Hello, fellow gays!
Personally, I feel like DC has definitely been making progress in LGBT representation - especially in television - but still has leagues to go. The Arrowverse provides what is probably the most extensive showing of the community with many lesbian women, gay men, especially bisexual people, and finally transgender representation. Meanwhile, Doom Patrol probably has the best showing of LGBT culture with Danny the Street in general, and Larry.
However, it isn’t perfect. I can’t personally think of any outright asexual person in DC, no less television, (not to say there aren’t any people with the identity, they just aren’t prominent enough for me to know them), and there is definitely a lack of transgender characters.
Someone previously mentioned how there’s more of an open showing of female LGBT people in DCTV and, while they put it a bit too crassly (no offense), they have a point. Most of the gay men in DC shows (particularly on the CW) are either passively mentioned as being gay (William from Arrow, Captain Singh from Flash) or we don’t to see them developing their relationships properly (Curtis from Arrow, Leo from Earth-X). Along with that, Dreamer is the only character in the Arrowverse who is trans (off the top of my head. Sorry if I’m wrong on that).
Though that isn’t to say DC does poorly at representation, either! They absolutely excel in lesbian and bisexual representation with their characters in all of their mediums. They also do better with non-binary identities than others which I really appreciate.
All in all, I am glad to be a gay fan of DC because they do well in representation that not enough companies pull off, but I still acknowledge that they have room for improvement. More gay men done right, more transgender characters, more non-binary characters, more asexual people, and don’t stop with any other identity and orientation! Many people seem to think that “changing” a character’s orientation is just a device to get brownie points from the LGBT community, but that’s not the case. Look at Batwoman and Marvel’s Iceman. These character coming out opened them up to much more interesting stories and changes. And if you don’t like it, lucky for you, these characters typically get their own runs and separate stories so you don’t need to get it “forced down your throat.” Not that you did in the first place, but oh well.