- by Jack Halberstam
"...How might we respond to these objections then in ways that do not
completely dismiss the feelings of the students but that ask for
different relations to protest, to the reading of complex texts and to
the directing of anger about transphobic and homophobic texts onto queer
Here are a few thoughts:
1. We need to situate this film properly within the history of the representation of transgender characters.
At the time that Peirce made this film, most films featured transgender
people only as monsters, killers, sociopaths or isolated misfits." Full Article here.