VIDEO: New Girls on the Block cast talks need for positive transgender series

In the lead-up to Discovery Life Channel’s world premiere of "New Girls on the Block" (Saturday, April 11 at 10/9c) -- the first series to follow a group of female friends in the transgender community -- GLAAD: All Access host Claire Pires interviewed some of the cast members at the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles this past March. "New Girls on the Block" is a new reality series featuring the lives of transgender women in Kansas City, MO. The cast told Pires why the show is authentic and what we can expect.

GLAAD's video series GLAAD: All Access features interviews with newsmakers, hitmakers, and people making a difference. Watch GLAAD's interview with the cast here and don't forget to tune into the world premiere this Saturday, April 11 at 10/9c on the Discovery Life Channel.