Sunflower Theatre - Cortez Colorado Events Venue

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Sunflower Theater at KSJD - Cortez, Colorado Events Venue
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UpcomingThe Most Dangerous Year ~ Friday September 27, 7pm

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  • The Most Dangerous Year
    September 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Documentary Film

Friday September 27

Starts at 7pm

Doors open at 6:30pm

Free

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In early 2016, when a dark wave of anti-transgender “bathroom bills” began sweeping across the nation, The Human Rights Campaign published a report identifying 2016 as the most dangerous year for transgender Americans. In Washington State six such “bathroom bills” were introduced in the State Legislature. Documentary filmmaker Vlada Knowlton captured the ensuing civil rights battle from the perspective of a small group of embattled parents as they banded together to fight a deluge of proposed laws that would strip away the rights of their young, transgender children. As one of the parents, Knowlton presents an intimate portrait of her own struggle to protect her 5-year-old transgender daughter from laws inspired by ignorance and fear.

From tension-filled Senate hearings in Olympia to intimate household settings of the families involved; from thought provoking conversations with key lawmakers to elucidating facts explained by leading scientists – The Most Dangerous Year explores the transgender civil rights battle in all its richness and complexity. While the film follows the story and outcome of anti-transgender legislation in Washington, the heart of the film lies in the stories of the families who made the decision to accept and support their kids for exactly who they are.

Discussion with Adrian Key and Kristin Wilson-Key of Gender Odyssey to follow. 

Venue:  

Address:
8 E. Main St., Cortez, Colorado, 81321, United States

Description:

Located in the historic Basin Industrial Bank building adjacent to the KSJD radio studios in downtown Cortez, Colorado.