Sebastián Lelio’s extraordinary wonderful new movie gets to the very core of Chilean society’s inbred homophobia and transphobia that threatens the very existence of Marina (Daniela Vega) the protagonist simply because they resent the very fact that she had been the light of her dead lover’s life. The movie opens with 57-year-old Orlando (Francisco Reyes) getting ready … Continue reading
The fact that there were so many films last year with transgender subject matters that we could pick out TOP 10TRANSGENDER FILMS OF 2017in itself is quite extraordinary. Each movie made a valuable contribution to the continuing dialogue about the community, and nearly all of them are now available to view on global screening platforms.
Ella Marques is an extraordinary woman who chose to start transitioning when she was 60 years old. She wrote about her journey to finally being true to herself in a refreshingly frank and enthralling memoir I WAS A BOY FROM VENUS. Ella sat down to talk to queerguru on the eve of her Book Signing at Stonewall National Museum – Wilton Manors Gallery on 1/17
A quinceañera is a Latin American tradition celebrating a girl’s coming of age on her 15th birthday. Zoey a Mexican/American living in Los Angeles however is a little difference as she is a transgender girl. She is dedicating her quinceañera to her trans godmothers who helped her through her transitioning but who never got … Continue reading
This very compelling documentary is the tale of Kim Byford, who at the age of 49 had decided that the time is finally right to complete her transition from female to male. It is a journey that was started when as a 13 year old girl she was constantly bullied and picked on by her … Continue reading