Beyond Social Media: Seeking Black Trans and Non-Binary Actors on Screen

Dani Bethea
6 min readFeb 8, 2022

Representation amidst scarcity.

The Non-Binary Actor Dua Saleh, for British Vogue 2022.
Dua Saleh (They/Xe), actor. Photo courtesy of British Vogue (2022).

CW/TW: Brief allusions to anti-trans violence, homophobia, transphobia, and transmisogynoir

Note: I may be a pop culture repository of information (at times), but I’m not a computer so finding every single Black non-binary actor from the past decade+ has been difficult. Thus, please

Dani Bethea

Horror Sommelier & Pop Culture Pontificator. Prev EIC: We Are Horror. Mental Health and Horror Doc. Published: Studies In the Fantastic + Women of Jenji Kohan.