First Stories - Two Spirited - Wednesday Film Recommendation

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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.


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