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Transface vs Blackface and how they are the same and different.

Transface vs Blackface and how they are the same and different.

Hollywood still doesn’t seem to understand a man playing a transwoman (transface) is no better than blackface. (I want to be clear that this is for different reasons but still just as bad.) I get that there is a smaller pool of trans actresses to choose from. That’s not to say they couldn’t find one […]

Chennai trans community protests over context not aesthetics of Shankar’s “I”

Chennai trans community protests over context not aesthetics of Shankar’s “I”

The Chennai transgender community upset over the part played by Ojas M. Rajani, protested director Shankar’s latest film “I”. Make-up artist Ojas M. Rajani who identifies as male to tried to stop the protest telling the community “I” was filmed aesthetically appealing specifically so transgender people wouldn’t find it offensive. The trans community’s objection to […]