Blogs by LJ Beckenstein, Entertainment Media Intern at GLAAD

Reflecting reality: Hollywood should represent LGBT people in every community

"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.

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