Trans In Trumpland
What was it like to be transgender in America during Trump? Trans filmmaker Tony Zosherafatain drove across the country to examine the lasting impact of the administration's policies and was forever changed by the resiliency of the trans community.
Episode 1 – North Carolina
High school comes with enough struggles, but Ash also has to deal with painful gender dysphoria and a fear of simply going to the bathroom. But he still believes coming out as trans saved his life and is finding more strength each day.
Episode 2 - Texas
For Rebecca, a trans woman and Mexican immigrant living on the border, discrimination comes from many directions. Can she live freely in a state with one of the highest immigration detention rates?
Episode 3 - Mississippi
Meet the owner of the first trans-focused nonprofit in Mississippi. After her friend Mesha Caldwell was murdered for being trans, Evonné started her organization to help protect the trans community in a state that fails to do so.
Episode 4 - Idaho
Shane Ortega identifies as Two-Spirit, a Native term referring to a person with both a feminine and masculine spirit. The Idaho resident and retired Army veteran believes that trans rights are inextricably linked to the decolonization of America.