Entertainment: Jared Leto :: No Drag Queen Cliché :: EDGE on the Net

Jeri’s Trans/LGBTQIA Queer Reflections From The City Different - Santa Fe, NM

I am anxious to see this film and am particularly interested in Jared Leto’s performance…

“Dallas Buyers Club” will be remembered as the movie in which two of the sexiest men in show business, Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto, shed weight, lots of weight, to play men inflicted with AIDS, in what can be argued are the best performances in their career. And, without a doubt, the film is one of the year’s most poignant films as it focuses the AIDS crisis and how the system designed to protect Americans not only failed its people but were often at times, even in conflict with them.

Based on a true story, Ron Woodroof, a straight rodeo cowboy played with a ferociously raw energy by Matthew McConaughey, was given a month to live when he was diagnosed with AIDS in 1985. Shunned by his homophobic pals and unable to get on clinical…

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