First transgender director nominated for an Oscar
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Yance Ford has been nominated for an Oscar for his documentary film Strong Island

Yance Ford has been nominated for an Oscar for his documentary film, Strong Island, which documents the racially motivated killing of his brother, and the subsequent failure of the police and legal system to secure justice.

He is thought to be the first openly transgender man to be nominated for an Academy Award and hopes his nomination can help other transgender people feel better about who they are.

  • 14 Feb 2018
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