Transexual dating show
Mari will have a more in-depth article on this show soon, so keep an eye out for that.
Excitement level: I’d rather meet these people in real life than watch them on TV.
For some reason, trans-based reality shows seem to be much more popular than scripted shows about trans people. The film and television industry’s reluctance to cast trans actors, especially in starring roles, the very palpable fascination that the public has with real-life trans people (and especially trans women) and the lack of creativity most writers have historically shown for telling stories with trans characters have all probably affected the amount of fictional trans characters we see on TV.
Still, things are definitely getting better and according to casting directors, trans actors are in higher demand than they’ve ever been before.
Since then, Carrera has also made more than a few missteps when it comes to policing other trans women’s bodies and lives, so that makes me a little worried about her role in the show. ) who may or may not have murdered a 15-year-old girl.
There are a bunch of news stories about this show being announced last May, but nothing since then, so really, the future of this show is up in the air at this point. Cox plays Cameron Wirth, a “fierce and funny, competitive and compassionate transgender Ivy League-educated attorney.
Now, thanks in large part to Laverne Cox’s brilliant breakout Emmy-nominated role in , it seems like networks are scrambling to jump on the trans bandwagon.This show, premiering April 11, is about six trans women who are all friends in Kansas City, Missouri.