Trans Military – Film Screening
June 30 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TransMilitary chronicles the lives of four individuals defending their country’s freedom while fighting for their own. They put their careers and their families’ livelihoods on the line by coming out as transgender to top brass officials in the Pentagon in hopes of attaining the equal right to serve. The ban was lifted in 2016, but with President Trump reinstating it, their futures hang in the balance again.
Around 15,500 transgender people serve in the U.S. military (notably the largest transgender employer in the U.S.), where they must conceal their gender identity because military policies ban their service.
TransMilitary follows the previous Emmy-nominated short film Transgender, at War and in Love.
TransMilitary is the feature length documentary by filmmaking team Gabriel Silverman and Jamie Coughlin of SideXSide Studios and Fiona Dawson of Free Lion Productions.