Out actress Ellen Page has teamed up
with Ian Daniel for Gaycation, a new series set to air next
month on Vice's upcoming cable channel Viceland.
Creative director Spike Jones described
Viceland, which is set to debut its slate of original programming in
February, as an attempt to try “to understand the world we live in
by producing pieces about things we're curious about, or confused
about, or that we think are funny.”
In an extended sneak peek of Viceland's
upcoming programming, Page and Daniel are seen confronting a
homophobic police officer in Brazil who says he's killed homosexuals.
“For me they are worse than animals,”
says the officer, who is wearing a face mask. “I think every
pigsty must be cleaned up. If they cross my path, I'll take care of
Page asks the filming crew whether it
is safe to reveal her sexuality, then says, “We're gay. And I'm
wondering if you think it's better for the world for us to be dead?”
Other Viceland shows include Huang's
World with chef Eddie Huang, Vice World of Sports with Sal
Masekela and Black Market with Michael K. Williams.
Page confronts Ted Cruz over gay rights.)