Stephen Colbert brought the topic of transgender awareness into the forefront this week on The Colbert Report. Colbert spoke about Facebook adding 50 new custom gender options, the push to have transgender woman Carmen Carrera added to the Victoria Secret Fashion Show and the backlash received by talk show hosts like Piers Morgan & Katie Couric who interviewed transgendered persons.

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In the same program Colbert spoke with Janet Mock (transgender author of “Redefining Realness”) who was interviewed by Piers. Colbert brilliantly uses humor to diffuse the most controversial topics and squash ignorance. We are sure he enlightened many viewers with his thoughtful coverage. This video is, hands down, our favorite clip of the week. Keep up the good work Colbert team!

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