Gender Matters - Transgender Youth

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Tomboy
From climbing trees to shooting hoops, Donna Carter's childhood and adolescence was all about smashing stereotypes and glass ceilings.In this experimental short, she explores how following her own dreams and…
Eddie
Narrative short Eddie tells the story of a young Latina who's just one of the boys and a VIP in the neighborhood kickball game. But on this particular afternoon, Eddie…
The Bond
"How could you raise a transsexual child and not know it?" In this honest and compassionate documentary, the father of a transgender child shares his family's story - what it…
Bikini
An animated musical, Bikini stars a young boy, dolled up in his mother's yellow swimsuit, who is afraid to come out of the locker room. With the encouragement of a…
Two-Spirit People
Two-Spirit People explores the berdache or "two-spirit" tradition in many Native American cultures, in which individuals who embody feminine and masculine qualities are understood as a third gender, beyond man…

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