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Posted on 23 March 2018 | 4:44 am
Transmissions: Striking gold - Bay Area
Bay Area ReporterTransmissions: Striking goldBay Area ReporterIn those days, we in the trans community were liable to cheer on a movie like "The Crying Game," which featured a trans character played by an actor, Jaye Davidson, who was androgynous in appearance and gay-identified. The film itself was, for many, a ...
Posted on 14 March 2018 | 8:59 pm
Film review: 'A Fantastic Woman' - Current
Current in Carmel (press release)Film review: 'A Fantastic Woman'Current in Carmel (press release)“A Fantastic Woman” has no aim to stand for anything more – and by dampening any broad statements regarding transgendered sexuality, says more than had the screenplay gone for broke. This is an intimate film which is representative of a movement (or a ...and more »
Posted on 12 March 2018 | 7:33 am
Los Oscar y la diversidad sexual: una vieja
Cultolt (Comunicado de prensa) (blog)Los Oscar y la diversidad sexual: una vieja uniónCultolt (Comunicado de prensa) (blog)Pero en 1985 destaca el Oscar entregado a William Hurt como Mejor actor por la producción brasileña El beso de la mujer araña, basada en la novela homónima del escritor argentino Manuel Puig. ¿El detalle? Interpretaba a Luis Molina, un homosexual. En ...
Posted on 9 March 2018 | 1:43 pm
Commentary: Why Does the Oscars Still Divide
FortuneCommentary: Why Does the Oscars Still Divide Men and Women for the Best Actor Award?FortuneJaye Davidson was nominated for his portrayal of a transgender woman in The Crying Game. Hilary Swank won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance as Brandon Teena in the 1999 film Boys Don't Cry. Does the actor or ...and more »
Posted on 1 March 2018 | 8:02 am
“They” is not an acceptable substitute
Get right with grammar -- "they" is plural, not singular. Sweden gets the new "hen," why can't English do the same?
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 11:58 am
10 Oscar-Nominated LGBT Roles We Love
He joins a long line of actors who’ve been Oscar-nominated for playing LGBT characters ... the following 10 performances stand out as being especially dear to our hearts. 10. Jaye Davidson in The Crying Game (1992) In his film debut, the androgynous ...
Posted on 17 February 2015 | 8:00 pm
Independence Day 2 Scribes Board Stargate
Emmerich co-wrote and directed the original 1994 film, which starred Kurt Russell, James Spader, Jaye Davidson and Alexis Cruz. Devlin is attached to produce the new take, which is being developed by MGM and Warner Bros. Pictures. MGM will be running ...
Posted on 3 February 2015 | 9:00 am
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Crying Game'
Of course, the relationship between Stephen Rea’s guilt ridden Fergus and Jaye Davidson’s seductive Dil is what’s touted most whenever the film is mentioned (their chemistry is off the charts!), but for my money I particularly adore the early work ...
Posted on 5 December 2014 | 4:21 am
10 Black Celebrities You May Not Have Known
Model/actor Jaye Davidson’s father is Ghanaian. Fashion designer Ozwald Boateng has parents from Ghana. Join us in our effort to change our world with Empowering Narratives. Share this empowering narrative on your social network of choice and ask ...
Posted on 28 September 2014 | 10:00 am
Brandon Routh, George Lazenby and the
Jaye Davidson's astonishing performance in The Crying Game gained him worldwide recognition in the early '90s and Hollywood soon came calling with a role in Stargate. That was pretty much it for the American-British star, who retired from acting saying ...
Posted on 7 July 2014 | 10:21 pm