National Coming Out Day Spotlight: Dezjorn Gauthier

Each and every person has there own unique story about coming out. These stories are inspiring, personal and life-changing. Some folks have more positive stories than others but that does not make ones story better than another. My story is definitely not the average. Transgender folx sometimes have two coming […]

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Self-Care Tips for Trans Folx on TDOR and Beyond

  Trans Day of Remembrance has come to represent a rallying cry with hashtags like #BlackTransLivesMatter and #SayHerName calling attention to murders and violence fueled by widespread transphobia. For too long, the trans community (especially trans people of color) and the issues that affect us have been shoved aside, dismissed, […]

A Queer and Gender Variant History of Halloween!

Source   Initially beginning as a holiday for souls and saints, ‘All Hallows Eve’ gently transformed into a time for independence by the turn of 20th century. At a time when LGBTQ people were arrested for being caught in public wearing three or more items of clothing of the “opposite […]



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.

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 […]

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 […]



What Did Gay Marriage Change if Anything?

How did you feel about the legalization of gay marriage? Has it impacted your life and why or why not? America in Transition is a documentary series exploring family, relationships, and social issues for trans people of color across the country. We asked America in Transition fans to sound off, […]