Comedian and actress Whoopi Goldberg will serve as executive producer on an upcoming show called Strut.
Strut will follow the day-to-day lives of a group of trans fashion models.
Focusing on Slay Model Management, the show will tell the story of the world’s first exclusively transgender modelling agency, People reports.
“This show is important right now, because for all of the positive advances the community has made and continues to make, transgender is still a hot-button word that gets people hysterical,” Goldberg in a statement.
“People tend to focus on the stereotype instead of the person,” she added.
“This series will give viewers a unique opportunity to spend time with real people who are struggling with the same challenges we all face as we make our way through the world.
“You may even be surprised to discover that you have been seeing and interacting with transgender men and women in ways you didn’t even realiSe!”
Strut will premiere later this year on the Oxygen network.