All tagged Transgender

boy meets girl

With some distinct pluses and minuses, I enjoyed the film immensely, squealed with delight in some parts and squirmed with discomfort in others. Michelle Hendley is disarmingly good, and I hope that this sweet, affecting love story finds an audience, because it deserves it.

orange is the new black

This show is so addictive it is so not freaking funny. You just can’t beat prison shows for their diverse range of characters, including sexy heroines with fatal flaws. This show is flat out funny, moving, compelling and authentic, with a kind of twisted black humour in the face of life's horrors.

boys don't cry

I often wonder if director Kimberley Pierce knew, as she was making Boys Don't Cry, that Hilary Swank was giving one of the greatest performances of all time. As she handled the making of the film there must have been a great weight on her mind. This was particularly difficult subject matter. 

by hook or by crook

There comes a time in the evolution of a film genre when you feel like the tides are turning. It was about time that lesbian films made the shift from the entirely self-aware exploration of sexuality into real storytelling, concentrating on the experiences gay women have, rather than just on the experience of being gay.