Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews WHO I AM NOT : breaking the intersex taboo

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    Who I Am Not is a fascinating documentary chronicling the lives of two engaging, very different, black intersex people; South African ex-beauty queen Sharon-Rose, and unemployed fellow South African, Dimakatso, both of whom live in Johannesburg. Intersex people are people born with any of several sex characteristics including chromosome patterns, gonads, or genitals … Continue reading

Julie Cohen’s EVERY BODY a revelatory investigation of the lives of intersex people premieres at Tribeca

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Academy Award Nominee  Julie Cohen (RBG and My Name is Pauli Murray) latest movie will premiere at Tribeca this June.  Every Body tackles a subject that is so often totally misunderstood and I think has never made the silver screen yet. Cohen’s documentary is a revelatory investigation of the lives of intersex people. The film … Continue reading

Sidney and Friends : the lives of a group of intersex and trans youth in Kenya

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  Nearly every documentary that depicts someone’s transitioning journey is tough to sit and watch.  Mainly because as they struggle with gender dysphoria they are made outcasts by their families,  and facing poverty and unable to be employed become sex workers which puts their whole lives at risk. Very few are able to take this … Continue reading

Erik & Erika

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  Erik and Erika is the dramatization of the extraordinary life story of Austrian World Skiing Champion Erika Schinegger who relinquished her title when she finally became Erik. Born in 1948 to a farmer’s wife, as the baby had no physical signs of any genitalia, the midwife declared that she was a girl, and the family … Continue reading

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