The Number Keeps Rising

The Number Keeps Rising

It started at 65. It’s over 180 lesbians or bisexual women on tv who are dead. And the number of total lesbians isn’t as high as all that. We’ve only added 127 to LezWatchTV, so obviously we have a lot of work to do. But even so, that number is staggering.

The Tumblr community Queervolution came up with the following graphs to show how they died:



Most die by gunshot.

Move over, Shay, Tara’s back and she’s taking over as our patron saint.

About Mika A. Epstein

Mika has been deep in fandom since she could say 'Trekkie.' With decades experience in running fansites, developing software, and organizing communities, she's taken on the challenge of delving into the recesses of television for queers long forgotten. Making this site with Tracy is nothing short of serendipity. Mika lives with her wife and their cats in Southern California. Of course she has a hybrid, but she'd rather ride her bicycle.
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