Transpeople in Performative Documentary: Self-Representation, Citizenship, and Transparency
Authors: Pullen, C.
Journal: Journal of popular culture
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
This paper explores the representation of transgendered identity within filmic and televisual documentary, focusing on issues of sexuality, gender and youth. A conceptual framework is established, examining historical foundations, documentary theory, and the aesthetics of domesticity. There are 8 major case studies – There is Something About Miriam (2004), My Dad Diane (2005), Trantasia (2007), She’s a Boy I Knew (2007), Lucy: Teenage Transsexual (2007), My Transsexual Summer (2007), Transsexual teen: Beauty Queen (2012) and I am Cait (2015).