First Stories - Two Spirited - Wednesday Film Recommendation

Wednesday Film Recommendation logo
Jun 22

Social Inc, in collaboration with the Library, is hosting Wednesday Film Recommendations.

All Mohawk College students have free access to this film through the library catalogue.

This week:

First Stories - Two Spirited"

"This short documentary presents the empowering story of Rodney "Geeyo" Poucette's struggle against prejudice in the Indigenous community as a two-spirited person (gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender)."

Watch “First Stories - Two Spirited" here.

Featured 2SLGBTQIA+ Trailblazer: Sylvia Rivera

Sylvia Rivera was a Latina American gay liberation and transgender rights activist significant in the LGBT history of New York City and of the US as a whole. Rivera, who identified as a drag queen, was a founding member of both the Gay Liberation Front and the Gay Activists Alliance. With her close friend Marsha P. Johnson, Rivera co-founded the Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (STAR), a group dedicated to helping homeless young drag queens, LGBTQ+ youth and trans women.

Audience

Event Details

Start
End
Location
Mohawk College
Facility
View all events