Trans Casting Statement
This statement would not have been possible without the voluntary work of many trans, nonbinary and GNC individuals.
This page acknowledges the following individuals* in particular who are recognised for their contributions during one or more stages of the process, including feedback and conversation sessions, steering group discussions, research and editing:
Elijah W Harris Adam Carver Tabby Lamb
EM Williams Kim Tatum/Mzz Kimberley Pete MacHale
Harrison Knights Jeanie Barnsley Leo Skilbeck
Robyn Holdaway Kate O’Donnell Emma Frankland
Felix Mufti Mika Onyx Johnson Lateisha Davine Lovelace-Hanson
This page acknowledges that many trans, nonbianry and GNC people before us have been doing this work, especially Black and non-Black people of colour, putting themselves on the line for years. Without the sacrifices and labour of others this statement would not have been possible. Here are some links we have found to previous work:
Guidance Document for Creating Trans-Affirming Theatre Spaces; Cole Alvis, Samson Bonkeabantu Brown, Rhiannon Collet, Emma Frankland, Cassandra James, Beric Manywounds and Subira Wahogo
There’s No Blueprint for Trans People of Colour in the Arts; Travis Alabanza for Stonewall
Why Hollywood Needs To Get Trans Representation Right, Kuchenga for Netflix
Lost in TRANS-lation Q&A With Kate O'Donnell; Collective Creative Initiative
Guidelines for Entertainment Professionals Working with LGBT+ Performers; Equity LGBT+ Committee in collaboration with All About Trans and Spotlight
Understanding Trans and Non-Binary Casting with Gendered Intelligence; Jezza Donavan
Variety's Transgender In Hollywood Roundtable; Chaz Bono, Alexandra Billings, Laverne Cox, Brian Michael, Jen Richards and Trace Lysette for Variety
5050by2020 - A guide to creating trans-inclusive culture; GLAAD
This website was made by Char Boden (The Queer House). It’s contents were written by Char Boden and Mika Onyx Johnson and edited with support from Outbox and Milk Presents.
* This list of individuals is not a complete list. Some individuals may have decided to remain anonymous.