VIDEO: Transgender Actors Discuss Discrimination on Variety’s Roundtable

Variety's Transgender In Hollywood Roundtable
Variety's Transgender In Hollywood Roundtable

Transgender actors call out discrimination in Hollywood. Laverne Cox joined Chaz Bono, Alexandra Billings, Brian Michael, Jen Richards and Trace Lysette for ...

Transgender Universe

In the aftermath of the uproar caused caused by Scarlett Johansson’s acceptance of then turning down the role of a transgender man in the biopic “Rub and Tug,” Variety has assembled a roundtable of some of today’s biggest transgender stars in Hollywood to discuss the topic of discrimination in the industry.

The roundtable consists of Laverne Cox (“Orange Is the New Black”), Chaz Bono (“American Horror Story: Cult”), Alexandra Billings (“Transparent”), Brian Michael (“Queen Sugar”), Jen Richards (“Nashville”) and Lysette (“Transparent”).

Read the full article by Ramin Setoodeh at