According to the Times of London, Joan of Arc will be portrayed as gender-neutral and will use the pronouns “they/them” in a new play at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London, a radical departure from the usual depiction of the historic leader, who was canonized by the Roman Catholic Church some 500 years after leading the French to victory in a near-impossible series of military victories during the Hundred Years’ War. Joan was captured and burned as a heretic in part for being a woman who wore clothing typical of a man.
Reactions to the Globe’s decision were mixed.
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Definitely a must-see. I'm anxiously awaiting the more politically-correct version of 'Basic Instinct' with Sharon Stone's character played by Lia Thomas. The cognitive dissonance resulting from the crotch shot scene alone will be worth the price of admission.
For those who are unfamiliar with “her” work, Titania McGrath is a riot.