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GLAAD Report: LGBT Characters on TV Are at an All-Time High

Justin Bartha and Andrew Rannells | Photo Credits: Justin Lubin/NBC

The 2012-2013 TV lineup features the highest percentage of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) characters on broadcast networks in prime time, GLAAD announced Friday.

According to the organization’s annual “Where We Are On TV” study, LGBT characters make up 4.4 percent of regulars on scripted series this season on the five broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and The CW), up from less than 3 percent last year. ABC leads the way with 5.2 percent, while CBS is last with 2.8 percent.

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