VIDEO: Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany tears up explaining why she’s an LGBT ally
By Claire Pires, Video and News Strategist | May 28, 2015
Orphan Black is about a government cloning program in which Maslany plays different people with identical DNA. The show has been commended for its portrayal of multidimensional women and LGBT characters.
In this interview, Maslany talks candidly about the show’s LGBT representations, and specifically focuses on the bisexual representation between Cosima and Delphine on the show. Maslany also tears up as she explains her personal reasons for being an ally to the LGBT community. At the end of the interview, Maslany also participates in GLAAD’s #GotYourBack campaign, which provides a space for LGBT people and allies.
GLAAD’s video series, GLAAD: All Access, features interviews with newsmakers, hit-makers, and people accelerating acceptance.
Check out Orphan Black every Saturday at 9/8c on BBC America, and watch the interview here: