But what a new, buzz-making documentarys cameras capture is not exactly expected when mixing a large group of transgender women with hordes of partying, heterosexual men even if it is in Las Vegas.
Trantasia tells the unlikely story of the first major transgender beauty pageant ever held. The film premiered in San Francisco earlier this year, and makes its Hollywood debut Thursday night (July 13) at Outfest.
One of the films most compelling characters is a statuesque, striking blonde showgirl and community activist named Maria Roman.
She says regardless of how society views whats between our legs, our hearts know who we are.
As Roman explains, I do see the world through the eyes and heart of a woman. I know that Im not a man, thats for sure.
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