Comedian Sherry Cola plays lesbian and aspiring stand-up comic Alice Kwan on “Good Trouble,” a spinoff of “The Fosters.”
The actress stresses that it’s more important than ever to use the internet to spread positive messages of acceptance and is on a mission to “break stereotypes.
The actress hopes kids can find comfort in “Good Trouble” and its diverse representation of the queer community.At the end of Season 1 Alice came out to her parents, whom she felt would shun her because of their cultural traditions.
“Booking Alice on ‘Good Trouble’ actually influenced me to come out to my mom as bisexual,” Cola said.
“There [are] Asian girls in my DM’s that are feeling seen and love my character,” Cola continued.