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'Casting Pearls' illustrates the difficulties transsexual women face in Hollywood via a hectic series of auditions endured by a transsexual actress. Calpernia Addams stars as 'The Actress' who weathers the difficult process with determination and professionalism, showing that decades of bias can't hold back the real contributions of transgender people to the arts and media. Written by Deep Stealth Productions

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Sometimes the hardest thing to change is the system.

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