According to Gallup, 4.5 percent of Americans are LGBTQ. However, US adults wrongly estimate that 23.6 percent of us are gay or lesbian. This discrepancy is due in large part to the outsized percentage of LGBTQ characters on television and in movies.
GLAAD, an LGBTQ advocacy group, reports that 10.2 percent of regular characters on primetime scripted programming last year were LGBTQ. In other words, there were twice as many LGBTQ characters on TV as is true of the general public. The organization is pushing for a 20 percent representation—four times the LGBTQ population—by 2025.
“Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one’s youth. Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate," Chris Pratt quoted in an Instagram post announcing the birth of his and his wife Katherine Schwarzenegger's new baby girl on Monday.