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Trans activist and actress Nicole Maines has been cast in CW series Supergirl

Trans activist and actress Nicole Maines has been cast as television’s first transgender superhero in the upcoming season of Supergirl. Maines will play Nia Nal, a.k.a. Dreamer, a young trans woman and superhero who receives guidance from Supergirl on the show. “I haven’t really wrapped my head around being a superhero, first of all, and …

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Scarlett Johansson newspaper story in the Daily Telegraph slammed for transphobic slur

Sydney’s Sunday Telegraph newspaper has been criticised after publishing a transphobic slur in a headline over the weekend. The newspaper was reporting actor Scarlet Johansson withdrawing from the film Rub & Tug, following a backlash against her casting in the role of a transgender man. The Sunday Telegraph published the story in the early edition …

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Scarlett johansson

Scarlett Johansson has dropped out of her role in upcoming drama film Rub & Tug after backlash over her playing a transgender character. The actor was set to play crime kingpin Dante “Tex” Gill, who was born Lois Jean Gill but identified as a man. Gill operated his massage parlors as fronts for prostitution in …

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Scarlett johansson

Actress Scarlett Johansson has faced a backlash for her role as crime kingpin and massage parlor owner Dante “Tex” Gill in upcoming drama Rub & Tug. The film will follow Gill’s successful chain of massage parlors that were fronts for sex work and his encounters with the mob in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the 1970s and …

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