Visibility for trans people is on the rise in media, but all representation isn’t created equal. While giving screen time to complex, accurate, and interesting trans stories is crucial, so is casting trans actors in trans roles (because there’s little that’s more crucial than the ability to stay employed). The debate over whether or not cisgender actors should play trans characters continues, but in the meantime, we can enjoy or look forward to these performances from 18 awesome trans actors. What great performances did we miss? Let us know with a comment.