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Books and movies keep creating transgender aggressors. But trans people are far more likely to be victims of violence

Books and movies keep creating transgender aggressors. But trans people are far more likely to be victims of violence

In the recent Netflix documentary “Disclosure,” clips of transgender television and movie characters flash up on screen in rapid succession. Again and again, we see similar images: murderers, sociopaths and sexual predators. So when it emerged last week that JK Rowling’s latest book, written under her Robert Galbraith pseudonym, features a cross-dressing serial killer, “it…MORE

Jessica Szohr, ‘Gossip Girl’ star, is pregnant

Jessica Szohr, ‘Gossip Girl’ star, is pregnant

Congratulations are in order for “Gossip Girl” star Jessica Szohr and her professional hockey player boyfriend, Brad Richardson. Szohr shared the news Wednesday on her verified Instagram account. “Full of Joy,” she wrote in the caption of a photo showing her smiling as Richardson bends down near her baby bump. The pair went public with…MORE

‘America’s Got Talent’ winner is spoken word poet Brandon Leake

‘America’s Got Talent’ winner is spoken word poet Brandon Leake

The winner of the latest season of “America’s Got Talent” is poet Brandon Leake. Leake, who was the first spoken word performer on the show, was given the Golden Buzzer by Howie Mandel in an earlier round. He performed pieces about the Black Lives Matter movement, family and loss. “This is a huge win for…MORE

‘A Wilderness of Error’ makes its own errors tackling the Jeffrey MacDonald case

‘A Wilderness of Error’ makes its own errors tackling the Jeffrey MacDonald case

Taking a deep dive into the notorious case of Jeffrey MacDonald a half-century later, “A Wilderness of Error” makes several errors of its own, including a heavy reliance on cheesy dramatic reenactments that cheapen the whole exercise. While this five-part FX/Hulu docuseries stokes some doubt about MacDonald’s guilt, its most provocative question — “What happens…MORE

‘Secret Society of Second-Born Royals’ gives Disney+ an X-Men-like franchise

‘Secret Society of Second-Born Royals’ gives Disney+ an X-Men-like franchise

“The New Mutants” might have landed with a dull thud, but Disney actually has a promising teen-driven movie indebted to the X-Men franchise in “Secret Society of Second-Born Royals,” an extremely clever concept that takes the “spares” in the royal equation and turns them into a superhero group. While hardly a blockbuster, this Disney+ movie…MORE

Machine Gun Kelly says Megan Fox is his first love

Machine Gun Kelly says Megan Fox is his first love

For Machine Gun Kelly, it was love at first sight when he met Megan Fox. The rapper/actor appeared on an episode of SiriusXM’s “The Howard Stern Show” which aired Wednesday and talked about meeting the actress on the set of their forthcoming film “Midnight in the Switchgrass.” The couple confirmed their relationship in July, and…MORE