Her character's name on Supergirl is Nia Nal (aka Dreamer).
The announcement of not just Dreamer but of Maines in the role was met with an outpouring of support and excitement on Twitter with fans excited to see what the new addition will bring not only to the show, but to representation of LGBTQ youth in media.
The trade publication Variety quoted Maines in an interview as saying, "We can be whoever we want, we can do whatever we want, we can be superheroes, because in many ways we are", adding, "We've had trans representation in television for a while but it hasn't been the right representation". "And what we see on television has a very dramatic effect on our society".
Israel evacuates 800 Syria White Helmets to Jordan: army
The White Helmets , or Syrian Civil Defense, are a group of volunteers who rescue Syrians wounded in attacks on rebel-held areas. Panicked passengers, fearing for their lives, posted pictures of the militia surrounding their buses on social media.
'In light of recent ethical questions raised surrounding my casting as Dante Tex Gill, I have chose to respectfully withdraw my participation in the project, ' she said in a statement to Out Magazine.
Nicole has gone on to an acting career, winning a 2016 GLAAD award for her performance in U.S. show Royal Pains.
Maines explained that part of the problem with casting cis actors in trans roles is that it could lend credence to "harmful rhetoric" about trans people.
The news that the DC Comics show will welcome a transgender character played by a transgender person shows a step toward inclusion onscreen at a time when Scarlett Johansson has faced backlash for signing on to play a transgender man. And so having trans people play trans roles shows that we are valid in our identity and we deserve to exist as we do. With trans folks we have a lot of people accusing us of just playing dress up for whatever reasons and that's just not true.
Starring Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers, David Harewood as Martian Manhunter, Mehcad Brooks as Jimmy Olsen and Chyler Leigh as Alex Danver, Supergirl returns on a new night, Sunday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW. Jericho star April Parker Jones joins the upcoming season of Supergirl as Colonel Haley along with David Ajala as Manchester Black.
Dylan Collie scored a try and made a vital tackle in the New Zealand sevens team's World cup semifinal win over Fiji (file photo). The Blitzboks opened the scoring through Selvyn Davids who expertly converted his own try from the touchline.
France's President Macron is to fire a security adviser who hit and stamped on a May Day protester, the Elysee Palace has said. Benalla then left the scene at Place de la Contrescarpe, where about 100 people had gathered.
When former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle visited England in 2016, they couldn't resist meeting George. It was also the youngest Prince's first official royal engagement since his birth on April 23, 2018.
Justin Rose, who made the cut on the number with a birdie on his final hole, matched the Carnoustie record for the Open with a 64. Tiger entered the final round four shots off the lead, but he's in the mix.
Since then, Bixby seems to have shaped up, though it still isn't on par with smart assistants like Google Assistant and Alexa. Samsung has opted for Tizen in its wearables since 2015, and the latest offering appears to be continuing the trend.
Its investigation has found that the names, addresses, and other personal information were leaked between June 27th and July 4th. She told BT that governments may also fall foul of such attacks as critical data repositories are altered.
The charge began at the fourth where a brilliant wedge shot set up a birdie, and he picked up another shot at the sixth. Woods birdied two of his first six holes to get to 7-under-par, a shot behind Jordan Spieth and Xander Schauffele .
Cardi B recently tweeted she quietly married Offset in September because "there are moments I want to keep for myself". In the still-unfolding saga of Offset's arrest for weapons and marijuana possession, there has been a new development.
The Fed has raised interest rates five times since Trump took office in January 2017, extending the campaign it began in 2015. Mr Trump also called Mr Powell, who he appointed to succeed Janet Yellen , "a very good man".
PS4 Firmware 6.00 Beta Sign Ups Now Open
Since this isn't a patch within version 5 but an entirely new set of numbers as a whole marks just how big this update will be. Sony has announced that it has lifted the lid on sign-ups for the upcoming PlayStation 4 update 6.00 beta test.
Roe is "proud" of Trump's response to Russian Federation
The news of the invitation to the Russian leader was also confirmed on Twitter by Sarah Sanders, the White House Press Secretary. Trump and Putin discussed, and what agreement or agreements they reached, has been the topic of much discussion and confusion .