By CHARLIE KISS
Recently a journalist, Donna Minkowitz, published a significant article in Village Voice, a brand new York paper, building a noteworthy apology. Right Back when you look at the 1990s Ms Minkowitz had written an article that is long the exact same newsprint about Brandon Teena—the motivation when it comes to movie “Boys Don’t Cry” (pictured, above). This article had been on the basis of the premise that this young trans guy, who was simply raped and murdered because he had been trans, was at truth a lesbian in denial.
Ms Minkowitz now views that her perspective altered her reporting plus in performing this grossly misrepresented exactly exactly exactly what occurred and Teena’s identification. She dropped in to the typical myth that trans males are “really ladies” who don’t like their health and have now been indoctrinated right into a hatred of womanhood. (more…)