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Transgender Day of Remembrance 2012

We wanted to share this powerful video with you on Transgender Day of Remembrance.  It’s not captioned, unfortunately.  We are, however, providing a transcript of Masen Davis speaking below. The rest of it is music.

Deaf Parents Support Their Daughter’s Right to Marry

Blast from the Past

On October 29, 2008, Samuel and Patricia Yates’ daughter, Noreen, legally married her same-sex partner, Lisa Marie in San Francisco. This is how they felt about it.

I Support My Sister’s Right to Love

Blast from the Past

Maureen Yates Burns shares her thoughts on her sister’s same-sex marriage. This was shot shortly after her sister, Noreen, married her partner Lisa Marie on October 29, 2008.

“Yes to Love” – A Mini Documentary

Blast from the Past

October 2008

Deaf Lesbian couple Lisa Marie Wilson and Noreen Yates legally marry in this mini-documentary that was shot on October 29, 2008 in San Francisco. The couple feared their marriage would be declared invalid if Proposition 8 passed in California on November 4th, 2008.

tribeca

Attention DeafQueer Filmmakers!

We desperately need more DeafQueer-positive films made by DeafQueer people!

Tribeca All Access® seeks feature-length narrative and documentary submissions from established and emerging filmmakers whose team includes a director or screenwriter from a community that is statistically under-represented in the film industry. Projects may be in any stage of development, from treatment/screenplay to post-production. Projects of any genre and or budget range are welcome to apply.

In addition to a grant of $15,000, grantees work closely with TFI and develop professional relationships throughout the film industry via networking opportunities that include: one-on-one industry meetings, panels, workshops and other events during the Tribeca Film Festival. Year-round, Tribeca All Access® also provides customized support in order to advance projects through completion. The deadline for submissions is November 5, 2012.  Learn more.

Support Jade’s Latest Film

African-American Deaf Lesbian filmmaker Jade Bryan is seeking your support for her latest work, The Double Life of Zhane Rain. The film (which has yet to be produced) is about a young high school girl who suffers from a brain injury.

Jade is seeking $100,000 in funds to produce the film. Head over to Indiegogo to make a donation.