Links: Sort Of, Season 1

From Debra Yeo of the Toronto Star:

Link: In ‘Sort Of,’ a straight white male and a queer brown trans-feminine creator combined to make a groundbreaking TV show
What do you get when a straight, cisgender male actor and director, and a queer, trans-feminine actor and playwright create a television show together? Something that hopefully anyone can relate to. Continue reading.

From Glenn Sumi of NOW Toronto:

Link: TIFF 2021, Day 7: CBC show Sort Of is all kinds of great
After the fallout over the way Kim’s Convenience abruptly ended, the new CBC show Sort Of is doing things right. Continue reading.

From Glenn Sumi of NOW Toronto:

Link: Bilal Baig is ready for their close-up
Bilal Baig is taking me on a mini-tour of Little India – their Little India. It’s early afternoon on a weekday, so the patios are closed and there’s none of the liveliness that comes at night when this stretch of Gerrard resembles a bustling, brightly lit urban street in India or Pakistan. Continue reading.

From Victoria Ahearn of the Canadian Press:

Link: ‘Sort Of’ is about transition in all walks of life, says star/co-creator Bilal Baig
In deciding to not only co-create but star in a comedy series about a gender-fluid millennial nanny in Toronto, Bilal Baig was nervous. Continue reading.

From Melissa of The Televixen:

Link: Bilal Baig and Fab Filippo on their trailblazing new series, Sort Of
“There was a very steep learning curve that I feel like I’m still on, but it’s amazing and rewarding.” Continue reading.

From Leora Heilbronn of Brief Take:

Link: Interview: Sort Of’s Bilal Baig, Fab Filippo and Jennifer Kawaja
Sort Of was so important to us that we made a concerted effort to participate in the press junket for the CBC, and soon to be HBO Max, series. Continue reading.

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