An Undocumented Trans Woman Seeks Belonging in Brooklyn in the Lustrous Lingua Franca

Sometimes a movie works because, in the first few minutes of watching, you realize you want the best for a character—you’ll settle for nothing less. That’s the allure of Lingua Franca, the third film from writer-director Isabel Sandoval (released through … Read more…

Olympic champion Edwin Moses on covid-19, race and trans athletes | The Economist Podcasts

The Economist SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

Valentina Sampaio Makes History As the First Trans Model in the ‘Sports Illustrated’ Swimsuit Issue

Last year, Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit issue — known for, well, featuring scantily-clad models — shattered expectations by featuring Halima Aden in a hijab and burkini, a first in its history. The 2020 edition brings about another first, with the casting of Valentina … … Read more…

‘Disclosure’ filmmakers on the impact of trans representation in film and television

We talked to director Sam Feder and producer Amy Scholder about their latest documentary “Disclosure,” which explores Hollywood’s problematic history of trans and non-binary identities on screen. Read more… More about Mashable Video, Lgbt, Transgender, Disclosure, and Entertainment Entertainment BEST … Read more…

Report: Education Dept. Says Connecticut Policy Allowing Trans Athletes to Compete in Girls Sports Is Civil Rights Violation

(Hartford, Conn.) — A Connecticut policy that allows transgender athletes to compete in girls sports violates the civil rights of female athletes, the U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights has ruled. The ruling, which was obtained Thursday by The … Read more…