Followed by Panel Discussion Following the film, Robert Bell will introduce Erin Russ, Director of Programs for Southern Arizona Gender Alliance (SAGA) and Jennifer Dane from the American Military Partner Association. They are LGBT veterans, who will tell their stories of serving before, during and after “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”
Jewish Community Center / FREE 3800 E River Rd
This event made possible thanks to the LGBT&S Alliance Fund and Southern Arizona Senior Pride; co-sponsored by Lesbian Looks.
Nine gay and lesbian veterans recount how they joined the patriotic war against fascism in the 1940s only to find themselves fighting two battles: one for their country and another for their right to serve.
After being wrongfully convicted of gang-raping two little girls during the Satanic Panic witchhunt era of the 80s and 90s, four Latina lesbians fight against mythology, homophobia, and prosecutorial fervor in their struggle for exoneration in this riveting ‘True Crime’ tale.
Co-sponsored by the Honors College, Pride Alliance, and the Office of LGBTQ Affairs
Coming-of-age story of a transgender teenager on a journey to find his voice—as a musician, a friend, a son–and works to gain the love and support of his mother, who has deep misgivings about her child’s transition. Along the way, Bennett forges a powerful friendship with his idol, Joe Stevens, a celebrated transgender musician, with his own demons to fight.