Duane is part of the Tlingit Executive Council in Teslin, YT. He is an actor, writer, director and producer of a number of video and performance based pieces, including ‘Kichx Anagaat Yatx’i: Children of the Rainbow’. He talks about a long standing wish for a very special Halloween costume and what it means to be a two-spirited person.
Duane’s story video is part of a series of videos from Whitehorse, YT that were facilitated by the Yukon Queer Film Alliance with the generous support of Arts Fund Yukon. YQFA is responsible for OUT North, the first queer film festival north of 60.
Chelsea is a self-identified woman who transitioned at the age of 51. She talks about her life before transition and the process of becoming herself.
Chelsea’s story was part of a group of stories recorded on Salt Spring Island, partially sponsored by GLOSSI (Gays and Lesbians of Salt Spring Island). The group was renamed and is now DIASSI – Diverse and Inclusive Salt Spring Island.
Nash tells the story of the Darling sisters, delightful bathing beauties that crash GAY Pride Parades. Nash talks about how they came to be and the joy they spread in the world. : )
Nash’s story was part of a series of videos collected at Vancouver Pride in 2012. This series was partially sponsored by Qmunity in Vancouver.
Marie is the Chair of the Trans Alliance Society in Vancouver. She is a retired postal worker. She talks about the process of becoming herself, and more generally about the coming out process for trans people. www.transalliancesociety.org/
Marie’s story was part of a series of videos collected at Vancouver Pride in 2012. This series was partially sponsored by Qmunity in Vancouver.