While 4.8% of regular characters on broadcast television are queer — up from 4% last year — characters from all programming platforms still suffer from stereotypical and harmful tropes.

Sarah Kate Ellis, president and CEO of GLAAD, noted that over 25 female lesbian and bi characters died in 2016, some in violent ways, including Lexa (Alycia Debnam-Carey) from “The 100” and Poussey (Samira Wiley as) in “Orange is the New Black.”

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