Interviews

Ivory Aquino on Playing Trans Pioneer Cecilia Chung in “When We Rise”

Among some of the more familiar faces on ABC’s “When We Rise” are some uber-talented newcomers that go toe-to-toe with heavyweights like Mary-Louise Parker, Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O’Donnell. Ivory Aquino has had a successful career in live theater, but her role as real-life trans activist Cecilia Chung in the LGBTQ history-themed mini-series will introduce viewers to …

Jasika Nicole Can’t Wait to Meet You at ClexaCon

“Historically women have been assumed to take the position of providing for the needs of others while ignoring their own, the ultimate act of selflessness, and I think we need to challenge this idea because the truth is that women are capable of doing both.”

Whitney’s New Reality

Whitney Mixter’s new life has set her on a dramatically different path than when we were first introduced to her on “The Real L Word” in 2010. She no longer rocks her signature-length dreadlocks—a literal weight lifted off her shoulders.