GLAAD Calls for More LGBT Diversity on TV Networks
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

From Washington Post

While gay and lesbian advocacy group GLAAD has saluted TV networks for their efforts in  portraying more gay and lesbian characters, it is calling for networks to increase its diversity among LGBT representations.

In its annual Network Responsibility Index, GLAAD found that two-thirds of all gay-and-lesbian-inclusive hours showcased white people, pointing to a need for more minority representations among LGBT portrayals on television. The CW network, which received the highest mark from the organization, has led the pack when it comes to diverse representations in the gay community with its African-American characters Tariq and Kal in the series, LA Complex.

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Gerren Keith Gaynor (@MrGerrenalist) is a freelance journalist based in New York City. He has been published in the New York Times, ESSENCE magazine, EBONY.com, New York Amsterdam News, Loop21.com and Newsone.com. Gaynor received his master degree in Journalism from Columbia University and his bachelor's in English from Morehouse College.


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