Tag Archive | transman

US: Transman’s dream of joining military thwarted for now

US: Transman’s dream of joining military thwarted for now

(Reuters) – Paulo Batista is lifting weights and hitting the books, striving to fulfil his father’s dying wish for him to join the US military. But he says all he has heard from the armed forces is either silence or a door slamming shut. Batista is transgender, effectively banned from military service, under a policy […]

Netflix uses wrong pronouns for trans ‘Tiger King’ LGBT+ zoo keeper

Netflix uses wrong pronouns for trans ‘Tiger King’ LGBT+ zoo keeper

After finding fame as the mauled zoo keeper in the hit Netflix documentary ‘Tiger King’, Kelci ‘Saff’ Saffery has also found himself in another spotlight – a row over gender pronouns. Saffery appears in the series as the victim of a tiger attack at Joe Exotic’s zoo in Oklahoma who opts for amputation rather than […]

Film Review & Trailer: ‘Author – The JT LeRoy Story’

Film Review & Trailer: ‘Author – The JT LeRoy Story’

Frances Winston sees this bizarre true story as just waiting to be dramatised! Directed by: Jeff Feuerzeig – Starring: JT LeRoy in all his forms This is one of the best examples of fact being stranger than fiction that you will probably ever see. When author JT LeRoy burst onto the literary scene in the […]