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Becoming a Man in 127 EASY Steps filming in Atlanta

Becoming a Man in 127 EASY Steps filming in Atlanta

Join us at Atlanta’s 7 Stages Theatre for two different shows August 18 and 25. It has been 10 years since Scott Turner Schofield’s one man show had its World Premiere and sold out 7 Stages for weeks. Since then,…

Should LGBT Viewers Watch Roseanne

Should LGBT Viewers Watch Roseanne

BY DANIEL REYNOLDS MARCH 28 2018 “Roseanne’s said a lot of things I disagree with, but I’ll be watching because good comedy tells political truths in ways no other art form can,” said Andrea James, a filmmaker producing a transgender film, Becoming…

“Transamerican Love Story” (2008) – WOW Presents Clips

“Transamerican Love Story” (2008) – WOW Presents Clips

This week marks the 10th Anniversary of the premiere of Transamerican Love Story! In the show, potential suitors try to woo Calpernia Addams, a transgender bachelorette in search of love. Enjoy this clip from the very first episode of the…

A fantastic leap – trans cinema’s breakthrough moment

A fantastic leap – trans cinema’s breakthrough moment

Daniela Vega in A Fantastic Woman, which has been nominated for best foreign language Oscar Juliet Jacques Fri 2 Feb 2018 03.45 ESTLast modified on Sun 4 Feb 2018 22.05 EST  During that interregnum, there had been one other significant Hollywood portrayal of a…

Viva Diva trailer: transgender film via Sundance Native Labs

Viva Diva trailer: transgender film via Sundance Native Labs

So proud of Daniel Flores & honored to help produce this! Via the Sundance Native American and Indigenous Film Program, the “Viva Diva” trailer: Words cannot express how excited and grateful I am to share the trailer for my short…

Sign up now: transgender casting opportunities

Sign up now: transgender casting opportunities

OPEN​ ​CALL​ ​FOR​ ​TRANSGENDER​ ​ACTORS On​ ​Sunday,​ ​October​ ​22nd​ ​2017,​ ​CSA​ ​members​ ​around​ ​the​ ​world​ ​will​ ​be​ ​opening​ ​their​ ​offices​ ​to union​ ​and​ ​non-union​ ​transgender​ ​actors​ ​(​including​ ​non-binary,​ ​gender​ ​non-conforming​ ​and genderqueer​ ​actors​).​ ​Artists​ ​who​ ​are​ ​professionally​ ​trained​ ​as​ ​well​…

Don’t Forget the Long, Proud History of Transgender Activism

Don’t Forget the Long, Proud History of Transgender Activism

Thanks to The Advocate for the mention! The Advocate had featured trans actress Alexandra Billings on our cover nearly a decade earlier, but it wasn’t until 2005 that she became the second out trans woman to play a trans character on television (Romy and…

This Documentary Proves We Should Listen To Children Not Legislators When It Comes To Trans Rights

This Documentary Proves We Should Listen To Children Not Legislators When It Comes To Trans Rights

By BRONWYN ISAAC Storytelling has the ability to not only educate and even entertain, but also to build empathy and bridge the gaps of human experience. National Geographic’s new documentary, Gender Revolution: A Journey With Katie Couric, which premiered on…

‘Gender Revolution’ is all about trans people, but it’s made for a cis audience

‘Gender Revolution’ is all about trans people, but it’s made for a cis audience

By Dawn Ennis · Wednesday, February 8, 2017 This program is titled, “Gender Revolution,” and I don’t think you will find a more detailed exploration of intersex, gender non-conforming/non-binary and, yes, trans Americans than in the 88 minute documentary produced by National…

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