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GLAAD's report on LGBTQ representation in 2017 films finds inclusion trending down

As Hollywood touts great wins for diversity and inclusion with recent films like "Black Panther" and "Wonder Woman" shattering box office records, a new study from GLAAD asserts that representations of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people in 2017 films released by the major studios hit a six-year low.

As a result, the LGBTQ media advocacy group is calling on the seven major studios to make at least 20 percent of their annual releases LGBTQ-inclusive by 2021 and 50 percent by 2024.

"The past year has seen the rise of the

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