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Cent Inclusion: Cent and Characters

cent inclusion: The organization called on networks to reach 10 per cent inclusion for LGBTQ characters in prime-time in the next two years to ensure that entertainment reflects the world in which it is created, GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis said in a statement, according to CTV. The culture has changed for LGBTQ people but America is the midst of extraordinary tumult, she said. While the percentage of regularly seen LGBTQ characters on scripted broadcast series rose from last year's 6.4 per cent to hit an all-time high of 8.8 per cent, or 75 characters out of a total 857, GLAAD said the TV industry is still falling short. That means what happens on our television screens is now more important than ever before, Ellis said. The study singled out two series as history-making the FX drama Pose, which featured the largest number of transgender series regulars ever on a U.S. series, and CW's Supergirl, with TV's first transgender superhero, Nia Nal, played by Nicole Maines, appearing this season. Stories that explore the lives and identities of characters once invisible on screen remain critical to accelerating acceptance for LGBTQ people. ( As reported in the news.