Gender parity on kids TV achieved

The annual report from Geena Davis Institute on Gender reveals that children’s television has achieved historic gender parity, but female and LGBTQ+ representation are still in need of improvement. The “See Jane 2019″ study analyzed representations of gender, race, LGBTQ+ and people with disabilities in popular entertainment media in 2018, and concluded that in children’s television, the number of female leads and co-leads rose to 52%, from 42%, over the past decade. The analysis also reveals that female characters had roughly half of the screen and speaking time. However, gender parity doesn’t extend to supporting characters and minor characters in the same shows. Read More…

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