The recommendation was made by experts contributing to a BBC review on its portrayal of LGB people.
The report's contributors called on the corporation to feature more LGB people in its news and current affairs, sport and children's programming.
The review also included the responses of around 2,700 members of the public.
Although the experts said all broadcasters had a responsibility to represent diversity, the BBC had an extra obligation as it is funded by the licence fee and needed to be "a standard bearer".
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