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Proper Pronouns

This film follows four transgender, ordained ministers fighting intolerance in the Bible Belt.
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Overview

Genre
Human Rights, Minorities, Society, Social Issues, and Religion
Synopsis

There are 30 transgender, ordained ministers in the United States; six are in North Carolina. Dawn Flynn, Mykal Shannon, Liam Hooper, and Debra Hopkins are battling narrow-mindedness within the religious community, their families, and NC natives. In order to live their authentic selves, some have thrown their loved ones into personal identity crises. They are bravely preaching from a pulpit despite the danger they face not only as a transgender person living in the South but also as transgender ministers navigating their way through local, state, and national governing bodies who decide what it means to be a human being.

Stage
finished
Running time
65 and 56 minutes

Credits

  • Megan Daniels ... Director, Co-Producer, Writer, Cinematographer, Co-Editor
  • Manie Robinson ... Co-Director, Co-Producer, Co-Editor, Camera and Sound

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Trailblazers
Country
United States
Years of Production
2.5
Locations
Chartlotte, NC; Asheboro, NC; Wiston-Salem, NC; Gastonia, NC
Prod. Partners
Manie Robinson

Distribution Details

Release year
2020
Festivals
New Orleans Film Festival, Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, Cucalorus Film Festival, Lady Filmmakers Festival, Queen Palm International Film Festival, Indie Grits Film Festival, OUT on Film
Awards
Best Director, Best Co-editor, Third Quarter Technical & Performance Awards, Queen Palm International Film Festival
Distribution
Video Project
Broadcast (Prod.)
UNC-TV (PBS affiliate in NC)
Language
English
Subtitles
English

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