Within the trans community, there are a number of terms, such as “transgender” and “transsexual” that are often used interchangeably. However, there are important differences between each term that matter a great deal to trans individuals and their loved ones.
Transgender individuals have lived, loved and worked in society potentially as far back as the time of the ancient Egyptians. However, transgender history is not easy to trace because so many transgender individuals have had to learn to hide their true identity in order to simply survive.
While transgender characters are still underrepresented in the general media, there are a few films willing to break down the walls and give us stories about trans characters. Here are just 10 of the best films which have transgenders as one of the primary characters.