The Trans Characters That Changed TV and Film
BY Matt Kane of GLAAD
November 19 2012 1:30 PM ET
Thanks to networks like TeenNick, U.S. viewers are also able to enjoy the Canadian institution that is teen soap Degrassi, which has featured a number of gay, lesbian, and bisexual characters, particularly in the last decade. Recently, the show has also included transgender teen Adam, whose realistic storyline nabbed the show a Peabody award and an Emmy nomination.