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Erin Whitney

2014 Was TV's Most Diverse Year, But There's Still Progress To Be Made

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 12.30.2014 | Entertainment

When television historians (and future listicle makers) look back on 2014, one thing will seem crystal clear: this past year was one of the most d...

Is TV Finally Giving Transgender Characters The Recognition They Deserve?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.19.2014 | Gay Voices

The portrayal of transgender characters on television is improving slowly but substantially, according to a new report. GLAAD's 2014 Trans Images ...

WATCH: Actor Who Plays Trans Character On 'Glee' Has A Few Words For Bill O'Reilly

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.22.2013 | Gay Voices

Alex Newell, the actor who plays the groundbreaking transgender character Wade "Unique" Adams on "Glee," sat down with Fusion's Alicia Menendez this w...

WATCH: How A Transgender Cellmate Affected The Author Of 'Orange Is The New Black'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 07.09.2013 | Gay Voices

On July 11, Netflix's next high profile original series, "Orange is the New Black," makes its debut. The show, based on the best-selling memoir of...

Acting While Trans: A Look Back at 2011 for Transgender Actors in the Media

Laverne Cox | Posted 02.22.2012 | Gay Voices
Laverne Cox

This has been a notable year for transgender actors in film and on television. More films are being written and produced with transgender characters, and there is a willingness to hire trans actors to play these roles, including yours truly.