Last night I tucked away and left the bath-books-bed ritual in the competent hands of the beloved, so’s to catch two films being screened at The Center, San Francisco’s LGBT community space. Frameline and COLAGE co-sponsored the screening of Just Call Me Kade and transparent; the documentaries were followed by a panel discussion/ audience Q&A with folks from COLAGE, Fresh Meat Productions, The Lou Sullivan Society, Our Family Coalition, and Trans Youth Family Allies.
Here’s Frameline’s synopsis of Just Call Me Kade:
Kade Farlow Collins is a sixteen year old FTM residing in Tucson, Arizona. Kadeâ€™s parents maintain a supportive and nurturing relationship to Kade regarding the many challenges facing their teenage child. However, it hasnâ€™t always been easy.
And of transparent :
Pink or blue. Male or Female. Mommy or Daddy. Categories that we all take for granted are broken apart in transparent, a documentary about 19 female-to-male transsexuals living in the United States who have given birth and, in all but a few stories, gone on to raise their biological children.