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.
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.
Transsexual acting coach Calpernia Addams on trans roles in Hollywood
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.
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?
Jared Leto talked with Jon Stewart on Tuesday about his dedication to presenting a trans charter on screen who wasn’t a cliché.
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.