BY DANIELLE RIENDEAU
Lana Wachowski is a geek hero. She’s a trans hero and an LGBT hero in any way you look at it, and judging from her recent speech accepting a visibility at an HRC Dinner, she’s one hell of an inspiration as well. A transwoman and a talented filmmaker (“Bound,” “The Matrix” and the brand new epic “Cloud Atlas” are all on her resume, alongside her brother Andy), Lana hasn’t been publicly out for long, but the fact that she’s now telling her story and standing up for LGBT visibility – while making amazing movies – makes her a superstar in my book.
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