In late 2017, a study by LGBT Fans Deserve Better, a website dedicated to “educating people on the importance of positive LGBT representation in the media,” found that 62 lesbian and bisexual female characters died over the past two television seasons. This figure was the highest number of lesbian and bisexual character deaths in a two-year period since the trope of killing LGBTQ characters was first analyzed in 1976. The year 2015/2016 had the single highest number at 42, which accounted for 10 percent of the deaths on scripted television shows that year. The death of the character, Lexa, from the CW show, The 100, was one of them.Read More