Mzansi Reacts to Debut of 'Becoming', Show About Being Transgender in SA

Mzansi Reacts to Debut of 'Becoming', Show About Being Transgender in SA

- Becoming, a show that follows the lives of four transgender people in Mzansi made its debut last night

- Mzansi social media users have been reacting to the show on Twitter and are many are loving it

- People are hoping that the show is going to educate South Africans on what it means to be transgender

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A new reality show is on the block and it is called Becoming. The show is centered around what it means to be transgender in the South African context. The show made its debut last night and fans are talking about it on social media.

The reality show is going to be 13 parts and it is going to dive deeper into the lives of transgender people in Mzansi.

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According to Mzansi Magic, Becoming will follow the lives of four trans people in South Africa – Gina Sokoyi, Ramazan Ngobese, Yaya Mavundla and Gugu Kumalo as they face many obstacles and find ways to overcome them.

Mzansi reacts to debut of 'Becoming', show about being transgender in SA
Mzansi television fans reacted to the debut of 'Becoming' on social media. Image: @FleshminM, @LeboMashia
Source: Twitter

Social media users have been reacting to the first episode on Twitter. Take a look at some of the reactions to Becoming below:

@n_nlady said:

"We are going to learn a lot, the debate in the house right now because of the show. Next week is too far."

@TrendyM_ commented:

"#Becoming is the first transgender show on SA television? What a big W for the trans community."

@EugeneKBoris said:

"Finally we are watching content that is fresh and insightful #Becoming."

@siyah_94 commented:

"So beautiful to watch this show with my family right now." previously reported that Yaya Mavundla bagged a new deal to star in a brand new reality show. Transgender activist Yaya Mavundla has secured the bag and will star on a brand-new TV show called Becoming.

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The 32-year-old is known for her activism work through Transgender visibility and Mzansi Queer Festival organiser. She will be inviting viewers into her home to zoom into her transitioning journey.

Yaya will open up more than her home on the show and will let Mzansi experience some deeply personal moments including the search for her mother who she never got the opportunity to meet, and she will open up about the dynamics of dating as a Transgender woman.

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