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LGBTQ Refugees Caught in Limbo

This year, refugees have been brought to the forefront of the American consciousness with the shocking news of Trump’s travel ban and his horrifying views on Mexican immigration. On this #WorldRefugeeDay we want to highlight LGBTQ folks seeking asylum. Zuri, the storyteller from America in Transition Episode 4: Where Is My […]


Our Crowdfunding Campaign is Live!

America in Transition is a documentary series exploring community, family, and faith for #trans people of color across the United States. Director, Andre Perez, is a latinx, #genderqueer #transmasculine person from the #South who started this project two years ago because he wanted to return to return home and work […]

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Show us #WeBelong by Pledging Your Support

America in Transition is a documentary series exploring community, family, and faith for trans people of color across the United States. Director, Andre Perez, is a latinx, genderqueer transmasculine person from the South who started this project 2 years ago because he wanted to return to return home and work […]

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Filming in NC One Year After HB2, and Prepping for a Crowdfunding Campaign!

We Visited North Carolina on the Anniversary of HB2. “The story didn’t start with HB2 and it won’t end with it either!” says Z Shane Zaldivar, reflecting on the landmark legislation that kicked off a wave of repressive bathrooms bills in the South. The past year hit Z’s community hard — from police shootings […]


Ep 4: Production!

  Talking about gender is hard! Zuri, featured in Episode 4, came out to a good butch dyke friend this weekend. The group touched on lots of topics, but kept coming back to the same question– If you could go back in time and be born a different gender, would […]

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EP 2: A Family Matter Trailer

Milwaukee, WI: Dezjorn 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 […]


EP 1: Learning to Recognize Myself Again Trailer

  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. Episode addresses HIV criminalization, sexual violence, and healing from trauma.


Called to Serve

Called to Serve: America in Transition Community Premiere Party

Join United Latino Pride (all are welcome), and be the first to see America in Transition Episode 3, Called to Serve. After his family rejected him, Z Shane Zaldivar becomes the marine he always wanted to be. His life is upended when he’s kicked out under Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, and he becomes an unlikely activist. […]