Transgender Celeb Joins 'Dancing With The Stars'


Jeremy Kinser, arts and entertainment editor for The Advocate
Eric Deggans, TV critic for St. Petersburg Times

The newest season of the reality dancing competition premieres in September. Chaz Bono, the child of Cher and Sonny Bono, will compete. Social media is aflutter over this. What does this mean for TV culture and the transgender community?



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