WHERE WE ARE ON TV REPORT: 2011 - 2012 SEASON

Where We Are On TV is GLAAD's annual report about diversity on television

Welcome to Where We Are On TV, GLAAD's annual report about diversity on television.

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At the launch of the 2011-2012 television season, GLAAD estimates that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) scripted characters represent 2.9% of all scripted series regular characters on the five broadcast networks: ABC, CBS, The CW, Fox, and NBC. This is a decrease from last year, with 19 series regular characters identified as LGBT.

The number of scripted LGBT series regulars found on mainstream cable networks has also fallen slightly to 28 in the upcoming season.  GLAAD counted 26 additional recurring characters on cable.

GLAAD will continue to work with the broadcast and cable networks to encourage more LGBT representations on television, and to make those representations fair, accurate and more diverse.

Read the Media Release

Visit What to Watch on TV, GLAAD's Daily Guide to What's LGBT on Television.

Where We Are On TV Archive

Where We Are on TV Report: 2005 - 2006 Season
Where We Are on TV Report: 2006 - 2007 Season
Where We Are on TV Report: 2007 - 2008 Season
Where We Are on TV Report: 2009 - 2010 Season
Where We Are on TV Report: 2010 - 2011 Season

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Celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride with GLAAD as we attend marches and festivals across the country! Join us on a march, attend your local Pride and learn more about the importance and history of the celebration.

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Talking About Suicide & LGBT Populations

The Talking About series was co-authored by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) and the Movement Advancement Project (MAP), in partnership with a board of contributing editors from the Human Rights Campaign, Lake Research Partners, PFLAG's Straight for Equality project, Arizona Together, researcher Margaret Conway, and Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN, on the Don't Ask, Don't Tell section).

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Sofia Vergara from ABC's Modern Family at the 21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles.

Guía para los Medios: Terminología Gay, Lesbiana, Bisexual y Transgénero

La cobertura justa, objetiva y veraz de los medios de comunicación ha jugado una parte importante en la formación de la opinión pública sobre la comunidad gay y transgénero. Las mejores representaciones han sido multi-dimensionales, reflejando nuestra diversidad y captando una visibilidad creciente de nuestras familias y parejas.

Estamos viviendo en una era donde el discurso sobre la vida de las personas gays o transgéneros cruza con la cobertura sobre la familia, la fe, la guerra, la política, los deportes, el entretenimiento y varios otros temas.

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Katie Couric was among the millions of Americans who went purple on 'Spirit Day' in support of LGBT youth

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