Why There Are More LGBTQ Characters On Television Than Ever!

Netflix,Nickelodeon and FX have the most LGBTQ characters with the latter named the most LGBTQ-inclusive cable network by GLAAD .Children’s network Nickelodeon also features LGBTQ characters in its content like on the children’s show The Loud House.The reason for this rise in numbers is to build understanding and acceptance of the LGBTQ community around the world.

GLAAD’s analysis of LGBTQ characters seen on scripted television series across broadcast, cable and streaming services Netflix, Hulu and Amazon have risen significantly because of this reason.This year, LGBTQ characters represented 8.8% of all series regulars up from 6.4% last year.This is the highest percentage seen since the organization started tracking the data 14 years ago.

The annual report found that the number of regular or recurring LGBTQ characters of color on broadcast TV is greater than the number of white LGBTQ characters.The report credits reality TV shows like Netflix’s Queer Eye and Ru Paul’s Drag Race for contributing to the acceptance of gay and transgender people around the world.

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