Flashback Friday: Boys Don’t Cry

Though we pushed most of our in-class conversation back to next week, this blog post is going to be about Boys Don’t Cry, the documentary it is based on called The Brandon Teena Story, and another documentary called The Celluloid Closet. I think that these posts will function best as a chronicle of ongoing conversation within and outside of class, rather than a very specific response to each movie each week.

Warning for discussions of rape and transphobic and homophobic violence.


John, Brandon, and Tom – image source

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