This Is The Truth Behind The Brutal Murder That Inspired The Oscar-winning Movie Boys Don’t Cry

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Image: Facebook/Brandon Teena The Boy Who Should’ve Stayed Alive

Brandon Teena, a trans man, had his life tragically cut short after he was brutally murdered by two of his friends in Falls City, Nebraska, in 1993. Then, six years later, the movie Boys Don’t Cry sent his story to the silver screen. But the Oscar-winning flick didn’t tell the entire story of Teena and what his life was like as a transgender youth in such an unforgiving time.

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