I am firmly of the view that if the last fifty years represented a profound shift in how society and law responded to the subject of sexuality; transgender will dominate the coming decades. As science, medicine evolve, so too will our attitudes. Porn is at the forefront of this shift in attitudes with the self styled ‘man with a pussy’, Buck Angel (NSFW) the established front runner.

Angel has a YouTube channel and has produced a series of short ‘shows’ called ‘Bucking the System’ in which Angel is cast as an activist and trans man as much, if not more so than his porn identity. His channel can be viewed here and the most recent episode can be viewed below:

This week also another trans porn performer launch a YouTube channel and I came across it through his Twitter page. James Darling is based in the San Francisco Bay Area and interestingly uses a photo in which his breast removal is visible (in contrast to Buck, who apart from his ‘pussy’, revels in masculinity as shown in his imagery). Darling also produces a blog which can be viewed here. I have to confess I wasn’t previously aware of Darling and I think he’s really trying to make a bit of a push through (apparently previously appearing in films for companies such as the small Trannywood Pictures). You can meet Darling in his YouTube video below:

These performers are putting theory into practice. Practicing queer. Gender fuck on the screen.

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