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GLAAD gives high marks to MTV, the CW

Picture 2 Youth-oriented networks MTV and the CW lead the way when it comes to images of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

That's
the findings of GLAAD's fourth annual network responsibility index,
which looks to measure "fair, accurate and inclusive LGBT media
representations."

GLAAD assigned one of four grades —
"excellent," "good," "adequate" or "failing" — to the five broadcast
networks and 10 major cable outlets.

Picture 5 MTV led the way, scoring the
first-ever "excellent" grade in the history of the survey. According to
GLAAD, 87 hours out of 207.5 total hours of original fare (42%) included LGBT impressions.

Read more about it here, or download the full report here.

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