11 Scene-Stealing Transgender Characters on Teen TV Shows

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Back in 1991, the first kiss between two women aired on television on a show called LA Law. Then, almost a decade later, the first kiss between two men aired on Dawson’s Creek in 2000. These scenes paved the way for shows to create fully devolved gay characters and openly explore their romantic lives on television.

Now, in a time when LGBTQ rights frequently dominate social politics, even more inclusive victories have been won. For example: Shows are creating transgender characters and exploring the struggles and triumphs of their transition. Take a look to learn about a few transgender characters that have been featured on teen television shows, and totally stole the show: