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A cisgender woman known for her sexiness

Jul 4th, 2018 10:41 am | By

Uh oh – this looks like an outbreak of Problematic:

There are early reports that Scarlett Johansson has been cast to play a trans man in a movie about Dante “Tex” Gill, a mob-connected brothel owner who insistently identified as a man throughout his life. Johansson, a cisgender woman known for her sexiness, is—to put it mildly—a particularly poor choice for such a role.

What what what what? Are we saying sexy women can’t play trans men? So then we’re saying that sexy women can’t be trans men? So we’re saying that sexy = cis and…what? Not-sexy=trans? Blow the whistle! Point the finger!

Transgender activists and writers have often called for trans actors to be cast in trans

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