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Writing a Trans Story.

Is it possible or more to the point, is it a good idea to write a story about a woman of trans origin that is provocative, who’s main character is problematic and deeply flawed, who spends the first forty five years of their life hiding in plain sight, even attempting to cure themselves at one point by becoming a cult member, or is this what can make such a story more humane and relatable. If the character, in spite of knowing deep down that she is trapped in the wrong… Read more Writing a Trans Story.

Trans Representation

The social status of trans people is still fairly taboo when it comes to proper representation. What I mean by this is that too often, the lives of people of trans origin are co-opted and spoken about and for by cis-gender folks. Our bodies, our identities, our very existence seems fair game for Hollywood, never stopping to consider that maybe they could reach out to actual trans actors and actresses to play trans roles. Who better to get into the mindset might be the logical reactions though it is rarely… Read more Trans Representation

Silver screen potential

A few weeks ago, I offered up my story to read to a cinematographer friend, she was interested in seeing if it corresponded to something she was looking to work on. She had already wanted to work on a story of a trans woman so when I was posting on my Facebook profile that I had completed my memoirs and was about to publish, we connected and I sent her the story. After a couple of weeks, we chatted and she was in love with my story, felt it had… Read more Silver screen potential

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