Mandalorian star Pedro Pascal’s sister, actress Lux Pascal has come out as a trans woman.
After Lux came out on the cover of Chilean magazine Revista Ya, Pedro shared a post on Instagram congratulating her, saying
“Mi hermana, mi corazón, nuestra Lux.”
This translates to,
“My sister, my heart, our Lux.”
Lux has been a working actor in mostly Spanish-language shows like Los 80, La Jauría, Juana Brava, and Narcos alongside her brother.
Lux lives in NYC now and is studying at Julliard. In the interview, she says she first came out to Pedro over FaceTime.
“He asked me how I felt, because I remember he was a little worried.”
Lux said that her brother
“has been an important part of this,” and that he “served as a guide for me. He was one of the first people to gift me the tools that started shaping my identity.”
Now that she’s figured out who she was meant to be, Lux is excited to be an advocate for her community.
“Moving through the world as a woman is much more simple for me. But I still advocate for non-binary identities to have a space in society.
“We need trans activists who are good, smart, informed and who can be strong voices against transphobia, homophobia and racism. I have had a certain form of privilege because I have been able to make my transition hidden and with support.
LGBTQ equality movement has been led by the most marginalized of voices, those who at the end of the day, had nothing to lose because they had already been deprived [of] everything.
I have been very fortunate.”
In other Mandalorian news…
Pedro’s co-star Gina Carano, has been called out several times online like on her Twitter bio where may people, both trans and cis, put their pronouns, she wrote
“beep/ bop/ boop”
Pascal spoke to her about the issue and she issued a sort of non-apology,
“I’m not against trans lives at all.”
But after her most recent post, things really blew up. Gina wrote,
“Jews were beaten in the streets, not by Nazi soldiers but by their neighbors … even by children. Because history is edited, most people today don’t realize that to get to the point where Nazi soldiers could easily round up thousands of Jews, the government first made their own neighbors hate them simply for being Jews. How is that any different from hating someone for their political views,”
According to LucasFilm, Carrano is no longer part of The Madelorian cast.
(Photo, YouTube; via Out)