Watch: Jazz Jennings tackles transgender bathroom debate on ‘WWYD’

By : Mariah Cooper of the Washington Blade, Courtesy of the National LGBT Media Association
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ABC’s “What Would You Do?,” a hidden camera show that conducts social experiments on unsuspecting strangers, took on the transgender bathroom debate with transgender activist and “I am Jazz” star Jazz Jennings.

In the episode, a mother protests against a transgender woman, played by transgender actress Nadia Hunter, using the women’s bathroom at a restaurant. Jennings watches the scenarios behind the scenes with host John Quiñones.

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Watch: Nyle DiMarco experiences deaf discrimination on ‘What Would You Do?’

By : Mariah Cooper OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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ABOVE: Nyle DiMarco on ‘What Would You Do?’ (Screenshot via YouTube)

Actor and model Nyle DiMarco, who identifies as sexually fluid, brought to light the challenges deaf people face on an episode of hidden camera show “What Would You Do?”

In the episode, J.W., a deaf actor, attempts to order food from a rude waiter (Tyler). Whenever J.W. tries to communicate his order, Tyler gets frustrated and begins harassing J.W. DiMarco, who is also deaf, watched the interactions behind-the-scenes with host John Quiñones.

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Watch: gay dads criticized for raising a child on ‘What Would You Do?’

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Unsuspecting diners had their views on gay adoption and foster care tested in a new segment on “What Would You Do?”

The scenario was inspired by the statistic that same-sex couples in the U.S. are raising almost 60,000 adopted and foster children. Married same-sex couples have opened their homes to 26,000 of those children.

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Shoppers fight transphobia in ‘What Would You Do?’ segment

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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A group of compassionate shoppers defended a transgender woman being harassed in a segment from “What Would You Do?”

The ABC hidden camera show puts unsuspecting people in social experiments to see how they react. In this segment, a transgender woman is attempting to shop at a boutique when a sales associate makes hurtful comments such as calling her “sir” and asking if she was born a woman.

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