“…the decision to leave Florida was simple to me. I feel forced out in more ways than just anti-queer legislation.”
Imara takes a look at anti-trans legislation in Texas and how advocates are fighting back.
In Kimiyah’s Story, the third of three Artistic Legacies films, ballroom legend Kimiyah Prescott opens up about how she grew from the rigid and repressive rules of an extremely religious household to find freedom through expression in the ballroom community.
In Iman’s Story, the second of three Artistic Legacies films, the artist and performer shares her powerful story of growth which starts in Atlanta, Georgia, and leads to stages in New York City.
In Jordyn’s Story, the first of three Artistic Legacies films, Jordyn Jay shares what led her to create Black Trans Femmes in the Arts (BTFA) during a time of social reckoning in the United States.
“When we went to the club we were free and didn’t have the pressure of society with a magnifying glass looking down on us for being part of the LGBTQ+ community. Disco allowed us a space that was welcoming and open to people of all backgrounds and identities because the music connected us.”
TransLash Podcast celebrates the release of Artistic Legacies, a docuseries featuring the BTFA Collective.
Learn more about “Pageboy” by Elliot Page and other banned books by LGBTQ+ authors.