Hollywood has pushed a concerted, industry-wide effort for years to place LGBTQ-related entertainment into programs aimed at young audiences, often times in cooperation with gay rights group GLAAD.
GLAAD has spent years lobbying Hollywood studios to increase the representation of LGBTQ characters in various programing. The major TV networks, including Nickelodeon, PBS, Cartoon Network, and others, have joined that effort. Now nearly every TV series, animated or live-action, has added gay characters.
Here are thirteen TV shows and characters aimed at young audiences pushing the LGBTQ agenda.
One of the most recent examples is seen in the She-Ra cartoon series. She-Ra has won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Kids & Family Programming for its LGBTQ representation onscreen.
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