• LGBT Characters on TV: What’s New?

    The number of characters of diverse sexual and gender identification on television is growing. Photo: Michael Jones

  • 2016 TV Writer Access Project Honorees

    The Diversity Department of the Writers Guild of America, West is pleased to announce the honorees for the 2016 WGAW TV Writer Access Project. Photo: Michael Jones

  • 2016 TV Writer Access Project Honorees

    The Diversity Department of the Writers Guild of America, West is pleased to announce the honorees for the 2016 WGAW TV Writer Access Project. Photo: Michael Jones

Welcome to WGAW Diversity

The WGAW's Diversity Department works with producers, studio and network executives, and writers to increase employment opportunities and the availability of writing assignments for writers who are Asian/Pacific Islander, American Indian, African-American, Latino, women, over 40, LGBT, or disabled.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Find upcoming Diversity events on the Guild Calendar

FAQ

Read these Frequently Asked Questions about WGAW Diversity

VIDEO

Watch WGAW Diversity panels and other events on our YouTube channel

What We Do

The department works with industry personnel to develop access and talent development programs and also hosts events, panels, and seminars to promote a more positive image of historically underemployed writers, to increase the industry's awareness of the unique obstacles often faced by these writers, and to encourage positive change in hiring practices.