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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So it will be all blacks and gays in a couple of years..maybe with a few Mexicans and muzzies thrown in?
Guess it’s not ok to be white and straight - unless you’re the one managing all this.
The presence of digital sub-channels is a good thing. Lots of old TV shows and movies on those channels.
“Study: More LGBTQ characters on TV series, fewer women”
Sorry, gals. I guess you’re so yesterday. A new leftist special orientation is in the ascendancy now.
Unless your name is Harvey Weinstein.
I don’t watch lamestream TV because of the emphasis on malfunctioned biological entities.
There’s way more than 6.4%. You can’t turn the tv on without being assaulted with it. We’ve tuned out the Foodnetwork and HGVT (aka HomoGayTv) due to so many gays. I’ve quit Survivor because there’s too many and a couple seasons ago they had a woman posing as a man with her surgically removed boobless bare chest out there. One season Survivor had 6-7 LGBTs. Have also quit NCIS New Orleans and Major Crimes because of the gay make out sessions. And a dozen other shows.
There’s supposedly only 2% of the general public who are gay, though more now simply because it’s the fad. With 6% tv characters being out, then we do need more diversity. More straight people because they aren’t being represented enough.
I watch some TV but not much. Never had cable.
I take great pleasure in the annual article about the 50 TV shows being cancelled that get published around the end of the tv “season.”
Last year I think I’d only even heard of two of the shows and watched zero
NCIS sometimes, Blue Bloods usually, Shark Tank usually. That’s about it.
The winner of the first season of Survivor was a homosexual male. It’s been in there since the beginning.
TIM ALLEN WAS RIGHT!
“Richer, more complex stories” about the gays would surely cover the entire spectrum of perversity and mental illness, IMO.
What is q?
They never talk about the proportion of gays that are serial killers on ncis.
Pedophiles will be the next group to be “normalized” by Hollywood and the mainstream media. They’ll follow the same blueprint they used to normalize homosexuality, gradually introducing pedophile characters into TV shows and movies. On television, it will begin with brief, non-judgmental references to an unseen character “who happens to be a pedophile.” Eventually, they’ll start showing up in minor roles as the “goofy but harmless” neighbor or coworker. At some point, they’ll become the main character of what will be hailed as a “groundbreaking” program. Stay tuned. It’s coming.
In this context, “queer”.
Wikipedia is currently redefining that word from its original meaning to “an umbrella term for sexual and gender minorities who are not heterosexual and/or not cisgender.”
So how does that differ from gay and lesbian?
Transgender just won big on Tuesday so now theyve infiltrated the politics. I weep for our future.
Yes, he was. He also came up on some sort of charges about his son and ended up in jail for something else. What a waste of the prize money. Snake and rat.
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