• CW's Supergirl Breaks Ground With First Trans Superhero

    The CW's “Supergirl” has amassed quite a sizable following over the years. Most recently the super-heroine series has attracted some attention for presenting the first transgender superhero on prime time television. In an entertainment landscape where trans characters are all too often played by cisgender actors, Nia Nal, aka Dreamer, is being portrayed by 22-year-old Nicole Maines, who is herself trans.