GLAAD’s (The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Where We Are on TV Report: 2010-2011 Season has just been released.
From the Report’s Overview:
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) representations have increased for the third year in a row to a record percentage according to an analysis of the 2010-2011 scripted primetime broadcast television season conducted by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD). The Where We Are on TV report forecasts the expected presence of LGBT characters in the upcoming 2010-2011 television schedule.
The study shows that LGBT representations will account for 3.9% of all scripted series regular characters in the 2010-2011 broadcast television schedule, up from 3% in 2009, 2.6% in 2008, and 1.1% in 2007. The number of regular LGBT characters on cable has also increased following a two year decline, up to 35 from a count of 25 last year.
Included in the Report are sections on Diversity on Scripted TV; LGBT Characters: Broadcast; LGBT Characters: Cable; Leading Roles; and Supporting Roles.
You can also access the four previous reports beginning in 2006-2007.