Blogs by LJ Beckenstein, Entertainment Media Intern at GLAAD
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"LGBT characters would make it unrealistic." I've heard this countless times from my friends and peers talking about their own writing or defending their favorite shows, but many shows, both past and present, have reminded viewers that LGBT people exist in all walks of life and that it's actually less realistic to erase our presence from the diverse communities that make up our world.
Following his coming out as gay in the newest issue of Rolling Stone, Tyler Glenn, lead singer of the Utah New Wave pop band Neon Trees, has released a long form statement on the band's Facebook page.