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Gerardo Calagui

Those Long Haired Nights: Filipino film highlights struggle for transgender rights (via SEA Globe)

With its true-to-life representation of transgender sex workers in Manila, Gerardo Calagui’s 2017 film Those Long Haired Nights is not afraid to court controversy. Southeast Asia Globe spoke with the Filipino director about the film and the challenges facing the LGBT+ community in his homeland. Tell me a bit about the film… The story is about three transgender women …

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