No shit, Sherlock: LGBT people are whiter, male-er, and richer on TV than IRL



Buzzfeed’s stats where primetime broadcast shows for 2014 are concerned:

* Of the 62 main/recurring LGBT characters, 56% were men and 47% were gay white men.
* 16 of the 62 characters (approx. 25%) were POC. IRL, ~33% of LGBT Americans are POC.
* LGBT characters on television skew richer than LGBT Americans IRL.
* Buzzfeed says that there were no transgender characters on broadcast television in 2014. (Isn’t Unique on Glee transgender? idr if she was on any 2014 episodes.)

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