‘Sense8’s’ Jamie Clayton on Playing a Trans Character Not Going Through Transition: ‘Nomi Is the First’

Trans actress Jamie Clayton couldn’t hold back her enthusiasm for getting to play the character she does on Netflix’s “Sense8.”

Playing a trans-character on a show being shepherded by Lana Wachowski, I knew I would be protected and represented in a wy that trans people have never been represented before on TV,” she said on stage during the show’s panel at the Television Critics’ Association’s summer press tour. “I love [my character] Nomi, I...

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