Gender Fluid Performer Qualifies For Both Male And Female Best Acting Categories

A 'gender fluid' performer has made Academy Award history by being eligible for both the best actor and best actress award categories.

Kelly Mantle, 40, who was born as a man but identifies as male or female, was submitted by producers in both gender categories, according to The Wrap.

Mantle plays a transgender prostitute named Ginger in the comedy 'Confessions of a Womanizer' starring Andrew Lawrence, C. Thomas Howell, Jillian Rose Reed, and Gary Busey.

'Gender fluid' performer makes Oscar history by qualifying in both male AND female best acting categories | Daily Mail