HI RACHEL I'M BORED AND SO ARE YOU so.... everything with a 6!
Ooh thank you, m’dear!
6: Do you like the beach?
I actually REALLY love the beach. I’m camping at bear lake this weekend, and I’m gonna get my fill of beach sun & fun!
16: Are you tired?
Right now, I’m actually very tired haha. Lonnnng day of errands for work! And I had to have my Home Depot guy help me break into my own vehicle, so there’s been a lot going on lol
26: Do you have any tattoos?
Not yet. HOWEVER, I did go to a tattoo shop today! I’m planning to get one at the end of the summer. I want to get it on the outside of my left leg (ankle area and above that). This is the concept, though I will be making some changes (I’m clearly very excited about this!!!)
I did a lot of research and it’s a subject that’s really important to me,” Tatiana said, tears forming in her eyes. “Yeah, it just means a lot to me that we could tell that story. And you know, I’m not a trans actor so there is a political sort of situation there and it’s not the most ideal, but what our show does is it explores identity. And what better way to explore it than through a trans male? We don’t see trans men on screen very often at all. And, you know, the best thing for me was when we heard the response to Tony, which was very polarized. But the best thing about it is it opens up a debate, and it opens up a discussion, and it makes the subject relevant and important and present in people’s thoughts, regardless of how they felt about Tony, whether they felt represented, whether they didn’t understand—whatever it is, these stories need to be told and we need to talk about trans stories and we need to have them represented to the point where it’s just, it’s just a given and it’s not exceptional anymore and trans actors get to step up and play these parts as well in the same way cisgender people have been doing it for a while. I felt a responsibility but I felt a large amount of gratitude and—”
#THE FACT THAT SHE ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HER BEING CIS IS PROBLEMATIC WHEN PLAYING A TRANS CHARACTER #THE FACT THAT SHE KNOWS IN ANY OTHER SITUATION A TRANS ACTOR SHOULD HAVE GOTTEN THE ROLE (via i-effed-it-all-up)