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Let's define 'too common'.
LGBT represents approximately 3.8% of the population. I think its safe to say that among gamers that number is probably a little higher.
In the last two AP's, the last seven books thus far, we've had three LGBT couples front and center, meaning that they and their relationships were important enough to warrant detailed descriptions among the few NPC full page spreads in the back. 3 in 7 books, compared to how many hetero couples getting the same treatment in the same time frame? Any?
See, here's the problem with interpreting the statistics that way--the nature of the narrative is such that a character is only gay when specifically indicated--i.e., when their relationship and sexuality is front and center. Any character whose relationships and sexuality is *not* front and center is presumed straight by default.
It's the same reason it's disingenuous to ask why 'whitewashing' casting practices are problematic, but it's OK for black actors to play 'white' roles. It's because there's almost no such thing as a 'white' or 'heterosexual' or 'male' or 'cisgendered' role. Those traits are so encoded into our minds as the 'default' that those are almost never defining traits of the character in question--their stories would not have to change if one or more of those traits were changed.