Even if this topic were complex (and it not: trans people

Scarlett Johansson courts controversy after defending taking role of trans man in gangster biopic

cheap moncler outlet Scarlett Johansson has caused upset and offence after showing little remorse for taking on the role of a transgenderman in a forthcoming film. cheap moncler outlet

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cheap moncler coats Johansson has incited upset and anger on social media and in online commentary. As Jen Richards, a trans actress, put it in 2016, the casting of cis people in trans roles could “exacerbate the cultural belief that trans women are really men, which is the root of violence against us”. cheap moncler coats

moncler outlet sale Yeah, I gonna avoid Scarlett Johansson movies moving forward after her response. Even if this topic were complex (and it not: trans people should play trans people), flippantly dismissing concerns over this new role really says a lot about her views regarding trans people. moncler outlet sale

cheap moncler jackets Literally the LEAST you could do when making a movie about trans people is to cast a trans person in the role that was written for them. Scarlett Johansson needs to stop naievely choosing roles, and studios need to do better cheap moncler jackets.

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