Exclusive Video: Candis Cayne Discusses Being Out as Transgender in Hollywood

November 20, 2009

In observance of Transgender Day of Remembrance, GLAAD's Entertainment Media team is proud to bring you an exclusive video of fabulously multi-talented performer Candis Cayne sharing her experiences in Hollywood as a transgender actress.

Candis guest starred on this week's episode of Nip/Tuck on FX and is best known for her groundbreaking role as Carmelita on ABC's Dirty Sexy Money. As the first transgender actress to play a recurring transgender character on network primetime television, Candis has been a trailblazer in increasing the visibility of the transgender community. Candis recently shot a pilot called Yes, We Candis and can be seen performing every Monday night at The Abbey in West Hollywood.

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