Today, GLAAD announced that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender characters account for 2.9 percent of regular characters in primetime scripted broadcast TV for the 2011-12 season. That's down from 3.9 percent in 2010. The report also showed a lack of LGBT people of color and transgender characters.
Millionaire Matchmaker's Patti Stanger made some offensive comments about gay men during her appearance on Andy Cohen's Bravo talk show, Watch What Happens Live. Following a great deal of online coverage and outcry, and outreach from GLAAD, both she and the network have released statements apologizing for those comments.