But all things are not equal. A trans actor has never been nominated for an Oscar before. It was really hard. Shame can come from inside. I like to play really bad, scary, creepy people. As trans sex worker Angel, Moore brought vulnerability, determination and pal- pable longing to a role that Hollywood has long used as a punch line. Besides nuclear war and our president being an agent of Russia?
What I would have wished from Scarlett is that she would have stayed attached to the movie [as a producer] and then cast a trans male in the lead.
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USA Network has given the project a straight-to-series order. If they cast a cis man, they are saying a trans woman is a kind of man. They get to have the kinds of sex scenes many cis, straight characters never do: Besides nuclear war and our president being an agent of Russia? One of my big breaks has been on reality TV. Some of you were on her E!
That was her only reference point. And now, I feel boxed in. One of my big breaks has been on reality TV. I was really surprised. We just want more opportunities. Things changed for me when I really started owning it.