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This report from GLAAD analyzes the overall diversity of primetime scripted series regulars on broadcast networks and the number of LGBTQ characters on cable and streaming services for the 2017-2018 TV season.
"Queerbaiting" is an unoffical media term referring to when show creators make characters seem like they might be gay and get together, but the creators actually have no intention of making it happen. It's a tactic to make it seem like the show is open and modern, when really all they're doing is pulling you in.
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