‘I Think I Made a Mistake’: Katie Couric On Her Transgender Evolution – The Daily Beast

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‘I Think I Made a Mistake’: Katie Couric On Her Transgender Evolution – The Daily Beast:

“Katie Couric says she was an ‘insensitive buffoon’ for asking about a trans model’s ‘private parts.’ Now she’s made a documentary about trans and intersex issues.”

Casting of Matt Bomer, Michelle Rodriguez as transgender characters angers community

Casting of Matt Bomer, Michelle Rodriguez as transgender characters angers community:

“Some in the transgender community argue that casting cisgender actors in trans roles limits actors from giving a fully authentic performance, and that it shuts out transgender actors who are looking for work.”

(Via. usatoday.com)

5 Ways the Web Series Her Story Totally Changes the Conversation | SheWired

5 Ways the Web Series Her Story Totally Changes the Conversation | SheWired:

“Her Story packs a whole lot of important conversations into a wildly entertaining show. Her Story, a new web series written by, directed by, and starring trans women, premiered online last week. In just six episodes under ten minutes, the show tackled everything from transphobia in cisgender lesbian spaces, to the right to choose when and how one discloses that they’re transgender. The show offers a complex exploration of two transgender women characters and their coworkers, friends, and partners, and totally changes the conversation presented by the vast majority of media about trans women. Here are 5 important moments from this must-see show:”

David Bowie’s Last Photo Shoot Before His Death | Bored Panda

David Bowie’s Last Photo Shoot Before His Death | Bored Panda:

“This is how you want to be remembered: David Bowie’s last photoshoot, done to promote his new album Blackstar, show the star dressed in a black fedora hat and suit and wearing a confident smile. The suit comes from fashion designer Thom Browne, and the photo was taken by Jimmy King. Bowie was last pictured in public at the opening for the musical Lazarus in New York on December 7.

‘That’s the message that I sent,’ says Bowie’s website where the photos were released. ‘Why is this man so happy? Is it because it‘s his 69th birthday or that he has released his 28th studio album today and it’s a corker? Who knows, but we’re sure you’ll want to join us in congratulating him on both. Many happy returns of the day to David Bowie and Blackstar.’”