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How Transgender Stories Became TV's Breakout Trend in 2014

As methods of consuming TV shows become less conventional, so do the stories depicted on them.

Already, such platforms as Amazon and Netflix have championed shows that feature transgender characters prominently, and on Friday, AOL Originals will unveil the first four episodes of its new original seriesTrue Trans. The documentary-style show chronicles the transition ofLaura Jane Grace, the 33-year-old singer of punk group Against Me!, and also features sit-down interviews with other people about their individual journeys through gender identity. The episodes, which run about 10 minutes in length, will each focus on a theme such as self-realization and coming out.

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Laverne Cox talks trailblazing role in Orange is the New Black, Emmy nomination
Guest: Laverne Cox
'OITNB' Star Laverne Cox Helps Hollywood Spotlight Transgender Stories
Laverne Cox Fights Back Tears While Thanking Fans: ''I'm Very Lucky To Be Living The American Dream''

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Year Title Description
2014 Watch What Happens: Watch What Happens: Live
Season 11, Episode 127
Episode, Guest
2014 Fashion Police: Regina Hall & Laverne Cox
Season 4, Episode 22
Episode, Guest
2014 TransFORUM TV Show Series, Appearing
2013 Orange Is the New Black TV Show Series, Actor - Sophia Burset
2010 Transform Me TV Show Series, Reality Cast Member

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This week, members of the Orange Is the New Black cast took over Conan for an episode, and it was glorious. Also, a farmer serenaded a team of cows with a trombone rendition of Lorde's "Royals," and the Internet found a new celebrity in "Apparently Boy." Taylor Swift made us sniffle when she visited a 7-year-old cancer patient, and Nina Dobrev and Jimmy Fallon entertained us with a game of Giant Beer Pong. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:

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Bernadette Peters Heads to Bravo's Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce

Bernadette Peters is going from Broadway to Bravo.

The legendary stage actress has booked a guest-starring turn on the upcoming seriesGirlfriends' Guide to Divorce, the network announced Monday. read more

How Emmy's Controversial Category Choices Paid Off, and This Year's Other Trivia

According to the Emmy Awards ballot, True Detective isn't a miniseries, but Fargo and American Horror Story: Coven are. Orange is the New Black, Nurse Jackie and Shameless are comedies, even though there are frequently more tears than laughs on those shows.

The debate over how to classify shows that defy classification ruffled plenty of feathers during this year's Emmy campaign season. Yet... read more

Orange Is the New Black's Laverne Cox Heads to Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce

Laverne Cox is breaking out of the big house. At least temporarily.

The Orange Is the New Black star is set to guest-star on the new Bravo scripted series Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, the network announced Tuesday.

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From Buffy the Vampire Slayer writer Marti Noxon and based on the best-selling books of the same name, the hour-long series centers on Abby (House alum Lisa Edelstein), a self-help book author who tries to hide her separation from her husband as she begins to navigate life as a single woman in her 40s. She goes to her divorced friends, instead of her married ones, for advice which leads her to unexpected and life-altering experiences.

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Orange Is the New Black's Laverne Cox on Being Transgender, Attempting Suicide

Laverne Cox, who plays transgender hairstylist Sophia Burset on Netflix's Orange Is the New Black, revealed in an interview with Time magazine that she was so conflicted about her gender and sexuality as an adolescent that she tried to kill herself.

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