Speed Date with ‘The L Word: Generation Q’ actor Leo Sheng

This trans activist and queer heartthrob discusses representation in TV and film

Leo Sheng plays Micah Lee in The L Word: Generation Q. As one of Hollywood’s rising trans actors, Sheng talks to Xtra about trans, queer and non-binary representation in television and film, his Asian-American intersectionality, and his experience acting alongside legends like Jennifer Beals.

You can stream The L Word: Generation Q on Showtime and CraveTV.

Chelle Turingan is a video journalist and filmmaker based in Toronto, ON. Their work has appeared in Maclean’sChatelaine, and Today’s Parent. They are also co-director / producer / editor of Xtra’s documentary film, Small Town Pride.

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