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Should transgender personae only be performed by transgender people?
Limiting who is allowed to play a role on a gender basis rationale limits artistic liberty (Cate Blanchett could not have played Bob Dylan).
A producer may have a particular vision for a movie, and the best fit for the personality/ voice/ appearance of the character may not be a trans* actor. Limiting their available pool may compromise the artistic vision of the work.
When some level of equity exists, i.e when trans actors regularly play cis roles, arguments about "artistic freedom" may become valid. Until then, the situation is simply discriminatory.