Op-ed: What People Don't Get About Dismay Over Jared Leto
March 10 2014 9:15 AM ET

What People Don't Get About Dismay Over Jared Leto

Parker Marie Molloy

The outcry against Rayon in Dallas Buyer's Club is less about Jared Leto playing a trans woman, and more about an industry where Rayon is the only trans woman allowed to exist.

Why Television Is Outpacing Film in Diversity
March 10 2014 7:00 AM ET

Why Television Is Outpacing Film in Diversity

Daniel Reynolds

Wilson Cruz, Paris Barclay, Outfest Fusion's Taj Paxton, and Anjelica Huston weigh in on the growing divide between television and film in featuring LGBT people, especially those of color.

Op-ed: In Defense of Jared Leto
March 05 2014 9:00 AM ET

Op-ed: In Defense of Jared Leto

Calpernia Addams

Transsexual acting coach Calpernia Addams on trans roles in Hollywood

Jared Leto Accused of Transmisogyny at Award Ceremony
February 06 2014 3:21 PM ET

Jared Leto Accused of Transmisogyny at Award Ceremony

Parker Marie Molloy

The Oscar-nominated actor took time to engage with a heckler who believed Leto's role in Dallas Buyers Club should have gone to a transgender woman.

Some Advice for Leto & McConaughey's Potential Oscar Speeches
January 15 2014 7:59 PM ET January 16 2014 12:29 PM ET

Advice on Potential Oscar Speeches for Leto, McConaughey

Michelle Garcia

Will Jared Leto and Matthew McConaughey sing a different tune from their Golden Globe speeches, if they win the Oscar for their roles in Dallas Buyers Club?

WATCH: Jared Leto on Avoiding Trans Character 'Cliché' for 'Dallas Buyers Club'
December 04 2013 2:42 PM ET

WATCH: Jared Leto on Avoiding Trans Character 'Cliché'

Jase Peeples

Jared Leto talked with Jon Stewart on Tuesday about his dedication to presenting a trans charter on screen who wasn’t a cliché.

Jared Leto Says Trans Kids Inspired His Role in Dallas Buyers Club
November 01 2013 10:14 AM ET

Jared Leto Says Trans Kids Inspired His Role in Dallas Buyers Club

Diane Anderson-Minshall

The actor turned rock star says he met two young trans people last year, which helped inspire the role of Rayon, possibly his most laudable role yet.

October 30 2013 11:00 AM ET

Jared Leto: On Playing a Trans, HIV-Positive Crusader in Dallas Buyers Club

"I want[ed] to make sure that everyone’s OK with me playing this part as a person who is choosing to live as a woman, and not as a cross-dresser,’ ” Leto recalls.

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