Thread'Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen' now on Netflix | "Having cis men play trans women [in film] is a direct link to the violence against trans women"
I've been watching Pose recently, and it's truly one of the best shows I've watched. And what I love best about it is that it's been such a great opportunity for so many black and brown trans women and LGBTQ+ folks. The idea that a cis person could best tell the story of a trans person is a heinous lie.
This quote from an article about Pose, and more broadly this very topic, is on point:
I'll need to check out this documentary.