Activist to Star as TV’s First Transgender Superhero

Nicole Maines will star in The CW/Warner Bros.' "Supergirl" as Nia Nal, aka Dreamer.

Image via AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — A transgender activist who won a discrimination lawsuit after her school refused to let her use the girls' bathroom will be TV's first transgender superhero. Nicole Maines will star in The CW/Warner Bros.' "Supergirl" as Nia Nal, aka Dreamer. Producers describe her character as a "soulful young transgender woman with a fierce drive to protect others." Maines gained national attention for her battle against her Orono, Maine school district over her… Read at AP News

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