Publication Date: New York State Council on the Arts.; Frameline (Firm); Paul Robeson Fund for Independent Media.; Outcast Films. 2006
A documentary about transgender women convicted and incarcerated in men's prisons in the United States. Interviews to lawyers and prison custodians reveal the level of violence these women have to face from the inmates, as well as from the authorities which do not recognize their condition as a medical disorder.
Older gay men -- Long-term care -- United States; Older gays -- Services for -- United States; Older lesbians -- Long-term care -- United States; Older sexual minorities -- Services for -- United States; Older transsexuals -- Services for -- United States; Older transsexuals -- Long-term care -- United States; Homophobia; Gay couples; Lesbian couples; Transgender people -- Medical care -- United States;
As nineteen-year-old Bennett Wallace navigates early sobriety, late adolescence, and the evolution of his gender identity, his mother makes her own transformation from resistance to acceptance of her trans son. Along the way, both mother and son find support in their communities, reminding viewers that families are not only given, but chosen.