Duty and freedom are two things responsible people must constantly consider when making personal decisions. Too much of the former can make one rigid and overbearing. Too much of the latter can make one self-centered and soft. In a perfect society, I would imagine, people should be able to achieve balance according to their personal circumstances. But how?
An all-but-forgotten movie which touches upon this problem as it relates to today’s transgender wokeness is the 1992 English romantic comedy Just Like a Woman. In this charming — if somewhat formulaic — movie, a London man lives a double life as a transvestite and seeks love after a painful divorce. (more…)