MTV's Faking It will introduce a recurring transgender characters on Tuesday's episode.

Newcomer Elliot Fletcher will portray Noah, who is described by The Hollywood Reporter as “charismatic, confident and hip and is equal parts charming and vulnerable. He is the the boy next door with a leather jacket and a rock 'n' roll attitude who plays guitar or bass for a band that competes in a battle of the bands contest.”

The episode, titled Jagged Little Heart, is directed by out transgender director Silas Howard.

Showrunner Carter Covington said that with Noah's addition he wanted to “tell a story that was groundbreaking, but also relatable. And to make every effort to cast a trans actor in the role as well as to incorporate more transgender characters in the speaking roles and in the background.”

Faking It, which features gay, straight, bisexual and intersexed characters, will have its diversity boosted with the addition of Noah.