Laverne Cox ("The T Word"; "Orange is the New Black"); Meghan McCain
("TakePart Live"); next eliminated couple from ABC's "Dancing with the Stars." watch
Laverne Cox; Meghan McCain. watch
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.read more