A record 4.4 percent of all scripted TV characters on the five major networks are either gay, bisexual, or transgender this season, with a total of 111 LGBT characters across all channels, according to the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. What do you think?
“Wow, I’ve got to be honest: That’s far lower than the number I’ve been shouting in my church.”Del Fries Minister
“And exactly how many straight characters are there on TV? Nobody knows, because the media doesn’t care about straight people.”Sterling Weitzner Systems Analyst
“One day, hopefully, we won’t even notice their sexuality, and they’ll just become the same under-realized, hackneyed characters we barely acknowledge and completely forget about as soon as the episode ends.”Hazel Shepard Reference Librarian