Music, to me personally, is like my heartbeat. I think without it I wouldn’t be able to live. I think without it I wouldn’t be able to feel much. I think without it I wouldn’t be able to understand or tolerate as much. It’s so much a part of who we all are, the decisions that we make. That’s why it’s so important to be represented in music.
You don’t see representation on TV, music, radio, of people of the trans experience — and that’s not the reality.
We’re here, we’re definitely queer, and we’re making music. We’re making art. We’re talented as hell. (x)
Her friend, Chaselyn, added that when she read the exchange, she “lost it.” She also warned her friend that this is a major red flag and told her not to meet up with him.“I was just like, ‘Wow, this fragile masculinity is real.’ It’s a dog. It’s not that serious,” Chaselyn added.
Johansson bowed out of the film “Rub and Tug” after facing backlash for her decision to play a trans man, which she initially defended. “I’ve learned a lot from the community since making my first statement about my casting and realize it was insensitive,“ she told "Out” magazine. Her casting was criticized by trans actors Trace Lysette, Jamie Clayton and others who argued that transgender actors should play transgender roles. more here (x)