Shortland Street has consistently pushed the envelope by introducing LGBTIQ characters into New Zealand’s most widely watched television drama. It’s been transformational and enlightening – and especially important given its vulnerable youth audience. How do they do it?
Producer Maxine Fleming, trans actor Tash Keddy, story-liner and one-time Shortland Street star Harry Dickinson, plus scriptwriter Cole Meyers, share the journey. Chaired by actor and Shortland Street casting director, Andrea Kelland.
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