For some, 2016 will be remembered for divisive politics, celebrity deaths and Evil Kermit. For others, it will go down as the year queer female representation — along with everything else that is good — was thrown onto the garbage heap and set on fire. Of course, I’m talking about the unreasonable number of lesbian and bisexual TV characters that were killed off throughout the year, sparking some major soul-searching within the industry to do better by their LGBT characters and viewers.

As we free fall into 2017 without a parachute, let’s take a look at what some of our beloved fallen TV queers are up to now and how they have reacted to #BuryYourGays.