Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Trans*Woman? On Horror and Transfeminity

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.

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