Exclusive Interview: 1950s NYC drag queen doc P.S. Burn This Letter Please filmmakers Michael Seligman & Jennifer Tiexiera “gay history did not begin at Stonewall”

Due to world premiere at April's postponed Tribeca Film Festival, a stunning new documentary co-directed by Michael Seligman and Jennifer Tiexiera, P.S. Burn This Letter Please, looks back at the lives of several New York drag queens during the 1950s and 60s, and introduces us to some of them now in eighties and nineties with... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Man Made ★★★★

T Cooper’s debut documentary feature, Man Made, follows the lives of four transgender men as they prepare compete at Trans FitCon the world’s only all-trans bodybuilding competition in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The competition is open to anyone who self-identifies as transgender male.Firstly we meet Dominic Chilko (who placed third at last year’s FitCon). The 26... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Changing The Game ★★★★★

Michael Barnett's compelling documentary about transgender teen athletes Changing the Game had its world premiere at Tribeca earlier this year and has proved a hit with LGBTQ+ festivals across the US, winning audience awards at both Frameline and Outfest. The film will receive its European premiere at the Iris Prize Festival in Cardiff, Wales on... Continue Reading →

Film Review: The Most Dangerous Year ★★★★

Author of young adult novel The Art of Being Normal, Lisa Williamson, reviews transgender rights documentary The Most Dangerous Year exclusively for The Queer Review. The year in question is 2016. So-called 'Bathroom Bills', aiming to repeal the rights of transgender people to use the bathroom that fits their gender identity are sweeping the USA.... Continue Reading →

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