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  2. Lana Tisdel - Wikipedia

    Tisdel sued the creators of the film Boys Don't Cry for using her name and likeness without permission, the suit was settled out of court. Leslie Tisdel was vocal about the film's script changes, and upset that her boyfriend who was murdered, Phillip Devine, was not included in the film, nor was she, and instead the film focused on Brandon Teena.

  3. Talk:Brandon Teena/Archive 4 - Wikipedia

    Brandon Teena was born a girl. Later Teena decided to change sexual identification, and began to pass as a young man by the name of Brandon Teena." JRank. I would suggest your claim that Brandon Teena didn't use the name 'Brandon Teena' needs to be cited, since it conflicts with numerous notable sources.

  4. Brandon Teena - Wikipedia

    Tisdel sued the producers of the film for unauthorized use of her name and likeness before the film's release. She claimed the film depicted her as "lazy, white trash, and a skanky snake". Tisdel also claimed that the film falsely portrayed that she continued the relationship with Teena after she discovered that Teena was transgender.

  5. Wikipedia:Featured article candidates/Boys Don't Cry (film ...

    "Peirce had envisioned only two actors for the role of Lana Tisdel: a young Jodie Foster and Chloë Sevigny, who had prior credits in mostly independent films. Peirce had decided to cast Sevigny based on her impressive performance in The Last Days of Disco (1998). [27]

  6. Chloë Sevigny - Wikipediaë_Sevigny

    [41] [42] Sevigny played Lana Tisdel, a young woman who fell in love with Teena, initially unaware of the fact that he was a transgender man and continued the relationship after learning about his gender identity. [43] Boys Don't Cry received high praise from critics, and was a moderate box-office success. [44]

  7. Talk:Brandon Teena/Archive 3 - Wikipedia

    (December 03, 1996) Marvin Thomas Nissen, serving a life sentence for the 1993 shooting deaths of Brandon Teena, his girlfriend Lisa Lambert, and friend Phillip DeVine, will try to convince the State Supreme Court in Nebraska this week that he deserves a new trial due to errors made by police and the judge. [1]

  8. Portal:Transgender/Selected article - Wikipedia

    A trans man (sometimes trans-man or transman) is a man who was assigned female at birth. The label of transgender man is not always interchangeable with that of transsexual man, although the two labels are often used in this way. Transgender is an umbrella term that includes different types of gender variant people (including transsexual people).