Actress Ellen Page, who first made a name for herself when she earned an Oscar nomination for her role in 2007’s Juno, has thrown herself into LGBT activism since she came out as a lesbian during an inspiring speech at the Human Rights Campaign’s Time to Thrive conference in 2014. Page has promoted LGBT rights in her feature film work, too, co-producing and co-starring alongside Julianne Moore in last year’s Freeheld, which told the story of a lesbian couple battling for equality. But she didn’t necessarily imagine herself using a television series to educate and enlighten—not until she had a conversation with Spike Jonze, the co-president of Vice’s new cable network Viceland.
The docu-series Gaycation, follows Ellen Page and Ian Daniel as they set off to explore LGBT cultures around the world. From Japan to Brazil to Jamaica to the USA, the two meet some fascinating people during their travels and hear their stories.