Kaming Mga Talyada (We Who Are Sexy)

Transgender historian and critical theorist Susan Stryker has written extensively and produced an experimental film about mid-20th-century transgender celebrity Christine Jorgensen, to explore the relationship between embodiment and image-making. Jorgensen is an American transgender performer who was the first person to become widely known in the United States for having sex reassignment surgery. Touring the […]

Queer Filipiniana Cinema

Recalling one hundred years of Philippine cinema means recalling one hundred years of hetero-normative dominance of the Filipino screen. Resulting from this history is a film culture that favors heterosexual representation over other forms of sexual and gender identities. This condition has marginalized films that embrace homosexual desire and identity. This “normal” state of things […]