Queer characters didn't exist simply to educate their (straight) peers about the LGBTQ community.
Collins was born with white ethnicity to her parents Sari and Stan Collins in Thornhill, Ontario. Five former characters have had recurring roles, however. Gavin "Spinner" Mason Jake Goldsbie .................. Jay Hogart (2003-2006) Deanna Casaluce ................ Alex Nunez (2003-2006) Degrassi: The Next Generation is not considered to be a "spin-off" series of the other Degrassi series because no character from the older series became a regular character on The Next Generation". Ironically, episodes #51 and 52, "Accidents Will Happen" was shown in Canada but not in the U. Snake gives a speech to his class in episode #27, "White Wedding - Part 1" that begins: "Love ... Those are the theme lyrics for the 1977-1986 TV series, "The Love Boat"!With the roles in various television series, Collins started acting in the year 1998.The television series includes I Was a Sixth Grade Alien, Once a Thief and Noddy.