How CBS and Survivor's Producers Handled the Outing of a Transgender Contestant

Zeke Smith worked with the network and GLAAD to share his story

Even in its 34th season, Survivor is still capable of some jaw-dropping twists. And one of the show’s biggest came during Wednesday’s episode of Survivor: Game Changers, in which Jeff Varner, who was frantically trying to avoid being eliminated during the Tribal Council, outed fellow contestant Zeke Smith as transgender.

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