“20 years ago, GLAAD began tracking the number of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) characters on television, and at the time, you could count them on one hand.”

That’s how GLAAD C.E.O. Sarah Kate Ellis introduces this year’s GLAAD “Where We Are on TV” report. The latest report, now in its 20th year, confirms that the television landscape is changing — slowly, perhaps, but surely.

The full report, which examines TV programs airing from June 1, 2015 to May 31, 2016, can be downloaded from the GLAAD website. Some of its key findings: Read more…

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Streaming services lead LGBT representation on TV, reports GLAAD