It is the fourth series set in the fictional Degrassi universe created by Schuyler and Kit Hood in 1979.
When Torres was killed off from the series in 2013, controversy ensued, When Degrassi introduced its large and loyal audience to Adam Torres, an authentic, multi-dimensional transgender character, the show not only made television history, but set a new standard industry standard for LGBT inclusion.
Degrassi: The Next Generation is a Canadian teen drama television series created by Linda Schuyler and Yan Moore.
The series is now considered the first incarnation and premiered on CTV on October 14, 2001 and then ended on MTV Canada and Teen Nick on August 2, 2015.
She was considered a bad girl at Degrassi who hung out with her boyfriend Jay and his gang.
Her exterior softened as she befriended Ellie, Marco, and eventually her nemesis Paige, with whom she began a lesbian relationship.
Another major problem for Adam had been finding love as a trans man.