Gay, transgender characters thrive on U.S. streaming sites, traditional TV lags

photo: Djansezian,Reuters

[GLAAD], which monitors how the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community is portrayed in the media, said its 20th annual television survey released on Tuesday found that transgender characters are completely absent from primetime broadcast programming. But 7 percent of characters on streaming services were transgender, including two series leads. – Chris Michaud, Reuters