Tag: show biz

Trans in Film & Video 5/1/23

| May 1, 2023

Trans in Film & Video is all about trans actors appearing in film and TV shows. Today it’s trans male Morgan Davies in Evil Dead Rise, Zoe Terakes in Marvel’s Ironheart, Bilal Baig the creator of Sort Of, Juliana Joel and the backlash that happened when she was cast in Raven’s Home, and Liv Bryant in an episode of ABC’s Will Trent. Ready, lights, camera, action!

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TransTainment 4/17/23

| Apr 17, 2023

It’s TransTainment time! Drag queens are doing shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Jinkx Monsoon, fresh off her role in Chicago joins the cast of Doctor Who. And we have video of her singing a song from Chicago. Drag icon Heklina passes away. A trans woman’s picture on beer cans makes right wing drinkers shoot their beer. The Drag Race cast performs a song titled Wigloose. All that and more is waiting for you in TransTainment!

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TransTainment 12/26/22

| Dec 26, 2022 | Reply

What are transgender entertainers working on? Films, television shows, plays and more. TransTainment tells you about some of the projects that include transgender entertainers.

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Trans in Film and Video 11/14/22

| Nov 14, 2022 | Reply

The controversy over Jordan Gray’s naked closing act on live TV in Britain continues, with more details on the incident. The Singapore International Film Festival features Baby Queen, the story of a prominent drag performer in Singapore. The film about India’s first transgender cab driver wins more awards. A Two Spirit indigenous teen is documented in a film titled Being Thunder. There’s that and more in Trans in Film and Video.

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TransTainment! Trans in the Performing Arts

| Mar 9, 2020 | Reply

Mister and Mrs. America and all the ships at sea — It’s time for The Week In Trans! All the news from the world of entertainment and the arts that features transgender performers, artists, or themes. Today we meet Shania Twain’s tour drummer, the pretty, non-binary Elijah Wood. We learn about trans themed films in the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival. There’s video for a new tune from non-binary artist Mae Krell. SAm Smith dons a gigantic red “equality” dress. Trans actress Eve Lindley gets rave reviews for her character in a new AMC series. Angelica Ross gets an award. Alex Newell from Glee is in a dress again for a new show on NBC. It’s all waiting for your perusal in this week’s TransTainment column!

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Drag at The Tonys

| Jun 9, 2014 | Reply

From the plays of Shakespeare to Charlie’s Aunt, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Kinky Boots and Casa Valentina, drag has a grand tradition in the theater. This year that was quite apparent at The 68th Annual Tony Awards. There were several actors playing women or crossdressers/TGs and one woman who won for her portrayal of a drag king.

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