The New Wave of Trans Cinema

The latest transporn breaks down both boundaries and inhibitions

A scene from Trans-Entities
Darren Mayhem
A scene from Trans-Entities

Diamond himself stomps all over the line between porn and portrait (he calls it "docu-porn"), adding another level to the film that makes it work as a thoughtful documentary, a meditation on queer love, and a dirty jerk-off movie—all at the same time. It's no mistake that films produced by, for, and about transfolk break down seemingly finite categories, create new iconography, and redefine sexual images and stories.

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