Video Q&A with Actor/Writer Jorge Ortiz

Qulture writer Victor Yates talked with actor and writer Jorge Ortiz on the new television series he is developing, Chris/tina. The series follows the life of Chris Maldonado, a transgendered woman born in the wrong body and allows viewers to watch Chris’ transformation.

The lead actor, playing Chris, Micah Mora is a talented actor who has been featured in Sprite, Pepsi, and MTV Tr3s commercials. The supporting cast includes Gabriel Chavarria (Anthony), who plays Chris’ identical twin brother and Patricia Rae (Gloria), plays Chris’ mother. Justin Huen (Diego) plays Chris’ gay cousin whose sexuality creates conflict within the Maldonado family.

Eileen Galindo (from Dora the Explorer) plays Monica, the mother’s best friend and Roberto Sanchez (Peter) plays the mother’s boss and future love interest.

Click on the interview to learn more about this amazing new project and for more information on Chris/tina go to the website,

Victor Yates

Writer and blogger Victor Yates’ work has appeared in the anthology, ‘For Colored Boys’ and in Windy City Times, GBM News, SGL Weekly, The Voice, The Catalyst, and Prism. His first novel is set to be released by Addison Craft Publishing.

5 thoughts on “Video Q&A with Actor/Writer Jorge Ortiz

  • February 27, 2013 at 9:59 am

    very nice! hopefully it will get picked up by a major network or cable. would love to see this! please keep us updated!

    • March 17, 2013 at 9:49 am

      Will definitely follow-up with Jorge. I think it will be soon too. Thanks for the comment.

  • February 27, 2013 at 1:55 pm

    very nice.growin up gay in the latina communty is hard so im glad this was made. seems very talented!

    • March 17, 2013 at 9:51 am

      Thank you for the comment. Jorge and I will be reading at the City of West Hollywood One City One Pride event in June. It will be a great event.


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