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Gay TV Now: Lesbian Portrayals

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Over the past decade, gay characters have become almost "de rigeur" on television, whether serving as comic foils or dramatic catalysts. Lesbian characters, meanwhile, have been less visible.
 
In Episode 5 of Mediaweek's online series Gay TV Now, correspondent Alan Frutkin looks at how lesbians have fared on scripted television this season—and, perhaps more importantly, where he sees signs of hope for them in the broadcast television world.

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