Lachlan Watson, Ian Alexander & Stephon Mendoza On LGBTQ Representation | Sound On | MTV News

It’s been a historic year for representation in the LGBTQ community — but does the progress we’re seeing on-screen translate IRL? Lachlan Watson, Ian Alexander, Sydnee Washington, Stephon Mendoza and John Paul Brammer open up about the queer experience, identity and representation as we celebrate Pride Month.

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Sound On is a new series by MTV News exploring the tough topics and unheard stories of young people living in America today.

1:26 – Discrimination within the LGBTQ community
6:12 – Code switching
8:07 – Are we obligated to be educators?
10:48 – Violence against trans women of color
15:06 – Representation in mainstream media vs. social media
18:20 – Untold stories: the undocumented struggle, bisexual erasure and conversion therapy
21:37 – What is Pride?
24:24 – Looking out for each other

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