Watching ‘Tangerine’ is an immersive view of the uneasy part of Los Angeles wherein it’s set – no holding back.
Q: “What does ‘queer’ mean, exactly?”
A: “It’s a catch-all term for ‘not straight.’”
I am transgender, a transgender man. The Native Americans have a term that I really like for people like me, two-spirit.
Civil rights may be seen as a zero-sum game: when policy changes are made for a small minority, the majority may tend to view this as an inherent loss of their own freedoms.
“I have never been with a woman with such vaginal strength.”
Hatred shouldn’t be natural, ignored, or accepted. It should make you physically uncomfortable.
India is one of the very few countries that have recognized Hijras or transgender as the third gender.
It’s one thing to know that something might happen and that it might hurt and to accept that possibility… it’s something else to deal with the reality.
“If you’re out there and, to be honest with you, if you look like a man in a dress, it makes people uncomfortable.”