Time: Friday, November 17, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Alonso Family Room, Student Life Multicultural Center, Ohio Union
Trans Awareness Week Signature Event: America in Transition with Dezjorn Gauthier
Friday, November 17, 2017
We are pleased to hosting Dezjorn Gauthier of America in Transition, who will be facilitating a workshop and film screening about his experience of trans visibility. America in Transition (AIT) is a documentary series and community engagement campaign that explores community, family, and social issues for trans people of color across the United States.
We hope that you can join us for one or both of these amazing events. Afterwards we will be headed out to Trans Ohio’s Candlelight Vigil.
ABOUT THE FILM:
Film Screening and Discussion: “A Family Matter”
Alonso Family Room, Multicultural Center, Ohio Union
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Milwaukee: Dezjorn is a pretty boy. After modeling from infancy, his mother struggles to understand why her child wanted to become a man. Even as he became a transgender public figure, he hid his gender identity from his mom. Now they are trying to understand one another before it’s too late. Episode addresses family acceptance, media literacy, race, and social transitioning. About Dezjorn Dezjorn Gauthier started modeling at just 6 months old for top children’s brands, winning national titles. He was featured in a Barney’s New York campaign with all transgender models and has since enjoyed international coverage as well as celebrity shoots all while attending Washington University School of Law. Dezjorn owns his own clothing business I am here, I am he LLC which brings awareness to trans men of color through education, empowerment and inspiration.
This event also counts for 1 DICE Credit toward your DICE Certificate. More information about DICE and how to earn credits can be found here: go.osu.edu/dice.
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