Ni­cole Maines

Shanghai Daily - - LIFESTYLE -

Ni­cole Maines, who gained at­ten­tion for her law­suit against her school district af­ter her ele­men­tary school said she could no longer use the girls’ bath­room, is mak­ing her TV de­but as a trans­gen­der su­per­hero.

The Orono na­tive will play Nia Nal, also known as Dreamer. Pro­duc­ers say the char­ac­ter is a “soul­ful young trans­gen­der woman with a fierce drive to pro­tect oth­ers.” The char­ac­ter is be­lieved to be the first trans­gen­der su­per­hero on US tele­vi­sion.

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