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Actor Jake Gyllenhaal.
Actor Jake Gyllenhaal.
Actor Patrick Stewart.
Actor Patrick Stewart.
Orange Is The New Black Star Laverne Cox.
Orange Is The New Black Star Laverne Cox.

I would love for it to not be fictional.

ACTOR JAKE GYLLENHAAL on playing a father in his movie Southpaw


He rings me up and says, 'Hey son, it's your father here.'

ACTOR PATRICK STEWART, 75, whose wife, musician Sunny Ozell, is 36 and whose father-in-law is five years his junior


So many people on my social media pages say, 'You're gorgeous,' and who doesn't like hearing that? But it made me think: Are people saying I'm beautiful for a trans person? Are they saying I'm beautiful because they couldn't tell I'm trans?

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK STAR LAVERNE COX

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 31, 2015, with the headline '(No headline) - BITE31JUL'. Print Edition | Subscribe