The report paid special attention to the so-called “bury your gays” trope, a response to the seemingly large number of LGBTQ characters killed off television shows in recent months. GLAAD found that more than 25 lesbian and bisexual female characters on scripted television have died since the beginning of 2016.

http://variety.com/2016/tv/news/tv-diversity-record-highs-glaad-1201907668/