|Writers||Shelley Evans (written by)
|Cast||Mercedes Ruehl JD Pardo Lupe Ontiveros Leela Savasta Henry Darrow Corey Stoll Avan Jogia Jacqueline Samuda Zak Santiago Jay Brazeau Hrothgar Mathews Marilyn Norry Tegan Moss Michael Dillman Nicole Muñoz Suzanne Ristic Ivan De Leon Vanesa Tomasino Greyston Holt|
|Plot||Based on a true story. As a young boy, Eddie Araujo always felt different somehow. She started putting on her mom's makeup and wearing her mom's clothes, which her mom found odd. By the time she entered her teen years, Eddie could no longer hide the fact that she was a lot different, that she was meant to be female and not male. When she finally accepted it and with her mom's eventual support, Eddie changed her name to Gwen and started to live life as female until a tragic night changed everything.... see A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story on IMDb|
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|Won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Movie for Television. A Girl Like Me is the true story of Gwen Araujo, born Eddie, who begins to dress and act as a girl as a teenager.
Defying the family's traditional Latino heritage, this teen insists on wearing makeup, growing long hair and eventually adopting the name Gwen, after her idol, singer Gwen Stefani.
When Gwen's transgender status is discovered by four young men at a local party, they savagely beat and kill her. The shocking and senseless murder shakes the community, and Gwen's mother, Sylvia Guerrero, dedicates her life to bringing her daughter's murderers to justice and advocating for the rights of all transgender people.
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