Lana Wachowski's HRC Speech and Her Personal Story

http://youtu.be/crHHycz7T_c [video]
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/lana-wachowskis-hrc-visibility-award-382177  [transcript]
[..] transition. Parenthetically this is a word that has very complicated subject for me because of its complicity in a binary gender narrative that I am not particularly comfortable with.

As Trans Narratives Go ..

.. I guess this is a fairly common one. One I personally don't share, yet there are many points I personally identify strongly with. However, the above quote could easily be missed but I totally air-punched when she said it. Because it is this short statement that flies in the face of what many, many people believe to be 'normal' for trans* people. So. THANK YOU Lana.

This is such an awesome speech, please take the time (about half an hour) to watch it.