Transgender

From the good to the bad, every depiction of transgender characters in media or media created by (out) transgender people (director or writer) that I have seen.

Drag queens/kings not included.

Recommendations and reminders of films I've obviously failed to include welcome. A lot of bad depictions don't come to mind easily, for instance. I will only add things I've seen, as this is a ranked list.

Intentionally left out:
Four Flies on Grey Velvet
Psycho
Sleepaway Camp
A Fan
A Blade in the Dark
Victor/Victoria
The Ardennes

Need to see or rewatch:
Georgie Girl
Paulista
Field Full of Secrets
Screaming Queens
Midori
The Adventures Of Iron Pussy
The Christine Jorgensen Story
Breakfast on Pluto
Rent
(ugh)
Escape from LA…

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  • A Trans with a Movie Camera

    1

  • Lemonade Served Bitter Sweet

    2

  • Lingua Franca

    3

  • Something Must Break

    4

  • The Binding of Itzik

    5

  • Drunktown's Finest

    6

  • Funeral Parade of Roses

    7

  • MAJOR!

    8

  • Bambi

    9

  • Coming Out

    10

  • Her Story

    11

  • Kiki

    12

  • Kapaemahu

    13

  • The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye

    14

  • Tangerine

    15

  • Señorita

    16

  • Jewel's Darl

    17

  • Bit

    18

  • Cold Breath

    19

  • Apricot Groves

    20

  • Assassination Nation

    21

  • J.T. LeRoy

    22

  • Dog Day Afternoon

    23

  • I Am My Own Woman

    24

  • Pariah

    25

  • Better Than Chocolate

    26

  • Highway

    27

  • Deidra & Laney Rob a Train

    28

  • The Owls

    29

  • Just Charlie

    30

  • WR: Mysteries of the Organism

    31

  • Upstairs Inferno

    32

  • The Little White Cloud That Cried

    33

  • Forever Fever

    34

  • Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

    35

  • Southern Comfort

    36

  • Girls Lost

    37

  • I Shot Andy Warhol

    38

  • Jurassic Park

    39

  • Paris Is Burning

    40

  • Terror, Sisters!

    41

  • Some of My Best Friends Are...

    42

  • Mala Mala

    43

  • Dandy Dust

    44

  • The Death of Maria Malibran

    45

  • Desperate Living

    46

  • Hookers on Davie

    47

  • Orlando

    48

  • Alien

    49

  • Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train

    50

  • Tokyo Godfathers

    51

  • Against Me: We're Never Going Home

    52

  • Liquid Sky

    53

  • Breakfast on Pluto

    54

  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

    55

  • Myra Breckinridge

    56

  • Trash

    57

  • Jubilee

    58

  • David Holzman's Diary

    59

  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    60

  • Tenebre

    61

  • Rent

    62

  • Speed Racer

    63

  • Papal Broken-Dance

    64

  • In a Year with 13 Moons

    65

  • Silent Night, Bloody Night

    66

  • Female Misbehavior

    67

  • La Marie-vison

    68

  • Beautiful Boxer

    69

  • Escape from L.A.

    70

  • Eye in the Labyrinth

    71

  • For Your Eyes Only

    72

  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    73

  • Women in Revolt

    74

  • Female Trouble

    75

  • Pink Flamingos

    76

  • Party Girl

    77

  • To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar

    78

  • The Matrix

    79

  • Of Mice and Men

    80

  • Shock Treatment

    81

  • My Life in Pink

    82

  • The Animatrix

    83

  • Beautiful Darling

    84

  • Pulp Fiction

    85

  • V for Vendetta

    86

  • The Matrix Revolutions

    87

  • The Matrix Reloaded

    88

  • Life of Brian

    89

  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch

    90

  • Queens At Heart

    91

  • Carlotta

    92

  • Paper Dolls

    93

  • Red Without Blue

    94

  • The Skin I Live In

    95

  • Private Parts

    96

  • Agnes and His Brothers

    97

  • I Don't Want to Be a Man

    98

  • Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

    99

  • The Silence of the Lambs

    100