SATURDAY, MAY 4, 2019 AT 4:30 PM AT GAY CITY: SEATTLE’S LGBTQ CENTER
Are you new to transgender concepts? Want to learn how to be a good ally? Join us for two short films, and then stick around for a presentation and discussion with Nikki Neuen from of Gender Diversity, a local organization that provides education about gender-inclusive schools, support groups for families, and the Gender Odyssey conferences. Bring all your questions to this educational evening, and come away with a working vocabulary and a more solid understanding of how to be supportive to trans and gender-nonconforming folks!
GAVIN GRIMM VS.
Nadia Hallgren; 2017; USA; 19 min.
While many have heard of the groundbreaking Supreme Court case involving transgender bathroom rights, not many know about the student behind the case. This Webby Award–winning short gives a succinct, thoughtful look into the life of Gavin and his quest for justice.
TRANS IN AMERICA: TEXAS STRONG
Daresha Kyi & Cary Cronenwett; 2018; USA; 18 min.
Kimberly rejects her community’s religious beliefs as her seven-year-old transgender daughter Kai navigates life at school, where she’s been banned from the girls’ bathroom.
Content Warnings: Implied violence, depiction or discussion of suicide, depiction or discussion of self-harm, religious context, & depiction or discussion of conversion therapy