for us, promoting them as normal then giving their funds to the people who help keep it going all the while acting surprised at the wretchedness of much in society today dismissing that they are part of the problem.


29 posted on 10/06/2012 3:45:07 PM PDT by ICE-FLYER (God bless and keep the United States of America)
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To: NYer

Just more evidence of Hollywood being addicted to all things bad for us, promoting them as normal then giving their funds to the people who help keep it going all the while acting surprised at the wretchedness of much in society today dismissing that they are part of the problem.


30 posted on 10/06/2012 3:45:07 PM PDT by ICE-FLYER (God bless and keep the United States of America)
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To: NYer

Just more evidence of Hollywood being addicted to all things bad for us, promoting them as normal then giving their funds to the people who help keep it going all the while acting surprised at the wretchedness of much in society today dismissing that they are part of the problem.


31 posted on 10/06/2012 3:45:07 PM PDT by ICE-FLYER (God bless and keep the United States of America)
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To: Albion Wilde

One of the few channels I watched was Food Network because I really liked Alton Brown. The network became so flaming gay I gave it up about 4 years ago. When it got down to occasionally watching a movie, mostly on the Military channel, and Wednesday night “Miller Time” on Bill O’Reilly, I got rid of cable.

Thankfully, my teenage daughter can’t stomach network tv and yelled at me once when I was channel surfing and got distracted because she thought the show was disgusting (Big Bang Theory.)


32 posted on 10/06/2012 3:45:07 PM PDT by pops88 (Standing with Breitbart for truth)
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To: NYer
The 17th annual Where We Are On TV report found that LGBT characters account for 4.4 percent of scripted series regulars in the 2012-2013 broadcast television schedule. This is up from 2.9 percent in 2011, 3.9 percent in 2010, 3 percent in 2009, 2.6 percent in 2008 and 1.1 percent in 2007.

And this is the reason that I refuse to watch a LOT of the dreck on TV. Glee has become such a Hollyweird agenda program that, in spite of the great music they do, I simply won't watch.

TV has hit rock bottom in the quality of its programming and has started to dig.

As a result, I would rather watch old TV shows, old movies, or just read a book. I can (and have) live without TV and, given its current state of dreck, prefer to leave it turned off.

33 posted on 10/06/2012 3:46:01 PM PDT by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: NYer

I wish they would just put them all on one channel we could then block.


34 posted on 10/06/2012 3:54:09 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: kearnyirish2
The Homosexual agenda is as doomed as the Islamist agenda—both are contrary to natural law and though many may perish in their evil, plain common sense and predetermined biology curses their aims.
35 posted on 10/06/2012 3:56:04 PM PDT by Happy Rain ("Water is wet and Obama is a liar.")
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To: Albion Wilde

That’s interesting. So the % of homosexual characters/actors/people on TV is probably much higher taking all those other kinds of shows into the mix.

I’ve only had a TV for two years since I left home as a teenager; that was during the Klinton hearings, oddly enough, so I got to watch those.


36 posted on 10/06/2012 3:57:19 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: DustyMoment

The crap that network/cable feeds to the unwashed masses is so despicable that four years ago (when my boy went off to college) I did not hesitate to cancel my subscription to cable, and to give my hi-res flatscreens to neighbors.

I haven’t ever regretted it, but now I am thinking it might be worth the cost to see Øbamatollah’s concession speech...


37 posted on 10/06/2012 3:58:28 PM PDT by delcopatriot
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To: NYer

Is there someplace where one can find what shows have “gayness” in it?
I don’t have TV reception or cable but I do tend to buy DVDs of shows or series. I was shocked when I bought “Six feet under”. Don’t want to make that mistake again. I was hesitant about True Blood, now I know better.

I do try to read the reviews and comments but it is not always clear,,, it is not mentioned.


38 posted on 10/06/2012 3:58:51 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: spirited irish

I am sure that is the case, from reading; since I never watch TV my knowledge is all from what I read on FR!

But I am 100% sure that ALL religious believers (other than Mozlems of course probably) especially Christians and probably religiously observant Jews are portrayed as hateful, mentally ill and harmful to themselves and others.

Actually come to think of it, I rented a room from a friend for a while when “Touched by An Angel” was on. I liked that show. Della Reese was wonderful. IIRC that was started by a Christian network - does the network still exist?


39 posted on 10/06/2012 4:04:58 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Albion Wilde

BTW those photographs you sent me were incredible! I made hub sit down and look at them with me.

Viewing them was like a nice little vacation.


40 posted on 10/06/2012 4:08:48 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: little jeremiah

It’s called social engineering.


41 posted on 10/06/2012 4:12:05 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: little jeremiah
That’s interesting. So the % of homosexual characters/actors/people on TV is probably much higher taking all those other kinds of shows into the mix.

Smart lady; you got the point I got too carried away to make.

42 posted on 10/06/2012 4:21:08 PM PDT by Albion Wilde (Obama better hope a Kicked Ass is covered under Obamacare. -- Dennis Miller re debate 1)
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To: little jeremiah
BTW those photographs you sent me were incredible! I made hub sit down and look at them with me. Viewing them was like a nice little vacation.

Weren't they? Like a nice warm fragrant bath for our visual brain cells.

43 posted on 10/06/2012 4:23:51 PM PDT by Albion Wilde (Obama better hope a Kicked Ass is covered under Obamacare. -- Dennis Miller re debate 1)
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To: NYer

The only times the Networks and I cross paths is for the NFL.The ONLY time.


44 posted on 10/06/2012 4:31:36 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: NYer
humor Pictures, Images and Photos [after telling Mary that he's an architect] Pat Healy: Really, it's only a side thing for my true passion. Mary: And what's that? Pat Healy: I work with retards and fags. Mary: Isn't that a little politically incorrect? Pat Healy: Yeah, maybe, but hell, no one's gonna tell me who I can and can't work with.
45 posted on 10/06/2012 4:34:57 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: NYer

Truth is, gays were far more interesting when they were in the closet. Today they come across as just a bunch of hysterical nags trying to get mainstreamed in a world where they will always be, by definition, deviants.


46 posted on 10/06/2012 4:44:45 PM PDT by AdaGray
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What I don’t get is this:

Kinsey did his groundbreaking studies. Like it or not, in those times there was basically no one asking yur average housewife “Have you ever had an orgasm?”

His published results, though, about ten percent of the population having homosexual tendencies or fantasies have been overturned time and time again since then.

The real figures end up being in the range 1.5%-4%, in that range.

So HOW THE HELL does 1.5-4 percent of the population manage to get the whole country into such a huge turmoil over something that is basically their own damn business and none of mine?

I just wish they would do whatever the hell it is they want to do and STFU about it!

They will NEVER convince me it is normal or natural! Which is EXACTLY what they are trying to do now and use the law against us!


47 posted on 10/06/2012 4:46:12 PM PDT by djf (Political Science: Conservatives = govern-ment. Liberals = givin-me-it.)
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To: delcopatriot

“I haven’t ever regretted it, but now I am thinking it might be worth the cost to see Øbamatollah’s concession speech...”

That is what a good bar is for. Don’t worry, if you don’t drink just have an iced tea.

I recently joined my local tea party and one of the great things they do is get togethers to watch the debates and such. Looking forward to that.


48 posted on 10/06/2012 4:52:16 PM PDT by Condor 63
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To: MrEdd

“that’s the one thing I hate about Santa Clara. Too many damn vampires”.


49 posted on 10/06/2012 4:53:28 PM PDT by bramps
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To: 1_Rain_Drop

http://www.pluggedin.com/


50 posted on 10/06/2012 4:56:14 PM PDT by Condor 63
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