Join us as we officially launch America in Transition! Director, Andre Perezhas been traveling across the country to film and share stories of transgender people from marginalized communities. We'll be screening the first two episodes, talking about what it all means with Andre Perez and Dezjórn Gauthier, and a moving performance by Zanariah Phillips!
We invite you to hang out for mingling food, signature cocktails by Latham Zearfoss, and photos by Ed Negron with cute queer creatives. Make your own one of a kind flower crown with the one and only Victoria Martinez. Strong looks encouraged for you GlitterGuts Photobooth close-up. Screening from 8-8:30.
Get one of a kind pieces and art ephemera by some fo our favorite people during our silent auction such as:
*Toys from Early to Bed and books from Women & Children First Bookstore
*Candles and smudge blends by Fer Lawrence
*Ceramics by Nicole Marroquin and Yvette Mayorga
* Handmade bowtie from Dapper and Urban by Jenny Urban
*Art therapy session by Rochele Royster
*Art by Sherwin Ovid, Maria Gaspar, William Camargo, and Silvia Inés Gonzalez and the ACT Collective
*Liberatory pedagogy book by Therese Maura Quinn
Much on Pies for Good by Julie Nygaard and delicious nibbles courtesy of Jennifer Reeder, Todd Palmer, Megan Carney, and Lisa Yun Lee.
$10-20 sliding scale suggestion donation, no one turned away due to lack fo funds.
EP1: LEARNING TO RECOGNIZE MYSELF AGAIN
Arkansas: The threat of violence is an everyday experience for trans people. When Tiommi Luckett’s worst fears come true, she struggles to reconnect with the bold, adventurous woman she’s always been against a backdrop of self-imposed isolation.
EP2: WHERE CAN WE SEE OURSELVES?
New York: Dezjourn is a pretty boy. After modeling from infancy, his mother struggles to understand why her child wanted to become a man. Even as he became a transgender public figure, he hid his gender identity from his mom. Now they are trying to understand one another before it’s too late
Made possible by the generous contributions from Sundance, Arcus, Trans Justice Funding Project, and Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.
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