La Otra Isla

Proud Feminist, geeky, gay, Xena and Calzona obsessed, Spanish fangirl living in the land of Doctor Who, Jane Eyre and Boudica.
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I did a lot of research and it’s a subject that’s really important to me,” Tatiana said, tears forming in her eyes. “Yeah, it just means a lot to me that we could tell that story. And you know, I’m not a trans actor so there is a political sort of situation there and it’s not the most ideal, but what our show does is it explores identity. And what better way to explore it than through a trans male? We don’t see trans men on screen very often at all. And, you know, the best thing for me was when we heard the response to Tony, which was very polarized. But the best thing about it is it opens up a debate, and it opens up a discussion, and it makes the subject relevant and important and present in people’s thoughts, regardless of how they felt about Tony, whether they felt represented, whether they didn’t understand—whatever it is, these stories need to be told and we need to talk about trans stories and we need to have them represented to the point where it’s just, it’s just a given and it’s not exceptional anymore and trans actors get to step up and play these parts as well in the same way cisgender people have been doing it for a while. I felt a responsibility but I felt a large amount of gratitude and—”

“Joy?” co-star Maria Doyle Kennedy offered.

“Fuck yeah, joy!” Tatiana said. “Totally.

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#THE FACT THAT SHE ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HER BEING CIS IS PROBLEMATIC WHEN PLAYING A TRANS CHARACTER
#THE FACT THAT SHE KNOWS IN ANY OTHER SITUATION A TRANS ACTOR SHOULD HAVE GOTTEN THE ROLE
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Dear Rookie Blue,

theoburr:

We’ve combed through slow motions of every scene. We’ve made gif sets of every scene. We’ve analyzed and over-analyzed every look, touch, and twitch of an eyebrow. We’ve made playlists, drawn pictures, and written fanfiction. I literally wrote a 4000 word story about them SHOPPING. We had serious…

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thegaywomenchannel:

Just look at a picture of Ellen Page and remember EVERYTHING IS GONNA BE GAY AND OK.

My favourite fruit? Oh, wow. I’m gonna say mango, that’s a pretty great fruit. I had some recently which is why I’m saying that. 

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