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Transgender acting roles should be given to more transgender actors, not cisgender

by A. G. Priest, Staff Writer

November 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

In a recent trailer, it was revealed that Eddie Redmayne will be playing a transgender woman in the upcoming movie “The Danish Girl”. Redmayne is cisgender, meaning he identifies with the gender he was assigned with at...

Bring positives to transgender talk

by A.G. Priest, Staff Columnist

November 10, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Modern media seems to perpetuate the same transgender narrative over and over — the idea that someone was born in the wrong body, which leads to self-hate and discontentment. While this is true for some transgender individuals,...

Know the difference: Trans is not drag

by A. G. Priest, Contributor

September 23, 2015

Filed under Online Exclusive, Opinion

As a part of the Aztec Nights series, San Diego State hosted a drag show on Aug. 27. After last year’s successful drag show in the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union Theater, which was filled to capacity, this year the event...