Nicole Maines, TV’s First Transgender Superhero, Was Making History Well Before Her TV Show
“Supergirl” actress Nicole Maines is a transgender rights activist and TV’s first trans superhero. Many may be familiar with Nicole’s history-making role but many don’t know her real story. In 2013, Nicole was the anonymous plaintiff in a Maine Supreme Judicial Court case regarding gender identity and bathroom use in schools. She stops by to reflect on her activism and why she started speaking up at a young age.