"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.
May marks Foster Care Awareness Month and FosterMore, a coalition of non-profit organizations seeking to increase awareness of the challenges faced by youth in the foster care system, has partnered with Disney | ABC Television Group to launch a Public Service Announcement Campaign to encourage viewers to support foster youth.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today the nominees for the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. Among the nominees are many LGBT-inclusive shows featuring many prominent out characters and personalities in daytime television.