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From Queer to Eternity

Samantha Béart

Season 1, Ep. 8

Actor Samantha Béart joins Scott to talk about the broadness of being queer, the importance of challenging stereotypes, the stress of enjoying empathy, and entering the queer-majority universe of Torchwood as a gender-fluid extraterrestrial!

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