Op-ed: What People Don't Get About Dismay Over Jared Leto

What People Don't Get About Dismay Over Jared Leto

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

Why Television Is Outpacing Film in Diversity

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

Op-ed: In Defense of Jared Leto

Transsexual acting coach Calpernia Addams on trans roles in Hollywood

Jared Leto Accused of Transmisogyny at Award Ceremony

Jared Leto Accused of Transmisogyny at Award Ceremony

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 16 2014 11:29 AM ET

Advice on Potential Oscar Speeches for Leto, McConaughey

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'

WATCH: Jared Leto on Avoiding Trans Character 'Cliché'

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

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

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.

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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