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Chaz Bono to play…Chaz Bono on Degrassi

Chaz Bono is in town and has been spotted on the set of Toronto’s Degrassi, filming an episode that will air this fall. Bono will play himself in the role of a celebrity judge for a competition at the show’s namesake high school. After a run-in with the cast at the 2011 Emmy Awards, Bono showed interest in appearing on the Canadian drama. Bono, a transgender activist working with Transforming Family, told People that Adam’s storyline (Adam is a transgender character) is particularly important to him: “It means more transgender representation in the pop culture, and it also sends the message to trans teens that they are not alone in their struggles.” Read the entire story [People] »