After Tyra Banks pumped the brakes on her VH1 housed transgender themed reality television project ‘Transamerica’ to focus on building a family, Whoopi Goldberg quickly grabbed the reigns on the concept and gave birth to her new series ‘Strut’ that shines light on the lives transgender male and female models. ‘Strut’ will be airing alongside Oxygen’s Bad Girls Club starting September 20th, peep the trailer below..
The series follows transgender models Laith De La Cruz, Dominique Jackson, Isis King, Ren Spriggs and Arisce Wanzer as they chase their passions of becoming household names in the fashion world while challenging stereotypes of gender and beauty. “Strut” provides an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into the glamorous world of fashion while also revealing the realities of being a transgender model.
Viewers will be invited to gaze behind the curtain as this group of five determined models navigates everything from the fashion world and their personal lives to emotional conversations with family members. As they strive to overcome hurdles in the quest to discovering their true identity, the models are faced with owning who they are—no matter the cost. -Oxygen