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The trailer includes this quote from a younger activist on how Miss Major has been genderqueer long before the concept: "Someone will be like 'you're a woman' and she'll be like 'I'm a Wonder Woman. 0000019492 00000 n
"..is a documentary film exploring the life and campaigns of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a formerly incarcerated Black transgender elder and activist who has been fighting for the rights of trans women of color for over 40 years. By judging one another with a value sy At the heart of MAJOR! Event Details Start: 29 June 2020 5:00 PM End: 29 June 2020 7:15 PM Venue: Online via Zoom Student leadership of the Equity and Inclusion Office is holding a Get Connected Night for Self-Identifying Queer, Trans, and Two-Spirit People (2SLGBTQIA+) and their allies. The film also asks a universal question that every parent may face: How far would you go to fight for your child’s rights? is a social justice framework that puts the subjects at the center of their story. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.Miss Major has had a major impact on the trans community. Miss Major Griffin-Gracy is one of the most influential trans activists in the world. 0000018941 00000 n
You think of it as—for me—protecting my girls," Miss Major said in an interview with Raquel Willis for an online community platform.In the award-winning documentary, Miss Major and her community reveal that caring for people can be just as revolutionary in the mission for equality.Master overlord of thrifting and thriving. Free admission. For decades, she has worked tirelessly to advocate on the behalf of marginalized LGBTQ+ people of color, particularly those in prison and on the streets, living in unimaginable conditions. 0000013675 00000 n
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was an official selection at over 60 film festivals around the world and garnered 20 awards for best documentary. 0000020420 00000 n
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MAJOR! Watch the trailer on YouTube. Catch me at your local protest yelling for equality. Post-Screening Discussion. it is the mother's job that deserves the biggest salary.''
Miss Major is a veteran of the historic “Stonewall Rebellion” and a survivor of Attica State Prison, a former sex worker, an elder, and a community leader and human rights activist. is a feature length documentary about the life and campaigns of transgender elder and activist Miss Major Griffin-Gracy. Having been discouraged, criticized, and limited by society’s teachings, women find it difficult to trust their own abilities, and by doubting and critiquing other women as they do themselves, they perpetuate the vicious cycle and remain the ever-obedient underdog. is a documentary film exploring the life and campaigns of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a formerly incarcerated Black transgender elder and activist who has been fighting for the rights of trans women of color for over 40 years. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items.Sorry, there are no recent results for popular images.Sorry, there are no recent results for popular videos.Sorry, there are no recent results for popular commented articles. We will be showing “Major!” followed by a discussion. In 2005, Miss Major joined San Francisco-based Trans Gender Variant and Intersex Justice Project (TGIJP) as a staff organizer, and later as executive director, to lead their efforts advocating for incarcerated transgender women. Recently, I watched the 2015 documentary “Major!,” which uncovers the influential life and crucial work that Black trans activist Miss Major Griffin-Gracy has been doing practically her whole life.As a brown gender non-conforming youth who is a part of the LGBTQ+ community — watching this film inspired me as well as reminded me of the fact that a lot of the work in the community that is being done is on the backs of our trans women of color and it's going unnoticed. MAJOR! By: Kayla Campion. was an official selection at over 60 film festivals around the world and garnered 20 awards for best documentary. She's described as a mother, father, friend and lover to many of the people she has encountered in her lifetime.As difficult as it is to be who she is and do what she does, being an activist isn't a job nor a glorified title for Miss Major. A few years ago, Miss Major stayed in Little Rock temporarily to shoot for Major!, a 2015 documentary about her life and work. Low 68F. MEET MAMA. 0000008895 00000 n
As is shown in the film, Miss Major’s life is about being a caring community leader, unapologetic in her identity and most importantly fiercely defending trans women of color.Various speakers presented in the film are testaments to Miss Major's steadfast support and genuine kindness.
It was there that she felt a sense of comfort that she hadn’t experienced in a very long time. About the Film. 0000013564 00000 n
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For more discussion question ideas, refer to Appendix E - “Asking Powerful Questions.” As Laura Porter of ACE Interface says late in the film, “If we can weave the science through these different professions and get it into the hands of the general population, they will invent very wise actions.” Your 0000013935 00000 n
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