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BBC Study: 'Doctor Who' Praised In Study Of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexuals In Media

A new study from the BBC has the network realizing the need to do more than just put gay characters on screen — it needs to diversity them.

The BBC’s “Doctor Who” and “Torchwood” were among the dramas praised for their inclusion of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters. John Barrowman starred as Jack Harkness, an openly bisexual action hero, on both series.

“‘Doctor Who’ quite often has a gay character in it but it isn’t always an issue or the plotline,” anti-hate crime charity Galop said, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “It’s just incidental, which has been quite nice.”

BBC’s report finds that the majority of audiences “are comfortable with the depiction of lesbian, gay and bisexual people on radio, TV and online,” but that many lesbian, gay and bisexual people feel they are under-represented by UK broadcasters.

Experts who participated in the study said BBC should be more creative in how it represents gay, lesbian and bisexual people across various genres and platforms.

chris and i were just talking about this :) also their representation for poc and interracial relationships.


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    chris and i were just talking about this :) also their representation for poc and interracial relationships.
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