No Scarlett Johansson, You Can’t Play Trans

“Racial diversity of LGBTQ characters is up significantly on all three platforms tracked. For the first time, LGBTQ characters of color outnumber white LGBTQ characters on broadcast television, 50 percent to 49 percent. 44 percent of all series regulars on broadcast scripted television are people of color, a four percent increase from the previous report.” — Where We Are On TV: The GLAAD Report

“As an actor, I should be allowed to play any person, or any tree, or any animal because that is my job and the requirements of my job, I feel like it’s a trend in my business and it needs to happen for various social reasons, yet there are times it does get uncomfortable when it affects the art because I feel art should be free of restrictions” — Scarlett Johansson

Actor, Filmmaker, LGBTQ+ & Women’s Rights Activist All work copyright

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