The Danish Girl

‘A Fantastic Woman’ is the first Oscar-winning film to star a transgender actor in a leading role. Daniela Vega’s performance helped the Chilean drama win best foreign language film at the Academy Awards.
We owe so much to the brave filmmakers and entertainers of today and yesteryear for telling queer stories. They raised awareness and garnered understanding of our struggle and helped us know ourselves along the way.
But then I sampled the novel and was hooked. Lev Raphael is the author of 25 books including Rosedale in Love, a re-telling
The film's writer and director reveal why Lili Elbe's life stuck with them.
The team behind "The Danish Girl" talk about bringing the story to the big screen.
Transgender awareness and its inclusion in mainstream media have been simmering on a steady boil since Jill Soloway's Transparent
In a sense, you could say that we once had a relationship. "Excuse me, Mrs. Helmsley," I said politely. "Your label is showing
A record number of nominees feature transgender characters and subject matter.
The production design shines in "Carol," "Brooklyn" and "The Danish Girl."
In early 2015 I was proud to be a trans actor auditioning for a new film, The Danish Girl, which I was sure would advance
I used to be obsessed with movies -- I arguably still am, though it's impossible to get to the multiplexes when you have
She changed the cultural landscape, for better and worse, and gave us all a platform we never had. We're not quite to the status of "just another American minority group," but we're on our way.
If the filmmakers had taken enough time to get to know real transgender people prior to making this film, the depiction of Lili would have been one of a lucid, reasonable person trying to live honestly to herself in the midst of a world that wants to interpret and label her as crazy.
Alicia Vikander, from Scandinavia, has had a breakout year nailing diverse performances in ways that make her almost unrecognizable in each role.