Hunter Schafer: Redefining Transgender Representation in Hollywood

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Hunter Schafer, star from HBO’s “Euphoria,” is changing the game for transgender representation in Hollywood. Schafer recently announced her desire to expand her acting roles beyond those defined by her gender identity. On “Psychology Behind the Headlines,” hosts Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu, and guest therapist Joann ‘JoJo’ Venant discuss the significance of Schafer’s choice and the challenges faced by marginalized actors.

Challenging Stereotypes

Hunter Schafer’s decision pushes back against limiting typecasting and opens doors for more diverse representation of transgender individuals on screen.

The Power of Representation

Explore the importance of seeing transgender people in a variety of roles, not just those explicitly focused on their gender identity.

Beyond the Label

There is desire of many talented actors from marginalized groups to showcase their skills with roles that transcend stereotypes.

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