Have transgender storylines finally gone mainstream?
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created Thu, 12 Nov 2015 13:03:00 +0000
Published Thu, 12 Nov 2015 13:03:00 +0000
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  • film
  • movies
  • transgender
  • non-binary
  • representation
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Title Have transgender storylines finally gone mainstream?
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  • This month, both EastEnders and Hollyoaks are introducing transgender characters played by transgender actors. At the same time, Tangerine has brought a tale of transgender friendship to the big screen. Are depictions of gender queer people finally catching up with their realities? <link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/media-studies/have-transgender-storylines-finally-gone-mainstream" /> Katherine Johnson. Katherine Johnson is Head of Psychology and Psychotherapy and leads the Transforming Sexuality and Gender Research cluster at the University of Brighton. Her research focuses on LGBT people’s experiences of mental health, issues of marginalisation and social inclusion, practices for personal and social transformation, and the relationship between gender and sexuality in the fields of queer theory, feminist theory and psychosocial studies.<br />First published on Thu, 12 Nov 2015 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/media-studies/have-transgender-storylines-finally-gone-mainstream">Have transgender storylines finally gone mainstream?</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2015
  • This month, both EastEnders and Hollyoaks are introducing transgender characters played by transgender actors. At the same time, Tangerine has brought a tale of transgender friendship to the big screen. Are depictions of gender queer people finally catching up with their realities?