Margot Robbie

Here's how major Hollywood studios stack up on LGBTQ representation

Here's how major Hollywood studios stack up on LGBTQ representation

Hollywood keeps getting it wrong when it comes to diverse and accurate portrayals of LGBTQ communities in film. A study released Thursday by LGBTQ media advocacy organization GLAAD finds that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people are “nearly invisible or outdated punchlines in big Hollywood movies.”

Of the 125 releases from major studios in 2016, only 23 of them, or 18.4%, included characters identified as LGBTQ. Of those characters, gay men are (still) by far the most represented group, at 83%. Bisexual representation appeared in 13% of the inclusive films, while lesbian representation rose from 23% in 2015 to 35% last year. Transgender representation was the lowest,...

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