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Elspeth
09-01-2016, 06:51 PM
Don't ask me...I can't keep up anymore.


Mark Ruffalo Under Fire for Casting Cisgender Actor in Transgender Drama
http://www.breitbart.com/big-hollywood/2016/09/01/sjw-uproar-cis-gender-actor-cast-transgender-woman/

Social justice activists and some members of the transgender community have responded angrily to the casting of Matt Bomer as a transgender prostitute in the upcoming Mark Ruffalo-produced drama Anything.

In posts on social media and in at least one essay on the subject, critics said the role of the transgender sex worker in the film should have gone to a transgender actor. According to Variety, Anything centers on a man (John Carroll Lynch) who, despondent over the death of his wife, moves from Mississippi to Los Angeles and strikes up a romantic relationship with a transgender sex worker.

Bomer, who is gay, is not transgender.

Activists quickly took to Twitter to criticize the casting choice...

Rockntractor
09-01-2016, 07:08 PM
According to the brown hole, carpet cleaner, bulldike, lopadickoffofme manual it depends on what he is identifying as that day. He who is without sin in this matter can throw the first surgically removed body part!

Elspeth
09-02-2016, 01:04 AM
GLAAD is involved and their argument is hysterical: apparently a male in a dress is "not an accurate portrayal" of a tranny. Um....:biggrin-new:


Matt Bomer and Men Who Play Transgender Women Send a "Toxic and Dangerous" Message (Guest Column)
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/matt-bomer-transgender-movie-anything-guest-column-925170

GLAAD's Nick Adams argues that Hollywood needs to let go of the idea "that putting a male actor in a dress, wig and makeup is an accurate portrayal of a transgender woman."

It’s been two years since Time magazine proclaimed a new era of inclusion in America with a May 2014 cover featuring actress Laverne Cox and the eye-catching headline: “The Transgender Tipping Point.” The groundbreaking Time cover came 10 months after Cox appeared in her breakout role as Sophia Burset on Netflix's Orange Is the New Black. That's the power of entertainment media — one outstanding performance by a charismatic and talented actress can accelerate change across an entire culture.

Since then, trans people have begun to appear on reality shows like TLC's I Am Jazz, E!'s I Am Cait, and in Strut, Oxygen's upcoming show about trans models. Trans characters played by trans actors are beginning to appear in scripted TV shows like Amazon's Transparent, Netflix's Sense8, Freeform's The Fosters, and CBS' upcoming legal drama Doubt. And Tangerine, starring two trans actresses, was the indie film breakout hit of 2015, earning four Independent Spirit Award nominations and a GLAAD Media Award for outstanding film in limited release.

And yet — in spite of the critical and commercial success of projects that put trans people front and center — Hollywood is having a very difficult time letting go of the idea that putting a male actor in a dress, wig and makeup is an accurate portrayal of a transgender woman.

For more than 40 years, Americans have sat down in front of their TV screens or in movie seats and seen male actors "pretend" to be trans women. By casting Robert Reed, Terence Stamp, John Lithgow, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Tom Wilkinson, Lee Pace, Cillian Murphy, Liev Schreiber, Beau Bridges, Jared Leto, Eddie Redmayne, Steven Weber, Denis O'Hare and Walton Goggins as transgender women, viewers receive two strong and wrong messages: 1. that being transgender is an act, a performance, just a matter of playing dress-up; and 2. that underneath all that artifice, a transgender woman really is a man...

noonwitch
09-02-2016, 12:23 PM
Wow, where were they all when Hillary Swank played a transgender male in Boys Don't Cry?


The GLBT activists at that time were applauding her for her work.

Elspeth
09-02-2016, 12:31 PM
Wow, where were they all when Hillary Swank played a transgender male in Boys Don't Cry?


The GLBT activists at that time were applauding her for her work.

Apparently, times have changed. That quickly. Now Hillary Swank is a cis-bigot!

FlaGator
09-02-2016, 12:38 PM
Those who live by the Social Justice Sword will die by the Social Justice Sword.

noonwitch
09-02-2016, 01:39 PM
Those who live by the Social Justice Sword will die by the Social Justice Sword.


I really hate the way the term "Social Justice" has been so twisted around.

Elspeth
09-02-2016, 02:12 PM
I really hate the way the term "Social Justice" has been so twisted around.

Definitions are fluid. Eventually, social justice will only mean fascism.

noonwitch
09-06-2016, 09:05 AM
I know we are supposed to be as offended by this as we are supposed to be over Mickey Rooney's Asian landlord in "Breakfast At Tiffany's", but I'm just not feeling that outraged.

Rockntractor
09-06-2016, 09:51 AM
Ruffalo?
http://kara.allthingsd.com/files/2009/02/scooby_doo_2.jpg

jediab
09-07-2016, 11:27 AM
I love it when SJW libtard fascists eat other SJW libtard fascists. :biggrin-new:

Elspeth
09-07-2016, 03:29 PM
I love it when SJW libtard fascists eat other SJW libtard fascists. :biggrin-new:

That is gratifying. On the other hand, PC changes so rapidly that all of us are at risk of not keeping up--even the lefties. That is a frightening thought.

ralph wiggum
09-07-2016, 03:51 PM
Ruffalo?
http://kara.allthingsd.com/files/2009/02/scooby_doo_2.jpg
LMAO!!!