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Leigh Stein

Leigh Stein

Leigh Stein is the author of three books, including the memoir Land of Enchantment, forthcoming from Plume in August 2016. She has also written for Allure, Bookforum, BuzzFeed, The Cut, Gawker, The New Yorker, Poets & Writers, and Slate. She codirects the literary nonprofit organization Out of the Binders, dedicated to advancing the careers of women and gender non-conforming writers.

The Danish Girl

Cisgender Actors in Transgender Roles: The Theatrical Roots of The Danish Girl

If Eddie Redmayne wins an Oscar for The Danish Girl, he will be the most recent in a string of cisgender actors lauded for portraying a transgender figure.