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'13 Reasons Why' star Tommy Dorfman reintroduces herself as transgender

Tommy Dorfman, who stars in the show "13 Reasons Why," has come out as transgender in a new interview with Time. The actor, 29, is known for playing the role of Ryan Shaver in the controversial Netflix show, which addresses heavy subject matter such as sexual assault, school violence, bullying and suicide.
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Tommy Dorfman, '13 Reasons Why' star, is celebrating herself as a trans woman

(CNN) — Tommy Dorfman has reintroduced herself as a trans woman, taking to social media to say "my pronouns are she/her." "I'm especially grateful to every single trans person who walked this path, broke down barriers, and risked their lives to live authentically and radically as themselves before me. thank you to all the trans woman that showed me who i am, how to live, celebrate myself, and take up space in this world," she wrote.
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'13 Reasons Why' actress Tommy Dorfman comes out as transgender

"13 Reasons Why" actor Tommy Dorfman says she's "reintroducing" herself to the world, coming out as transgender. “For a year now, I have been privately identifying and living as a woman — a trans woman," Dorfman said in an interview with Time published Thursday. For the 29-year-old actor, who played...
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13 Reasons Why's Tommy Dorfman Comes Out as Transgender

Tommy Dorfman is reintroducing herself as a trans woman. In an interview with novelist Torrey Peters for TIME Magazine, the 13 Reasons Why star opened up about her transition publicly for the first time. "For a year now, I have been privately identifying and living as a woman—a trans woman,"...
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Tommy Dorfman: 5 Things To Know About ’13 Reasons’ Star Who’s Officially Come Out As A Trans Woman

Tommy Dorfman has come out as a transgender woman. Learn more about the Atlanta native who shot to fame on ’13 Reasons Why.’. Tommy Dorfman, 28, is owning her true self. The actress came out as a trans woman in a July 22 interview with Time, where she opened up about her transition. “For a year now, I have been privately identifying and living as a woman — a trans woman,” said Tommy, who now goes by she/her. The 13 Reasons Why star went on to tell the publication, “It’s funny to think about coming out, because I haven’t gone anywhere. I view today as a reintroduction to me as a woman, having made a transition medically. Coming out is always viewed as this grand reveal, but I was never not out.”
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Netflix reunites with 13 Reasons Why boss for twin life-swap thriller

13 Reasons Why showrunner Brian Yorkey is re-teaming with Netflix for a new TV project. According to Deadline, a seven-episode mystery thriller titled Echoes has been ordered by the streamer, which follows identical twins Gina and Leni. Since they were youngsters, the pair have been secretly swapping lives, resulting in...
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Is 13 Reasons Why Based On A True Story?

"13 Reasons Why" has concluded its run on Netflix, but because the show remains available on the streamer, new people continue to discover it. The show's story, especially in its first season, is gripping in part because it sort of unfolds like a mystery. The first season, which debuted on...
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TV Portrayals Of Mental Health Issues Encouraged Teens To Discuss Anxiety & Depression, ‘13 Reasons Why’-Centered UCLA Study Finds

Since its controversial series premiere in 2017, Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why has taken more care in addressing mental health issues by highlighting resources and opening up the conversation more carefully. As a result teenage viewers are holding their own discussions and learning about mental health, anxiety, depression and more, a report from UCLA’s Center of Scholars and Storytellers (CSS) shows.
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Why Skye Miller From 13 Reasons Why Looks So Familiar

The topical but often controversial teen drama "13 Reasons Why" ran for four seasons on Netflix. The first season adapted the book upon which the series was based, "Thirteen Reasons Why" by Jay Asher, which followed high schooler Clay Jensen (Dylan Minnette) in the aftermath of the suicide of his classmate, Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford). Subsequent seasons of the show continued to tackle difficult topics like sexual assault, racism, drug addiction, alcoholism, homophobia, school violence, police brutality, and even HIV. The show, which was developed for TV by Brian Yorkey, was known for pushing the envelope, sometimes a bit too far.
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