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NewFest: The NYC LGBT Film Festival

We are rolling deep at NewFest: The NYC LGBT Film Festival this weekend! Come meet Dezjorn Ray Gauthier, Chris Walker, and Andre Perez during #Trans Tales, the Chicago power block. Catch AIT along with a doc on Darling Squire, and The T, a narrative short about trans love with Bea Cordelia Sullivan-Knoff. http://newfest.org/film/trans-tales/

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AIT On Tour!

Happy #NationalComingOutDay! Star of episode 2, Dezjorn was traveling around the country modeling and advocating for the trans community before coming out to his family. Catch this episode and our Forging Families That Work workshop lead by Andre Perez this week at Marlboro College (Thursday) and UVM’s Translating Identity Conference 2017 (Saturday). Please join us! More details […]


Trump’s #Transban is Nothing New.

Trump’s #Transban is nothing new. Trans people of color have been fighting exclusion and bigotry for over a decade, and we won’t stop anytime soon! After his family and church rejected him, Z Shane Zaldivar became the marine he always wanted to be. His life is upended when he’s kicked out under Don’t Ask […]


8 Days Left of our Kickstarter! #WeBelong

Hey y’all we are in our final stretch! We are currently halfway funded and need your help with our campaign #WeBelong which has been selected as a Kickstarter Project We Love. America in Transition is a documentary series exploring community, family, and faith for trans people of color across the United States. Director, Andre […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


What is America in Transition?

America in Transition (AIT) is a documentary web series and community engagement campaign that explores what social change really looks like from the perspective of trans people from marginalized communities. Director, André Pérez, founded the Trans Oral History Project seven years ago motivated by the isolation he felt growing up in a […]

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