introduced a lesbian story line with a romance between theconfident and sexually voracious Dr.
Callie Torres (Sara Ramirez) and theprofessionally ambitious yet personally restrained Dr. The story line offeredboth the drama is knownfor and — despite some marginally exploitative threesome talk — atruthfulness network television has rarely achieved when it comes to lesbianrelationships.
In the aftermath of the breakup, she meets and has a one-night stand with plastic surgeon Mark Sloan (Eric Dane), who becomes her friend.
Torres and O'Malley subsequently reconcile, and the two marry in Las Vegas on the spur of the moment.
Doolan, who appears in the film, plays a lesbian rape victim. Weiss, who started her career in acting and modeling, went back to her acting roots for ' What's True,' playing the role of one of the suspects.
' It was fun for me to be on that side of the camera again,' Weiss said.
To prepare for the story line,which will continue next season, consulted with GLAAD, whichworked with the series’ writers on a previous story line about a transgendercharacter with breast cancer.
Trish Doolan: Well, I’m a writer; I actually write.
So a lot of timespeople will just call me to read their scripts.
Lesbian rep/agent and former Chicagoan Nikki Weiss helped produce a film that was recently accepted into the Cannes Film Festival's short film program.
_______________________ From left: Helene Shaw, Nikki Weiss and Trish Doolan.