Cab Calloway School of the Arts in Wilmington, DE held a panel on transgender rights hosted by Sarah McBride following a free screening of Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric, a groundbreaking documentary film in which the news anchor explores gender identity on May 4th, reports Margie Fishman for The News Journal.
Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric follows Katie Couric across the country as she interviews a variety of transgender people, their loved ones, gender specialists, and scientists.
It was shown in partnership with National Geographic Media, who is offering free copies to schools nationwide. Click here; for a request form for your club, school, or non-profit to host a supported screening.
After the screening, Wilmington native Sarah McBride moderated a discussion in the school auditorium.
Sarah McBride is the 26-year-old national press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign in Washington, D.C. She was the first transgender person to speak at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
“The documentary is so informative,” McBride said, “for anyone who wants to learn more about the issue of gender and so affirming for the LGBT people and their families, friends, and allies.”
She was joined by DeShanna Neal, a Wilmington mother of a trans teenager, Karla Fleshman, an LGBTQ mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware, Lisa Goodman, co-president of Equality Delaware, and Brett Herb, a gender therapist in Newark.
Read the full story about the panel at The News Journal.
Originally posted to OUTWORD.Today on 5/10/2017