jared leto best supporting actor
Jared Leto scored his first Oscar on Sunday night, taking home Best Supporting Actor for his role in "Dallas Buyers Club" as Rayon, an HIV-positive transgender woman living in Texas in the 1980s. Many in the transgender community are questioning why a straight, white male actor had the role.
Putting such stereotypes in context, Time's Steve Friess compared Leto's portrayal of a transgender woman to the offensive
Jared Leto took home the trophy for his role as Rayon in "Dallas Buyers Club," beating out Daniel Bruhl in "Rush," Bradley