Images of transgender women or men dressed as women have an unfortunate and longstanding place in canon of horror film, going back to iconic films like Psycho and Silence of the Lambs. Autostraddle examines how the defamatory tradition is continued in the latest horror smash, Insidious 2, and why the trope is dangerous for general audiences to accept and traumatizing for trans viewers to witness. Read the full article here.
GLAAD and Interscope Records today released “Hands,” a musical tribute to the victims of Orlando, featuring Mary J Blige, Jason Derulo, Tyler Glenn, Selena Gomez, Halsey, Ty Herndon, Imagine Dragons, Juanes, Adam Lambert, Mary Lambert, Jennifer Lopez, the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles, Kacey Musgraves, MNEK, Alex Newell, P!nk, Prince Royce, Nate Ruess, RuPaul, Troye Sivan, Jussie Smollett, Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani, and Meghan Trainor. The tribute will be made available in the U.S. at iTunes exclusively.