February 12, 2018 at 5pm
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Join us as we screen our second episodes of America in Transition, a new documentary series exploring community, family, and social issues for trans people of color across the United States.
EP 2: A FAMILY MATTER
Milwaukee, WI: 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. Episode addresses family acceptance and social transitioning.
Following the screening, Director Andre Perez will discuss trans media towards social justice and answer questions from the audience.